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Sony FWD-40W600
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Sony FWD40W600B

40" Flat Apr 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape WiFi Connection Release Date
This competitively-priced, slim, energy-efficient 40 Full HD LED display is the smart way to make your point in boardrooms and offices, public spaces, retail venues, and schools. It is easy to... More
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Sony Has Good Television Reviews

Sony has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The FWD-40W600 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the FWD-40W600 which do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], and the Philips 32PHT4509[plb_2227289_price] is also worth considering.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The FWD-40W600 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the FWD-40W600 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

The Sony FWD-40W600 is a two audio in port TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the FWD-40W600 have between one and three audio in ports.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The FWD-40W600 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the FWD-40W600 also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs that were released more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The FWD-40W600 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Panasonic TX-40AS640[plb_2232477_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The FWD-40W600 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], or the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The FWD-40W600 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the FWD-40W600 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Thick

The thicknesses of TVs that came out more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. At 89 millimeters, the FWD-40W600 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the FWD-40W600.

There are a number of alternative 89mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Sony KDL-40W605[plb_2186843_price].

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony FWD-40W600

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been available 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the FWD-40W600 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
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Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
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Width
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Packaging Width

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $55.49
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $57.83
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Energy Rating
0.37T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony fwd40w600, sony fwd40w600p
Barcodes 05013493248762, 05054484607304

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$ $549.95
4W Higher RMS Rated Power
A Little Larger Screen Size
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by $95.11
One Less USB 2.0 Port
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