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Sony KDL-40W705C

alaTest has collected and analyzed 503 reviews of Sony KDL-40W705C. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and price. The sound and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the energy efficiency. Reviews are divided on the remote control.

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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 KDL-40W705C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-40W705C

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 user reviews of Sony KDL-40W705C 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 products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the design and price are overall positive. The sound and image quality also get good reviews. There are some less positive opinions about the energy efficiency and size. There are some mixed comments about the color.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL-40W705C Smart Full HD 1080p 40 Inch TVSony KDL-40W705C Smart Full HD 1080p 40 Inch TV

Dec, 2018

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Sony KDL-40W705C review

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If you want a Full HD TV from Sony at an affordable price, then the Sony KDL-40W705C could appeal. Alongside smart TV, Freeview HD and a PVR feature, this TV has impressive HD TV picture quality, but does it have enough quality overall to be worth your...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL40W705CBU

 

looks good on the wall! stylish and well presented. The picture frame style surround is thin and maximises the viewing area of the screen. By far the best picture quality of this price range on LED TVs. I compared to LG and Samsung equivalent and in...

Could be easier to navigate the smart functions, the switch between 'Smart' and TV is a little clumsy, for example switching between Netflix and Freeview menu's. I was disappointed there is not open internet search function although there is a smart...

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL40W705CBU

 

Amazing machine, not just TV but a complete 40 inch entertainment hub that can keep home without knowing it, i'm not really TV person but this Sony machine is gradually changing my lifestyle

The screen shakes a bit sometimes, which i will blame it my antennae, with good antennae

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL40W705CBU

 

Stylish

Use of setting up with virgin. Complicated

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL40W705CBU

 

easy to use, to switch on

nothing

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL40W705CBU

 

Everything we wanted in a new modern Tv

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL40W705CBU

 

Design Thinness

Audio poor

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL40W705CBU

 

Fantastic picture quality

Not as good sound quality as previous Bravia

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL40W705CBU

 

It does what it is supposed to do

The stand is very ugly

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL40W705CBU

 

Excellent picture quality

Sep, 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

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black, Silver
LED Indicators: Yes

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Display Diagonal:40
Display Diagonal (metric):40.2
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
Motion interpolation frequency:200
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Screen format adjustments:14:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:61
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (max):79
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):44

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Animation, Cinema, Game, Sports, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes

Other Features

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

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: 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
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:LPCM, MP3, WMA
Digital Video Recorder (DVR): Yes
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG, MPO
Parental Control: Yes
Supported file systems:FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
Video compression format:3GPP, AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MOV, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM, WMV
Video formats supported:3GPP,AVCHD,AVI,MKV,MOV,MPEG1,MPEG2,WEBM,WMV

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):BRAVIA Sync
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:61
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (max):79
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):44

Smart TV

Smart TV: Yes

Technical Details

Auto Wide mode:Y
Clear Phase technology:Y
Subwoofer out: Yes

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.24
Depth (with stand):7.05
Height:21.3
Height (with stand):22.8
Package depth:6.22
Package height:25.2
Package width:40.2
Weight:19.4
Weight with stand:20.1
Width:36.4
Width (with stand):36.4