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Sony KDL40WD653BU

£285.00
A very cheap 40" Full HD TV with alright features and great user reviews
40" Full HD No No Feb 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-40WD653 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KDL-40WD653 number 35 in 40 inch TVs and number 207 across all TVs.
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£80 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
68
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 69%, based on 42 reviews. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £80 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is easy to use, image quality and good product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 72 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching films, ranking number 218 in TVs for films as well being mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 335 in TVs for sport.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £279 at Electronic Empire 77 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 51% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony KDL-40WD653 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Owner Reviews

Based on 42 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 69 out of 100.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony KDL-40WD653 was easy to setup.

Customers Report Superior Image Quality

Two people who bought it thought it had good picture quality.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Three customers who bought it wrote that it was good quality.

Very Good Brand

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

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two people considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Audio Quality

Seven owners who purchased the product reckoned that it had good sound quality.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features. However at £285.00 it is cheaper than 83% of TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-40WD653's display diagonal of 40" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 29% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-40WD653 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-40WD653 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-40WD653 of 66mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 67% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KDL-40WD653 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The KDL-40WD653 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this Sony television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this television.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the Sony KDL-40WD653 of only 10W is in the lowest 16% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40WD653 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The KDL-40WD653's high frequency rate of 200Hz is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 65% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-40WD653 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This TV was released in February 2016.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Sony television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the average running cost of the KDL-40WD653 is £80 over 5 years based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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