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Sony KDL-40W600
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Sony KDL40W600B

40" Flat May 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

This television received a score of 90% from television expert review website evogadget.com. That puts this TV in the top 6% of all the TVs of this type and age.

Good Brand

Based on 1,555 expert and owner reviews, Sony has good ratings for its televisions. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the Sony KDL-40W600 considered that it had good colour saturation. Evogadget.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their Sony KDL-40W600 review in October last year “Vibrant colors and bright display”.

Good Connectivity

One customer said in their reviews that this TV was able to connect to the internet. In October last year Evogadget.com wrote “Can be used for internet and social networking”.

Two Audio Out Ports

The KDL-40W600 is a two audio out port TV. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago only have one audio out port.

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3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-40W600 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-40W600 which are not 3D compatible.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-40W600 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-40W600 do not have a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Sony KDL-40W600 has more composite video in ports than most of the televisions of this age and spec. This Sony TV is a two composite video in port TV compared to most of the TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-40W600 which only have one composite video in port.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The KDL-40W600 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-40W600 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KDL-40W600 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. This Sony television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions of a similar type and age to the KDL-40W600. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The Sony KDL-40W600 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This Sony television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. The smart modes "Cinema", "Music", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The KDL-40W600 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-40W600.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The KDL-40W600 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-40W600 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-40W600 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three TV Bands

The number of TV bands supported by the KDL-40W600 is more than most televisions of this type and age. This TV supports an UHF TV band, which is the most commonly supported TV band supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-40W600. The TV bands "CATV" and "VHF" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-40W600 do not feature OLED technology. The Sony KDL-40W600 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Has Four Sound Modes

The KDL-40W600 has a greater number of sound modes than most TVs of this type and age. This Sony television has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on televisions of this age and spec. The sound modes "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Quite Thick

With a thickness of 89.5 millimeters, the KDL-40W600 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The thicknesses of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40W600 range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40W600

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Sony released the KDL-40W600.

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 on the market for around the same time as 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
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
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF 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
Audio in Port
Audio Out Port
Networking
Internet Browser
WiFi Standard
Management Features
Smart Mode
Control
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
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AC Input Voltage
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
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Weight
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Width (with Stand)
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Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(1)

Evogadget.com

6 April 2015

S Sony's KDL48W600B 48-Inch 1080p 60Hz Smart LED TV is going to make many people happy. Especially those who have long wanted such a device that doesn't cost a fortune and is able to deliver a...

Stunning picture clarity
Enthralling audio
Vibrant colors and bright display
Can be used for internet and social networking
Not so userfriendly

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 25 August 2014 by N/A
N/A would recommend the Sony KDL-48W600B (Verified Purchase)

The quality is just amazing and the no hassle purchase was above expectations...

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
Reviewed 2 May 2014 by Bigdadharvey
Bigdadharvey would recommend the Sony KDL-48W600B

Tv has good picture and sound only problem is lay out of hdmi inputs the usb are ok In lg there are all on 1 side talking about hdmi and usb but tv is light and easy to move around Also tv was... Read more…

Picture Andsound
All the connections options I could ever need
LED-backlit
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
HDMI inputs
Multiple Pixel Defects
Poor Sound Quality
The Manual Needs Work
Nothing
Reviewed 16 December 2014 by 1930
1930 would recommend the Sony KDL-40W600B

As with our previous Sony, which was a 32" Bravia, this one gives us all that we could ever want in picture quality. There are new electronic bells and whistles that we will figure out and enjoy.... Read more…

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
Poor Sound Quality
Poor Image Quality
None that I can think of
Reviewed 9 November 2014 by RazJ
RazJ would recommend the Sony KDL-40W600B

Great features incl..DISCOVER - NETFLIXand a host of others..needs getting used to but once done a great buy...

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
A Little Slow Processor
Processor
Poor Sound Quality
Reviewed 16 July 2014 by GrayGhost

The picture is big and bold. The sound is not quite as good as the picture but it is my understanding all of these sets benefit from a sound bar. I dreaded setting up this TV. Similar devices have... Read more…

Picture
Energy Efficient
Excellent Picture
Talks To Sony Blu-ray
Very Versatile Features
Poor Sound Quality
Audio
Amazon Prime Doesn't Work
Remote Control Buttons
Occasionally Slow Menus

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Electricity cost when switched on $52.09
Electricity cost when on standby $1.00
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Total running cost over 5 years $53.09
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w600, sony w600b, sony kdl40w600, sony kdl40w600b
Barcodes 00012701670437, 00027242876330, 00388515257103, 00528523985241, 00658149314214, 00938807797277
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