Sharp LC-40CFE5221 vs Sony KDL-40RD453
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Sharp LC-40CFE5221vsSony KDL-40RD453

Sharp LC-40CFE5221

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A highly rated and very economical to run 40" Full HD TV, with good features
89
Reviews
200 Reviews
68
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
40" Full HD No 67.1mm Jul 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 67.1mm
Release Date Jul 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Sony KDL-40RD453

78

Overall Score

78

Overall Score

Sony KDL-40RD453

£379.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and very cheap 40" Full HD TV, good for playing games
92
Value for Money
Excellent
68
Features
Good Features
82
Age
2 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good
40" Full HD No 66mm Feb 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 66mm
Release Date Feb 2016
Energy Efficiency A+
Sharp LC-40CFE5221

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A highly rated and very economical to run 40" Full HD TV, with good features
89
Reviews
200 Reviews
68
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
40" Full HD No 67.1mm Jul 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 67.1mm
Release Date Jul 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Sony KDL-40RD453

78

Overall Score

78

Overall Score

Sony KDL-40RD453

£379.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and very cheap 40" Full HD TV, good for playing games
92
Value for Money
Excellent
68
Features
Good Features
82
Age
2 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good
40" Full HD No 66mm Feb 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 66mm
Release Date Feb 2016
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

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Reasons For

Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
4 Reasons For
A Lot Higher RMS Rated Power
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).

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.

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Internet TV
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 supports internet TV, however the Sony KDL-40RD453 does not support internet TV.

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.

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

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

A D-sub port is needed to connect your TV to older devices and computers that use a VGA connection - generally those made before 2000.

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Cheaper to Run by £4 Over Five Years
The Sharp LC-40CFE5221 only costs £61 to run over five years however the Sony KDL-40RD453 costs £65 to run (6% more).
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1.1mm Thinner
The Sony KDL-40RD453 is a 66mm thick TV, whereas the Sharp LC-40CFE5221 is a 67.1mm thick TV (1.1mm thicker).

The thickness of a 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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Better Brand
Sony TVs have an average rating of 69.3%, however Sharp has an average rating of 25.2%.
Better for Watching Films
The Sony KDL-40RD453 is better for watching films than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221.
When ranking TVs for their suitability to display films, we’ve concentrated on several key attributes. These include contrast ratio and local dimming, which allow the dark colours on the screen to look deeper and richer - helpful for nighttime scenes. Also the screen resolution plays a part - 4K and higher resolutions mean that the image will be clearer and more detailed. Finally the size of the screen is also important - explosions and big dramatic reveals are so much more effective when you don’t have to squint to see the screen!
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Better for Watching Sport
The Sony KDL-40RD453 is better for watching sport than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221.
When ranking TVs for sport, we’ve concentrated primarily on the most important attributes. First off, we concentrate on the ‘motion interpolation frequency’. This is important for fast-moving spots, since it reduces the amount of blurring on screen. We also take the size of the screen into account - sports matches are far more immersive when viewed on a giant screen! Finally, we look at display brightness and display resolution, so that the games always appear as fully-detailed and bright.
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Better for Playing Games
The Sony KDL-40RD453 is better for playing games than the Sharp LC-40CFE5221.
When ranking TVs for games, we’ve concentrated on a number of key attributes: primarily ‘motion interpolation frequency’ and ‘high refresh rate’. Both connect to the quality of the image coming from the games console to the TV - both reduce instances of blurring caused by fast moving objects on the screen, and allow the image to appear more detailed and cleaner.
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Reasons Against

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Best
5 stars
49 reviews
4 stars
19 reviews
3 stars
13 reviews
2 stars
3 reviews
1 star
15 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than Sharp. The average brand rating for Sony is 69.3% based on 4,982 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sharp is 25.24% based on 3,182 reviews.
Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Sharp

25

25

Based on 3,182 reviews
Sony

69

69

Based on 4,982 reviews

Date Released

Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
31 months old 24 months old Best

Key Features

Thickness

The thickness of a 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.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Sharp LC-40CFE5221
Sharp
LC-40CFE5221
8 trees 0.3 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Sony KDL-40RD453
Sony
KDL-40RD453
8 trees 0.32 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Display Diagonal 40" 40"
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
High Frequency Rate 200Hz
BEST
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 200Hz 200Hz
Display Brightness 280 Cd/m²
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1000000:1
 1000000:1
1000000:1
 1000000:1
Horizontal Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Video Mode
1080p 720i
720p 576i
576p 480i
480p
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
1080p 720i
720p 576i
576p 480i
480p
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Display Technology
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
Zoom
 Zoom
Zoom
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 101.6cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
Vertical Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
 
 
 
Audio Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
RMS Rated Power 16W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
Standard Music
Movie Sports
Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Standard Music
Movie Sports
Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Other Features Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Sound Enhancement Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Enhancement Unknown - Click to provide data
DVB Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Design Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Peak Luminance Ratio Unknown - Click to provide data 71%
 
 
 
Power Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) 65W 48W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (average) 45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption 66kWh
BEST
70kWh
Maximum Power Consumption 80W Unknown - Click to provide data
Voltage Tolerance 20% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
TV Tuner Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
PAL SECAM
 PAL
 SECAM
PAL SECAM
 PAL
 SECAM
 
 
 
Performance Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Video Formats Supported
H.265
 H.265
H.265
 H.265
 
 
 
Packaging Content Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Remote Control Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC
 
 
 
Management Features Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Smart Modes
Graphics Vivid
Cinema Game
Sports Photo
Music
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
 Photo
 Music
Graphics Vivid
Cinema Game
Sports Photo
Music
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Sports
 Photo
 Music
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 30
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Thickness 67.1mm 66mm
BEST
Weight 7.3kg
BEST
7.7kg
Package Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port 1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 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 Port 3
BEST
2
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in 1 1
Audio (L,R) Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
RF Input 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Sharp LC-40CFE5221 Sony KDL-40RD453
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 658mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 1,015mm

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