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Sony KDL40R485B

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Sony KDL40R485B

£416.99
Sony KDL-40R485
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A low spec and 4 year old 40" Full HD television, with satisfactory running costs
40" Full HD No 89mm Feb 2014 A
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Sony KDL-40R485 Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony KDL-40R485 as follows:
33
Features
Missing Some Features
43
Age
3 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£93 Over 5 Years
38
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £93 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,402 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

How Big is the Sony KDL-40R485?

The Sony KDL-40R485 is 926mm wide and 89mm tall. It is 556mm thick and weighs 7kg.

Sony KDL-40R485 front dimensions
Sony KDL-40R485 size in context

Sony KDL-40R485 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 3,321 expert and user reviews (including 1,279 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 91% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Sony TV is A. The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-40R485 is £93 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,402 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since February 2014.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The Sony KDL-40R485's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is smaller than 67% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-40R485 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-40R485 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 2.9mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Sony KDL-40R485's thickness of 89mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 8% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-40R485 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40R485 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Sony KDL-40R485 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, although this is within the context that 62% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the KDL-40R485 of only 16W is lower than 77% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KDL-40R485 of 100Hz is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 59% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Sony KDL-40R485's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 89% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Does Not Support Picture-in-Picture

Like most other TVs, the KDL-40R485 does not support Picture-In-Picture. 95% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40R485 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40R485 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-40R485 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 64% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl40r485bbaep

Barcodes:

04905524965537

Sony KDL40R485B

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