Sony KDL-40WE5WU

  • Sony KDL-40WE5WU
90
Based on 23 scores, 26 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    15
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Novel automatic turn-off function works well; energy-efficient; produces relatively deep black levels; mostly accurate color in bright areas; solid dejudder processing in Standard mode; numerous picture controls; plenty of connectivity with four HDMI, ...
  • Impressive visuals; good audio quality; DLNA support; solid attempt at creating power-efficient TV.
  • Eco-friendly innovations. Full HD spec. Simple to use. Excellent all-round picture performance

Cons:

  • Somewhat expensive; dark areas tinged bluish; less uniform screen; must engage dejudder to enable antiblur; uninspired design.
  • Some Eco features a bit naff; LED backlighting more power-efficient.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Authority on 100

Whats inside really does count this Sony will leave your conscience clean while delivering a stellar performance...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 100

A fantastic telly thatll trim your electricity bills and save the planet...

By cnet on 70

Sony's KDL-VE5 series of eco-friendly LCD TVs brings an innovative new power-saving feature to the party, along with respectable picture quality. Read full review See all...

By GadgetSpeak on 84

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By Gadget Guy Australia on 90

Sonys Bravia KDL-40WE5 LCD TV combines a number of power saving features with a whole bunch of high-end facilities. You can plug it into your home network (or use a USB stick) and play back video, audio and picture files. It has a number of art...

By CNET UK on 89

Every TV brand and its mother is jumping on the eco bandwagon. But Sony's Bravia KDL-40WE5 offers more genuine power-saving features than any other TV we've seen to date. What's more, it does it without being ridiculously expensive, or...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The Sony Bravia KDL46WE5 shows that cathode-backlit LCDs can be green-friendly without destroying image quality. The picture quality isnt as good as an LED-backlit TV, but the overall package is decent....

By CNET Asia on 79

The Sony Bravia KDL-40WE5 is an impressive first stab at creating a "green" LCD TV. While picture quality is good, you pay a premium for the panels proprietary...

By CNET Australia on 79

The Sony Bravia KDL40WE5 is an impressive first stab at creating a "green" LCD, and while picture quality is good you pay a premium for the proprietary...

By iGIZMO on 100

Latest eco TV out to save the planet one telly programme at a time Genuinely innovative eco features / Excellent picture quality / Good connections / Long-term money saver Picture quality suffers at an angle / Pricey While many TVs now claim...

By TechRadar on 100

Generally speaking, the various large numbers bandied about on TV spec sheets should be taken with a handful of salt. But there is one quoted by Sonys eye-catchingly white KDL-40WE5 that we just cant ignore – a power consumption of just 97W while...

By Stuff.tv on 100

Delivers a stellar performance, and keeps your conscience clean into the bargain...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

Unusually for a modern TV, the bodywork of Sonys 40in KDL-40WE5 is white. But actually, it should probably have been green. For Sony reckons that the 40WE5 is not only its most eco-friendly TV yet, but also one of the greenest TVs ever built...

By 5FWD on 100

Who said Sony had lost its magic? Smart, stylish, connected and green: the KDL-46WE5 ticks more boxes than youll find under the tree at Christmas.Best offers for the Sony Bravia KDL-46WE5Superfi Online 1,349.95 Tribal UK 1,374.57...

By DigitalVersus on 100

This TV is the 40 inch version of the Sony Bravia KDL-46WE5 that we have tested.For the rest, its spec is identical on all points to the model tested and we can therefore expect to find the same results on this model. Sometimes however, manufacturers...

By DigitalVersus on 100

With the WE5, Sony has put a Full HD LCD television on the market that is built to be green. Sony are recycling the large majority of its components and there are different techniques for economising electricity, including a presence sensor and...

International Review By TestNumerique.fr on 90

Les amateurs reconnaîtront sans doute la ligne du Sony W5500 mais dans une livrée blanche ! Ce n’est d’ailleurs pas le seul point de comparaison, puisque ce modèle reprend aussi l’électronique Bravia Engine 3 et le 100...

International Review By Prylportalen on 80

Fakta o Fabrikat: Sony o Modell: 40WE5 o Typ: LCD-TV o Storlek: 40 tum o Upplösning: 1920x1080 pixlar o Kontrast: 100000:1 (dyn) o Mottagare: DVB-T/C MPEG2/4 o Övrigt: Miljö-tv o Mått: 987x638x104 mm o Vikt: 21 kg o Ca pris: 14000 kr...

International Review By Ere Numérique on 90

Sony frappe trs fort avec sa nouvelle srie W. Cet cran le prouve une fois de plus, avec ses couleurs magnifique, son rendu HD poustouflant et sa profondeur de noir...

International Review By Smartson on

Sony KDL-40WE5 är en 40-tums lcd-tv med ny bakljusbelysning och innovativa funktioner som håller nere elförbrukningen. Testarna hyllar miljötänkandet men imponeras även i andra...