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Sony KDL-42W654
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Sony KDL-42W654

42" Edge-LED Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Wi-Fi Release Date
W65 LED Television A quality TV for everyone Full HD (1080p) Edge LED TV With X-Reality PRO, Wireless Screen Mirroring, And Motionflow XR 200Hz - X-Reality PRO takes everything closer to Full... More
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6 Reasons For

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

On average Sony mid-size TVs have good ratings as do all televisions produced by Sony.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KDL-42W654 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years do not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30, or the LG 42LB670 which has better reviews.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

Most televisions of a comparable type and age to the KDL-42W654 have between one and three audio (L,R) ins, including the KDL-42W654 which has two audio (L,R) ins.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds

The KDL-42W654 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-42W654. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Has Four Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-42W654 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. This Sony television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-42W654 do not support smart TV. The KDL-42W654 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support smart TV that you might also want to look at including the LG 42LB670 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-42W654 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec are also not 3D.

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

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-42W654 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-42W654 also do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the UE46ES8000S, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The KDL-42W654 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-42W654. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-42W654 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the KDL-42W654 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-42W654 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-42W654. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of this type and age is 4W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The KDL-42W654 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-42W654

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the KDL-42W654 is typical compared to the other 670 mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-42W654 is £83.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-42W654 over three years ago.

Average Depth

At 69 millimeters, the KDL-42W654 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Game Mode
24p Support
Local Dimming
Panorama
Clock Function
Deep Colour Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (average)
Annual Energy Consumption
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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £152.23
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £154.97
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Energy Rating
0.77T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.77 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl42w654, kdl42w654a, kdl42w654as, kdl42w654asi, sony kdl42w654
Barcodes 04905524941272, 04905524941289, 04905524941296

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