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Sony KD-L40R510

72

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Sony KD-L40R510

Sony KD-L40R510
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An economical to run and critically acclaimed 40" Full HD TV, with good features
40" Full HD No 65mm May 2015
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Sony KD-L40R510 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Sony KD-L40R510 as follows:
82
Reviews
2 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
79
Running Costs
$82 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has very good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 60%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of $82 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Miracast
Full HD 1080p
Clearly different
So bright and so thin
HD wireless streaming
Life-like movement
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

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Sony KD-L40R510 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the KD-L40R510 is $82 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,333 televisions.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the KD-L40R510 of only 40" is in the smallest 32% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KD-L40R510 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-L40R510 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KD-L40R510 of 65mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 36% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-L40R510 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Miracast

The KD-L40R510 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KD-L40R510's motion interpolation frequency of only 120Hz is slower than 67% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-L40R510 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-L40R510 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Child Lock

The Sony KD-L40R510 has a child lock, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-L40R510 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The Sony KD-L40R510's RMS rated power of only 16W is in the lowest 24% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the KD-L40R510 is more than most TVs. This television supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.

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Energy Star Certified

The KD-L40R510 is Energy Star certified. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242888173

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