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Toshiba's L5200 series is an affordable set that offers a good price for the screen size, but it lacks features that would make it stand out among other budget options. Despite its low cost, the L5200 series has decent picture quality, with PC Mag saying "color accuracy was quite good" and that "there is some loss of detail in dark scenes but not enough to make the picture look muddy." CNET says the series has "good all-around performance." If you don't mind going without internet features or 3D, the L5200 series could serve as a good secondary TV option for a bedroom or den.

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CNET Jun 28, 2012

The bare-bones Toshiba L5200 series offers respectable value for the money with fine picture quality for an edge-lit LED TV.

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PC Mag Jun 22, 2012

Toshiba's L5200U HDTV line offers nice-looking LED-backlit screens that deliver solid color quality and a sharp HD picture, but come up short on contrast ratio and features.

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Digital Trends May 3, 2012

The Toshiba 50L5200U LED TV offers plenty of screen and a respectable image for the price, but skimps in a few important areas that may leave some consumers disappointed.

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