Sony KDL-40EX524 TV reviews and prices: 40" Full HD 1080p LED screen

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This TV is a good all rounder.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 109 reviews.
Sony KDL-40EX524 with 40" Full HD 1080p LED screen, 4 HDMI ports and Freeview. See full product description

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derek, ellesmere port Occasional TV watcher

Score 2.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
its got dry joints just like the last sony I had not at all happy with it
Overall rating 2.0
Ease of use 3.0
Image quality 5.0
Sound quality 5.0
Design 5.0
Value for money 3.0
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Confirmed purchase: 12 Mar 2012

Furqan, Hounslow Sports and games fan

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Excellent video quality. Love HD play back. Value for price.
Bad points:
Does not support NTFS format on USB, hence cannot play >4GB files. Does not support most of the common video file types playback such as .mkv. sound quality needs improvement.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 Aug 2012

This Sony KDL-40EX524 is reviewed on TechRadar

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 40
Type of screen LED
3D No
HD TV Full HD 1080p
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 4
Smart TV Yes
Frequency (Hz) 100
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 1920
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 1080
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) No
Headphone Socket No
Release date 2011-04-19

Also known as: Bravia KDL-40EX524, SONY Bravia KDL-40EX524

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Manufacturer's Description

See big picture detail on a slim screen

Add style to the room with a slim Edge LED screen. Enjoy TV and films in Full HD detail and true-to-life colour. Be ready for the best of the web from the comfort of your sofa. Benefit from everything LED and Internet TV has to offer.

Watch in clear, crisp Full HD detail
Watch TV and films in Full HD and see a clear difference in picture quality with LED backlighting. Enjoy true-to-life colours and crisp detail with X-Reality. It even improves images from Standard Definition so you can enjoy high quality viewing whatever you choose to watch.

Watch the best of the web from your sofa
Connect to the web and stream Internet videos directly to your TV. Wireless LAN Ready capability means you can simply plug in a USB Wi-Fi® adaptor from Sony and connect without wires too. With more channels being added all the time it’s now even easier to enjoy what you want, when you want.

Let us simplify your home living
Need to make a call during an ad break? Make free video calls on your TV in clear detail with Skype™. Record the show you might miss straight to hard disk via USB. You can even link a smartphone to your TV to find details about the TV programme you’re watching.

Get easy access to free digital HD TV
Enjoy a huge range of free digital TV and radio channels, including HD programmes, with built-in Freeview HD. There’s no subscription or 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.

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