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Sony KDL-46EX653

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 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. Comments about the durability and remote control are overall positive. The design and image quality also get good feedback, but there are some critical comments about the price and sound.

usability, image quality, design, remote control, durability

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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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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-46EX653

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Sony KDL-46EX653 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. Reviewers are impressed by the remote control and sound. The durability and image quality also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the price.

usability, image quality, durability, sound, remote control

price

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

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Jun, 2018

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL46EX653

 

excellent picture

sound a bit poor,catch uo tv difficult to use

Jun, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL46EX653

 

picture

terrible sound slow surfing despite 35mps connection

Jun, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL46EX653

 

unobtrusive plastic surround.

poor quality sound

Jun, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

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...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

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...

May, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

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

May, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL46EX653

 

unobtrusive plastic surround

poor quality sound

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

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...

None

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL46EX653

 

Overall a very well though out

No bad points

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL46EX653

 

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

sound quality good better

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:7
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power: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:46
Display Diagonal (metric):46.1
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
Motion interpolation frequency:100
Screen format adjustments:14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA), 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, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:87
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):63

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Swivel angle range:-15 - 15
Swiveling:Y
Swivelling: Yes
Tilt angle:0 - 6
Tilt angle range:0 - 6

Management Features

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

Networking

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

Other Features

Placement supported:Horizontal

Packaging Content

Battery Type:AAA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Remote Control Type:RM-ED050

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.91
Package height:29.4
Package width:52.1

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Audio formats supported:LPCM, MP3, WMA / LPCM, WMA
Card reader integrated: No
Image formats supported:JPEG XR, JPG / JPG
Parental Control: Yes
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:1
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI):No / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
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): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:87
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):63

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Skype

TV Tuner

Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.36
Depth (with stand):9.49
Height:25.6
Height (with stand):26.3
Package depth:5.91
Package height:29.4
Package width:52.1
Weight:31.1
Weight with stand:36.2
Width:42.3
Width (with stand):42.3