Sony FWD-40W600


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Sony FWD-40W600

Sony FWD-40W600
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A very economical to run but 4 year old 40" Full HD television, with good features
40" Full HD No 89mm Jul 2014 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony FWD-40W600 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony FWD-40W600 as follows:
Good Features
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£75 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £75 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a PC in (D-Sub) port
Cost-effective and energy-efficient
Slim, discrete and lightweight design
Optimal control functions
Wide connectivity options
Perfect for creating signage content
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

Sony FWD-40W600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 3,350 expert and owner reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Sony television has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the FWD-40W600 is £75 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in July 2014.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Televisions have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the FWD-40W600 of only 40" is in the smallest 30% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The FWD-40W600 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The FWD-40W600 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the Sony FWD-40W600 of 89mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 93% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The FWD-40W600 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The FWD-40W600's RMS rated power of only 16W is in the lowest 26% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The FWD-40W600 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). 63% of TVs do have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Sony FWD-40W600 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Features Local Dimming

The FWD-40W600 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony FWD-40W600 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony FWD-40W600 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony fwd40w600b


00027242283640, 05013493248762, 05054484607304

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