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Sony KDL-40R470
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Sony KDL-40R470

42" Direct-LED Flat Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,507 user and expert reviews, Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs compared to other brands.

Two SCART Ports

The KDL-40R470 has more SCART ports than most of the mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-40R470. This TV is a two SCART port TV compared to most of the televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-40R470 which only have one SCART port.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-40R470 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This Sony TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-40R470. The audio formats "WMA" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The KDL-40R470 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The smart modes "Cinema", "Music", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-40R470 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Not Included Optical Disc Drive

This TV has a Not included optical disc drive, which is the most commonly found optical disc drive on mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Light

The lightest television of this type and age is 3.7kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg. The KDL-40R470 is fairly light (only 7.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-40R470.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The KDL-40R470 does not have a WiFi connection, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-40R470 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-40R470, the Sony KDL-40R470 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-40R470 do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KDL-40R470 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the Sony KDL-40R470 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-40R470.

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Only Supports Three TV Bands

The KDL-40R470 has a greater number of TV bands than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports an UHF TV band, which is the most frequently supported TV band supported by comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40R470. The TV bands "CATV" and "VHF" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-40R470 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-40R470 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The KDL-40R470 is a two HDMI port television.

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Only Has Four Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the Sony KDL-40R470 is more than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. The sound modes "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40R470 range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 89.06 kilowatt hours, the KDL-40R470 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40R470

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Average Thickness

With a thickness of 76 millimeters, the KDL-40R470 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
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Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
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Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
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Headphone Outputs
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Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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PC in (D-Sub)
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Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
24p Support
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Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

29 October 2013

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Faithful colours
Delta E 2.3
Good contrast
Responsive panel
9 ms
Lacks black uniformity, potential for clouding
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation
Le noir manque d'homognit, risque de clouding
Angles de vision trop troits

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Electricity cost when switched on $105.86
Electricity cost when on standby $1.39
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Total running cost over 5 years $107.25
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Energy Rating
0.7T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 120, kdl40r470, sony 120h, kdl40r470b, kdl40r470a, sony 120hz, kdl40r470ab, kdl-40r470ab, kdl40r470aba, sony a1982714, sony a1989295, kdl40r470abae, sony a1982714a, sony a1989295a, sony kdl40r470, kdl40r470abaep, sony a1989295c, sony kdl40r470b
Barcodes 00027242876422, 04905524915808
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