Sony KDL40R473 TV reviews

61 customer reviews

+ This TV scores high on sound quality. - It has no outstanding negative points.

£354 at 1 retailer out of 371 retailers checked

9.2 out of 10 based on 61 reviews.
Sony KDL40R473 with 40" Full HD 1080p LED Backlight LCD screen, 2 HDMI ports and Freeview HD. See full product description
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Patricia, Devizes Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
always get good picture & reception from 'sony televisions
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 9.0
Overall rating 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Aug 2013

Norma, Leeds Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Great quality picture. I like how the screen's maximised, making it a nice looking piece of furniture.
Bad points:
None. I'm really pleased with my purchase.
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
Overall rating 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 23 Aug 2013

J, Gatesheaf Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great sound quality and picture eady to set up
Bad points:
None
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
Overall rating 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 16 Nov 2013

Laura, London Film and documentary lover

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
A fabulous TV for the money; the sound isn't perfect, but we have nothing but praise for this TV and don't think you could find any better one for the price.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
Overall rating 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Nov 2013

Ronald, Gateshead Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
very good looking tv & easy to use
Bad points:
none
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
Overall rating 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Nov 2013

Emma, London Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Love it - looks gorgeous and performs like a telly. I'm not a huge techy so can only comment really on the design which I think is beautiful!
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
Overall rating 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Nov 2013

Lorraine, Multi-purpose viewer

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
Sound and pic ok. Looks good
Bad points:
Had volume problems with first one. Replaced! Setup
Seemed difficult to set up with virgin media and
Remote doesn't work sound through virgin media remote. Been
Told not compatible with it so have to change sound with tv
Remote! Now not working at all!! Will be back on phone. Not sure
Wether tv or virgin media problem!! Should have kept
My antique tv!!!!
Ease of use 4.0
Image quality 7.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 6.0
Overall rating 6.0
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1 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 Nov 2013

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 40
Type of screen LED Backlight LCD
3D No
HD TV Full HD 1080p
Built-in disc player No
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview HD
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of scart ports 1
Smart TV No

Also known as: Sony KDL-40R473A, Sony KDL40R473ABU, Sony KDL40R473A, KDL40R473ABU, Sony KDL40R473-NSZGS7, Sony KDL-40R473, KDL-40R473A

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Manufacturer's Description

The Sony R47 combines a high refresh rate with Full HD for more lifelike viewing. Fast action renders smoothly and colours are more natural, bringing a new level of detail to films, games and TV programmes. It also supports smartphone mirroring so you can enjoy movies, pictures and more on the big screen.

See bright, vivid colours on an LED screen – The Direct LED backlight enhances TV pictures for pure colours, high contrast and improved energy efficiency, all from a slim design.
Enjoy fine image details with great depth. Images are more defined with Clear Resolution Enhancer technology which delivers clear, high contrast TV viewing
Super-size your pictures, videos, apps, games and more with wired mirroring. Just connect your smartphone to the TV through the USB port and view your mobile content on your TV. Use your smartphone to swipe, enlarge, move and select content on the big screen for all to see.

Show off your photo albums – use a USB drive to play, share and enjoy all your digital photos on screen, with a choice of viewing modes and music options.
Motionflow XR 100Hz makes everything smoother. Fast moving sport is judder-free and games impress.
Enjoy a huge range of free digital TV and radio channels, including HD programmes, without subscriptions through integrated Freeview HD. There’s no contract and no need for a set-top box or satellite dish. It’s all easily accessible using just one remote control and your external TV aerial. To watch Freeview HD broadcasts you’ll need to check that you can receive it in your area. Click here to find out more about Freeview HD.

Easily connect to HD devices with HDMI. Connect all your High Definition entertainment using 2 HDMI inputs.
Sound Bars

With TVs getting slimmer and built-in speakers getting smaller – choosing the right sound system is more important than ever. Sound bars add that extra audio punch to all your movies, games and TV programmes. More affordable and easier to set up than a full size speaker system, they don’t compromise on quality either.

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