Good idea : the 40L2556 Edge-LED from Toshiba

40L2556 from Toshiba – Presentation of this Full HD

The firm Toshiba is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its 40L2556.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 40 inches.
Small but tough ; hopefully seeing its size , it will perhaps follow you (house move or holidays…). Good opportunities to test its reliability in the long run.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Full HD resolution.  With a diagonal of 40 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

40L2556 from Toshiba – Design

The Toshiba 40L2556 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
In conclusion, Toshiba has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 40L2556 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

40L2556 from Toshiba – The screen

The display of this 40L2556 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
Toshiba remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. Although of lower quality, an Edge LED Edge-LED is used for this TV.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. Which puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
In addition, with a screen of 40 inches, the 40L2556 is at the bottom of its range.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
Toshiba chooses a frequency of 60 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
In addition, Toshiba has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

40L2556 from Toshiba – The sound

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
The television set is equipped with  two speakers for a sound power of 7 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

The Intelligent aspect of the Toshiba 40L2556

Unfortunately on this model there is no smart TV. However, it can be considered as good news; indeed, you should have paid more for this TV set for a use that some of you would not have had. For the others, all you have to do is buy a TV-Box.

40L2556 from Toshiba – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

It is with 5 possible connections that this 40L2556 is presented. The Toshiba 40L2556 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In detail here are the available connections:
1 USB port, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Presentation of the technical features of the Toshiba 40L2556

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Screen size in inches 40
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 7
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 0
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 75 W

40L2556 from Toshiba – The conclusion

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
To say the least, it’s complicated for a manufacturer to offer a model without smartTV. There are some among the competition, and at the same price. By choosing this 40L2556 you know where you stand.
For this model, we forget the LED and enter the display technology in Edge-LED mode. There’s nothing to worry about. The result is flawless.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the sound power, the display frequency, the screen size.