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alaTest has collected and analyzed 300 reviews of Sony BRAVIA KDL-40R510C. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.6/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the design and sound are generally positive. The price and usability also get good opinions. There are some critical comments about the reliability, while comments about the energy efficiency and remote control are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony BRAVIA KDL-40R510C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Pretty Good for the Price


I picked this up for $328 at my local Walmart and this was my first Sony TV. I had a Vizio before this and it only lasted two years before it died on me. I have owned a few other Sony products in the past and figured I'd give this TV a shot. I don't...

May, 2016

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No Problems - Great Picture!


We've had this TV for over a year. We still love it!

Apr, 2016

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Excellent buy!


TV arrived promptly and was wrapped damaged at all. It is a quality TV and quite pleased with the SMART TV options and brilliant picture. Set-up was easy once you locate connection which is in back, near the bottom of TV. This is an...

Apr, 2016

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TV works as expected - turns right on out of the box - easy setup menu. Very satisfied - hope it continues to work for a long time.

Apr, 2016

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Fantastic bang for the buck!


Clear resolution totally beat the TCL I bought and happily returned. This TV will satisfy you for years to come.

Apr, 2016

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Product Great - Walmart Needs Some Work on Returns


The TV has great color and loving the Smart TV part and getting into Netflix. Easy to use and nice picture. I bought this TV as Site-to-Store - didn't realize until I got home that this TV was returned. The packets of cables were open and there was a...

Apr, 2016

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Of course, it's a Sony


As usual, I am very happy with the performance of this Sony HDTV. We have had other brands in the past, and this one lives up to it;s name.

Apr, 2016

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i hate this tv


The picture is fine but let's be honest what's the point of a good picture if you only get the apps allowed which are Amazon. Netflix. Crackle. Vudu. YouTube and Opera TV store which may I add is a joke!! Opera TV has apps like. RedBull. SpaceVids....

Apr, 2016

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Smart tv has never been so simple!


We own two smart tvs by another brand so when we purchased this one I was afraid that I wasn't go to get the simple set up for my Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and other apps but when we got our Sony home and took it out of the box, it was so easy to set up...

Apr, 2016

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It sucks


It sucks, no Web browser. Only allows what sony puts on . Poor tv

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,DTS
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital Pulse
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, DTS
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Dolby technologies:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse, DTS
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:16
Sound modes:Game, Movie, Music, Sports, Standard


Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black
Product color:Black
VESA mounting:Y


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:40
Display Diagonal (metric):40
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:120
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA), 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, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Power consumption (PowerSave):33.14
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):59


VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
Hotel mode:Y
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE
On/Off timer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Hotel


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.22
Package height:25.2
Package weight:26.5
Package width:40.2


Audio formats supported:MP3, WAV, WMA
Child lock: Yes
Clock function: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Parental Control: Yes
Supported file systems:FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
Video compression format:AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MPEG1, WEBM, WMV9
Video formats supported:AVCHD,AVI,MKV,MPEG1,WEBM,WMV9

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


Power consumption (PowerSave):33.14
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):59

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Network streaming services supported:NetFlix,YouTube
Smart modes:Hotel
Smart TV: Yes
Video apps:NetFlix,YouTube

Technical Details

Network streaming services supported:Netflix, YouTube

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Number of tuners:1
Supported TV bands:CATV, UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):6.535
Height (with stand):22.835
Package depth:6.220
Package height:25.197
Package weight:26.455
Package width:40.236
Weight with stand:19.180
Width (with stand):36.378