Toshiba Fire TV Review

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The Toshiba Fire TV has a reasonable contrast ratio, high reflection handling, low input lag, and fast response time. However, poor color accuracy, viewing angles, peak brightness, and no support for variable refresh rates limit it.


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Product Snapshot


The Toshiba Fire TV 2020 is the brand’s entry-level LED TV released in 2020. Thanks to its excellent contrast ratio, it promises to deliver better picture quality over other LED TVs and entry-level televisions. Great black levels make it ideal for gamers who enjoy playing survival horror games set primarily in the dark. This Toshiba Fire TV 2020 boasts a 4K display that upscales beautifully, has excellent black uniformity, and includes a wide variety of streaming apps on a responsive and easy-to-use interface. Keep reading our Toshiba Fire TV 2020 review to learn more about what top experts said, and don’t forget to check out some of the best LED TVs available right now.


our Verdict

The Toshiba Fire TV has a great contrast ratio and handles reflections well, making it suitable for both dark and bright rooms. It also has low input lag and high response time, making it a good choice for light gaming. Unfortunately, it has poor color accuracy and viewing angles, low peak brightness, and no variable refresh rate support. If you’re looking for a better option, the Toshiba C350 offers high contrasts, 4K, and HDR support.

Reason to Buy

  • Good Contrast Ratio
  • High Response Time
  • Handles Reflection Well
  • Low Input Lag

Reason to Avoid

  • Bad Color Accuracy
  • Poor Viewing Angles
  • Low Peak Brightness
  • No Support for VRR

Toshiba Fire TV Specs

Backlight TypeBacklight TypeEdge
Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs3
HDR FormatHDR10
LED Panel TypeLED Panel TypeVA
Max Resolution3840 x 2160 (4k)
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Screen size43"
Smart PlatformSmart PlatformFire TV
Sync TechnologySync Technologyn/a

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Test Results

Color Gamut % (DCI P3 xy)80.75
Color Gamut % (DCI P3 uv)87.21
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 xy)58.65
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 uv)66.08
Color Gamut % (sRGB)0
Color Gamut % (Rec 709)98.6
Color Gamut % (BT.2020)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB)0
Color Gamut % (BT.709)0
Contrast Ratio (x:1)4,026
SDR Brightness (nits)345
HDR Brightness (nits)373
Input Lag (ms)20.5
Response Time (ms)12.7
Color Washout (Degrees)27
Color Shift (Degrees)54
Brightness Loss (Degrees)28
Reflections (%)5.1
Low-Freq Extension (Hz)84.76
Freq Response StdDev @ 70db3.79
Freq Response StdDev @ 80db4
Weighted Total Harmonic Distortion @80db0.317
Intermodulation Distortion @80db5.99
EOTF (600 nit delta)0
EOTF (1000 nit delta)0
EOTF (4000 nit delta)0

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  • Rtings

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    The Toshiba Fire TV is okay overall. Although it has a VA panel with a… read more


    Shaqil Hossain
  • Tom’s Guide

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    A bargain-priced set, the Toshiba 4K Fire TV Edition is a prime example of what… read more


    John R. Quain

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