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Sony FWD-40W600

40" Full HD Flat Jul 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £75.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Low running costs
Sony has good reviews for its televisions
Full HD

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Energy

Low Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A+. The FWD-40W600 has an average 5 year running cost of only £76 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run televisions of this age and spec.


Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 2,235 user and expert reviews (including 459 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 89% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since July 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a similar spec and age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

The Sony FWD-40W600 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of this spec and age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

We compared this television to all the other 40" TVs and we think the Samsung UE40H5000 (£269.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LF5800 (42") which is also higher rated.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony FWD-40W600 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE40H6470, or the Panasonic TX-40CSW524.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The FWD-40W600 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The FWD-40W600 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The FWD-40W600 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Management Features

Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony FWD-40W600 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV do have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The FWD-40W600 features local dimming. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV do not feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The FWD-40W600 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television is 4W and the highest is 1,000W. The FWD-40W600 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 16 Watts) amongst TVs of this age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

At 89 millimeters, the Sony FWD-40W600 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV. The average depth of comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV is 59mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony fwd40w600p
Barcodes 05013493248762, 05054484607304

Sony FWD-40W600 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony FWD-40W600 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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One More USB 2.0 Port
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Lower Energy Efficiency Rating
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Samsung UE32F6800 vs Sony FWD-40W600

Samsung UE32F6800 vs Sony FWD-40W600
Samsung UE32F6800 Sony FWD-40W600
£ 707.99 £0.00
Thinner
200Hz Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
One More USB 2.0 Port
A Lot Lighter
Worse Energy Efficiency Rating
Smaller Screen Size

Samsung UE48H8000 vs Sony FWD-40W600

Samsung UE48H8000 vs Sony FWD-40W600
Samsung UE48H8000 Sony FWD-40W600
£ 429.99 £0.00
Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Three USB 2.0 Ports
4W Higher RMS Rated Power
17% Larger Screen Size
56% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
Energy Efficiency Rating is Inferior
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