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Sony KDL-40EX713

alaTest has collected and analyzed 185 reviews of Sony KDL-40EX713. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the connectivity and glare. The design and usability also get good feedback. There are mixed reviews on the reliability and durability, while the energy efficiency and color get negative views.

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price, remote control, size, color, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-40EX713 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Sony KDL-40EX713 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Views about the sound and glare are overall positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical opinions about the size and energy efficiency.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BRAVIA KDL40EX713 40-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LCD Internet TV with Edge LED Screen, Motionflow 100Hz and Eco FeaturesSony BRAVIA KDL40EX713 40-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LCD Internet TV with Edge LED Screen, Motionflow 100Hz and Eco Features

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Sony KDL-40EX713 review


Yes, it's happened again - once again Sony has produced what in theory should be a good TV, except for those backlighting problems that is...

Solid, stable picture ; good definition and detail ; natural colours

Inconsistent backlight and bleed in the corners ; pricey compared to rival screens

A good TV held back by backlight issues – cheaper, superior options can be found

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: craig (

Sony KDL-40EX713


classic design

no bad points

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Paul (

Sony KDL-40EX713


Great picture on HD and SD sources ; Sound surprisingly good ; Looks great on or off

Wireless internet requires separate dongle - why not built in ; Slight delay on startup before menus, channel selection work ; Fussy about video formats on USB sticks

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Stuart (

Sony KDL-40EX713


Easy to set up -- loved the WiFi connectivity built in. Lightweight and easy to position in an awkward place. Cable ties were a nice touch

Sound quality is dreadful. However, have hooked up a Sony BDVEF200.CEK 2.1ch 3D Blu-Ray Disc/DVD Home Cinema 350W, BRAVIA Internet Video Enhancer and it transformed my experience

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony KDL-40EX713


Superb screen. Comprehensive set up options, once you've worked out how to use them ; Good looking and slim. Excellent freeview tuner ; Cannot comment accurately on sound as I don't normally use the tv speakers

A little complex to use - but simplifying would be difficult without loosing features ; Internet ready" an annoyingly misleading term as other parts are needed to facilitate this

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: alan (

Sony KDL-40EX713


very easy to navigate and use

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: paul (

Sony KDL-40EX713


Slim form format, even a big screen is not imposing in the room ; Easy to use controls ; Good quality picture

Sound quality is not great ; Lack of ITV player and other UK channels on the Internet video is annoying

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: HERJINDUR (

Sony KDL-40EX713


easy to set up and use, good help. Good Sony deal with VAT cash back

Can we upgrade to smart TV to include facebook etc

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: David (

Sony KDL-40EX713


great product

no bad points

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Ralph (

Sony KDL-40EX713


The help guide is difficult to understand unless you are technically minded ; Whilst a firmware download has been issued to permit BBC i player, there has been no other downloads for ITV i player, Channel 4 DOD or Skype. The quicker this issue is...

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


HD type:Full HD