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Sony KDL-40R453 vs Toshiba 40H1533

Sony KDL-40R453 vs Toshiba 40H1533

Sony KDL-40R453
Toshiba 40H1533

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Cheaper to run by £5.44
The Sony KDL-40R453 only costs £95.68 to run over five years however the Toshiba 40H1533 costs £101.12 to run (6% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Toshiba 40H1533 has a motion interpolation frequency of 200Hz, whereas the Sony KDL-40R453 is only a 100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (100Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

62mm thinner Edit
The Toshiba 40H1533 is a 27mm thick TV. That's 62mm thinner than the Sony KDL-40R453 (27mm). 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.

Common interface (CI) slot Edit
The Toshiba 40H1533 has a common interface (CI) slot, but the Sony KDL-40R453 does not have a common interface (CI) slot. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Toshiba 40H1533 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Sony KDL-40R453 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Vastly slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KDL-40R453 is a 100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz slower than the Toshiba 40H1533 (200Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

62mm thicker Edit
The Sony KDL-40R453 has a depth of 89mm, however the Toshiba 40H1533 is a 27mm thick TV (62mm 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.

Two months older
The Sony KDL-40R453 is older than the Toshiba 40H1533 by two months.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Sony KDL-40R453 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Toshiba 40H1533 has a rating of "A+".
2 Reasons Against
Not currently available
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Higher running costs over five years by £5.44
The Toshiba 40H1533 costs £101.12 to run which is £5.44 more to run than the Sony KDL-40R453 over five years. Show assumptions.

Date Released

26 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.74
Total running cost £ 95.68
Purchase price £ 249.00
Total cost of ownership £ 344.68
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.77
Total running cost £ 101.12

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.47T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 4000:1
 4000:1
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
100Hz 200Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Response Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 8ms
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 300 cd/m²
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 1000000:1
BEST
 1000000:1
Supported Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 720i
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 720i
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
102cm 102cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 498mm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 886mm

Audio

Audio System
S-Master Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
16W 16W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Smart TV

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

Design

LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour
 Black
 Black
Mercury Content
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1mg
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 87%

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
58W
BEST
62W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W 0.29W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
85kWh 67kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
84W 75W
BEST

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43

Performance

Parental Controls
 Parental controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
24p
 24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 pages
Supported File Systems
 FAT16
 FAT32
 exFAT
 NTFS
 FAT
 FAT16
 FAT32
 exFAT
 NTFS
 FAT

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Personal
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
 Photo
 Personal
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
 Photo
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
89mm 27mm
BEST
Weight
7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 14kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 229mm
Height (with Stand)
584mm
BEST
593mm
Width (with Stand)
926mm 925mm
BEST
Height
556mm 558mm
Width
926mm 925mm
Package Height
644mm
BEST
702mm
Package Width
1,202mm 995mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
BEST
Headphone Outputs
1 1
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio coaxial out
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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