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Hisense H40M3300 vs Sony KDL-40WD653

Hisense H40M3300 vs Sony KDL-40WD653

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Hisense H40M3300
Sony KDL-40WD653

Top Prices

Argos
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Standard delivery: £3.95
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Standard delivery: £7.99
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FREE Standard delivery
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Electronic Empire
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Reasons For

3 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.

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

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.

Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Hisense H40M3300 is 86%, however the average rating of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is 69% (based on 40 reviews).
6 Reasons For
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.

£80 cheaper
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is £80 cheaper than the Hisense H40M3300.
Available from 18 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. 2032 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the Hisense H40M3300 ranks No. 47843.
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

6 Reasons Against
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.

More expensive by £80
The Hisense H40M3300 is £80 more expensive than the Sony KDL-40WD653.
Less retailers
The Hisense H40M3300 is only stocked by 6 sellers, whereas the Sony KDL-40WD653 is stocked by 24 retailers. 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. 47843 by number of sales in our TVs, however the Sony KDL-40WD653 ranks No. 2032.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Hisense H40M3300 is "A", however the rating of the Sony KDL-40WD653 is "A+".
4 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.

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

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 months older
The Sony KDL-40WD653 is older than the Hisense H40M3300 by two 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 86% (based on 296 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

12 months Ago 14 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 £ 359.00
Total cost of ownership £ 462.99
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 79.95
Purchase price £ 279.00
Total cost of ownership £ 358.95
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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
BEST
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz
BEST
200Hz
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Supported Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
102cm 102cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
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°

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data S-Master
Equalizer
 Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
14W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby MS10

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
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
News Apps
 BBC
 BBC

Other Features

Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 70%

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

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
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
2tuner(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Network Streaming Service
 YouTube
 YouTube
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Google Application
 YouTube
 YouTube
Teletext
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphones being used as a remote
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Number of OSD Languages
17 30
BEST

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

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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 Port
2 2
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST
HDMI Port
4
BEST
2
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
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 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Special Features

X-Reality PRO
Unknown - Click to provide data
 X-Reality PRO

Technical Details

LED Backlight
 LED backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback