Sony KDL-40L4000 TV reviews and prices: 40" Full HD 1080p LCD screen

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This TV is a good all rounder.

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8.9 out of 10 based on 76 reviews.
Sony KDL-40L4000 with 40" Full HD 1080p LCD screen, 2 HDMI ports and Freeview. See full product description

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Andrew, Berkshire Film and documentary lover

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to setup, use with external amplifier so internal speakers hardly used.

A good feature is being able to lock the volume for external output
Bad points:
When using VGA input does squash the cable if you have thin mounting wall plate.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Review date: 26 Apr 2010

Purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
EASE TO SET UP , FOR THE MONEY A GOOD BAY
Bad points:
SOUND NOT AS SOME
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 6.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Review date: 25 Apr 2010

Naim, London High spec fanatic

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
It is a really good TV and has very good picture quality also it has very loud sound so it is good for the family!
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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Review date: 25 Apr 2010

Steve, Poole Multi-purpose viewer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
can connect PC to use as monitor
good remote control build
lightweight for its size so can be easily moved/rotated
Bad points:
The TV speaker sound seems a little shallow
Not enough HDMI slots
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Sound quality 5.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Review date: 15 Feb 2010

Ralph, Nantwich Cheshire Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
I cannot find any difference in picture quality between the normal Digital picture and HD picture
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 12 Apr 2011

Tom, Sherborne Sports and games fan

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Excellent TV, easy to set up and use. Ver yreliable (so far), great electronic programme menu - easy to read
Bad points:
Poor sound quality on higher volumes, let down slightly by lack of HDMI connections
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 Dec 2010

kevin, leeds Film and documentary lover

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
design & image quality
Bad points:
sound quality
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Jan 2011

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 40
Type of screen LCD
3D No
HD TV Full HD 1080p
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of scart ports 2
Connections HDMI
Smart TV No
Frequency (Hz) 50
Response time (Milliseconds) 8
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 33000
Reflection angle 178
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 192
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 1080
Brightness (Candela per square metre) 500
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Weight (kg) 18.5
Release date 2008-09-23

Also known as: Sony KDL40L4000U, Sony KDL40L4000, Sony KDL40L4000U/A1

TV Buyers Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

  • Watch TV, movies and games in superb High Definition detail thanks to the 1920 × 1080 resolution
  • Experience incredibly clear and defined images with BRAVIA ENGINE 2 picture enhancement technology and Advanced Contrast Enhancer
  • Watch digital TV with the integrated standard definition digital terrestrial tuner (MPEG-2, also receives analogue)
  • Watch cable TV with the integrated digital cable tuner (subject to country and with supported operators only)
  • See deep cinema-like blacks and rich colours thanks to the 33.000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
  • If you enjoy watching films then this is the TV for you – view movies exactly how the director intended with 24p True Cinema
  • Control your entire home cinema set-up with just one click on the TV remote and access the menus on compatible peripheral devices such as Handycam® camcorders thanks to BRAVIA Sync
  • Two HDMI™ inputs (both on rear, with CEC) make it even easier to connect to High Definition sources such as Blu-ray Disc™ and PLAYSTATION®3
  • Experience the effect of digital surround sound from only the two front speakers with Virtual Dolby® Surround and BBE ViVA sound technology
  • Wall mountable with the optional bracket SU-WL500
  • Power consumption data: 0.19W in standby, 175W in operation
  • Registering your BRAVIA couldn’t be easier, so do it today and become a My Sony member

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