Toshiba 40L2556 : a television of 40 inches

Presentation of the Toshiba 40L2556

Toshiba ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 40L2556, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 40 inches.
It is a small model. It will be more complicated for you to watch films or matches with all tour friends around.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Full HD resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Full HD.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Toshiba 40L2556 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

40L2556 from Toshiba – Design

The Toshiba 40L2556 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
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.

40L2556 from Toshiba – The screen

The Toshiba could hardly do better than this 40L2556 with a Edge-LED screen.
With this new 40L2556 Toshiba, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The use of the Edge-LED, even though it is a Edge-LED known for the lower quality of its image illumination, which has been favoured for this 40L2556.

This model has a Full HD display. Which is already above the average resolution of the range.
With a screen size of 40 inches, this 40L2556 is among the most models in its category.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
In addition, Toshiba has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
Thus, the Toshiba 40L2556 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

40L2556 from Toshiba – The sound

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 40L2556 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 loudspeakers for a sound power of 7 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 40L2556 Toshiba, it is the word correct that comes out.

The Intelligent aspect of the Toshiba 40L2556

A detail is to be taken into account in the decision to purchase this 40L2556 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of Toshiba 40L2556

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this TV range, the 40L2556’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 5 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 detail here are the available connections:
1 USB port, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the Toshiba 40L2556

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Screen size in inches 40
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 75 W

Our conclusion on the Toshiba 40L2556

Finally, this new Toshiba 40L2556 is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
The choice of Toshiba not to include a smart TV system in this 40L2556 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.
With its Edge-LED panel, you have at your disposal a powerful display system. This device is of high quality.
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 display frequency, the screen size.