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Sony KDL-42W653
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Sony KDL-42W653

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42" Edge-LED Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Wi-Fi Release Date
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Sony KDL42W653 | Sony Bravia W6 Series | Review
Sony KDL42W653 42-inch HD LED 1080p Smart TV Review (PlayStation Now, Netflix, Youtube etc)

8 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This TV was given a "Recommended" award by Hi-tech.mail.ru/ who said that this Sony TV was good.

Good Brand

On average Sony mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all televisions produced by Sony.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-42W653 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other televisions with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Sony KDL-48W600[plb_2238282_price], and the Philips 40PFK5709/12[plb_2227331_price] is also worth considering.

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Two Audio in Ports

The KDL-42W653 is a two audio in port television.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions of this spec and age.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The Sony KDL-42W653 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The audio formats "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-42W653 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on televisions that came out around the same time as the KDL-42W653. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony television.

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Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems

The KDL-42W653 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-42W653. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-42W653 do not support smart TV features. The KDL-42W653 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the UN32EH5300[pl_403263_price], or the UE48H6470[pl_2240459_price] both from Samsung or the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-42W653 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the KDL-42W653 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], the Samsung UN40ES6500[plb_403274_price], or the Panasonic TX-47AS802[plb_2232754_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-42W653, the KDL-42W653 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to consider including the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], or the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price] both from Samsung or the Philips 48PFS8109/60[plb_2283263_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Eight Video Formats

The KDL-42W653 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly supported video format is MKV, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats AVCHD, M-JPEG, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WMV and XVID are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Sony KDL-42W653 is more than most televisions of this spec and age. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of this spec and age. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-42W653 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the LOEWE Art 32[plb_2089147_price], or the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most TVs of this type and age have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-42W653 which has two HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Sony KDL-42W653 is a one USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-42W653 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-42W653

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market for over three years.

Average Thickness

At 69 millimeters, the Sony KDL-42W653 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-42W653.

We compared this TV to all the other 69mm thick televisions and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony KDL-32W653[plb_1500578_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Panorama
Clock Function
Teletext
Supported File Systems
Deep Colour Support
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Manual
Other Features
Sound Enhancement Technology
HDD Recording
Placement Supported
Volume Control
Audio Output
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction
I-Manual
Sony Entertainment Network (SEN)
Picture Processing Engine
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Super Resolution for Game Mode
Live Colour
TV SideView
Skin Naturalizer
AC Adapter Included

1 Award

hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

20 December 2013

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Faithful colours (average Delta E 1.7)
Good contrast 2 880 1)
Connected services
Good media player
Miracast
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation
No 3D
Potential clouding
Smart interface lacks sophistication

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $58.96
Electricity cost when on standby $2.02
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Total running cost over 5 years $60.98
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Energy Rating
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl42w653, sony 1080, kdl42w653a, sony 1080p, kdl42w653ab, kdl42w653abi
Barcodes 04905524915631, 04905524915648, 04905524915655
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