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40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV
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KDL-40V2500 show
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LCD is a technology for displaying images. LCD screens are flat, thin and have a reasonably high resolution and are therefore much used as computer monitor, but are also very suitable for use in a television!
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Included since: 26 Nov 2006
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Info modified on: 23 Jul 2016 18:13:49
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Long product name Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV 40" HD ready Black:
The short editorial description of Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV 40" HD ready Black
101.6 cm (40 ") V-series BRAVIA LCD TV

Marketing text Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV 40" HD ready Black

The official marketing text of Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV 40" HD ready Black as supplied by the manufacturer
The new HD Ready 40" V series features Sony’s exclusive advanced technology, such as “Live Colour Creation”, “BRAVIA ENGINE” and high performance LCD panel for its high picture quality. In addition, this series has enhanced c onnectivity and convenient features.

- HD Ready
- Integrated Digital TV Tuner (also receives analogue)
- High Performance LCD panel
- WCG-CCFL backlight and Colour Filter Side
- Fast Response Time 8ms
- Wide Viewing Angle 178 degrees
- Dynamic Contrast 5000:1
- TruSurround XT for enhanced surrounding effect
- PIP Freeze to Pause Important Scenes on the Spot
- Swivel to Adjust Display to the Best Viewing Position
- High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) x2
- PC Input for use as a PC monitor
- Non-Reflective coating on TV frames
Short summary description Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV 40" HD ready Black:
This short summary of the Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV 40" HD ready Black data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV, HD, Digital, Black, 16:9, Digital, 1366 x 768 pixels
Long summary description Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV 40" HD ready Black:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV 40" HD ready Black based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Sony 40" V-series BRAVIA LCD TV. Display diagonal: 101.6 cm (40"), Display brightness: 450 cd/m², HD type: HD. Tuner type: Digital. Audio system: NICAM. Teletext: 700 pages. Colour of product: Black
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Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
101.6 cm (40")
Display brightness*
Brightness is the amount of radiating light emitted from the screen. The brightness rating is measured in candellas per square meter, commonly known as 'nits'.
450 cd/m²
HD type*
Type of supported High Definition (e.g. Full HD, 4K Ultra HD).
Display resolution*
The number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed. It is usually quoted as width × height, with the units in pixels: for example, "1024 × 768" means the width is 1024 pixels and the height is 768 pixels. The higher the number of pixels, the sharper the image.
1366 x 768 pixels
Aspect ratio*
The aspect ratio is the ratio of the width of a shape to its height. For example, 4:3 is common for standard displays and 16:9 is the ratio for Widescreen TV.
Viewing angle, vertical*
Maximum vertical angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Viewing angle, horizontal*
Maximum horizontal angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Response time*
The response time is the time difference between the moment that a source (for example a video card) sends a signal and that equipment (for example a monitor) receives or display the signal. (Used abbreviations: R/F = Rise and Fall.)
8 ms
Comb filter
Viewable size diagonal
1.02 m
TV tuner
Tuner type
The type of radio tuner e.g. analog, digital.
Audio system
System used to play music or speech.
Ports & interfaces
HDMI ports quantity*
The number of sockets (ports) for HDMI connections. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed/uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant device ("the source device") to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. HDMI is a digital replacement for existing analog video standards.
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in*
The number of sockets (ports) for RF (radio frequency) connections into the product.
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out
The number of sockets (ports) for RF (radio frequency) connections out of the product.
Composite video in*
The socket (port) for the composite video input (white cable).
S-Video inputs quantity*
The number of ports (input sockets) for S-Video, which is a signalling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
Ports & interfaces
PC Audio in *
The socket (port) for the PC audio input.
RF ports quantity *
The number of sockets (ports) for RF (radio frequency) connections.
RGB ports quantity
Child lock *
Device that prevents a child from opening a door, or from operating a device.
700 pages
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Management features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power consumption (standby) *
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
0.3 W
Power consumption (typical) *
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
180 W
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
988 mm
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
103 mm
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
664 mm
Width (with stand)
98.8 cm
Depth (with stand)
33.4 cm
Height (with stand)
71.6 cm
Weight with stand
27 kg
Other features
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.