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Sony KDL-46EX653

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of Sony KDL-46EX653. 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 really like the remote control and design. The durability and image quality also get good comments. Some have doubts about the price and sound.

usability, image quality, durability, design, remote control

sound, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-46EX653 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Sony KDL-46EX653 from 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 Opinions about the remote control and sound are overall positive. The durability and image quality also get good opinions, but many are critical about the price.

usability, image quality, durability, sound, remote control


90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL46EX653BU 46-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p SMART WiFi LED TV with Freeview HD (New for 2012)Sony KDL46EX653BU 46-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LCD TV with Freeview HD (New for 2012)

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: mohammed (

Sony KDL46EX653


excellent picture

sound a bit poor,catch uo tv difficult to use

May, 2013

Consumer review by: geoffrey (

Sony KDL46EX653


unobtrusive plastic surround

poor quality sound

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Matt (

Sony KDL46EX653


Like the Sony app on the IPhone/IPad to control the cursor on the web browser and the keyboard to quicky enter web addresses, as I would probably never use the remote to do this. Also this is connected to my Denon audio system which connects my other...


Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Richard (

Sony KDL46EX653


Picture is fantastic,there are a multitude of external connections. WiFi to view online like you tube is excellent. The USB ports for playing music and viewing photos is a great feature

The one and only (but I regard major) bad point is sound quality. I understand that to please customers with thinner and thinner designs but the sacrifice is much too great. I replaced a Sony TV that was working fine (KDL40D3000) and sounded great just...

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: michael (

Sony KDL46EX653



terrible sound ; slow surfing despite 35mps connection

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: steven (

Sony KDL46EX653


Very light. Excellent design. It's a sony what more can I say

Sound quality a little low but no different than any other flat screen tv. So I bought a sony sound bar. Now perfect

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: thomas (

Sony KDL46EX653


Overall a very well though out

No bad points

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: steve (

Sony KDL46EX653


great looking design ; light weight ; excellent picture ; internet ready features are great

sound quality good better

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: geoff (

Sony KDL46EX653


Sleek elegant design ; Pin-sharp picture ; Iplayer access

Poor sound quality

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: David (

Sony KDL46EX653


Excellent picture and very slim

Not found any yet

Jan, 2013

Product Specifications


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


CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: 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 / VESA 300 x 300


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 / A+
Power Switch: No

General Features

3D:No / Yes
3D Technology:Not Applicable / Polarised Glasses
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9