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Sony KDL-40EX650

A cheap to run and fully featured 40 inch Full HD television
40" Full HD No No Apr 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-40EX650 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features,
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Not Currently for Sale
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Missing Some Features
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5 Years Old
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£161 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
13
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 14?

Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £161 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,967 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It is missing some features:
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Very slow motion interpolation frequency
Quite slow high frequency rate

Sony KDL-40EX650 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 3,232 user and expert reviews (including 1,164 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its televisions. Sony also has very good reviews specifically within its TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 40 inches, the Sony KDL-40EX650 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other TVs.

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Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs, the KDL-40EX650 does not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-40EX650 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-40EX650 has a relatively typical thickness (60 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40EX650 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40EX650 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz and the fastest is 3,000Hz. At only 100 hertz, the KDL-40EX650 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40EX650 supports parental controls. Most of the other televisions also support parental controls.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz. The KDL-40EX650 has a fairly slow high frequency rate (only 50 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KDL-40EX650 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other televisions also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Sony KDL-40EX650 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-40EX650 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other TVs.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40EX650 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs also support 24p.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This TV was released in April 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The KDL-40EX650 is typical compared to the other 3,967 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KDL-40EX650 will cost £161 over 5 years to run.

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Sony KDL-40EX650 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-40EX650 review we compared this TV to 100 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,093,253 product attributes, 110,131 TV reviews and 3,122,700 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl40ex650
Barcodes 00638346934910, 04905524830576, 04905524853643

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