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Sony KDL-40W605
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Sony KDL-40W605

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10 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 78% from Chip.de.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

Mid-size TVs manufactured by Sony have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Sony also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV

The KDL-40W605 supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do not support smart TV.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40H6470.

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Has a Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W605 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40W605 do not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the TX-L32E30, or the TX-47ASW654 both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE40H6470 which has better reviews.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-40W605 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Sony KDL-40W605 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-40W605 have between one and three audio (L,R) ins, including the KDL-40W605 which has two audio (L,R) ins.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.

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Has Four Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-40W605 is more than most televisions that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on televisions of a similar age and type to the KDL-40W605. The smart modess "Cinema", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The KDL-40W605 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE40H6470.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago, the KDL-40W605 does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Sony KDL-40W605 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Sony TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL and SECAM are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-40W605, the KDL-40W605 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One Number of Tuners

Most televisions of this spec and age have between one and seven number of tunerss, including the Sony KDL-40W605 which has one number of tuners.

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Fairly Thick

The thinnest depth of mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-40W605 is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm. The Sony KDL-40W605 has a quite thick depth (89 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-40W605.

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Full HD HD Type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Sony released the KDL-40W605.

Specification

Display
24p Support
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Networking
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Parental Control
Panorama
Deep Colour Support
Design
Colour of Product
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
HDD Recording

Expert Reviews

(1)
9 November 2015

Der Sony KDL-60W605B zeigt im Test eine durch und durch gute Bildqualität in allen Auflösungen. Besonders der hohe Schachbrettkontrast von 215:1 sticht positiv hervor. Sound und Ausstattung sind...

Clean, detailed
Naturallooking colours
Decent upscaler
Improved, intuitive interface
Generous smart features
Sound
Lacks detail in darks
No 3D
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl40w605, kdl40w605b, kdl40w605bbi, sony kdl40w605, kdl40w605bbaep, sony kdl40w605b, sony kdl40w605c
Barcodes 04905524965056, 04905524965087, 05054230785713

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