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Sony Bravia KDL-40S4100

Quick Look Review

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This is a review of the Sony Bravia 40-inch High Definition LCD TV. For the money, this is a fantastic TV, at only $999.00 new from Sony. The TV is much cheaper now being that it is no longer offered on their site new. This TV offers a fantastic picture with a contrast ratio of 2,500:1 . This TV is chalk full of features that you will have fun playing with as well as a sleek Sony Style design.

Specs are as follows:

Video:

  • Video Signal : 480/60i, 480/60p, 720/60p, 1080/60i, 1080/60p (HDMI™ / Component), 1080/24p (HDMI only)

Weight and Measurements:

  • Dimensions (Approx.) : 39 3/8 x 27 1/4 x 10 7/8 in (997 x 689 x 276mm) with pedestal; 39 3/8 x 25 3/4 x 4 3/8 in (997 x 652 x 111mm) without pedestal
  • Weight (Approx.) : 50.1 lbs. (22.7kg) with pedestal; 43.9 lbs. (19.9kg) without pedestal

Energy Saving:

  • Energy Star® compliant : Yes

Power:

  • Power Consumption (in Operation) max. : 210W
  • Power Consumption (in Standby) : Less than 1W
  • Power Requirements (voltage) : AC 120V

Convenience Features:

  • Channel Block (with password) : Yes
  • Channel Jump : Yes
  • Channel Labels : Yes
  • Edit Channel Labels : Yes
  • Favorite Channel : Yes
  • ID-1 Detection : Yes
  • Info Banner : Yes
  • Input Skip : Yes
  • Label Inputs : Yes
  • Multiple Language Display : English, Spanish, French
  • On-Screen Display : Sony OSD
  • On-Screen Display for External Input : Yes
  • PIP (Picture in Picture) : PC Input
  • Parental Control : Yes
  • Power Save Mode : Yes (no Pic Off)
  • Remote Control : RM-YD025
  • Sleep Timer : Yes

Display:

  • Backlight Type : CCFL
  • Display Technology : LCD (178° wide viewing angle LCD display panels)
  • Panel Type : LCD
  • Aspect Ratio : 16:9
  • Display Resolution : 1920 x 1080p (Full HD)
  • Native Resolution : 1920 x 1080
  • On-Screen Contrast Ratio : 2,500:1
  • Screen Size (measured diagonally) : 40″
  • Viewing Angle (Right/Left) : 178/178
  • Viewing Angle (Up/Down) : 178/178

More features at Sony.com

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Matt
I was a Computer and Information Technology student at Purdue University. I have always wanted my own website and have been fascinated with technology my entire life. So here I am, what's next?
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