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Sony KDL-40RD450 Review
|Missing Some Features|
|18 Months Old|
|£80 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 44?
Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £80 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Does not support Wi-Fi
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.
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Sony KDL-40RD450 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions
We checked 3,185 expert and owner reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
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.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the KDL-40RD450 of 40" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 29% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KDL-40RD450 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The KDL-40RD450 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The thickness of the KDL-40RD450 of 66mm is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 67% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The Sony KDL-40RD450 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The KDL-40RD450 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Does Not Feature Voice Control
The KDL-40RD450 does not feature voice control, although this is within the context that 85% of TVs also do not feature voice control.
Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
The Sony KDL-40RD450 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). 61% of TVs do have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).
Does Not Support Internet TV
The KDL-40RD450 does not support internet TV, although this is within the context that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The Sony KDL-40RD450's RMS rated power of only 10W is in the lowest 16% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The Sony KDL-40RD450 does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that 91% of TVs also do not support Wi-Fi.
The Sony KDL-40RD450 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Supports Parental Controls
The KDL-40RD450 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Features USB Recording
The KDL-40RD450 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.
Does Not Have an Ethernet Port
The Sony KDL-40RD450 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 64% of TVs have an ethernet port.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Sony KDL-40RD450 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.
Released 18 Months Ago
Sony released the KDL-40RD450 in February 2016.
Average Running Costs
This Sony TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KDL-40RD450 has an average 5 year running cost of £80 based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.