Philips 40PFS5501 vs Sony KDL-40WD653

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Philips 40PFS5501
Sony KDL-40WD653

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 40PFS5501 has an RMS rated power of 16W, however the Sony KDL-40WD653 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (6W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Two more HDMI ports Edit
The Philips 40PFS5501 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the Sony KDL-40WD653 only has two HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 40PFS5501 is a 54kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 16kWh lower than the Sony KDL-40WD653 (70kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 40PFS5501 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is "A+".
3 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
Sony KDL-40WD653 is 66mm thick, but the Philips 40PFS5501 is a 77mm thick TV (11mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

3% lighter Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 7.7kg heavy TV. That's 200g lighter than the Philips 40PFS5501 (7.7kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is "A+", however the rating of the Philips 40PFS5501 is "A+".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
15% thicker Edit
The Philips 40PFS5501 has a thickness of 77mm, however the Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 66mm thick TV (11mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Heavier Edit
Philips 40PFS5501 is 7.9kg heavy. That's 200g heavier than the Sony KDL-40WD653 (7.7kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

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4 Reasons Against
6W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Philips 40PFS5501 is a 16W RMS rated power TV (6W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Two less HDMI ports Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 has two HDMI ports, however the Philips 40PFS5501 only has four HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

23% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 70kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 16kWh higher than the Philips 40PFS5501 (70kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

One month older
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is older than the Philips 40PFS5501 by one month.

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Date Released

10 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 79.95
Purchase price £ 269.00
Total cost of ownership £ 348.95
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

No data
0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
40" 40"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
BEST
Display Refresh Rate
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
102cm 102cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
Unknown - Click to provide data
HbbTV
 HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video App
 YouTube
 YouTube
Operating System Version
5.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Android
 Android
User Memory Capacity
8GB Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data S-Master
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Audio Input Port for DVI
 Audio input port for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST
HDMI Port
4
BEST
2
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
1 1
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
BEST
 802.11n
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection

Management Features

On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic programme guide

Performance

Video Format
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 H.265
Audio Format
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
24p Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p playback
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Standard
 Hyper-text
 Hyper-text

Design

Colour
 Grey
 Grey
Signal Strength Indicator
 Signal strength indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 70%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 48W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
54kWh
BEST
70kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 59.4W

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
77mm 66mm
BEST
Weight
7.9kg 7.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
10.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
8.2kg 8.1kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
204mm
BEST
212mm
Height (with Stand)
598mm 589mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
918mm
BEST
924mm
Height
534mm 549mm
Width
918mm 924mm
Packaging Height
650mm
BEST
662mm
Packaging Width
1,004mm
BEST
1,017mm

Packaging Content

Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
AA R03
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data (RMT-TX102D
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Supported Battery
 Supported battery
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

USB Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
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