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Sony KDL-40WD655

40" Full HD Direct-LED Flat Mar 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £79.95 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony TVs have good reviews
Features USB recording
Full HD

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This medium display diagonal TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KDL-40WD655 will cost £80 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 237 TVs of a comparable spec and age.


Reviews

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,235 expert and owner reviews (including 459 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 89% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was March 2016 when Sony released the KDL-40WD655.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than a year ago, the KDL-40WD655 is not 3D.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

Other 40" televisions currently available that you might want to look at include the LOEWE Art 40 (£999) which has better reviews.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the SE42FO02 (£269) (42"), or the SE42FS03 (£299) (42") both from Seiki or the JVC LT-42C571 (£269) (42").

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Performance

Features USB Recording

The Sony KDL-40WD655 features USB recording. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also feature USB recording.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40WD655 supports parental controls, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40WD655 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also support 24p.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-40WD655 features local dimming, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40WD655 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40WD655 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-40WD655 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-40WD655 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-40WD655 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Internet TV

The Sony KDL-40WD655 supports internet TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The Sony KDL-40WD655 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than a year.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The KDL-40WD655 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KDL-40WD655 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The KDL-40WD655 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-40WD655 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. The average RMS rated power of televisions of a similar age and spec to this television is 17W, and the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 40W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl40wd655baep
Barcodes 04548736023680

Sony KDL-40WD655 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-40WD655 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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