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Sony KDL-32EX653

alaTest has collected and analyzed 164 reviews of Sony KDL-32EX653. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People are impressed by the glare and durability. The design and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the price and size, while comments about the reliability and remote control are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-32EX653 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-32EX653

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of Sony KDL-32EX653 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the remote control and sound. The durability and image quality are also appreciated, but many are critical about the price.

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95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: .jennifer (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

Very clear picture

Sound sometimes fades on certain channels, then becomes really loud on others.

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Fred (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

All the features I require in a new TV

Can be compicated to find all features

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: jim (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

Style and performance as a basic TV is very good.

The remote control is poor-the double ring of controls is extremely awkward and leads to numerous mistakes for even average size fingers.Previous controls have not had this problem. The internet related features are a waste of time if you already have...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: .jennifer (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

Very clear picture

Sound sometimes fades on certain channels, then becomes really loud on others

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: alex (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

sound, picture, looks. Good for game play (xbox360)

bad controller layout. Un user friendly when going through menu's compared to Samsung smart tv. slow tv guide from pressing control button.

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Patrick (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

Picture quality, especially in HD.

Program guide and internet services readout & service logos (BBC iPlayer etc) are far too small and very difficult to read. There should be an option to increase the size of the font/logos etc.

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: michael (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

nice looking easy to use

not a lot off information when first setting up I was trying to search for connections to the aerial but should have been connecting to sky box

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

Overall quality, variety of features and picture.

Integral speakers.

May, 2013

Consumer review by: jim (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

Style and performance as a basic TV is very good

The remote control is poor-the double ring of controls is extremely awkward and leads to numerous mistakes for even average size fingers.Previous controls have not had this problem ; The internet related features are a waste of time if you already have...

May, 2013

Consumer review by: murdo (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-32EX653

 

smart design , great picture and synchronises really well with home network and other sonny devices

sound could be better but that's par for the course with slim tvs

May, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital Plus/Dolby Digital Pulse
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10 / 20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
LED Indicators: Yes

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Display Diagonal:32 / 40
Display Diagonal (metric):31.5 / 40.2
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:50
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:100
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen format adjustments:14:9, 16:9 / 14:9, 16:9, Zoom
Supported graphics resolutions:1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:57
Energy efficiency compliance:A
Power consumption (max):85
Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):41 / 85

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Smartphone remote support: Yes
Swivel angle range:-15 - 15
Swiveling:Y
Swivelling: Yes
Tilt angle:0 - 6
Tilt angle range:0 - 6
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Control Type:Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:25 / 29
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Picture-in-Picture:No / Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Personal, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Browser supported:Opera
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Other Features

Advanced contrast enhancer:Y
Apps:Y
Audio output - analog:2
Backlight: Yes
Box dimensions (W x D x H):3.91 x 2.31 x 0.591
BRAVIA Sync:Y
Clock function: Yes
Dimensions (W x D x H) with stand:29.6 x 8.9 x 19.3
Dimensions (WxDxH):29.6 x 1.83 x 18.6
Display:LCD
Face detection: No
HDD recording: Yes
HDMI: Yes
i-Manual:Y
Integrated clock: Yes
On-screen display for external input:Y
Power LED: Yes
Stereo sound:NICAM/A2
System tilt:Y
USB playback:Y
Volume Control:Digital
Warranty card: Yes
Weight:17.2
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: No
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Remote Control Type:RM-ED050

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.91
Package height:23.1
Package width:39.1

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Audio formats supported:LPCM, MP3, MP4, WMA / LPCM, MP3, WMA
Card reader integrated: No
Child lock: Yes
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Panorama: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Teletext function: No
Video compression format:AVCHD, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2 / AVCHD, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WMV
Video formats supported:AVCHD,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2 / AVCHD,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,WMV

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:2
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub):No / Yes
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:57
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (max):85
Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):41 / 85

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:skype

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.83 / 2.36
Depth (with stand):8.9
Height:18.6
Height (with stand):19.3
Package depth:5.91
Package dimensions (WxDxH):39.1 x 0.591 x 23.1 / 39.1 x 5.91 x 23.1
Package height:23.1
Package width:39.1
Weight:17.2 / 25.4
Weight with stand:0.342 / 21.4
Width:29.6
Width (with stand):29.6