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Absolutely Brilliant Non-3D TV but now 5 stars to 1 star,
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This review is from: Toshiba 32RL953B 32-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LED Smart TV with Freeview (Electronics)Reason for 5 stars to 1 star:-
I was happy with the TV but have to returned this product after a use of nearly 6 months. The first TV stopped working after just 3 months of usage as its screen turned black with no response after updating firmware online. Amazon replaced the defective product with another one of the same kind. The replacement TV worked well for couple
of months then iplayer stopped working then It developed exactly the same fault as the first one, screen went black
and TV was irresponsive no matter what you do to restore it to factory settings. Amazon offered to send
a new one again but I preffered full refund before the third one gets defective after 1 Year of warranty went off. Overall it is a defective product with either software or hardware problem.
(My views before the Faults :-))Was looking for a Budget 32" LED full-HD TV. Luckily got this full HD LED Smart TV ! Toshiba is one of the iconic and trust worthy electronics brand for decades, so bought this TV without hesitation. To Be short, packaging was very compact, installation was easiest just plugged in Ethernet cable and with built in applicaions was watching YouTube and BBC iplayer within minutes. Also enjoying all videos from my hard drive but some fullHD *.*mpv 1080P videos with DTS audio format won't play any sound(think its common with other manufacturers as well), browsing facebook, tweeting on twitter....(Please note there is no stand alone web browser available)Picture quality is stunning, sound quality is perfect for the size of speakers that can fit into the thin TV body.
Frankly Talking about the smart TV options which are very limited at present as Toshiba places are not offering any new applications. Only few applications are useful at the moment, those are BBC iplayer, youtube, Dailymotion, media player,Facebook and tweeter. Can be better if Toshiba provide some more applications like lovefilms( YouTube has stopped working at the time of writing this update, hopefully they will fix it soon).However i found it annoying and difficult to search using conventional remote control, hopefully next generation of smart TV's will have full qwerty keyboards. A complete non-3D TV with brilliant picture and sound, so 5 stars for picture quality and 3 stars for smart TV, So over all 5 stars.