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Sony KDL-42W654 Review
|Missing Some Features|
|4 Years Old|
|£83 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 39?
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This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £83 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Quite low RMS rated power
Sony KDL-42W654 Video Reviews
Sony KDL-42W654 In-Depth Analysis
Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 3,185 owner and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-42W654 of 42" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 38% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
The Sony KDL-42W654 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The thickness of the Sony KDL-42W654 of 69mm is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 72% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The KDL-42W654 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KDL-42W654 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The KDL-42W654's RMS rated power of only 16W is quite low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 25% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W.
The Sony KDL-42W654 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Supports Parental Controls
The KDL-42W654 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
The KDL-42W654 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
The KDL-42W654 supports Skype. 97% of TVs do not support Skype.
Features Local Dimming
The Sony KDL-42W654 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The KDL-42W654 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
The KDL-42W654 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).
Released Over Four Years Ago
This Sony TV has been on the market since August 2013.
Average Running Costs
This Sony TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KDL-42W654 has an average running cost of £83 over 5 years based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony kdl42w654a, kdl42w654asi|
|Barcodes||04905524941272, 04905524941289, 04905524941296|