Sony KDL-42W651A. Display diagonal: 106.68 cm (42"), HD type: Full HD, Display resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels. Tuner type: Analogue & Digital, Digital signal format system: DVB-C, DVB-T. Lifestyle apps: Skype. RMS rated power: 16W, Audio system: NICAM/A2. Smart modes: Cinema, Personal, Sports, Standard, Vivid
A quality TV for everyone
Full HD (1080p) Edge LED TV with X-Reality PRO, wireless screen mirroring, and Motionflow XR 200Hz
- X-Reality PRO takes everything closer to Full HD - Enjoy smartphone photos and videos on your TV - Discover a world of music, movies, TV and apps
Go beyond the everyday
Think you know great TV? Think again. The W65 is packed with technology to make everything you watch clearer, smoother and more full of life. It has some unexpected extras too, enabling you to seamlessly integrate your smartphone or tablet into the entertainment experience.
Bring your picture to life Warmer sunsets, brighter eyes, more thrilling action – X-Reality PRO adds an extra dimension of image clarity to everything you watch. Drawing on a database of visual information, it analyses and enhances every image – it’s especially good with faces and skin tone.
Mirror your smartphone on your TV screen No more boundaries. Screen mirroring lets you connect your smartphone or tablet wirelessly to your TV - then enjoy your photos, videos, apps, web pages and games in super-size on the big screen. Just use your smartphone to swipe, enlarge, move and select content on the TV.
Access a world of entertainment online Can’t find anything to watch? Use built-in Wi-Fi on your TV to access the Sony Entertainment Network and stream content from an ever-expanding catalogue of HD movies, music and TV channels. It offers a web browser too, plus apps like Twitter™, Facebook®, YouTube™ and Skype™.
All your questions answered You recognise the lead actor but can’t quite place him? No problem. With TV SideView, you can use your smartphone or tablet to learn more about what you’re watching, like cast and episode info. Discover related content or tweet about the show. And control your TV too.
Sony - Sony KDL-42W651A
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
106.68 cm (42")
Type of supported High Definition (e.g. Full HD, 4K Ultra HD).
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.
1920 x 1080 pixels
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.
Screen format adjustments
Supported graphics resolutions
The graphic resolutions that can be displayed by the device. The graphic resolution describes the width and height dimensions of a display, such as a computer monitor, measured in pixels.
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Contrast ratio (dynamic)
A property of a display system, defined as the ratio of the luminance of the brightest color (white) to that of the darkest color (black) that the system is capable of producing.
This is the size of the display screen, measured diagonally.
Viewing angle, horizontal
Viewing angle, vertical
The type of radio tuner e.g. analog, digital.
Analogue & Digital
Digital signal format system
Auto channel search
Digital distribution of television content via the Internet. Internet television is a general term that covers the delivery of television shows and other video content over the Internet by video streaming technology, typically by major traditional television broadcasters.
Number of loudspeakers
RMS rated power
RMS (Root mean square) is a measure of the continuous power required by a device, in particular audio amplfiers and loudspeakers.
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.
PC in (D-Sub)
The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) is a form of digital copy protection to prevent copying of digital audio and video content as it travels across connections.
Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a video display interface to connect a video source to a display device, such as a computer monitor.
USB 2.0 ports quantity
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Composite video in
Digital audio optical out
SCART ports quantity
RF ports quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
Common interface Plus (CI+)
In Digital Video Broadcasting, the Common Interface (CI) is a technology which allows separation of conditional access functionality from a digital TV receiver-decoder (Host) into a removable conditional access module (CAM). CI+ or Common Interface Plus implements a form of copy protection between a Conditional Access Module (CAM) and the television receiver (Host). CI+ is backward compatible with CIv1. Old television receivers, which have CIv1 CI-slot, can be used with CI+ CAM and vice versa, but for viewing only those of TV programs which are not marked as CI+ protected.
An Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) interface is present, for a wired conection via a cable.
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
An Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) allows device users to navigate scheduling information menus interactively, selecting and discovering programming by time, title, station, or genre using an input device such as a keypad, computer keyboard, or TV remote control. Its interactive menus are generated entirely within local receiving or display equipment using raw scheduling data sent by individual broadcast stations or centralized scheduling information providers. A typical IPG provides information covering the next 7 or 14 days.
On Screen Display (OSD)
Cinema, Personal, Sports, Standard, Vivid
Colour of product
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Power consumption (max)
Power consumption (standby)
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.
Annual energy consumption
Energy efficiency class
The energy efficiency of the appliance is rated in terms of a set of energy efficiency classes from A+++ to G on the label, A+++ being the most energy efficient, G the least efficient.
Weight & dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
Width (with stand)
Depth (with stand)
Height (with stand)
Weight with stand
The product has been certified by the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), which is a non-profit collaborative trade organization established by Sony in June 2003 that is responsible for defining interoperability guidelines to enable sharing of digital media between multimedia devices
Handheld remote control
Component of an electronics device, most commonly a television set, DVD player and home theater systems originally used for operating the device wirelessly from a short line-of-sight distance.