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Sony KDL-40W705
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Sony KDL-40W705

40" 200Hz Flat Feb 2015
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Experience the detail of Full HD 1080p across all your entertainment. From Blu-ray Discs to catch-up TV to smartphone photos, you can see it all in perfect clarity on the big screen with this... More
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11 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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

Good Smart TV Features

One customer considered that this TV had good apps. Harley wrote on Amazon “Not from amazon) it is fantastic have it in the living room there are lots of apps to chose from mostly use it for bbc iplayer” in his review of this TV and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Technical Features

One customer said in their reviews that this TV had good features. In October last year Harley said in his review of this TV “Prefer the Sony it has more features” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-40W705 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-40W705 do not have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at including the UE32J6300, or the UE40J6300 both from Samsung which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Philips 32PFT6500.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-40W705 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the UE40J6300, or the UE32J6300 both from Samsung.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the Philips 32PFT6500.

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Quite Fast Refresh Rate

The refresh rates of mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year range from 50Hz to 800Hz. With a refresh rate of 200 hertz, the Sony KDL-40W705 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-40W705.

Other 200Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony KDL-32W705.

If you are looking for a TV with a faster refresh rate then you might also want to consider the LG 43LF540 (300Hz and cheaper).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Sony KDL-40W705 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40W705 only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p video mode, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-40W705 is more than most similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by similar spec televisions that have been available for more than a year. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-40W705 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-40W705. The smart modes "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

One Sony KDL-40W705 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality.

Not 3D Compatible

The KDL-40W705 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-40W705 are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Sony KDL-43W805, or the LG 42LF652 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of a similar type and age to the KDL-40W705 do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KDL-40W705 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-40W705 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-40W705. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-40W705 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The Sony KDL-40W705 has a very low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age. The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-40W705 is 20W.

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Only Supports Nine Video Formats

The KDL-40W705 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. This Sony television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions of a similar type and age to the KDL-40W705. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40W705

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the KDL-40W705 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. 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

At 57 millimeters, the KDL-40W705 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-40W705.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the LG 42LB5610 (56mm and cheaper).

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Specification

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RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
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Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 June 2015 by Harley | 22 Comments

I bought this TV (but not from amazon) it is fantastic have it in the living room there are lots of apps to chose from mostly use it for bbc iplayer and watching films from amazon i have noticed... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $54.92
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $57.29
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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

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Barcodes 04548736002159, 04548736002166, 04548736003156, 05054629734780
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