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40" 50Hz Direct-LED Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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8 Reasons For

A Top Selling TV

The KDL-40RD453 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought televisions in the last 3 months.

Good Brand

We checked 1,312 expert and user reviews for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs.

Price Has Recently Dropped by £24.05

In the last month the price of the KDL-40RD453 has dropped by £24.05.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to it. 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 television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on latest TVs.

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Has Five Sound Modess

The KDL-40RD453 has a greater number of sound modes than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television has a Music sound modes, which is the most commonly found sound modes found on TVs that were released in the last year. The sound modess "Game", "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this Sony television.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 480i|480p|576i|576p|720i|720p|1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-40RD453 does not have a wi-Fi. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-40RD453 do have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Hisense H40M2600[plb_3365573_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year, the KDL-40RD453 does not support smart TV.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a smart TV and we think the Hisense H40M2600[plb_3365573_price], or the Panasonic TX-40DS500[plb_3391778_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The KDL-40RD453 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-40RD453 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-40RD453 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-40RD453 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of only 50 hertz, the KDL-40RD453 has one of the slower high frequency rates amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The slowest high frequency rate of latest TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 400Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 95Hz.

If this TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the LG 32LH570B[plb_3817380_price] (60Hz and cheaper) or the 43LH570[pl_3876421_price] (60Hz and higher rated), or the 32LH604[pl_3349265_price] (100Hz and higher rated) both from LG.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-40RD453 do not feature OLED technology. The Sony KDL-40RD453 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last year is 17W. At only 10 Watts, the Sony KDL-40RD453 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-40RD453.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The KDL-40RD453 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The most frequently supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this TV. The video formats supporteds H.265 are also supported by this television.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40RD453

Running Costs Are OK

This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-40RD453 is £80 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 218 recently released mid-size TVs.

Released Twelve Months Ago

Sony released the KDL-40RD453 twelve months ago.

Average Depth

At 66 millimeters, the KDL-40RD453 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-40RD453.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 66mm thick TVs currently available including the Sony KDL-32WD603[plb_3301683_price] which is cheaper.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might also want to consider the KDL-40WD653[pl_3301684_price] (66mm), or the KDL-48WD653[pl_3301685_price] (66mm) both from Sony.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Smart TV
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Internet TV
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Sleep Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
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Video Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Design
Colour of Product
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Power Consumption (typical)
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £79.95
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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TX-40DS400 vs KDL-40RD453

Panasonic TX-40DS400 vs Sony KDL-40RD453
Panasonic TX-40DS400 Sony KDL-40RD453
£ 324.89 £260.00
Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
10W Higher RMS Rated Power
Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
5% Lower Annual Energy Consumption
£65 More Expensive
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

LG 32LH604 vs Sony KDL-40RD453

LG 32LH604 vs Sony KDL-40RD453
LG 32LH604 Sony KDL-40RD453
£ 299.00 £260.00
Lower Annual Energy Consumption
Cheaper to Run by £28.84
A Lot Higher RMS Rated Power
50% Faster Refresh Rate
£39 More Expensive
A Lot Lower User Review Score

LG 49LH604 vs Sony KDL-40RD453

LG 49LH604 vs Sony KDL-40RD453
LG 49LH604 Sony KDL-40RD453
£ 324.90 £260.00
Faster Refresh Rate
User Reviews Are Appreciably Better
Better Energy Efficiency Rating
10W Higher RMS Rated Power
£65 More Expensive
35% Heavier
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