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Sony KDL-42W653
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Sony KDL-42W653

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42" Edge-LED Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Wi-Fi Release Date
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Sony KDL42W653 | Sony Bravia W6 Series | Review
Sony KDL42W653 42-inch HD LED 1080p Smart TV Review (PlayStation Now, Netflix, Youtube etc)

7 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This TV received a "Recommended" from Hi-tech.mail.ru/ who wrote that this television was good.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

Sony has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other brands.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KDL-42W653 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-42W653 do not have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider including the TX-L32E30, or the TX-40AS640 both from Panasonic or the LG 42LB5800 which has better reviews.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The KDL-42W653 is a two audio (L,R) in TV.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KDL-42W653 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-42W653. The audio formats supporteds "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Has Four Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-42W653 is more than most televisions of this spec and age. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-42W653. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-42W653 do not support smart TV. The Sony KDL-42W653 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

There are a number of other televisions which also support smart TV that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UN32EH5300, the LG 42LY760, or the Salora 49LED9112 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-42W653, the KDL-42W653 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the 42LW579, or the 47LB670 both from LG or the Philips 48PFK6409 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-42W653 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the TX-L47WTW60, or the TX-47ASW804 both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE46ES8000S which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-42W653 is more than most comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by televisions that are a similar age to the KDL-42W653. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-42W653 do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-42W653 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-42W653 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the KDL-42W653 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-42W653

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and the average 5 year running cost of the KDL-42W653 is £83 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of a similar age and spec.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Sony released the KDL-42W653.

Average Depth

At 69 millimeters, the Sony KDL-42W653 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 69mm thick TVs currently available including the Sony KDL-32W653 which has better reviews.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Panorama
Clock Function
Deep Colour Support
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Other Features
Sound Enhancement Technology
HDD Recording
Placement Supported
Audio Output
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction
I-Manual
Sony Entertainment Network (SEN)
Picture Processing Engine
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Super Resolution for Game Mode
Live Colour
TV SideView
Skin Naturalizer

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

20 December 2013

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Faithful colours (average Delta E 1.7)
Good contrast 2 880 1)
Connected services
Good media player
Miracast
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation
No 3D
Potential clouding
Smart interface lacks sophistication

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £82.86
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Energy Rating
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl42w653, sony 1080, kdl42w653a, sony 1080p, kdl42w653ab, kdl42w653abi
Barcodes 04905524915631, 04905524915648, 04905524915655

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