Hisense H40M3300 vs Sony KDL-40WD653

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Hisense H40M3300
Sony KDL-40WD653

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Hugely faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Hisense H40M3300 has a motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz, but the Sony KDL-40WD653 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (600Hz 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.

Smart TV Edit
The Hisense H40M3300 supports smart TV, however the Sony KDL-40WD653 does not support smart TV. Read more

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

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Hisense H40M3300 is a 14W RMS rated power TV. That's 4W higher than the Sony KDL-40WD653 (10W). 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.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Hisense H40M3300 has four HDMI ports quantitys, however the Sony KDL-40WD653 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.

Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Hisense H40M3300 is 84%, however the average rating of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is 69% (based on 40 reviews).
8 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 70kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 22kWh lower than the Hisense H40M3300 (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.

21mm thinner Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 has a depth of 66mm, however the Hisense H40M3300 is an 87mm thick TV (21mm 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.

Lighter Edit
Sony KDL-40WD653 is 7.7kg heavy. That's 700g lighter than the Hisense H40M3300 (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.

£106 cheaper
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is £106 cheaper than the Hisense H40M3300.
Available from 17 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £24.04
The Sony KDL-40WD653 only costs £79.95 to run over five years however the Hisense H40M3300 costs £103.99 to run (30% more). Read more
More popular
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 450 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the Hisense H40M3300 ranks No. 41032.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Hisense H40M3300 is "A".

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
24% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Hisense H40M3300 has an annual energy consumption of 92kWh, however the Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 70kWh annual energy consumption TV (22kWh lower). 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.

Thicker Edit
Hisense H40M3300 is 87mm thick. That's 21mm thicker than the Sony KDL-40WD653 (66mm). 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.

700g heavier Edit
The Hisense H40M3300 is an 8.4kg heavy TV, whereas the Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 7.7kg heavy TV (700g lighter). 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.

More expensive by £106
The Hisense H40M3300 is £106 more expensive than the Sony KDL-40WD653.
Less retailers
The Hisense H40M3300 is only stocked by 7 retailers, whereas the Sony KDL-40WD653 is stocked by 24 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Higher running costs over five years by £24.04
The running costs of the Hisense H40M3300 are £103.99 which is £24.04 more than the Sony KDL-40WD653 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Hisense H40M3300 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 41032 by number of sales in our TVs, however the Sony KDL-40WD653 ranks No. 450.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Hisense H40M3300 is "A", however the rating of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is "A+".
6 Reasons Against
Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 600Hz slower than the Hisense H40M3300 (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.

Does not support smart TV Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 does not support smart TV, however the Hisense H40M3300 supports smart TV. Read more

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

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

A lot lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the Hisense H40M3300 is a 14W RMS rated power TV (4W 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 quantitys Edit
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Hisense H40M3300 only has four 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.

Four months older
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is older than the Hisense H40M3300 by four months.
A lot Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is only 69%, whereas the average user rating of the Hisense H40M3300 is 84% (based on 231 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

8 months Ago 12 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 100.95
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 103.99
Purchase price £ 375.00
Total cost of ownership £ 478.99
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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
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
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
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz
BEST
200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
BEST
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
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°
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-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Number of Tuners
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data S-Master
Equalizer
 Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
14W
BEST
10W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby MS10

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
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
 HDCP
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4
BEST
2
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Custom
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 MOV
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WEBM
 H.265
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 MOV
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 WEBM
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 WEBP
 PNS
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 WEBP
 PNS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Teletext
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 70%

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
63W 48W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
92kWh 70kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 59.4W

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
87mm 66mm
BEST
Weight
8.4kg 7.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
11kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
218mm 212mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
581mm
BEST
589mm
Width (with Stand)
917mm
BEST
924mm
Height
537mm 549mm
Width
917mm 924mm
Package Height
644mm
BEST
662mm
Package Width
1,025mm 1,017mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

LED Backlight
 LED backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
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