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Sony KDL-40R453C / KDL-40R453

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 321 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 93/100. The average review date is Dec 20, 2015. We have compared these reviews to 1567552 reviews from other TVs. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony KDL-40R453C review

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Hailing from Sony's entry-level series, the Sony KDL-40R453C has only a Freeview HD tuner, but that's reflected in its low price. Sound quality of this 40-inch TV won't win any awards, but can it wow you with its picture? Read on for our review.

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

mother in law replacement

 

" I purchased this TV for my mother in law who's 26" tv went pop, This is her replacement, she thought it may be too big for the room but I convinced her it would be OK. Really easy to set up and use, great picture and sound but best of all was the...

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Very pleased with the new tv

 

" As we needed a new set to replace one that had gone wrong we were very pleased with the quick delivery and the set looks good. Neat design and good quality sound and picture. "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Sony TV

 

" Excellent value for money "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

picture is amazing

 

" Picture is amazing...delivery was same day...set up in minutes "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Does what it says on the tin

 

" My tv looks fine, but I had to rely on a much younger person to set it up. Technology and I are not best friends! "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

great price

 

" This Sony TV was purchased to replace a Bush 40in which was not even 2 years old but would not even turn on (wish I had googled Bush TV's before purchasing) A great TV for the price,. picture quality very good and the sound quality is better than...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Simple to use, great picture, great sound

 

" Very simple to use, get picture and sound "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

brillo

 

" absolutely brillo "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Sony 40 inch TV

 

" Easy to purchase from Argos and at a very good price, so easy to set up and install even to my wifi. Love this TV great picture, no complaints. "

Jul, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital Pulse
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10
Sound modes:Movie, Music, Sports, Standard

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:40
Display Diagonal (metric):40.2
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:100
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Screen format adjustments:14:9, 16:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:66
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (max):50
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):45

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:32
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:BUL, CAT, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KAZ, LAV, LIT, NOR, SRP, SWE, TUR, UKR / LG Smart Care, LG Magnifier, Cyberlink YouCam 3.0, SRS WOW HD,SRS Trusurround HD, LG Smart Recovery (c/ Smart Partition), LG Intelligent Update, Google Toolbar, On Screen Display, LG Smart Indicator, Oberon Game, MS Office 2010 Starter, WIDCOMM Bluetooth S/W, MS Silverlight, Windows Live Essential (Messenger, Mail, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Writer), Cyberlink Suite (DVD)
On/Off timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Music, Photo, Sports, Vivid

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Advanced contrast enhancer:Y
BRAVIA Sync:Y
HDD recording: Yes
On-screen display for external input:Y
USB playback:Y

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mounting kit: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

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

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Game mode: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Picture processing technology:Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
DVI port: No
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:66
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (max):50
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):45

Technical Details

Auto Wide mode:Y
Clear Phase technology:Y
LED backlight: Yes

TV Tuner

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.56
Depth (with stand):6.54
Height:21.5
Height (with stand):22.8
Package depth:6.22
Package height:25.2
Package width:40.2
Weight:17.9
Weight with stand:19.2
Width:36.4
Width (with stand):36.4