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Sony KDL-40RD455
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Sony KDL-40RD455

40" Direct-LED Flat Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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 recently released mid-size TVs. 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 latest similar spec televisions.

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Six Number of Tunerss

The KDL-40RD455 is a six number of tuners television. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-40RD455 only have between one and five number of tunerss.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many latest mid-size TVs.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-40RD455 does not have a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other latest comparable spec TVs which have a wi-Fi.

Alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the LG 43LF5909 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other new mid-size TVs, the KDL-40RD455 does not support smart TV.

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Not 3D

The KDL-40RD455 is not 3D. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released in the last year are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most recently released mid-size TVs do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-40RD455 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-40RD455 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that came out in the last year also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the KDL-40RD455 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-40RD455 is 17W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40RD455

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KDL-40RD455 has an average 5 year running cost of £80 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 214 TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

Released Ten Months Ago

Sony released the KDL-40RD455 ten months ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
PC Audio in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Parental Control
24p Support
USB Recording
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Width
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £79.95
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Energy Rating
0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl40rd455
Barcodes 04548736023789

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