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Sony KDL-40R450C
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Sony KDL-40R450C

40" Edge-LED Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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£83.16 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We calculated the average reviews for all Sony televisions and also specifically for Sony mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who bought this TV thought it had good colour saturation. Three years ago Reviewed.com said “Brilliant colors” in their review of this TV yet they only gave the product a rating of 52 out of 100.

Good Size

One person concluded that the Sony KDL-40R450 was a good weight. Reviewed.com said in their review of the Sony KDL-40R450 “Light weight, attractive design” however they gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Nice Design

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions of this spec and age.

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Has Five Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the KDL-40R450C is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This Sony television has a Music sound modes, which is the most frequently found sound modes found on mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-40R450C. The sound modess "Game", "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Expert review site reviewed.com scored this Sony television 52%. That puts this TV in the bottom 5% of all the mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-40R450C support smart TV, however the KDL-40R450C does not support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV including the UE32J5502[pl_3013365_price], or the UE48J6250[pl_2868777_price] both from Samsung or the LG 42LF5809[plb_3049429_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-40R450C does not have a wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the KDL-40R450C also do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the UE48J5580[pl_2866372_price], or the UE48J5550[pl_2866371_price] both from Samsung or the Philips 48PFH5500/88[plb_2861476_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-40R450C are not 3D. The Sony KDL-40R450C is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE32J6270[plb_3149573_price], the Medion Life P16079[plb_3153412_price], or the LG 42LF6529[plb_3037352_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-40R450C does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-40R450C also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-40R450C does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40R450C also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price], the Haier LEF42V200[plb_3213783_price], or the LG 32LX300[plb_3369694_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the KDL-40R450C has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of this spec and age is 5W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencys of TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-40R450C range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz. The Sony KDL-40R450C has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencys (only 100 hertz) amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The KDL-40R450C is a two HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-40R450C have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-40R450C have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the KDL-40R450C which has one RF ports quantity.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40R450C

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Sony TV is A+. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KDL-40R450C will cost £84 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 369 televisions of this type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

This television was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year. 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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Average Depth

At 65 millimeters, the Sony KDL-40R450C has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40R450C.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
Composite Video Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
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Weight & Dimensions
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Width (with Stand)
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Width

Expert Reviews

(2)
25 September 2013

Before you bust your piggy banks open for the Sony KDL-40R450A (MSRP $599) LED TV, be sure to take a good look at the competition.These entry-level displays come in 40- and 50-inch sizes and offer... Read more…

Brilliant colors
Light weight, attractive design
Packed with features
Renders sports and fastpaced video well
Extremely narrow viewing axis
Unnecessarily confusing options
Fixed Motion smoothing feature creates soap opera effect on films
15 June 2014

Telewizory Full HD w przedziale cenowym do 2000 z?otych odznaczaj? si? bardzo cz?sto tylko zadowalaj?c? jako?ci? obrazu. Niekiedy zdarzaj? si? odbiorniki TV o rozdzielczo?ci HD Ready , gdzie ilo??... Read more…

Dobry dwik
Przystpna cena
Czno MHL
Jako obrazu tylko zadowalajca
2 x HDMI
1 x USB

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £83.16
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Energy Rating
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl40r450, sony r450, kdl40r450c, kdl40r450b, sony r450a, sony kdl40r450, sony kdl40r450c, sony kdl40r450a
Barcodes 00027242862852, 04548736003736, 04905524967999, 05054230893654

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