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Sony KDL-40V300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 78 reviews of Sony KDL-40V300. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the price and durability are overall positive. The design and usability also get good comments. Many are critical about the remote control, and there are some mixed comments about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-40V300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: brian (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

Fairly easy to use

no high defintion Freeview

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Wes (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

The TV was great for the First three years - No complaints.

After three years the screen started to get shadows on it and dark lines down the picture. Had a Sony engineer out to it and he said they have had lots of this model do this. It needs a new screen at £500 and Sony are not prepared to offer any...

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Dennis (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

Reliability

Slight difficulty combining remote control-functions with other Sony associated equipment ( i.e.Theatre Sound System & BluRay Player) ~ not FULLY "user-friendly".

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

Excellent colour and picture

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

Quality. Excellent with normal tv and also HD input.

No major bad points.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Brian (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

Cant think of any.

Screen went faulty just after the warranty was up. Contacted sony and never recieved any reply. I am a television engineer and used to work on sony products. But I have found that the quality of their products have reduced quite considerably in the...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Niall (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

The image quality is excellent and the image size is perfect for our living room. I love it.

Sometimes the software is slow to respond to the remote and I need to switch the TV off, and occassionally the TV won't switch on, but it passes in a few seconds and then continues to work perfectly.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

all is fine apart from the bad point listing.

heavy dark shadows on the screen,in vertical and horizontal positions when tv is turned on.This happens every time.They then finish when tv has warmed up.This also happens sometimes when the tv has been on about 20 minutes

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Jose (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

Stylish TV with excellent image quality ; Digital tuner DVB-C and DVB-T

Reviewer left no comment

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40V300

 

i have a sony 26" s. series about 2 years old which is outstanding, so when i wanted to upsize to 40" other makes just didnot compare to sony, the build quality is first class and oozes style.

you can't find a bad thing to say about this TV.....

Aug, 2008