Sony mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the better rated brands.
Has Two Screen Format Adjustments
The number of screen format adjustments found on the KDL-46R450 is more than most comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this TV. The screen format adjustments Auto and Zoom are also found on this television.
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Only Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a comparable type and age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The KDL-46R450 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-46R450, the Sony KDL-46R450 is not Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
The KDL-46R450 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-46R450 are also not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Sony KDL-46R450 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems
The KDL-46R450 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. 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 were released more than two years ago. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Sony TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-46R450 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-46R450 also do not feature OLED technology.
Only 480i Video Mode
This TV supports 1080p, 480i, 480p and 720i video modes, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions that came out more than two years ago.
Only Two HDMI Ports
The KDL-46R450 is a two HDMI port television.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The KDL-46R450 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-46R450 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This Sony television has been on the market for over three years.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.87 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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