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First Look: Toshiba 47L7200U
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First Look: Toshiba 47L7200U

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Toshiba's L7200U LED TV comes loaded with features, but mediocre picture quality makes its high price tough to stomach.

David Katzmaier here with the Toshiba -- 7200 ULEDTV. This is Toshiba's most expensive LE DTV series and it comes in a 55 -- and a 47 inch size. One of the nicer looking TVs on the market of course when seen from the side like all -- TVs it's really thin. Feature wise Toshiba packed in an -- has the only EPG which is a built in electronic program guide. And cable box control we -- -- -- -- TV this year that allows us that's actually replace the guide built in your cable box. Doesn't work well that well however especially because there's no. DVR functionalities so -- really not huge fans of that feature a deal never really liked the keyboard to set includes a wireless keyboard that plugs in by USB dongle. And as a medium size keyboard it's actually easier to use than a lot of the other smaller QWERTY keyboards included on TVs. I affecting music you were to browse the Internet and actually makes the built in web browser which is pretty fast in its own right the most usable I've seen on -- TV this year. -- would also listener searches and passwords and things like that really quickly. The back panel of the receiver comes equipped with four HDMI to USB. Component video input as well as a PC and -- there's really no missing inputs on the set. So -- -- like the design feature set on the else handy to -- I'm not a huge fan of its picture quality. The TV uses local dimming which -- a lot of TVs really does improve the black level performance on this one however the black levels are pretty dark but. The shadow details almost nonexistent in really dark scenes so you get kind of -- -- looked -- -- dark areas that of the nice sanity to a -- on some of the competing TVs. He also doesn't have quite the contrast and pop in those dark scenes that we'd expect from TV of this price point. Color accuracy is also not quite what I expect at this price level of this that does have very good video processing. She -- physically passive 3-D on the set which means that -- 43. The us and 203 -- does have a little more artifacts than the other -- -- we've seen this year. But it does deliver excellent crosstalk reduction on -- -- -- color accuracy isn't quite like to see. In addition that browser -- does include Smart TV on the set there's Netflix and -- but missing is Amazon instant as well as Hulu plus so content selection isn't quite as good as a lot communities succeed so that's a quick look at Toshiba's L 7200 LE DTV and updated --

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