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Sony KDL-40RD450

72

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Sony KDL-40RD450

Sony KDL-40RD450
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A very economical to run but 2 year old 40" Full HD TV, with good features
40" Full HD No 66mm Feb 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KDL-40RD450 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Sony KDL-40RD450 as follows:
71
Features
Good Features
82
Age
2 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £65 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Features USB recording
Supports 24p
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

What is This TV Best Used For?

16
Watching Films
Mediocre
23
Watching Sport
Mediocre
30
Playing Games
Mediocre

How Big is the Sony KDL-40RD450?

The Sony KDL-40RD450 is 924mm wide and 66mm tall. It is 549mm thick and weighs 7.7kg.

Sony KDL-40RD450 front dimensions
Sony KDL-40RD450 size in context

Sony KDL-40RD450 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,322 expert and user reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KDL-40RD450 has an average running cost of £65 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since February 2016.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The KDL-40RD450's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 33% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KDL-40RD450 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the KDL-40RD450 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KDL-40RD450's thickness of 66mm is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 65% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The KDL-40RD450 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 61% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-40RD450 does not have an optical disc player. 99% of TVs do not have an optical disc player.

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Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KDL-40RD450 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), unlike most other televisions. 63% of televisions have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The KDL-40RD450 does not support internet TV. 59% of televisions also do not support internet TV.

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Features USB Recording

The KDL-40RD450 features USB recording. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-40RD450 supports 24p, unlike 85% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-40RD450 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

The KDL-40RD450 does not feature voice control, although it is worth noting that 86% of TVs also do not feature voice control.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-40RD450 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-40RD450 does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 92% of televisions also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-40RD450 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other televisions. 65% of televisions have an ethernet port.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the KDL-40RD450 of only 10W is lower than 83% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40RD450 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl40rd450

Barcodes:

04548736023741

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-40RD450

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