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Sony KDL-40W905

A 4 year old 40" Full HD television with adequate features
40" Full HD Yes Edge-LED Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date

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Sony KDL-40W905 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features,
43
Average Features
32
4 Years Old
64
£101 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £101 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
3D
Only Full HD

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Sony KDL-40W905 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-40W905's display diagonal of 40" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 29% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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3D

The KDL-40W905 is 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KDL-40W905's thickness of 61mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 53% 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 59% of TVs.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-40W905 supports HDD recording, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.

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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 Face Detection

The Sony KDL-40W905 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KDL-40W905 of 800Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 23% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-40W905 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of televisions which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

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

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Has an Equalizer

The KDL-40W905 has an equalizer. 94% of televisions do not have an equalizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

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

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Has a Child Lock

The Sony KDL-40W905 has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Supports Skype

Skype

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

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40W905 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The KDL-40W905 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Sony KDL-40W905 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40W905 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2013.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Sony TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the KDL-40W905 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KDL-40W905 will cost £101 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl40w905a, kdl40w905abaep, kdl40w905abi
Barcodes 04905524915075, 04905524915099, 04905524915112
Cheaper to run by £17.02
Moderately larger display diagonal
12% thicker

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