Sony KDL-40WD655
Sony KDL-40WD655
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Sony KDL-40WD655

An economical to run 40" Full HD TV, but with inferior features
40" Full HD No No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-40WD655 Review

Missing Some Features
17 Months Old
£80 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 44?

Samsung 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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £80 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Very low RMS rated power

Sony KDL-40WD655 Video Reviews

Sony KDL-40WD655 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

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


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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-40WD655 of 40" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 29% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-40WD655 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-40WD655 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Sony KDL-40WD655 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The KDL-40WD655 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-40WD655 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40WD655 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KDL-40WD655 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40WD655 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the KDL-40WD655 of only 10W is in the lowest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Features USB Recording

The Sony KDL-40WD655 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-40WD655 has a mounting kit. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Sony KDL-40WD655 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40WD655 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Released 17 Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an efficiency rating of A+. The KDL-40WD655 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-40WD655 is £80.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl40wd655baep
Barcodes 04548736023680

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