Toshiba 50L2556 : What is it worth?

What is the new Toshiba 50L2556 worth ?

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the Toshiba 50L2556.
First, the size : 49.5 inches on this device.
In spite of this size, the rendering and the picture result are good, without a doubt by means of the technology used .
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Full HD resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Why can we consider this 50L2556 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

50L2556 from Toshiba – Design

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.

TV screen presentation Toshiba 50L2556

The Toshiba could hardly do better than this 50L2556 with a Edge-LED screen.
With this new model, Toshiba confirms one of its technological choices. 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 50L2556.

This model has a Full HD display. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
In addition, with a screen of 49.5 inches, the 50L2556 belongs to the series of small models in its range.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
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.

50L2556 from Toshiba – The sound

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two speakers and a power output of 7 W.

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

50L2556 from Toshiba – Embedded intelligence

To smart TV aficionados, keep moving on. This model does not have one. In case you can’t do without it, and this 50L2556 is your final choice, you will need to add a TV-Box next to it.

Presentation of the connection technology of Toshiba 50L2556

As for the connectivity aspect on Toshiba 50L2556, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

It is with 5 possible connections that this 50L2556 is presented. The Toshiba 50L2556 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

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)

Presentation of the technical features of the Toshiba 50L2556

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

50L2556 from Toshiba – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 50L2556 Toshiba intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
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.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture 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.