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The KDL-40W650D's 40" screen is big enough to anchor a home theater setup in a modest-sized living room or family room, yet compact enough to fit in most bedrooms. Sony's tried-and-true screen technologies ensure a crystal-clear picture that pops without ever going over the top. Get more enjoyment from everything you watch: sports, movies, your favorite TV shows, and streamed web content.
Sony is known for their advanced video processing technology. The X-Reality™ Pro chip enhances detail and reduces video noise by actually drawing on a database of real patterns, shapes and textures to display a startlingly lifelike picture. You'll see the benefits of X-Reality Pro on everything from Blu-ray discs to streamed Netflix® movies.
The KDL-40W650D's built-in Wi-Fi® lets you link up easily to your home network. Go online and browse movies, enjoy video channels like YouTube™, and access services like on-demand TV. Best of all, you can stream entertainment from the web via your home network without the clutter of cables. If you do connect any video sources, Sony's nifty idea of routing cables through the rear stand legs helps keep them out of sight.
P G, Princeton, NJ
Thanks to your customer rep suggesting this tv meets my required needs. Very professional as usual.
Pros: quick delivery performamce value
Excellent product. True value.
Best television for the price
Pros: Perfect size for a bedroom
I'm very pleased with my purchase. Easy install (mostly!). Picture quality is good. I didn't find the construction cheap at all like another reviewer did. I like the remote. I haven't had a chance to try Netflix yet but connecting to the Internet was easy. Very slim design.
Pros: Pleased with Crutchfield delivery time. Very slim design Great picture
Cons: Buttons (on/off) are in the bottom instead of the top. (Wont be a problem once I get use to the location)
This tv is incredible!
Pros: Smart tv, price!
Crisp clean picture. Beautiful colors , thin bezels, thin tv and lightweight ! Sound is ok
Pros: Colors, Crispness
Cons: Few Apps!
The good. Great picture quality and all the inputs work.. That's it. The bad. The TV frame and stand are made of cheap plastic that looks bad and feels flimsy. When I was peeling off the energy guide sticker, I almost broke off the trim piece off on the right side of the screen. It pulled out ridiculously easy. It snapped back in though. The smart TV software is a joke and very buggy. Hit the Netflix button and it will take you to Netflix about 5% of the time. Usually, it locks up the TV and you will need to turn the power off and start over. Sometimes when you hit the home app or Netflix button, it will take you to the network setup screen like you need to set up your home wifi again. When you go through the setup, you'll see that all your settings are still there and your wifi is working fine. I'm just tired of returning junk products that don't work properly or work at all. I didn't buy this TV for the smart feature, I bought it as a gaming TV for my son and I that is connected to a computer and a gaming console, so I decided to keep it. We'll see if any warranty issues arise in the future... Sony definitely isn't what they used to be. My wife and I have an older (5-6 years) 40" Sony LED TV on the wall in our bedroom and it is MUCH MUCH MUCH better quality than this new one. Waiting on software/firmware update to see if it helps with any of the issues.
Cons: Price compared to other brands. Cheap, flimsy plastic. Build quality. Terrible "smart" software. Possible hardware issues (not sure if problems are caused by software/firmware).
The first thing I noticed out of the box was how very light this TV was. After setting it up and watching it, the colors are vivid and the picture crisp and clear. The brightness is also very nice. I had a previous generation Sony Z series LCD TV that had fluorescent lighting this TV blows the other picture away. I also like the Wi-Fi feature making upgrading the firmware a snap.
Pros: Bright crisp clear Vivid picture also very light.
Cons: I didn't buy it sooner.
Great product from Sony, excellent value, more than adequate for watching sports! Easy direct access to Netflix. Love the TV.
Pros: Easy to set up & connect to cable, very good picture quality & sound.
Cons: None that I'm aware of after a month.
Sony is back and it is evidenced by this wonderful new 40" flat screen. Sony + Crutchfield customer service is winner!
Pros: Picture clarity, vividness of color, nice design.
Cons: None as of the few weeks that I have this product.
I love this TV. I really want to thank Crutchfield for suggesting it and not overselling me another TV. It is perfect for my size of room and viewing distance. I was also able to hook a 10 yr old stereo system to it. Thanks for the support you gave me when I needed to hook the stereo system to it. Great TV, Great price, Great service.
Pros: Great price, Great picture, I love it. I didn't even have to adjust any picture settings. I don't know how sound would be; I have a stereo hooked to it.
Cons: None that I am aware of
|Screen Resolution (pixels)||1920 x 1080|
|Screen Refresh Rate||60 Hz|
|Backlighting Type||LED (Direct-lit w/ frame dim)|
|Internet Movie Streaming||Netflix,Hulu,Vudu,Crackle,Yupp|
|Bluetooth Audio Streaming||No|
|Picture In Picture||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Type of Warranty Service||In-home|
|Total Video Inputs||3|
|Component Video Inputs||1|
|Composite Video Inputs||0|
|Optical Digital Audio Output||
|Coaxial Digital Audio Output||None|
|Analog Audio Output||
|Estimated Yearly Electricity Use (EnergyGuide)||93 kWh|
|Estimated Yearly Energy Cost (EnergyGuide)||$12|
|Dimensions & Mounting Information|
|Height with Stand (inches)||23-1/4|
|Height without Stand (inches)||21-5/8|
|Depth with Stand (inches)||8-3/8|
|Depth without Stand (inches)||2-5/8|
|Stand Width (inches)||24-1/2|
|Weight with Stand||17.9 lbs|
|Weight without Stand||17 lbs|
|Wall Bracket Included||No|
|Pedestal Stand||Assembly required|
Direct-Lit LED + Frame Dimming Technology: Direct-Lit LED backlight technology bridges the gap between lower-cost CCFL (fluorescent) LCD TVs and edge-lit LED-LCD TVs. With the addition of Frame Dimming, the TV provides better contrast & detail.
X-Reality PRO Engine: Sony's X-Reality PRO Engine lets you enjoy a vivid, lifelike picture experience by analyzing each scene pixel-by-pixel so you see sharpened images, amazing contrast, and fine detail. Blu-ray Disc movies, cable TV, satellite TV, and even Web videos each place unique demands on the processing circuits of a TV. The X-Reality PRO Engine helps get the best results from these different video sources by analyzing texture, outline, contrast, and color reproduction. The X-Reality PRO Engine will then analyze each scene pixel-by-pixel across 3-dimensions (Width, Height, and Time) and uses sophisticated pattern matching to optimize the picture, ensuring you always get the best images possible.
MotionFlow XR 240: Sony's MotionFlow XR 240 technology, combines 60 frames-per-second with an advanced backlight blinking system to simulate a 240 Hz effect. MotionFlow XR 240 provides smooth and precise detail during fast-action scenes for fast action movies and sports by reducing blur caused by quick camera movements, enhancing image sharpness, and overall creating a clearer picture. The TV also uses LED Motion Mode to reduce blur in movies by decreasing the TV's brightness level.
Advanced Contrast Enhancer + Auto Light Limiter: The televisions Advance Contrast Enhancer (ACE) automatically adjusts backlight and contrast to the most suitable setting judging from the brightness of the screen. This setting is especially effective for dark scenes, and will increase the contrast distinction for the darker picture scenes. The Auto Light Limiter automatically reduces glare in scenes where there is too much white.
1080p Resolution w/ Upscaler: The Sony KDL-W650B series television has a HD native resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080p). All video signals from standard definition to high definition sources are upscaled and displayed at 1920 x 1080.
Video Inputs: The Sony KDL-W650B series television offers HDMI, Composite, and Component video inputs.
Note: The TV has built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and Digital Cable (QAM) tuners with an RF-coaxial input, so you don't need a separate set-top box to receive and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV or unencrypted Digital Cable signals.
24pTrue Cinema (24p Input Capability): Many movies are filmed at 24 frames per second (fps) and prime time TV programs are video taped at 24p. Seizing on an opportunity, some studios are taking a purist approach and encoding high definition video content such as Blu-ray Disc in 24p. Sony wisely takes advantage of this by including 24p input capability via HDMI on this television producing images that are smooth and natural looking.
Wide Mode: The Wide Mode feature allows you to select the screen display which fits the current video image and TV screen best. Based on the original signal source, you may see black bars around the picture or just on the both sides of the screen. Sometimes you will see the picture fill the full screen.
|Wide Mode||16:9 Original Source||4:3 Original Source|
|Wide Zoom||Enlarges the picture to fill the screen with minimal distortion.||Enlarges the center portion of the 4:3 picture proportionately, while the left and right edges of the screen are stretched to fill the screen.|
|Normal||Displays a 4:3 picture in its original aspect ratio when the original source is 4:3 (available for 480i or 480p sources).||Displays the 4:3 picture in its original size with black bars at the left and right sides to fill the screen (available for 480i or 480p sources).|
|Full||Displays the picture at its original size.||Stretches the entire 4:3 picture horizontally only to fill the screen.|
|Zoom||Enlarges the picture proportionately, both vertically and horizontally.||Enlarges the entire 4:3 picture proportionately to fill the screen (useful for watching Letterbox movies).|
Automatically changes screen settings base upon incoming video signal and content.
Picture Adjustments: The TV's picture adjustments can be made for a particular A/V input or for all inputs. You can also lock the television's picture adjustments to prevent the TV's Picture Settings from being changed.
TV Position: The speakers of this TV provide different sound images according to how you position the television. You can select between "Table-Top Stand" or "Wall Mount" to provide the best sound quality based on the television's placement.
Clear Voice: Clear Voice makes voices clearer by enhancing dialog and vocals, and lowering background sounds.
Steady Sound & Volume Offset: Steady Sound keeps the volume level constant across all programs and advertisements. Volume Offset adjusts the volume level of the current input relative to other inputs.
Sound Modes: The TV offers five preset sound modes - Standard, Music, Cinema, Game, & Sports. These Sound Modes apply surround sound technology developed by Sony to reproduce a virtual soundfield. The TV is also equipped with an adjustable 7-band EQ (100Hz, 200Hz, 500Hz, 1kHz, 2kHz, 5kHz, 10kHz) for further fine-tuning.
ARC (Audio Return Channel): The Audio Return Channel in HDMI 1.4 enables a TV, via a single HDMI cable, to send audio data "upstream" to an A/V receiver; increasing user flexibility and eliminating the need for any separate S/PDIF audio connection. This feature allows audio to be sent from the television to your A/V receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio/video to the television. This eliminates the need for extra cables connected to the TV. ARC allows audio from the TV tuner, Network connection, inserted USB device, HDMI inputs, or any analog connected device to be heard through your ARC compatible AV receiver via the television's HDMI ARC input. The audio from the TV's tuner, HDMI inputs, network connection, and USB input can pass as Dolby Digital or 2ch PCM. Analog connected devices will be output as 2ch PCM only.
Note: Both the television and the receiver must support ARC for this function to work properly. When connecting an A/V receiver that is compatible with Audio Return Channel (ARC), connect it to the TV's HDMI IN 2 port. If connecting a system that is incompatible Audio Return Channel (ARC), an additional audio connection via Digital Audio Out (Optical) is necessary.
Audio Outputs: The Sony HDTV offers analog and digital audio outputs.
Optional Wireless Sub: You can use Sony's optional wireless subwoofer (SWF-BR100, sold separately) to extend the bass response of the TV's sound. Simply connect the wireless transceiver supplied with the SWF-BR100 wireless subwoofer to the TV's analog audio output and USB port.
Wired or Wireless Network Connection: The Sony KDL-W650B series LED-LCD TV supports a wired or wireless network connection. Via the TV's network connection, you can access select online entertainment apps. You also get to enjoy music, video, and still-image files stored on your computer.
Note: Sony recommends a home network connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps recommended for standard definition and 10 Mbps for high definition.
WiFi Direct + MiraCast: When using WiFi Direct, you can connect directly with other devices without using a wireless router. You'll be able to wirelessly transfer personal content (such as photos & videos) to the Sony TV without connecting to your home network. WiFi Direct completely bypasses your WiFi access point/router, so it's easy to set up. Streaming of copy-protected content and other certain formats are not supported. Miracast is a "screen mirroring" function which lets you wirelessly send the display from your compatible Windows 8.1+ or Android 4.2+ device (with support for Miracast) to the Sony TV. This allows you to view practically any content that is playing on your compatible Windows or Android device on your TV screen; no wireless router or access point required.
TV Apps: Once connected to your home's network and internet provider, the Sony TV lets you access a variety of online services consisting of TV shows, movies, videos, & music. You also get access to Sony's Opera TV Store for additional online entertainment apps.
Note: Online content may require additional fees, subscriptions, and/or PC registration. Available online content may change without notice.
Media Streaming: The Sony LED-LCD TV allows you to stream a variety of audio, video, and photo content from USB (MSC) and Network (DLNA) devices. Compatible media formats include MP3/WMA/WAV music files, AVI/AVCHD/MPEG/MP4/MKV/WMV video files, JPEG photo files.
Photo Modes: The Sony LED-LCD TV lets you share photos stored on your mobile device or USB thumbdrive.
Program Guide & Favorites: You can quickly find your preferred off-air programs and the detailed program information. The current program information and weekly program guides for the next eight days are provided. You can save your most viewed off-air stations to the TV's Favorite List for easier access.
Scene Select: You can access the following Scene Select modes from the remote control to optimize both picture and sound quality.
Channel Label: You can assign labels (such as station call letters) to channel numbers. You can also choose which channels to "show" or "hide".
Closed Captions: The Sony televisions provides Analog Closed Captions and Digital Closed Captions. The Digital CC offers customizable text, font, and size.
Power Management: This Sony LED-LCD TV offers the following Power Management functions.
Timers: The Sony LED-LCD TV offers a TV timer and Sleep timer. The TV Timer turns on the television from the standby mode at a time you set, and tunes to a channel or input of your preference. The sleep timer switches the television off after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer can be set to 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, or 120 minutes.
Parental Control: You can select a viewing limitation based on the TV and movie ratings. Three presets are available (Child, Youth, and Young Adult) or the limitation can be customized to specific industry ratings. You can also block specific channels or input sources, regardless of program rating. The control is accessed and protected by a 4-digit password.
Automatic Software Updates: Automatic software updates are done through the TV's Ethernet (LAN) port or built-in WiFi. The TV's software updates when the television is in standby mode. Visit the Sony eSupport site for the latest software updates.
Wireless Remote Control: The TV comes supplied with an IR remote control for wireless operation of the television. The remote can also be used to operate HDMI-CEC and Bravia Sync components that are connected to the TV via HDMI. The remote offers a dedicated Netflix button to instantly access your Netflix account on the Sony TV.
Bravia Sync: This TV is equipped with Bravia Sync, an HDMI Control function that allows communication between Sony TVs and other Sony equipment when they are connected via HDMI. Bravia Sync helps you connect compatible Sony Bravia HDMI equipment, such as a BD player or AV amplifier, to the TV and control the external equipment using the television's remote control. With the "Control for HDMI" function, Bravia Sync helps to communicate with Bravia Sync-compatible equipment using HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control). Bravia Sync-compatible equipment is listed as a new input source in the television's menu. The television offers the following Bravia Sync operations for the listed device.
Note: Control for HDMI (Bravia Sync) is only available for the connected Sony equipment that has the Bravia Sync logo.
Video & TV SideView Remote App: With the free Sony Video & TV SideView App, you can control the Sony TV and browse its content from your Apple iPod touch/iPhone/iPad (5.0+) or Android smartphone/tablet (2.2+). Simply download the this app from the Apple Apps Store or Google Play Store onto your compatible device. The Video & TV SideView App will allow your compatible Apple iOS or Android device to act as a remote control and software keyboard for the Sony LED-LCD TV. You'll be able to search what's available to watch on broadcast stations and video on-demand apps. You can even pull up the TV's channel guide on your smartphone or tablet without interfering with the what you're watching on the TV. You also get to learn more about the show you're watching right now, like cast and episode details. In addition, you can tweet about what you're watching from your mobile device or see what fellow fans are tweeting about in real time. You'll also be able to stream your videos, pictures, and music stored on your Apple iOS/Android device to the TV.
Keyboard/Mouse Compatible: You can connect a USB--enabled keyboard and mouse (both sold separately) to the television for easier web browsing. You can move the cursor with the mouse and enter text with the USB keyboard. Not all web-based apps support keyboard/mouse control.
Pedestal Base: The Sony TV comes with a pedestal stand. The TV is shipped with the pedestal stand unattached. The television weighs 17.9 lbs with the stand. This stand does not swivel.
Optional Wall Mount Brackets: The television can be wall mounted using an optional wall-mount bracket (sold separately). The TV has 4 threaded screw inserts with a spacing of 200mm (h) x 200mm (v), and comes with two wall-mount adapters. These adapters must be installed into the top two threaded screw inserts in order to attach a wall-mount bracket to the TV; this is due to the design of the TV' back-panel. The threaded inserts and wall-mount adapters will accept M6 (6mm) screws. The TV weighs 17 lbs without the stand.
Ventilation Clearance: When mounting the TV on the stand or a wall (with optional bracket) leave 4" of clearance on each side of the television and 11.875" above the television for adequate ventilation.
External AC Power Adapter: The television comes with an external AC power adapter and cord. The AC power adapter plugs into the back of the TV. The power cord is terminated by a straight two-prong AC plug which sits approximately 1.375" from the wall.
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Features, price & previous excellent brand name experience. [ Jeffrey L. Jun 23, 2016 ]
Quality and price [ Adem May 30, 2016 ]
I choose this Sony KDL-40W650D, because I have one Sony XBR 2 since 2007 and still working perfectly! [ EfraÃn Serrano May 16, 2016 ]
I chose this product as the TV stand was in the middle of the set rather than being spread out more to the ends enabling me to use a smaller table for the bedroom. [ Caroline Apr 26, 2016 ]
Size was applicable to where we wanted to mount the set. [ Dominick Apr 14, 2016 ]