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Sony KDL-40W905

40" Full HD Active Sep 2013
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Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date $79.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,235 owner and expert reviews (including 459 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium display diagonal TV was released in September 2013.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The KDL-40W905 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The KDL-40W905 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of this age and type range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At 800 hertz, the KDL-40W905 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inches television.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the 42LB730[pl_2233840_price] (42" and higher rated), or the 42LB650[pl_2229284_price] (42" and higher rated) both from LG.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], and the Panasonic TX-47AS650[plb_2232474_price] are also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-40W905 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-40W905 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-40W905 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago also have an ethernet port.

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Other Features

Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-40W905 supports HDD recording, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Features

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The Sony KDL-40W905 supports Skype, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Supports Face Detection

The KDL-40W905 supports face detection, as do most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Has a Child Lock

The Sony KDL-40W905 has a child lock. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a child lock.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40W905 supports parental controls, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-40W905 features local dimming, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not feature local dimming.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40W905 supports 24p, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The Sony KDL-40W905 has a game mode. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have a game mode.

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Audio

Has an Equalizer

The KDL-40W905 has an equalizer. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV also have an equalizer.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-40W905 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago also have an auto volume leveler.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-40W905 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-40W905 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-40W905 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KDL-40W905 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-40W905 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The KDL-40W905 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The KDL-40W905 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 61 millimeters, the KDL-40W905 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Toshiba 40RL953B[plb_1400160_price] (57mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl40w905a, kdl40w905abaep, kdl40w905abi
Barcodes 04905524915075, 04905524915099, 04905524915112

Sony KDL-40W905 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-40W905 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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.
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