The Toshiba 49U5766DB : what is this low range worth ?

49U5766DB from Toshiba – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

The new available television already on sale , the Toshiba 49U5766DB is a basic product. But in spite of this handicap it doesn’t prove unworthy. Let’s see how it is possible..
First, the size : 49 inches on this device.
We are dealing with a rather large model.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Its characteristics are basic, but as we said it already some of them could even be considered as mid-range.and so we are left facing an interesting television set.
If you are considering buying the Toshiba 49U5766DB, read on to see if it is really worth it.

The design of the Toshiba 49U5766DB

Cheap doesn’t mean ugly. This could be the rule that has been respected by the designers of Toshiba.
Innovation. This seems to be the key word given by Toshiba to characterize the 49U5766DB.
Could do better. This could be the overall opinion about this television set. However, it is not necessary to criticize too much; remember the price at which it is offered for sale!
This Toshiba 49U5766DB adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With an interesting size of 49 inches, it has a typical piano black color.
As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. It is perfectly integrated with the screen and gives a general feeling of balance.The shape of the base 
The charm of the 49U5766DB is undoubtedly its technology Slim Metal Design.
In the end, we’re on an entry-level product. Even if at this level, when it comes to design, we could simplify it by saying that it is cheap. Materials of poorer quality and ergonomics identical to what was done 5 years ago, make this Toshiba 49U5766DB a just acceptable television set.

49U5766DB from Toshiba – The screen

Even on an entry-level model, the display restitution on this Toshiba works very well. The image is faithful and allows to benefit from a clear rendering, without distorting the original source.
With this new 49U5766DB Toshiba, the company makes an assumed technological choice. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. With its characteristics, it is one of the best in its category.

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. Which puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
And with his 49 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is positioned in the segment of large models. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, the fluidity of the images displayed on the television set is not exceptional. In some cases there may even be image shift problems. This also explains why it is placed in the entry-level of its range at Toshiba.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
Thus, the Toshiba 49U5766DB allows you to have a device in another room (the kitchen for example), without too much affecting your budget.

49U5766DB from Toshiba – The sound

The speakers are of average quality and, therefore, the result does not work miracles on this point. Voices, for TV shows, are well reproduced; but for movie or game mode, you may have saturation and distortion in the sound.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers and a power output of 10 W.
In any case, you have at your disposal a correct rendering.
However, we will recommend to add speakers that will allow a better experience.

The sound quality of this TV is in a word mediocre; you feel like you’re back in the past to the days of saturating speakers.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Toshiba 49U5766DB

On the software side, the Toshiba 49U5766DB is equipped with the operating system Smart TV; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

Presentation of the connection technology of Toshiba 49U5766DB

Its connectivity is decent for a basic range. You’ll have little choice.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 12 connections, not too bad. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

49U5766DB from Toshiba – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 109.9 cm x 65 cm x 10 cm
Screen size in inches 49
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Smart TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
Color depth 30
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 135 W

Our conclusion on the Toshiba 49U5766DB

In conclusion, the Toshiba 49U5766DB is correct for simple use. No home cinema; and to be placed in a room less than 15m².
The choice of Toshiba to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the 49U5766DB, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

From this new Toshiba we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the sound power.

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