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Sony KDL-40R485

Sony KDL-40R485

40" 100Hz Direct-LED Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
Stream movies on the big screen Full HD (1080p). Wireless screen mirroring with mobiles and tablets. More
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4 Reasons For

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

On average Sony mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all TVs manufactured by Sony.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-40R485 which do not have a wi-Fi, the KDL-40R485 has a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which has better reviews.

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Two SCART Ports Quantitys

The Sony KDL-40R485 has more SCART ports quantitys than most of the mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. This television is a two SCART ports quantity TV compared to most of the TVs of this type and age which only have one SCART ports quantity.

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Light

TVs of this type and age have weights of between 1.4kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. With a weight of only 7 kilograms, the KDL-40R485 is one of the lighter mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-40R485 amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-40R485, the Sony KDL-40R485 does not support smart TV.

Other televisions which also support smart TV that you might want to look at include the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-40R485, the KDL-40R485 is not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-40R485 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-40R485 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The KDL-40R485 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the KDL-40R485 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the KDL-40R485 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Quite Thick

With a depth of 89 millimeters, the KDL-40R485 has one of the thicker depths amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. Televisions of this age and spec have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm.

Alternative televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Toshiba 32W3453[plb_2165781_price] (88mm).

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40R485

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, and the KDL-40R485 is typical compared to the other 670 televisions of this spec and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-40R485 is £93.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this television was released.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the KDL-40R485 has a relatively standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might also be worth considering include the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price] (200Hz and higher rated).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Parental Control
24p Support
Panorama
Face Detection
Clock Function
Deep Colour Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Warranty Card
Other Features
Skype
Technical Details
Wi-Fi Certified

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.94
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Total running cost over 5 years £92.94
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Energy Rating
0.46T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl40r485, kdl40r485b, sony kdl40r485, sony kdl40r485b, sony kdl40r485bb, sony kdl40r485bba, sony kdl40r485bbae, sony kdl40r485bbaep
Barcodes 04905524965537

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