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Sony KDL-40W605

40" Mar 2014
Display Diagonal Wi-Fi Release Date £75.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Running costs are low
Supports Wi-Fi

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the KDL-40W605 is only £76 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run TVs of a similar type and age.


Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This TV received a rating of 78 out of 100 from expert review site Chip.de.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,235 expert and owner reviews (including 459 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 89% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since March 2014.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W605 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think the LG 42LW579 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W605 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40W605 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-40W605 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have an ethernet port.

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Other Features

Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-40W605 supports HDD recording. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also support HDD recording.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The KDL-40W605 has a DVI port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40W605 supports parental controls, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40W605 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support 24p.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-40W605 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-40W605 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KDL-40W605 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-40W605 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The KDL-40W605 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The KDL-40W605 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KDL-40W605 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 16 Watts, the KDL-40W605 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of this age and type is 4W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of |1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inches television.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl40w605b, sony kdl40w605c, kdl40w605bbaep, 4905524965056, kdl40w605bbi
Barcodes 04905524965056, 04905524965087, 05054230785713

Sony KDL-40W605 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-40W605 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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