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Sony KDL-40R550

40" Full HD Edge-LED Flat Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £71.94 Electricity cost over 5 years
Very low running costs
Sony TVs have good reviews
Full HD

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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the KDL-40R550 is in the cheapest 10% of all 616 medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KDL-40R550 will cost only £72 over 5 years to run.


Reviews

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,413 user and expert reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Not 3D

The KDL-40R550 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might also want to consider the LG 42LW579 which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-40R550 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 42LW579 is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40R550 has a Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-40R550 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-40R550 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDCP

The KDL-40R550 has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-40R550 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also support smart TV features.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-40R550 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 80W. At only 16 Watts, the Sony KDL-40R550 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl40r550c
Barcodes 04548736003538

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