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Sony KDL-40R555

A very economical to run 40" Full HD television with not bad features
40" Full HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-40R555 Review

With low running costs but good features,
61
Good Features
22
82
$58 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
50
Average

Why Has it Scored 50?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of $58 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,020 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Sony KDL-40R555 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 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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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony KDL-40R555's display diagonal of 40" is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 35% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-40R555 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-40R555 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-40R555's thickness of 65mm is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 65% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-40R555 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The KDL-40R555's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 19% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Sony KDL-40R555 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-40R555 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Sony KDL-40R555 of only 10W is in the lowest 9% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40R555 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40R555 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-40R555 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The KDL-40R555 has an average running cost of $58 over 5 years based on satisfactory energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,020 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl40r555cbaep
Barcodes 04548736003682

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