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Sony KDL-40WD653

74

Overall Score

Sony KDL-40WD653

Sony KDL-40WD653
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A very economical to run and positively reviewed 40" Full HD TV, with good features
40" Full HD No 66mm Feb 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KDL-40WD653 Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Sony KDL-40WD653 as follows:
86
Reviews
42 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$55 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 69%, based on 42 reviews.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has running costs of $55 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Features USB recording
Entertainment for everyone
Rediscover every detail
Slim and streamlined
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Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KDL-40WD653 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The KDL-40WD653 is typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KDL-40WD653 will cost $55 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Sony KDL-40WD653's display diagonal of 40" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 36% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the KDL-40WD653 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-40WD653 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-40WD653's thickness of 66mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 65% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-40WD653 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Features USB Recording

The Sony KDL-40WD653 features USB recording. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-40WD653 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-40WD653 supports HDD recording. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-40WD653 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Features Local Dimming

The Sony KDL-40WD653 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the KDL-40WD653 is more than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by televisions. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-40WD653 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-40WD653's RMS rated power of only 10W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 84% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Sony KDL-40WD653 of 200Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 65% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 260Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-40WD653 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has an Equalizer

The Sony KDL-40WD653 has an equalizer, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-40WD653 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-40WD653 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Miracast

The Sony KDL-40WD653 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The KDL-40WD653 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight. 99% of televisions do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Sony KDL-40WD653 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Does Not Have a Soundbar Connection Port

The Sony KDL-40WD653 does not have a soundbar connection port. 98% of TVs also do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00635131627088, 04548736023659, 04548736023666

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