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Sony KDL40RD453BU

£339.00
A bargain buy and economical to run 40" Full HD TV
40" Full HD No No Feb 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-40RD453 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KDL-40RD453 number 121 in 40 inch TVs and number 689 across all TVs.
85
Very Good
35
Missing Some Features
74
18 Months Old
76
£80 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

Samsung TVs 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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £80 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,375 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not support Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 205 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 639 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 601 in TVs for films.
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Mediocre
20
Mediocre
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Mediocre

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £249 at Electronic Empire 73 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony KDL-40RD453 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 3,186 user and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Fantastic Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features. However at £339.00 it is still cheaper than 76% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Up by £80 (24%)

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Sony KDL-40RD453's display diagonal of 40" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 35% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the KDL-40RD453 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-40RD453 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-40RD453 of 66mm is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 67% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The KDL-40RD453 does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions do support Wi-Fi.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KDL-40RD453 of 200Hz is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 69% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other televisions, the KDL-40RD453 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40RD453 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the KDL-40RD453 of only 10W is in the lowest 14% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40RD453 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-40RD453 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This Sony TV was released in February 2016.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-40RD453 is £80, which is typical compared to the other 4,375 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00635131627125, 04548736023758, 04548736028753

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