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Sony KDL-32W653

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32" Edge-LED Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Wi-Fi Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this mid-size TV. This TV received an Hdtvtest.co.uk "Highly Recommended" award and it received a "Recommended" award from Hi-tech.mail.ru/.

Good Brand

Sony is one of the better rated television manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Sony also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

Good Picture Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Sony KDL-32W653 owner who reviewed it said that it was good quality. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-32W653 “The Sony KDL32W653 delivers very good picture quality, with the highlight being a combination of deep blacks”.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KDL-32W653 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this television and we think the TX-L32E30[pl_30112_price], and the TX-40AS640[pl_2232477_price] both from Panasonic or the LG 42LB5800[plb_2250530_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The KDL-32W653 is a two audio (L,R) in television. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-32W653 have between one and three audio (L,R) ins.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The Sony KDL-32W653 has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The audio formats supporteds "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Four Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-32W653 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The Sony KDL-32W653 has a fairly low annual energy consumption (only 57 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-32W653. Across all the televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-32W653 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 75kWh.

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Light

The lightest television of this age and spec is 1.4kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. At only 6.8 kilograms, the Sony KDL-32W653 is fairly light compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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8 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was not cheap. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “Flat 2.4 gamma that bestows a rich, lush look on all types of content, which is capable of putting some larger and more expensive TVs to shame” in their review of the Sony KDL-32W653.

Does Not Support Smart TV

The KDL-32W653 does not support smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-32W653 also do not support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support smart TV that you might want to consider including the Samsung UN32EH5300[plb_403263_price], the LG 42LY760[plb_2591476_price], or the Salora 49LED9112[plb_2744944_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-32W653 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG or the Philips 48PFK6409[plb_2201783_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-32W653 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the TX-L47WTW60[pl_1974164_price], or the TX-47ASW804[pl_2382069_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE46ES8000S[plb_1355897_price].

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-32W653 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-32W653. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years is 18W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 80W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the Sony KDL-32W653 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst TVs of this age.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-32W653 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-32W653 also do not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-32W653

Average Running Costs

This mid-size TV has an energy efficiency classification of A. The KDL-32W653 has an average 5 year running cost of £69 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 670 mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this type and age. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over three years.

Average Depth

At 69 millimeters, the KDL-32W653 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Panorama
Clock Function
Deep Colour Support
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Other Features
Sound Enhancement Technology
HDD Recording
Placement Supported
Audio Output
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction
I-Manual
Sony Entertainment Network (SEN)
Picture Processing Engine
USB Playback
BRAVIA Sync
Live Colour
TV SideView
Skin Naturalizer
AC Adapter Included

2 Awards

hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

31 October 2013

The Sony KDL32W653 delivers very good picture quality, with the highlight being a combination of deep blacks and flat 2.4 gamma that bestows a rich, lush look on all types of content, which is...

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20 December 2013

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Faithful colours (average Delta E 1.7)
Good contrast 2 880 1)
Connected services
Good media player
Miracast
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation
No 3D
Potential clouding
Smart interface lacks sophistication

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £65.70
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £68.44
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Energy Rating
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl32w653, sony 1080, kdl32w653a, sony 1080p, kdl32w653ab, kdl32w653abi, sony kdl32w653
Barcodes 04905524915693, 04905524915709, 04905524915716

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