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Sony KDL-EX40B Series LCD TV (32", 40")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Sony KDL-EX40B Series LCD TV (32", 40"). The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Comments about the durability and sound are generally positive. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas the color and reliability get critical opinions. Reviews are divided on the remote control.

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reliability, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-EX40B Series LCD TV (32", 40") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Tony Leotta (audioholics.com)

Sony BRAVIA KDL-40EX40B HDTV 40" and Blu-Ray DVD Combo Preview

 

The BRAVIA EX40B Series HDTV features an integrated Blu-ray Disc player, which makes it a breeze to watch your favorite Blu-ray and DVD movies.

May, 2010

Expert review by: (consumersearch.com)

Sony KDL-40EX40B Review

 

Sony KDL-40EX40B reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the Sony KDL-40EX40B and comparisons to other TV-DVD Combos

Built-in Blu-ray player; 1080p resolution; Can stream online content; Largest TV combo currently available; Lots of features

Expensive; Requires extra-cost adapter for wireless streaming; Lacks fast refresh rate

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: (hdtvuniverse.com)

Sony KDL-32EX40B Review – 32-inch LCD HDTV

 

Though Sony is not the only manufacturer to include an integrated Blu-ray disc player, it would definitely attract buyers with its brand name. Sony presented its 3D ready HDTV with such humdrums that it literally didn't pay attention to the low-end...

Full HD 1080p resolution also ensures sharper and more vibrant images. Also it reduces visual noise and enhances color details. Though one can find almost all the features of a regular Bravia HDTV, Sony KDL-32EX40B is a step ahead from those. And for...

May, 2010

Expert review by: (hdtvuniverse.com)

Sony KDL-40EX40B Review – 40-inch LCD HDTV

 

Sony gets quite a few eyeballs moving with its new series that comes with an in built Blu-ray player. Sony KDL-40EX40B boasts of being a two-in-one device. It is great news for those who do not own a Blu-ray disc Player. Though if you buy a Bravia TV...

The Bravia engine 3 and Bravia sync features make sure Sony KDL-40EX40B provides high definition better and sharper images and makes operation easy with one universal remote. The other Bravia features that make it pretty interesting are the ambient...

May, 2010

Consumer review by: ÿ½ me� (circuitcity.com)

Undecided

 

Controller is hard to use and frequently doesn't get the intended results. It doesn't seem to have much range or requires a true alignment to work. Picture quality is okay, but nothing to write home about. I haven't tried the DVD player yet.

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: � hawksterÿ½ (circuitcity.com)

Bravia Blu-Ray is unstable

 

When it's working, it's great. On my second set in 30-days. SONY did stand behind their warranty. Had to clear the memory on the 2nd set four times by returning it back to factory default settings. Also had to update the TV & Blu-Ray firmware. It's...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: (pcrush.com)

Perfect for small livingroom

 

great picture;bluray dvd built in. good sound, internet connect for Bravia tv

None so far

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Brycesopa (pcrush.com)

Perfect for small livingroom

 

We have a narrow living room in our new house. 32 inchis a perfect size. with this TV no need for extra devicesthe internet connect is a big plus as there are hundreds of movies and shows. find this model you won't be sorry

great picture;bluray dvd built in. good sound, internet connect for Bravia tv

None so far

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Happy1957 (pcrush.com)

A true reflection of SOny quality.

 

I typically don't write reviews unless I sincerely believe in a product. I can't give this one a 5 star for one simple reason. I assume most 32 inch tv's are mounted on the wall. I purchased this as a bedroom tv. The dvd slot is on the right hand side,...

Brilliant picture, Easy to use Menu, typical Sony quality

Blu-ray player positioned in strange place

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: (pcrush.com)

A true reflection of SOny quality.

 

Brilliant picture, Easy to use Menu, typical Sony quality

Blu-ray player positioned in strange place

Feb, 2011
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Certificates

Plug and Play: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Display Diagonal:32 / 40
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:60
Noise reduction: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:10, Zoom
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080p
Viewable size diagonal:31.9 / 40.2
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC (power) in: Yes
AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110 - 240 / 220 - 240
Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):128 / 176

Ergonomics

Swivel angle range:-20 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200 / 300 x 300

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Programmable timers:Y
Remote Control Type:RM-YD041
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Energy saving, Game, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other Features

Backlight: Yes
Backlight type:CCFL
Display:LCD
Display language:BG, CA, CZ, DK, NL, UK, EE, FI, FR, DE, GR, HU, IT, NO, PL, PT, RO, RU, SK, SI, SP, SE, TR
DVB:C, T
HDMI: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Zoom capability:Y

Packaging Data

Manual: Yes
Package depth:7.48
Package height:26.9
Package width:42.4

Performance

Audio formats supported:MP3
Child lock: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Optical disc player:Y
Optical disc player type:Blu-Ray
Parental Control: Yes
Teletext:1000
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:AVCHD, DivX, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,DIVX,MPEG4

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:4
Audio (L,R) out:1
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1 / 2
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:3
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Number of AV connections:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC (power) in:Y
AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110 - 240 / 220 - 240
Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):128 / 176

Television

Diagonal Size:32in/40in
HDTV Ready: Yes
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC / NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM / NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-C, DVB-T
Number of tuners:1
Supported TV bands:CATV, UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.45 / 4.57
Depth (with stand):11 / 9.84
Height:19.6 / 23.5
Height (with stand):21 / 25
Weight:23.4 / 24.7 / 33.3
Weight with stand:28.7 / 29.1 / 39.7
Width:31.5 / 39.1
Width (with stand):31.5 / 39.1