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Sony KDL40WD653BU

81

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Sony KDL40WD653BU

£359.00
Sony KDL-40WD653
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A very economical to run and affordable 40" Full HD television, good for watching sport
40" Full HD No 66mm Feb 2016 A+
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Sony Bravia KDL40WD653 40inch Full HD Smart TV with Freeview, HDD Rec and USB Playback (2016 Model) - Black
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Purchase price £369.00. APR 19.9%.
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£450.30
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Purchase price £369.00. APR 19.9%.
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£493.00
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Amazon UK
Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £479.99. APR 16.9%.
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£525.06
£43.75*
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Purchase price £369.00. APR 19.9%.
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£538.04
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £479.99. APR 16.9%.
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£569.01
£23.71*
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£598.47
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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 73 in 40 inch TVs, number 96 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 125 in best selling TVs.
84
Reviews
41 Reviews
93
Value for Money
Excellent
71
Features
Good Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has average user reviews with an average user rating of 69%, based on 41 reviews. Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £65 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is easy to use, superior image quality and excellent product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports HDD recording
Entertainment for everyone
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Slim and streamlined
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Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 61 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 121 in TVs for film as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 122 in TVs for sport.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
76
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KDL-40WD653 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

On average, KDL-40WD653 owners rated this television 69%.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people thought it was easy to setup.

Users Report Superior Picture Quality

Two customers who bought the Sony KDL-40WD653 agreed that it had good picture quality.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 3,322 user and expert reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Three customers mentioned that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Seven people who reviewed the Sony KDL-40WD653 mentioned that it had good sound quality.

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £359.00 it is in the cheapest 30% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-40WD653 is £65, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-40WD653 in February 2016.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-40WD653's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is smaller than 67% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Televisions have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KDL-40WD653 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-40WD653 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-40WD653's thickness of 66mm is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 65% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-40WD653 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports HDD recording, unlike 98% of televisions which do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40WD653 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Features Local Dimming

The Sony KDL-40WD653 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The KDL-40WD653 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This television supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Sony KDL-40WD653 of only 10W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 83% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KDL-40WD653 of 200Hz is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is faster than 37% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-40WD653 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40WD653 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Miracast

The KDL-40WD653 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Does Not Have a Soundbar Connection Port

The KDL-40WD653 does not have a soundbar connection port. 98% of televisions also do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Features USB Recording

The KDL-40WD653 features USB recording, unlike 90% of televisions which do not feature USB recording.

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Has an Equalizer

The KDL-40WD653 has an equalizer. 92% of televisions do not have an equalizer.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-40WD653 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The KDL-40WD653 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight, which is unusual. 99% of televisions do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00635131627088, 04548736023659, 04548736023666

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-40WD653

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