43U2963DB : the television Direct-LED from Toshiba

What is the new Toshiba 43U2963DB worth ?

Toshiba unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the 43U2963DB.
In its 43 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
In spite of this size, the rendering and the picture result are good, without a doubt by means of the technology used .
This television is delivered 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.
Has the Toshiba succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

The design of the Toshiba 43U2963DB

Sober but in line with current trends. Toshiba has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
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.
In short, the Toshiba has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the Toshiba 43U2963DB is revealed.

TV screen presentation Toshiba 43U2963DB

The Toshiba has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
With this new 43U2963DB Toshiba, the company makes an assumed technological choice. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. Which is already above the average resolution of the range.
In addition, with a screen of 43 inches, the 43U2963DB is at the bottom of its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
With a frequency of 50 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Full HD quality resolution.
Thus, the Toshiba 43U2963DB allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation Toshiba 43U2963DB

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.
The equipment consists of  two baffles with 8 W at output.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 43U2963DB up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 43U2963DB Toshiba, it is the word correct that comes out.

The Intelligent aspect of the Toshiba 43U2963DB

For the software part, the 43U2963DB Toshiba has an operating system Smart TV; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.

43U2963DB from Toshiba – Its connectivity

This television Toshiba 43U2963DB offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. The Toshiba 43U2963DB 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 the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 4 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

43U2963DB 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 106 x 70 x 7,5 cm
Screen size in inches 43
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Direct-LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 8
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 37 W

Our conclusion on the Toshiba 43U2963DB

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
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.

From this new Toshiba we can retain 3 positive points:
the depth of the colours, the sound power, the screen size.