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Sony KDL-40W905

A cheap to run and fully featured 40 inch Full HD TV
40" Full HD Yes Edge-LED Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date

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Sony KDL-40W905 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
61
£101 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
20
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 20?

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 efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £101 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,971 similar televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

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Sony KDL-40W905 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

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We checked 3,172 expert and owner reviews (including 1,159 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has very good ratings specifically for its TVs. 92% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

40 Inch Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

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Full HD

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

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3D

The Sony KDL-40W905 is 3D, which is unusual. Most of the other latest TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

At 61 millimeters, the KDL-40W905 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other recently released TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other new TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-40W905 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other recently released TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-40W905 supports Picture-In-Picture. Most of the other new TVs also support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Skype

The KDL-40W905 supports Skype, as do most of the other new similar spec TVs.

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Has a Child Lock

The KDL-40W905 has a child lock, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The KDL-40W905 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other recently released TVs also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other new TVs.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-40W905 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-40W905 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this television also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Sony KDL-40W905 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television also have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-40W905 supports parental controls, as do most of the other recently released TVs.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-40W905 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40W905 supports 24p, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-40W905 supports face detection. Most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as this television also support face detection.

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Has an Equalizer

The Sony KDL-40W905 has an equalizer. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have an equalizer.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-40W905 supports HDD recording, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this television is A. The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-40W905 is £101 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,971 recently released TVs.

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Sony KDL-40W905 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-40W905 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 1,093,922 product attributes, 110,228 TV reviews and 2,864,100 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 kdl40w905a, kdl40w905abaep, kdl40w905abi
Barcodes 04905524915075, 04905524915099, 04905524915112

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