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Sony KDL-40W705

40" Full HD 200Hz Flat Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date $57.69 Electricity cost over 5 years
Low running costs
Good brand
Poor stand
5 Reviews

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 1,413 expert and user reviews (including 91 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 94% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Smart TV

Good Smart TV

Two people who reviewed the product thought it had good apps. Chiefychat wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-40W705 on Argos.co.uk “Apps load quickly and my iPhone connects with ease”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-40W705 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Display

Good High Def TV

One owner who purchased it said that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Norfolkboy rated this TV 4 stars out of 5 and said “Picture on HD is excellent and sound is not too bad”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this type and age. 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-40W705 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and spec are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-40W705 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 200 hertz, the KDL-40W705 has a pretty average high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

We compared this TV to all the other 200Hz refresh rate TVs and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony KDL-42W705[plb_2142205_price], and the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price] is also worth considering.

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Support

Good Support

One owner wrote in their reviews that this TV had good technical guidance. Norfolkboy said on Argos.co.uk last year “The instructions in the manual are clear and easy to follow” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person wrote that this TV was heavy and bulky. Last year Chiefychat mentioned in their Sony KDL-40W705 review on Argos.co.uk “The stand isn't bulky which helps it fit in places other 42 inch TVs wouldn't”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Irene25 said “I have had the TV for a couple of weeks and am very pleased with the features that I have found so far” and gave the Sony KDL-40W705 a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Harley scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned two years ago “Prefer the Sony it has more features”.

Poor Stand

One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV did not have a good stand.


Design

Easy to Use

One person who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Norfolkboy said “Ordinary TV settings are easy to adjust to personal taste” .


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W705 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

Alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider include the LTDN50K220[pl_3890315_price], or the LTDN50K220[pl_2476282_price] both from Hisense which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-40W705 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-40W705 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Has a Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

The KDL-40W705 has a digital Video Recorder (DVR), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Features Parental Control

The KDL-40W705 features parental control. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also feature parental control.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-40W705 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports 24p Support

The KDL-40W705 supports 24p support. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support 24p support.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-40W705 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDCP

The KDL-40W705 has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an HDCP.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-40W705 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product wrote that it had good sound quality. Chiefychat gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “I would recommend a good sound bar”. Chiefychat also mentioned “A great picture, although the sound does let it down a bit” in their review.

Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the Sony KDL-40W705 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television. Televisions of this age and type have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers unbranded kdl40w705cbu, sonytv kdl40w705cbu, sony kdl40w705cbu, quick kdl40w705, unbranded 1080p
Barcodes 04548736002159, 04548736002166, 04548736003156, 05054629734780
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