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3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Has Four Smart Modes
The KDL-40BX450 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this age and type. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-40BX450. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony TV.
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Expert Reviews Are Poor
This Sony TV received a rating of 60 out of 100 from television expert review site parentesis.com. The TV expert review sites aren't convinced by this television.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The KDL-40BX450 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the KDL-40BX450 also do not have a WiFi connection.
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
Most TVs of this type and age do not support smart TV features. The Sony KDL-40BX450 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-40BX450, the Sony KDL-40BX450 is not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-40BX450 do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-40BX450 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Three TV Bands
The KDL-40BX450 has a greater number of TV bands than most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an UHF TV band, which is the most frequently supported TV band supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-40BX450. The TV bands "CATV" and "VHF" are also supported by this television.
Only Analog Tuner
This television has an Analogue & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The Sony KDL-40BX450 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 12 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-40BX450 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40BX450 also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Two HDMI Ports
The KDL-40BX450 is a two HDMI port television.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Sony KDL-40BX450 is a one USB 2.0 port television.
The weights of mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years range from 1.4kg to 36kg. The Sony KDL-40BX450 is quite heavy (12.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-40BX450.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a comparable 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.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Sony released the KDL-40BX450 over three years ago.
1920 x 1080
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1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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