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Sony KDL-40R453
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40" Direct-LED Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
Great pictures, slim style From noisy pictures to clear viewing you ll enjoy fine details and textures, even in flat picture areas. Clear Resolution Enhancer scales low resolution images closer to... More
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3 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 1,318 user and expert reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has Five Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-40R453 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on TVs that have been available for more than a year. The smart modess "Cinema", "Personal", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other televisions of this spec and age support smart TV, however the Sony KDL-40R453 does not support smart TV.

There are a number of other televisions which also support smart TV that you might want to look at including the Panasonic TX-32CS510[plb_2819394_price].

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The KDL-40R453 does not have a wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40R453 also do not have a wi-Fi.

It is worth considering other TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-32CS510[plb_2819394_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most TVs of this spec and age are not 3D. The Sony KDL-40R453 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the LG 32LF650[plb_2898998_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-40R453 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-40R453 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40R453 also do not feature OLED technology.

Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UE32J4500[plb_3059439_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-40R453 is 230Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz. The KDL-40R453 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencys (only 100 hertz) amongst televisions of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Sony KDL-40R453 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40R453 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Televisions of this type and age have annual energy consumptions of between 32kWh and 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh. The Sony KDL-40R453 has a quite high annual energy consumption (85 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

Most televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-40R453 have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the KDL-40R453 which has one RF ports quantity.

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Quite Thick

With a depth of 89 millimeters, the KDL-40R453 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-40R453. The average depth of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-40R453 is 66mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40R453

Released Over a Year Ago

This Sony TV 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 the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a comparable 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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Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this Sony television is A. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-40R453 is £96, which is typical compared to the other 366 TVs of this age and spec.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
24p Support
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
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
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Performance
Parental Control
24p Support
Local Dimming
Supported File Systems
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.94
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £95.68
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Energy Rating
0.47T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony r453, sony r453c, KDL-40R453C, sony p221240, sony p221240p, sony kdl40r453, sony kdl40r453c, sony kdl40r453b, sony kdl40r453cb, sony kdl40r453cbu
Barcodes 04548736003767, 04548736003774, 04905524968033, 04905524969757

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£ 299.99 £249.00
800Hz Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Three HDMI Ports
50% Higher RMS Rated Power
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£ 349.99 £249.00
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Two More USB 2.0 Ports
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