50L2556 : Toshiba is back with a TV set Edge-LED

What about the new Toshiba 50L2556 ?

The firm Toshiba is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its 50L2556.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 49.5 inches.
It is a small model. It will be more complicated for you to watch films or matches with all tour friends around.
This television is delivered with a  Full HD resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Toshiba have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this 50L2556 Toshiba ? All answer elements just after.

TV design presentation Toshiba 50L2556

The Toshiba 50L2556 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that Toshiba has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

The screen of the Toshiba 50L2556

The display of this 50L2556 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. It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. It’s better than the others for a TV in its class.
And with his 49.5 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is at the bottom of its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Finally, Toshiba has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Full HD image quality .
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.

The sound of the Toshiba 50L2556

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the 50L2556 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The television set is equipped with  two speakers for a sound power of 7 W.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

The Intelligent aspect of the Toshiba 50L2556

A detail is to be taken into account in the decision to purchase this 50L2556 Toshiba: there is no smart TV. Good or bad news, I can’t say. Anyway, for those who would like this TV and this feature, you know what to do: buy a TV-Box in addition.

The connection system of the Toshiba 50L2556

As for the connectivity aspect on Toshiba 50L2556, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 5 possible connections that this 50L2556 is presented. 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 clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

50L2556 from Toshiba – Technical characteristics

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 112.2 cm x 66.1 cm x 7.3 cm
Screen size in inches 49.5
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 92 W

To conclude on the Toshiba 50L2556

In conclusion, the Toshiba 50L2556 is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
The choice of Toshiba not to include a smart TV system in this 50L2556 seems a shame to us. In our opinion, many will choose another model among the competitors in this range, that will have an operating system.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
In parallel, it will be necessary to add an important parameter: the price. You have here a television set whose price is very competitive compared to its competitors. In other words, including your final decision, you will have to take into account the fact that this is a television set that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined image 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 screen size, the display frequency.