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Toshiba 55SL417U 55 LED HDTV

Toshiba 55SL417U 55" LED HDTV consumer overview

Toshiba 55SL417U TV review

This TV is one of the greatest deals we've come across recently. This amazing 55" LED TV is currently offered in eBay for less than a 1000$. And it's not only the price that is impressive. The Toshiba 55SL417U has all the features that modern LED TV should have.

Here are Toshiba 55SL417U features:

    • 1080p Full HD
      1080p Full HD, the highest level of HD picture quality available toda
    • ClearFrame
      Increases the frame rate of standard LCD TV, 1080p Full HD LCD images are now crisp and clear regardless of image motion.
    • InstaPort
      Connects in a fraction of the time, for faster HDMI switching between components.
    • DynaLight
      Automatically adjusts the backlight intensity based on the image content.
    • Native mode
      Displays the 3% to 5% of the image that is generally lost during the normal over-scanning that is done in most TVs.
    • Internet TV apps
      Widgets developed to work with your Wi-Fi enable TV so you can stay in touch, watch pictures or videos on your TV screen, while watching your favorite TV show.
    • Built-in Wi-Fi
      Enjoy convenient in-home connectivity without the cable clutter to stream content from your media server or the Internet.
    • HDMI port
      Scale up your gaming, movies and music on a home theater - with full 1080p high-definition video, and amazingly immersive surround sound.
    • Gaming mode
      Enhances the gaming experience by reducing game controller delay.
    • AutoView
      By combining an ambient room light sensor and incoming video content monitoring, AutoView automatically sets most of the TV picture parameters for you.
    • Expert mode
      Allows for more precise picture adjustments for a totally optimized home theater experience.
    • CineSpeed panel
      This special screen is rated for an eight-millisecond or less response time, which delivers better high-speed video.
    • Skype
      Make calls right from your couch with Skype capable TVs

One thing that really amazes in this Toshiba TV is the excellent video processing.

Here are the ports and connections the Toshiba 55SL417U has on board:


  • HDMI: 4 (HDMI w/CEC & InstaPort)
  • Component A/V: 1
  • Composite A/V: 2
  • Ant/Cable: 1
  • PC Input: Hi-Res
  • Digital Audio Output: 1
  • Analog Audio Output: 1
  • RJ45 Ethernet Port: 1
  • USB: 2

And here are the dimensions of the Toshiba 55SL417U:

Width 49.80" (49.80" with stand)
Height 33.07" (with stand)
Depth 14.19" (with stand)
Width (Shipping) 64.21"
Height (Shipping) 33.23"
Depth (Shipping) 5.91"
Weight 54.67 lbs (67.24 lbs with stand)
Weight (Shipping) 80.47 lbs

What's in the box:
TV, stand, remote and batteries, owner's manual.

Toshiba 55SL417U does not offer the best picture quality you can find out there, but for this kind of money and the extras it offers it's just great product for the money and we strongly recommend it.