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Sony KDL-40R470
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Sony KDL-40R470

42" Direct-LED Flat Mar 2013
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other brands.

Two SCART Ports

The KDL-40R470 has more SCART ports than most of the televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-40R470. This Sony TV is a two SCART port TV compared to most of the televisions of this spec and age which only have one SCART port.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-40R470 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This Sony TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-40R470. The audio formats "WMA" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The Sony KDL-40R470 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This Sony television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. The smart modes "Cinema", "Music", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-40R470 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This Sony TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-40R470. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Not Included Optical Disc Drive

This TV has a Not included optical disc drive, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Light

The KDL-40R470 is one of the lighter mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-40R470 (only 7.3 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-40R470 have weights of between 1.4kg and 36kg.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most televisions of a comparable type and age to the KDL-40R470 do not have a WiFi connection. The KDL-40R470 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The KDL-40R470 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40R470 also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The KDL-40R470 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the KDL-40R470 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-40R470, the KDL-40R470 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the Sony KDL-40R470 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This Sony TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-40R470.

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Only Supports Three TV Bands

The number of TV bands supported by the Sony KDL-40R470 is more than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports an UHF TV band, which is the most frequently supported TV band supported by televisions that came out around the same time as the KDL-40R470. The TV bands "CATV" and "VHF" are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-40R470 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-40R470 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-40R470 which has two HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40R470 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the KDL-40R470 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only Has Four Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the KDL-40R470 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on televisions of this type and age. The sound modes "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

At 89.06 kilowatt hours, the KDL-40R470 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-40R470. Across all the comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-40R470 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40R470

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many 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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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 76 millimeters, the KDL-40R470 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Control
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Headphone Connection
Volume Control
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

29 October 2013

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Faithful colours
Delta E 2.3
Good contrast
Responsive panel
9 ms
Lacks black uniformity, potential for clouding
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation
Le noir manque d'homognit, risque de clouding
Angles de vision trop troits

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Electricity cost when switched on $108.58
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $110.00
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Energy Rating
0.7T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 120, kdl40r470, sony 120h, kdl40r470b, kdl40r470a, sony 120hz, kdl40r470ab, kdl-40r470ab, kdl40r470aba, sony a1982714, sony a1989295, kdl40r470abae, sony a1982714a, sony a1989295a, sony kdl40r470, kdl40r470abaep, sony a1989295c, sony kdl40r470b
Barcodes 00027242876422, 04905524915808
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