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Sony KDL-40RD453

alaTest has collected and analyzed 125 reviews of Sony KDL-40RD453. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the design and price are overall positive. The sound and usability are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the energy efficiency and remote control.

image quality, usability, sound, price, design

remote control, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony KDL-40RD453 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony KDL-40RD453 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the durability.


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

This summary is based on the products: Sony Bravia KDL40RD453 40 Inch Widescreen 720p HD Ready LED TV with Freeview HD (new for 2016)Sony Bravia KDL40RD453 40 Inch Widescreen 720p HD Ready LED TV with Freeview HD (new for 2016)

Dec, 2018

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Great Sony TV!


Great price, great picture, only drawback is not a smart TV, but not a big deal

Sep, 2017

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A Great Product!


Bought as a replacement for my 10 year old TV. Easy to set up, fantastic picture Need to add a sound bar improve quality. Slightly irritated that that the Programme information screen print is smaller than before and am unable to read it unless I get...

Aug, 2017

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Good features plus excellent looks


Bought to replace tv in bedroom three weeks ago, easy to hang on wall , not heavy looks good.

Jul, 2017

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Good tv


I've had a Sony TV before my last TV so I new what to expect

Jul, 2017

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Glad to find a non smart tv


Wanted a decent non smart 40 inch hd tv to use with a digital tv recorder. This fits the bill perfectly. Easy to set up but instruction sheet could be better.Colour is very good but sound varies a little bit and I find myself adjusting it quite often....

Jul, 2017

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Same super Quality as our 37" we had for years


We had to have a new tv due to a lightening strike, and we had another Sony. they are the best we have ever had .

Jun, 2017

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Happy Bunny


I bought this TV about a month ago and am very pleased with it. As a cheap alternative to the all singing all dancing TV I would love to own, the quality of the picture on this Sony TV more than makes up for it. I think I was wise to leave the...

Jun, 2017

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does what it says


bought this 3 weeks ago as my TV had gone wrong. I purchased as the price was right and Sony is a good name and the price was good for me. It does what it says on the tin

Jun, 2017

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Really nice TV


Bought this a month ago when my previous Sony Bravia finally gave up after 8 years! This is a smashing TV clear picture, good sound BUT the buttons are under the front of the TV which makes them very hard to locate - they are very small and close...

Jun, 2017

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Excellent colours.


Bought it two weeks ago. Best television I ever bought

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications


24p: Yes
24p support: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9


VESA mounting: Yes

Management Features

On/Off timer: Yes

Other Features

Advanced contrast enhancer: Yes
BRAVIA Sync: Yes
HDD recording: Yes
USB playback: Yes


Parental Control: Yes

Technical Details

Auto Wide mode: Yes
Clear Phase technology: Yes