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Sony KDL-40W905

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Sony KDL-40W905

Sony KDL-40W905
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A good spec and very economical to run 40" Full HD TV
40" Full HD 61mm Yes Apr 2013 A
Display Diagonal HD Type Thickness 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KDL-40W905 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Sony KDL-40W905 as follows:
70
Features
Good Features
62
Age
4 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £77 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Colour you ve never seen on A screen
Your smartphone on your TV instantly
Bring your picture to life
Make A statement in style
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

Sony KDL-40W905 Video Reviews

Sony KDL-40W905 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 3,329 user and expert reviews (including 1,818 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, and the KDL-40W905 has an average running cost of £77 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-40W905 in April 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-40W905's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 35% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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3D

The KDL-40W905 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Sony KDL-40W905 of 61mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 52% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-40W905 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KDL-40W905 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The KDL-40W905 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-40W905 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Sony KDL-40W905 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-40W905 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KDL-40W905 of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 79% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-40W905 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Skype

Skype

The KDL-40W905 supports Skype, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support Skype.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-40W905 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40W905 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has an Equalizer

The Sony KDL-40W905 has an equalizer, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-40W905 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40W905 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Has a Child Lock

The Sony KDL-40W905 has a child lock. 88% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-40W905 supports HDD recording. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl40w905a, kdl40w905abaep, kdl40w905abi

Barcodes:

04905524915075, 04905524915099, 04905524915112

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