Sharp LC-40CFE5221 vs Sony KDL-40RD453

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Sharp LC-40CFE5221
Sony KDL-40RD453

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Internet TV Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has an internet TV, however the Sony KDL-40RD453 does not have an internet TV. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has an RMS rated power of 16W, however the Sony KDL-40RD453 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.

PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a PC in (D-Sub), whereas the Sony KDL-40RD453 does not. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Sony KDL-40RD453 only has two HDMI ports quantitys. 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.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Sony KDL-40RD453 does not.
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is a 66kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 4kWh lower than the Sony KDL-40RD453 (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.

Lighter Edit
Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is 7.3kg heavy. That's 400g lighter than the Sony KDL-40RD453 (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.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Sony KDL-40RD453 is "A+".
3 Reasons For
1.1mm thinner Edit
The Sony KDL-40RD453 is a 66mm thick TV, whereas the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is a 67.1mm thick TV (1.1mm 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.

£27.25 cheaper to run
The Sony KDL-40RD453 only costs £79.95 to run over five years whereas the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 costs £107.20 to run (34% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-40RD453 is "A+", but the rating of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
1.1mm thicker Edit
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a depth of 67.1mm, however the Sony KDL-40RD453 is a 66mm thick TV (1.1mm 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.

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Seven months older
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is older than the Sony KDL-40RD453 by seven months.
More expensive to run over five years by 34%
Over five years the running costs of the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 are £107.20 which is £27.25 more than the Sony KDL-40RD453. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Does not have an internet TV Edit
The Sony KDL-40RD453 does not have an internet TV, however the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has an internet TV. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Significantly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-40RD453 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 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.

Does not have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Sony KDL-40RD453 does not have a PC in (D-Sub), whereas the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sony KDL-40RD453 is two, but the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. 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.

Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony KDL-40RD453 does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 has an ethernet LAN.
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-40RD453 is a 70kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 4kWh higher than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 (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.

Heavier Edit
The Sony KDL-40RD453 has a weight of 7.7kg. That's 400g heavier than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 (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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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 107.20
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 79.95
Purchase price £ 260.00
Total cost of ownership £ 339.95
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 AMR (Active Motion Rate)
 AMR (Active Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
280 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 1000000:1
BEST
 1000000:1
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 101.6cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 PAL
 SECAM

Smart TV

Smart TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
BEST
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data S-Master
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
10W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS
 DTS 2.0
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS
 DTS 2.0
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS 2.0
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS 2.0
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
BEST
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
 Ethernet LAN

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Smart Modes
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
 Photo
 Music
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
 Photo
 Music
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 71%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 200
 400 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
65W 48W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (average)
45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
66kWh
BEST
70kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
80W Unknown - Click to provide data
Voltage Tolerance
20% Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
67.1mm 66mm
BEST
Weight
7.3kg
BEST
7.7kg
Weight With Stand
7.6kg
BEST
8.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 212mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 589mm
Width (with Stand)
916.8mm
BEST
924mm
Height
532.9mm 549mm
Width
916.8mm 924mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 658mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,015mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data RM-ED062
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Technical Details

LED Backlight
 LED backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power save mode
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