KDL-40WE660 : Sony has a display Edge-LED

Presentation of the Sony KDL-40WE660

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KDL-40WE660, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First, the size : 40 inches on this device.
It is a small model. It will be more complicated for you to watch films or matches with all tour friends around.
In addition this Sony displays a Full HD resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Has the Sony succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

The design of the Sony KDL-40WE660

The Sony KDL-40WE660 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The design of the Sony KDL-40WE660 has nothing to do with that of the other models in the Sony WE66 series.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The Sony KDL-40WE660 is quite standard, flat.
Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Indeed, it has a simple base, which fits perfectly into the decor, giving you a sense of unity and elegance.In addition, its support is designed to be eye-catching.In conclusion, Sony has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this KDL-40WE660 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

The screen of the Sony KDL-40WE660

The Sony has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
With this new model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.

The Sony television set displays a Full HD resolution. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
With a screen size of 40 inches, this KDL-40WE660 is at the bottom of its range.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Full HD quality picture .
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

TV sound presentation Sony KDL-40WE660

The Sony KDL-40WE660 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two baffles and provides a sound power of 5 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The KDL-40WE660 Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KDL-40WE660

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KDL-40WE660 has its operating system Smart TV; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

KDL-40WE660 from Sony – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

It is with 7 possible connections that this KDL-40WE660 is presented. The Sony KDL-40WE660 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input

KDL-40WE660 from Sony – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 91 cm x 54.3 cm x 7 cm
Screen size in inches 40
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 5
Smart TV Smart TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 4
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 60 W

KDL-40WE660 from Sony – The conclusion

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
The choice of Sony to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the KDL-40WE660, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
In parallel, it will be necessary to add an important parameter: the price. You have here a television set whose price is very competitive compared to its competitors. In other words, including your final decision, you will have to take into account the fact that this is a television set that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined image in all circumstances.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the sound power, the display frequency, the screen size.