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Sony 40" KDL

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Sony 40" KDL review: specs and price

Sony 40" KDL
Sony 40" KDL
73
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Why is Sony 40" KDL better than the average?

  • Width
    940.4mmvs1.2m
  • HDMI ports
    4vs3.4
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.25W vs0.42W
  • Weight
    13.7kgvs21.04kg
  • Power consumption operation
    73W vs141.48W
  • Thickness
    40mmvs156.16mm
  • Audio output power
    3 x 10Wvs23.25W
  • Annual power consumption
    125kWhvs164.57kWh

Top specs and features

Design

1.width

940.4mm

Best

Toshiba 19L4200U

446mm

2.weight

13.7kg

Best

Sony KDL-50W800B

14.8g

3.thickness

40mm

Best

LG OLED65W7P 65"

3.81mm

4.height

560.6mm

Best

Samsung F4000 19"

281.9mm

Display

1.pixel density

27ppi

Best

Seiki SE39UY04 LED TV

112ppi

2.screen size

40"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Samsung The Wall 146"

146"

3.resolution

1920 x 1080px

Best

Samsung Q900 85"

7680 x 4320px

4.displays 3D with glasses
Sony 40" KDL

The device displays 3D images which you can only see with special 3D glasses. Unlike glasses-free 3D displays, the screens of these devices have larger viewing angles.

5.has an ambient light sensor
Sony 40" KDL

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

6.has micro or local dimming
Sony 40" KDL

Local dimming is when sections of the LED array are turned off or dimmed to help produce the deep blacks and higher contrasts.

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Sony 40" KDL

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.HDMI version

1.4

A newer HDMI version offers a higher bandwidth and is capable of carrying a better signal, e.g. more audio channels, more frames per second etc.

Best

Samsung K6250 49"

104

3.HDMI ports

4

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 11 46"

6

4.USB ports

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Samsung UE105S9W

4

5.Is DLNA certified
Sony 40" KDL

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

6.composite ports

1

The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Sansui SLED4680

3

Audio

1.supports Dolby Digital
Sony 40" KDL

If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

2.supports Dolby Digital Plus
Sony 40" KDL

If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.

3.has stereo speakers
Sony 40" KDL

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

4.has auto volume
Sony 40" KDL

This technology adjusts the volume of the device according with what the video player needs.

5.audio output power

3 x 10W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

LG 84UB9800

5 x 120W

6.supports Digital Out
Sony 40" KDL

Devices that support Digital Out can deliver sound through optic fiber audio cables (like TOSLINK) or coaxial audio cables, which can transmit high-resolution audio at fast speeds.

Features

1.power consumption operation

73W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Finlux 19H6030-D

25W

2.supports common interface
Sony 40" KDL

This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).

3.has a child lock
Sony 40" KDL

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

4.has a sleep timer
Sony 40" KDL

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

5.has a search browser
Sony 40" KDL

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

6.supports a remote smartphone
Sony 40" KDL

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Miscellaneous

1.power consumption on standby

0.25W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Sony KDL-65S990A

0.09W

2.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony 40" KDL

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Sony KDL-65HX925

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