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Sony Bravia KDL-40R455C

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User ratings:
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4.4 out of 5
17 user ratings
5 stars
41 %
4 stars
52 %
3 stars
5 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
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Editorial reviews:
4
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4 editorial reviews
You couldn't pick this television out of a low-end lineup.Read more
For the premium price Sony demands for its TVs, we expect premium performance. But while Sony does pack the R45 with features and enough guts for a premium image, its poor off-axis performance and always-on motion-smoothing features had us perturbed.Read more
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Pros

  • The Standard or Clear settings are good when on
  • The menu system is easy to understand and gives 4 preset picture mode options
  • R450A handled color temperature admirably as well

Cons

  • Sony LCD
  • Colors are a bit washed out from side angles on
  • There is no 3D; or Smart TV features

Key specs

  • Flat
  • 40 in
  • 1920, 1080 px
  • LCD
  • 50 Hz
  • no
  • no
  • no

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Sony Bravia KDL-40R455C - Pros & Cons

Sony Bravia KDL-40R455C

Pros

  • The Standard or Clear settings are good when on
  • The menu system is easy to understand and gives 4 preset picture mode options
  • R450A handled color temperature admirably as well
  • the TV displayed brilliantly clear colors for its price point
  • sleek finish and mirrored front bar create a nice aesthetic

Cons

  • Sony LCD
  • Colors are a bit washed out from side angles on
  • There is no 3D; or Smart TV features
  • Feature does not distort background blur too much
  • Projector Lamps Home Theater Projectors Home
  • blurry; jumpy motion performance
  • passes time with dusty books
  • minimum luminance disqualifies it from theater-like settings
  • 40R450A is not equipped to handle theater-like settings
  • viewing angle is narrow is a real drawback
  • extremely poor off-axis performance

Sony Bravia KDL-40R455C - Technical Overview

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Screen size
40 in
Best:
Vizio RS120-B3
Screen size: 120 in
Refresh rate
50 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-40R455C Full Specifications

Display
Panel designFlat
Screen size40.0 in
Resolution1920 x 1080 px
Screen TechnologyLCD
LCD BacklightingLED
Aspect ratio16:9
Refresh rate50.0 Hz
HDRno
HD ready 1080p (Full HD)yes
Ultra HD certified (UHD/4K)no
Features
Smart Tvno
3d technology
3D Supportno
Network
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)no
Ethernetno
Body with stand
Height22.83 in
Width36.38 in
Weight19.18 lb
Depth6.54 in
Energy efficiency
Energy classA+
Annual Energy Use66.0 kWH/year
Power
Connecting 9V/12V/14Vno
Video
Video quality standards
  • 1080p
  • 480i
  • 480p
  • 576i
  • 576p
  • 720p
Audio
Audio decodersDolby Digital
Ergonomics
Vesa mountyes
Connectivity
Number of HDMI ports2
USB 2.0 ports2
Number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) inputs1
Number of composite Inputs1
DVI portno
Body without stand
Height21.5 in
Width36.38 in
Weight17.86 lb
Depth2.56 in
Colour of productBlack
Shipping box
Height25.2 in
Width40.24 in
Depth6.22 in
Frame interpolation
TechnologyMotionflow XR 100 Hz
Image
Image frequency
  • 24p
  • 30p
  • 50p
  • 60p
Tuner
Tuner typeAnalog & Digital
CI+yes

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