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Sony KDL32W653A

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32" Edge-LED Aug 2013
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting WiFi Connection Release Date
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Sony KDL32W653 Review - Sony KDL32W653 Best Review
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11 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk, confirming their endorsement and the reviewer at Hi-tech.mail.ru/ gave it a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 1,507 owner and expert reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Good Picture Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Sony KDL-32W653 owner who reviewed it said that it was good quality. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-32W653 “The Sony KDL32W653 delivers very good picture quality, with the highlight being a combination of deep blacks”.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-32W653 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-32W653 which do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Sony KDL-48W600[plb_2238282_price], and the Philips 40PFK5709[plb_2227331_price] is also worth considering.

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Two Audio in Ports

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-32W653 have between one and three audio in ports, including the KDL-32W653 which has two audio in ports.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The KDL-32W653 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and spec. The audio formats "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The KDL-32W653 has a greater number of smart modes than most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-32W653. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this television.

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Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-32W653 is more than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The KDL-32W653 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 57 kilowatt hours) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-32W653 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh.

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Very Light

The KDL-32W653 is quite light (only 6.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-32W653 the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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10 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was not cheap. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “Flat 2.4 gamma that bestows a rich, lush look on all types of content, which is capable of putting some larger and more expensive TVs to shame” in their review of the Sony KDL-32W653.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-32W653, the KDL-32W653 does not support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV features including the UN32EH5300[pl_403263_price], or the UE48H6470[pl_2240459_price] both from Samsung or the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago, the Sony KDL-32W653 is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], the Samsung UN40ES6500[plb_403274_price], or the Panasonic TX-47AS802[plb_2232754_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-32W653 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], or the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price] both from Samsung or the Philips 48PFS8109[plb_2283263_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Nine Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the KDL-32W653 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television supports an MKV video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-32W653. The video formats "AVCHD", "AVI", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The Sony KDL-32W653 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This Sony television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-32W653. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this television.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the Sony KDL-32W653 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-32W653. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of a similar age and spec to the KDL-32W653 is 2W and the highest is 80W.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this spec and age do not feature OLED technology. The Sony KDL-32W653 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LOEWE Art 32[plb_2089147_price], or the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price].

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The Sony KDL-32W653 is a two HDMI port television.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-32W653

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the KDL-32W653 is £69 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 714 similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions that have been on the market for more than two years. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released over three years ago.

Average Thickness

At 69 millimeters, the Sony KDL-32W653 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet Browser
App
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
Game Mode
24p Playback
Digital Video Recorder
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Panorama Feature
Face Detection
Clock Function
Stored Teletext Page
File System
Deep Colour
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
On/off Switch
Swivelling Stand
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Manual
Other Features
Dimension
Sound Enhancement
HDD Recording
Box Dimension
Placement Option
Volume Control
Audio Output Port
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction
I-Manual
Sony Entertainment Network
Picture Processing Engine
USB Playback
BRAVIA Sync
Live Colour
TV SideView
Skin Naturalizer
Weight Without Stand
HDMI in Port
Included AC Adapter

2 Awards

hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

31 October 2013

The Sony KDL32W653 delivers very good picture quality, with the highlight being a combination of deep blacks and flat 2.4 gamma that bestows a rich, lush look on all types of content, which is...

Hdtvtest.co.uk

20 December 2013

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Faithful colours (average Delta E 1.7)
Good contrast 2 880 1)
Connected services
Good media player
Miracast
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation
No 3D
Potential clouding
Smart interface lacks sophistication

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £65.70
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £68.44
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Energy Rating
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl32w653, sony 1080, kdl32w653a, sony 1080p, kdl32w653ab, kdl32w653abi, sony kdl32w653, sony kdl32w653a
Barcodes 04905524915693, 04905524915709, 04905524915716

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