• Built-in dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Energy efficient
  • Moderately priced
  • Satisfactory image quality


  • On-screen menus could provide better explanations
  • Lackluster audio
  • Poorly designed remote
  • No 3D

At A Glance

The Toshiba SL417U Series offers decent image quality, several top-tier Web features, and lots of user controls, but suffers from mediocre audio and some unfortunate design decisions--and it's not supercheap.

Manufacturer’s Description

Buyers ready to enjoy big screen LED entertainment plus the best of the web will want to see our 46" class SL417U LED HDTV, offering not just impressive sound and picture quality, but home theater flexibility and stand-out styling with our new ultra thin Blade design with chrome trim.

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The Specs

Broadcast Format Displayed 1080p
Display type LCD with LED backlighting
Resolution 1080p pixels
Refresh rate 120.0 Hz
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Component Video
  • Ethernet
  • USB
  • VGA
  • Wi-Fi


Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.2
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 3.1
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.2
Motion Rating Good
Motion Score 2.2
Power Usage
Green Rating Very Good
Green score 93.0