The 40RL953 supports a better video mode than most TVs of this spec and age. This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago support a 1080p supported video modes. In addition, this TV support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p and 720i and 720p supported video modess.
This television's video mode (2160p) is in fact the best supported video mode across all televisions of a comparable age and type to the 40RL953.
A 480p supported video modes is the worst supported video mode amongst similar types of television.