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Toshiba 40G300U Review

40 in.

The 40G300U offers surprisingly deep black levels, but we noticed issues with color temperature consistency.

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Ergonomics & Durability

The remote control that comes with the Toshiba 40G300U (model number CT-90302) is a bit of an eye-sore, but it works just fine. Looking at it almost hurts your eyes, due to the high-contrast look and sheer number of buttons. That slight greenish glow is due to the buttons' ability to glow in the dark.

The remote feels well-balanced in the hand and fairly durable.

Button Layout & Use

In our time with the Toshiba 40G300U and this remote, we noticed we had to push down fairly hard in order to get a response. It's hard to tell if that's the TV's fault or the remote, but we'll have to lay blame on the remote for purposing of scoring.

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Programming & Flexibility

The remote control is fully programmable to work with other types of devices. You can save up to three codes, then use the switcher at the bottom of the remote to alternate devices.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Multimedia & Internet
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Sharp Aquos LC-40LE700UN Comparison
  14. Samsung LN40C630 Comparison
  15. Panasonic Viera TC-P42S2 Comparison
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
  18. Photo Gallery
  19. Ratings & Specs
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