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Sony KDL-40EX603

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Sony KDL-40EX603. 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. People really like the glare and design. The price and image quality are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency and sound. Comments are divided on the remote control.

usability, image quality, price, design, glare

sound, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-40EX603 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony KDL-40EX603 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on People really like the remote control and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably.

image quality, usability, price, design, remote control

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Bravia KDL40EX603U 40-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LED Internet TV with Freeview HDSony Bravia KDL40EX603U 40-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LED Internet TV with Freeview HD

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: akhil (

Sony KDL-40EX603


looks cool ; does good

no bluetooth ; expensive for internet

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Gail (

Sony KDL-40EX603


Nice tv

Cannot get BBC iplayer to stream properly nor Love Film or any of its other services. It is only good for the television. It used to stream Youtube and BBC IPlayer perfectly now there must be some fault somewhere along the line as we cannot watch...

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Alexander (

Sony KDL-40EX603


Good picture quality

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Tracy (

Sony KDL-40EX603


I suspect when stage make-up is used on particular TV programs, this is terrible all you can see is a brown blur especially on peoples faces and necks, it's just so bad

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: David (

Sony KDL-40EX603


The picture quality. The alternative uses available. Elegance

Sound options available. Help files and technical support. Failure to screen mains lead supplied. Lack of intuitive user interace

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony KDL-40EX603


Great picture and smart design

Instruction booklet not terribly helpful so we struggled a bit setting it all up

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony KDL-40EX603


picture and sound quality

setting up and using pc connections and internet options

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: June (

Sony KDL-40EX603


Easy to assemble and set up. We are pensioners and had no trouble getting it attached to our sky and DVD player boxes. Also auto tuning and the telly just did everything for itself. It was very light so it was easy for one person to lift. Especially as...

Not really a bad point but it took a couple of days to find out where the source button to switch between TV and AV 1 and 2 etc was. However this didn't give us any problems while watching through sky as when the sky box was switched on the television...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: John (

Sony KDL-40EX603


Light, easy to use menu. Brilliant crystal clear HD channels

Picture is decidedly blurry when using digital channels

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony KDL-40EX603


Fast warm up and easy linking with xbox, dvd player surround sound etc

Some control menus are a little confusing to operate

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: Yes
DVB-T2: Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
Picture and Picture (PAP): Yes
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
Processor Cores:Single-Core
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: Yes


CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
Ethernet: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:WiFi Ready
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 300 x 300


4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:50
Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):Unknown
Energy Saving Trust Feature: Yes

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Curved Design: No
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type of Monitor:LCD