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Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753

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Despite some inaccurate colours, the Sony KDL-40HX753 delivers good enough value for money to get recommended in our scientific review.Read more
The Sony Bravia HX750 boasts stellar picture quality, on par with its budget sibling, the EX640Read more
Can Sony recreate the magic of its bigger TV sets further down the screen size scale? We test the 32in HX753 to find outRead more
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Pros

  • very good colorful and accurate picture
  • The Options button makes quicker work of settings
  • good dark shadow detail in the jacket and solid color information

Cons

  • some detail will be lost in very dark scenes
  • poor-to-irrelevant they are difficult to access
  • Poor quality Surfing and island clips

Key specs

  • Flat
  • 40 in
  • 1920, 1080 px
  • LCD
  • 100 Hz
  • no
  • yes
  • yes

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Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 - Pros & Cons

Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753

Pros

  • very good colorful and accurate picture
  • The Options button makes quicker work of settings
  • good dark shadow detail in the jacket and solid color information
  • looks fantastic; with excellent contrast levels on display
  • everything you need and performs superbly
  • modern; polished and intuitive
  • Black levels during night scenes were accurate and provided great contrast
  • its black level is quite good
  • The level of depth and detail in 3D images was excellent
  • good light output and less-reflective screen
  • versatility makes it a solid choice for a more casual viewing environment

Cons

  • some detail will be lost in very dark scenes
  • poor-to-irrelevant they are difficult to access
  • Poor quality Surfing and island clips
  • The Menu is not much better or is worse
  • The Internet Apps button does not actually take you to the Internet Apps (
  • Sony Portal is useless
  • 3D glasses are an optional extra
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  • Sony does not include any 3D glasses in the package
  • lack of screen uniformity to be a huge distraction when
  • lacks the stylish single-pane design

Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 - Technical Overview

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Screen size
40 in
Best:
Vizio RS120-B3
Screen size: 120 in
Refresh rate
100 Hz
Best:
Panasonic TC-P55VT60
Refresh rate: 3000 Hz
Resolution
1920 x 1080 px
Best:
Samsung GQ65Q900RGTXZG
Resolution: 7680 x 4320 px

Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 Full Specifications

Display
Panel designFlat
Screen size40.0 in
Resolution1920 x 1080 px
Screen TechnologyLCD
LCD BacklightingLED
Aspect ratio16:9
Refresh rate100.0 Hz
HDRno
HD ready 1080p (Full HD)yes
Motion enhancement (Frequency/Index)yes
Ultra HD certified (UHD/4K)no
Features
Internet features
  • Web Browser
  • Facebook
  • Skype
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
Smart Tvyes
Smartphone Remote Supportyes
USB recording featureyes
Local dimmingyes
Picture-in-Pictureno
Parental controlyes
Sleep timeryes
3d technology
3D Supportyes
3D Technology typeActive 3D
Glasses Includedno
Can convert 2D to 3Dyes
Supports Dual view/playno
Network
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yes
Built-in or included WiFi adapterBuilt-in
Wi-Fi standards
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
DLNAyes
NFCno
Ethernetyes
Bluetoothyes
Body with stand
Width37.13 in
Weight0.02 lb
Energy efficiency
Energy classA
Annual Energy Use92.0 kWH/year
Power
Power Consumption Sleep0.25 W
Power Consumption Max119.0 W
Connecting 9V/12V/14Vno
Video
File formats supported
  • AVC/H.264
  • AVCHD
  • MPEG1
  • MPEG2
  • MPEG4
  • WMV
Video quality standards
  • 480i
  • 480p
  • 576i
  • 576p
  • 720p
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
Audio
Audio decodersDolby Digital Plus
Speaker System
2-channel
File formats supported
  • MP3
  • WMA
Headphone outputyes
Ergonomics
Vesa mountyes
Vesa interface type300x300mm
Connectivity
HDMI portyes
Number of HDMI ports4
HDMI version1.4
USByes
Number of USB ports2
USB 2.0 ports2
Number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) inputs1
Number of composite Inputs1
VGA portyes
S-video portno
DVI portno
DisplayPortno
Analogue 3.5mm portyes
Analogue RCA stereo inputyes
Analogue RCA stereo outputno
Audio return channel (ARC)yes
Digital coaxial portno
Digital optical portyes
MHLno
Body without stand
Weight26.01 lb
Colour of productBlack
Shipping box
Height0.59 in
Width5.09 in
Depth2.65 in
Frame interpolation
Type of index/Measurement methodSony MotionFlow XR 400
Image
File formats supportedJPEG/JPG
Image frequency
  • 24p
  • 50p
  • 60p
Tuner
Tuner type
  • DVB-C
  • DVB-T
  • DVB-T2
CI+yes
Support for CI/CA moduleyes
Analogue TV tuner yes
Digital TV tuner yes

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Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 Editorial Reviews (16)

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Based on 16 reviews
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Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 Sony KDL-40HX753 3D Smart TV Review
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Sony KDL-40HX753 3D Smart TV Review

Despite some inaccurate colours, the Sony KDL-40HX753 delivers good enough value for money to get recommended in our scientific review.

Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 Sony Bravia HX750 46-Inch Internet TV
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Good Housekeeping
Published: 22.10.2012
Sony Bravia HX750 46-Inch Internet TV
3.5

The Sony Bravia HX750 boasts stellar picture quality, on par with its budget sibling, the EX640

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Published: 27.11.2012
Sony KDL-32HX753
5.0

Can Sony recreate the magic of its bigger TV sets further down the screen size scale? We test the 32in HX753 to find out

Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 Sony 40HX753 review: Sony 40HX753
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CNET
Published: 08.08.2012
Sony 40HX753 review: Sony 40HX753
4.0

Despite some niggles, the 40-inch Sony 40HX753 is an affordable all-round performer with impressive picture quality and online features.

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Trusted Reviews
Published: 04.07.2012
Sony KDL-46HX753
4.5

Bigger is definitely better for Sony’s latest 46in TV.

Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 Sony Bravia KDL-46HX750 Review | Digital Trends
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Digital Trends
Published: 31.03.2013
Sony Bravia KDL-46HX750 Review | Digital Trends

Sony's HX750 doesn't carry the pedigree of its predecessors, but with prices on the series dropping, it's worth taking into consideration.

Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 Sony KDL55HX750 (KDL-55HX750) Review; 480Hz 3D LED TV X-Reality Pro
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Sony KDL55HX750 (KDL-55HX750) Review; 480Hz 3D LED TV X-Reality Pro
0.4
Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 Sony Bravia HX750 review: A SmartTV With All The Fixins'
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TechnoBuffalo
Published: 03.02.2013
Sony Bravia HX750 review: A SmartTV With All The Fixins'
3.5

At CES we were dazzled with new fangled 4K, 8K, OLED and Ultra HD television sets. While those TV sets certainly were rich with the latest home entertainment technology, they aren't entirely ready for primetime yet. A lot of the units we saw weren't yet in full production and won't be in an attainable price point for most consumers any time soon. The folks at Sony sent us a 46-inch...

Sony Bravia KDL-40HX753 Sony Bravia KDL-46HX750 LED TV Review
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Published: 01.06.2012
Sony Bravia KDL-46HX750 LED TV Review

This $1599 Bravia is part of Sony's vision for both 3D and smart TV experiences.

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Published: 29.06.2012
Sony KDL-55HX753
4.0

Will Sony's return to form continue with the HX753? We get our second look at the 2012 Bravia range.

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