Toshiba 55HT1U Review

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Model Size MSRP 1080 Net Wi-Fi 3D Price Energy Design Best-
Seller
Toshiba
55HT1U

LCD HDTV
55″ $1599 $29 Not
Energy
Star
4 √√

 

Toshiba 55HT1U Review » Key Feature Ratings
Price The cost of this LCD TV is $29 per inch of screen size. This is priced about average.
ENERGY STAR This Toshiba TV is not ENERGY STAR qualified. Most new televisions manufactured today are ENERGY STAR.
Efficiency Not ENERGY STAR qualified and uses about 40% more electricity than any ENERGY STAR television.
Design Incorporates 4 key design features that make a difference. This HDTV has an average number of key features.
Best-Seller Rated highly by consumers and is a best-seller at two or more national stores including Amazon, Best Buy, Sears, and Wal-Mart. – Toshiba 55HT1U Review
Resolution Designed with 1080p resolution, the highest definition available. Provides nearly twice the resolution of 720p, and allows you to fully utilize 1080p videos or programming.
Side Inputs Includes side inputs that allow you to conveniently plug-in some devices without having to reach behind the TV. – Toshiba 55HT1U Review
LED Does not incorporate LED backlighting. LED technology is more expensive, but it saves on energy and allows the TV to be significantly thinner.
Local Dim Local dimming technology is only available on LCD televisions with LED backlighting.
Frame Rate Employs blur reduction technology that increases the frame rate to 120 Hz (120 frames per second). The picture should be crisp and clear for sports and action movies.
THX Like most HDTVs, this is not THX certified. THX generally indicates that the TV will have high-quality picture performance. – Toshiba 55HT1U Review
DLNA DLNA certified (Digital Living Network Alliance) for some TV inputs to promote hassle-free connectivity and sharing of digital content between home electronics.
3D This Toshiba television is not 3D ready. 3D TVs allow you to view 3D content from select video games, Blu-ray discs, and programming, but are much more expensive.
Wi-Fi This Toshiba HDTV is not Wi-Fi capable. You cannot wirelessly connect to your home-based internet network.
Internet Internet access is not available with this TV. You cannot view streaming internet videos, widgets, or applications that are available with many brands.
DVD Player Like most televisions, this Toshiba TV does not have a built-in DVD or Blue-ray player. Most consumers purchase these items separately.
Depth This TV is thicker than average with a depth of 4.1″. If you plan to mount it on the wall, you may consider a thinner model. – Toshiba 55HT1U Review
Frame Standard, multiple-level design with some space between the screen and the bezel. Single-level designs can provide a seamless look that is preferred by some consumers.
Speakers Speakers provide 20 watts of total output power, which is about average. – Toshiba 55HT1U Review
HDMI Provides 3 HDMI inputs so that you can connect a cable box and two other devices such as a DVD player and video game console. Do you need to connect a PC as well?

 

 

Toshiba 55HT1U Review » Features & Specs
  • Screen Size: 54.6″ diagonal widescreen
  • Screen Size Class: 55″
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Resolution: 1080p
  • Native Display Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Refresh Rate: ClearFrame™ 120Hz
  • CineSpeed LCD Panel: Yes
  • DynaLight Dynamic Backlight Control: Yes
  • TheaterWide Modes: Full/TW1/TW2/TW3/Natural/4:3 HD/Native/Dot by Dot
  • Picture Preference Modes: Sports/Standard/Movie/PC/Preferences
  • Color Temperature Control: Yes
  • Static Gamma: Yes
  • Digital Noise Reduction: Yes
  • Channel/Input Lock: Yes
  • Gaming Mode: Yes
  • Cinema Mode 24fps Capability: 5:5 Pull-Down & Smooth Mode
  • Film Stabilization: Yes
  • PixelPure 5G: No
  • Speaker System: Invisible
  • HDMI: 3 ports
  • ColorStream Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr): 1 port
  • PC Input (15-pin D-sub): 1 port
  • USB Port: 1 port
  • Ethernet Port (RJ-45): None
  • Digital Audio Output (Optical): 1 port
  • 3D Capability: No
  • DLNA Certified: No
  • Internet Capability: No
  • Wireless HD: No
  • InstaPort Fast HDMI Switching: No
  • Built-in TV Tuning: NTSC/ATSC/QAM in the Clear
  • Auto Aspect Control: Yes
  • Input Labeling: Yes
  • Channel Labeling: Yes
  • Channel Browser: Yes
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Photo Frame Capability: Yes
  • Remote Control: Included
  • Touch Panel Control: No
  • Width: 52.28″ (52.28″ with stand)
  • Height: 33.49″ (36.28″ with stand)
  • Depth: 4.09″ (16.93″ with stand)
  • Width (Shipping): 58.82″
  • Height (Shipping): 37.64″
  • Depth (Shipping): 11.02″
  • Weight: 67.9 lbs (75.0 lbs with stand)