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Sony KDL-40W600
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Sony KDL-40W600

40" Flat May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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15 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This mid-size TV received an expert rating of 90 out of 100 from evogadget.com. This means that experts think this Sony TV is one of the very best televisions of this spec and age.

Good Brand

Sony is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Sony also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

Good Picture Quality

One Sony KDL-40W600 reviewer who bought this TV considered that it had good colour saturation. Evogadget.com said in November last year “Vibrant colors and bright display”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Evogadget.com wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-40W600 in November last year “Can be used for internet and social networking” and rated it 5 stars.

Two Audio Out Ports

The KDL-40W600 is a two audio out port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-40W600 only have one audio out port.

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-40W600 which are not 3D compatible, the KDL-40W600 is 3D compatible.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-40W600 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago do not have a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The KDL-40W600 is a two composite video in port television. Most of the other TVs of this age and type only have one composite video in port.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Sony KDL-40W600 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40W600 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Two Audio in Ports

The KDL-40W600 is a two audio in port television. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age have between one and three audio in ports.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The KDL-40W600 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This Sony TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this type and age. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-40W600 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on televisions that were released around the same time as the KDL-40W600. The smart modes "Cinema", "Music", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The KDL-40W600 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-40W600.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The KDL-40W600 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-40W600 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-40W600 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three TV Bands

The KDL-40W600 has a greater number of TV bands than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports an UHF TV band, which is the most frequently supported TV band supported by televisions of this type and age. The TV bands "CATV" and "VHF" are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-40W600 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the KDL-40W600 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-40W600 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-40W600. The average RMS rated power of televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-40W600 is 18W, and the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W.

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Only Has Four Sound Modes

The KDL-40W600 has a greater number of sound modes than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on televisions of this spec and age. The sound modes "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Fairly Thick

With a thickness of 89.5 millimeters, the KDL-40W600 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-40W600. The thicknesses of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-40W600 range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-40W600

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this television was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of a similar type and age to it. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Supported TV Bands
Analog Signal Format System
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Control Type
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Local Dimming
Face Detection
Motion Control
Deep Colour Support
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Expert Reviews

(1)

Evogadget.com

6 April 2015

S Sony's KDL48W600B 48-Inch 1080p 60Hz Smart LED TV is going to make many people happy. Especially those who have long wanted such a device that doesn't cost a fortune and is able to deliver a...

Stunning picture clarity
Enthralling audio
Vibrant colors and bright display
Can be used for internet and social networking
Not so userfriendly

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 25 August 2014 by N/A
N/A would recommend the Sony KDL-48W600B (Verified Purchase)

The quality is just amazing and the no hassle purchase was above expectations...

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
Reviewed 2 May 2014 by Bigdadharvey
Bigdadharvey would recommend the Sony KDL-48W600B

Tv has good picture and sound only problem is lay out of hdmi inputs the usb are ok In lg there are all on 1 side talking about hdmi and usb but tv is light and easy to move around Also tv was... Read more…

Picture Andsound
All the connections options I could ever need
LED-backlit
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
HDMI inputs
Multiple Pixel Defects
Poor Sound Quality
The Manual Needs Work
Nothing
Reviewed 16 December 2014 by 1930
1930 would recommend the Sony KDL-40W600B

As with our previous Sony, which was a 32" Bravia, this one gives us all that we could ever want in picture quality. There are new electronic bells and whistles that we will figure out and enjoy.... Read more…

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
Poor Sound Quality
Poor Image Quality
None that I can think of
Reviewed 9 November 2014 by RazJ
RazJ would recommend the Sony KDL-40W600B

Great features incl..DISCOVER - NETFLIXand a host of others..needs getting used to but once done a great buy...

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
A Little Slow Processor
Processor
Poor Sound Quality
Reviewed 16 July 2014 by GrayGhost

The picture is big and bold. The sound is not quite as good as the picture but it is my understanding all of these sets benefit from a sound bar. I dreaded setting up this TV. Similar devices have... Read more…

Picture
Energy Efficient
Excellent Picture
Talks To Sony Blu-ray
Very Versatile Features
Poor Sound Quality
Audio
Amazon Prime Doesn't Work
Remote Control Buttons
Occasionally Slow Menus

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $50.60
Electricity cost when on standby $0.97
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Total running cost over 5 years $51.57
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0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w600, sony w600b, sony kdl40w600, sony kdl40w600b
Barcodes 00012701670437, 00027242876330, 00388515257103, 00528523985241, 00658149314214, 00938807797277
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