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Sony KDL-40EX653

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Sony KDL-40EX653. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the remote control and durability are overall positive. The sound and image quality are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative views about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-40EX653 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-40EX653

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Sony KDL-40EX653 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. Views about the remote control and durability are generally positive. The sound and image quality also get good opinions, but many are negative about the price.

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93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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May, 2016

Consumer review by: Joseph (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX653

 

Build quality

Internet functionality

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: paula (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX653

 

Clarity of picture

The hard disk recorder sold alongside the TV is problematical in that it is sometimes impossible to turn it off - the blue light does not stop flashing and it becomes necessary to unplug the set from the mains

May, 2013

Consumer review by: matt (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX653

 

Excellent picture

Sometimes takes up to 30 seconds to come on depending on different devices being attached

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: allan (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX653

 

difficulty in setting sky remote control. model does not appear on list of products. common problem apparrently according to info on line

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Mark (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX653

 

Picture quality

Very poor sound quality, considering buying additional speakers

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: peter (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX653

 

picture quality and ease of setting up, excellent

sound quality when not in HD format is poor

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: James (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX653

 

Excellent picture, good design

Sound requires additional speakers to get the best out of this TV ; We bought a Bluray/speaker system with this TV, as well as a Humax Freetime Box...together none of these were compatible. We had our local centre (where all items were purchased) come...

Feb, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV):No / Yes
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2: Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: Yes
HDTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture and Picture (PAP): Yes
Power Switch: No
Processor Cores:Single-Core
USB Recording: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
S-Video: No
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown

Display

4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A
Power Switch: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
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