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Toshiba 32SL400U LED LCD HDTV Review

32 in.

Limited to 720p and falls shorts of the connectivity needed to make it a viable choice for a home theater.

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Color Temperature

The Toshiba 32SL400U produces a color temperature with a lot variance, but the variances are blessedly small. In the chart below, you can see how the color temperature cools, then warms, then cools again as the luminance falls. But it rarely falls outside of the range of human imperceptibility. More on how we test color temperature.

Color Temperature Chart

RGB Curves

The Toshiba 32SL400U did well enough in our color tests. The curves are relatively smooth, and move in unison together. Yes, there's a definite lack of detail in the shadows, something we also noticed in the greyscale gamma test. And yes, there's a strange "knee" in the red channel that we can't explain. Overall, the lines have some slight bumps, which indicate areas where you're likely to see some color banding. More on how we test RGB curves.

RGB Curves Chart

The color strips below are digital representations of the test above, compared with three similar TVs and an ideal color response.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Connectivity
  9. Audio & Menus
  10. Multimedia & Internet
  11. Power Consumption
  12. Sony Bravia KDL-32EX600 Comparison
  13. Samsung LN32C550 Comparison
  14. LG 32LD450 Comparison
  15. Conclusion
  16. Series Comparison
  17. Photo Gallery
  18. Ratings & Specs
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