Enjoy incredible picture quality and top notch entertainment. This elegantly slim LED TV boasts Full HD 1080p for incredible detail and Edge LED backlighting for boosted contrast. Builtin Wi-Fi...
Sony mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions Sony is one of the superior brands.
Good Remote Control
One person who reviewed the Sony KD-L40R510 concluded that it had a good remote control. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said “Game mode effectively reduces controller input lag”.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago, the KD-L40R510 supports smart TV features.
Has a WiFi Connection
The KD-L40R510 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KD-L40R510 which do not have a WiFi connection.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.
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802.11n WiFi Standard
This TV supports an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on televisions of a similar age and type to it.
Supports Three Audio Formats
The KD-L40R510 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the KD-L40R510. The audio formats "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony television.
Features Two Video Apps
The KD-L40R510 has a greater number of video apps than most mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago. This television features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on TVs of a similar age and type to the KD-L40R510. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this TV.
Has One Smart Mode
The Sony KD-L40R510 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Hotel are also found on this TV.
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the KD-L40R510, the KD-L40R510 is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the KD-L40R510, the KD-L40R510 does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Image Format
The Sony KD-L40R510 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KD-L40R510.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KD-L40R510 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-L40R510 also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only Two HDMI Ports
Most TVs of a comparable age and type to the KD-L40R510 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the KD-L40R510 which has two HDMI ports.
Quite High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
With a power consumption in power save mode of 33.14 Watts, the KD-L40R510 has a quite high power consumption in power save mode compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. The average power consumption in power save mode of comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KD-L40R510 is 31W, and the power consumptions in power save mode range from 16W to 130W.
Only One RF Port
Most similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago have one RF port, including the KD-L40R510 which has one RF port.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Sony released the KD-L40R510.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
The KD-L40R510 has a relatively standard thickness (65 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.
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LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Supported TV Bands
CATV, UHF, VHF
Analog Signal Format System
Number of Tuners
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Digital, Digital Plus, Digital, Pulse, Digital Pulse, Digital, DTS
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Powerful Edge LED backlighting bright peak whites
Very strong color rendition and accuracy for a lower end edge lit LED TV
USB media player accepts a wide range of video formats
Game mode effectively reduces controller input lag
Side angle viewing color and contrast reduction
2 HDMI inputs (one side, one rear)
Motion artifacts can be seen in the background when not in the Custom picture mode
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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