The Sony 40" R450A Series LED HDTV is a Full HD 1080p LCD TV with Direct LED backlight technology, which enhances contrast and reproduces images with sharp clarity. Live Color technology is also employed to emphasize vividness of color. Plus, with the Motionflow XR 120, fast-paced action movies and sports are blur-free and more natural looking. Other video features include an Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE), Digital Noise Reduction and 24P True Cinema.
The TV's audio features are equally impressive. With support for Dolby Digital and Simulated Surround, your audio will be as high-quality as the HD video. Plus, you can even output audio via digital coaxial connection to your AV receiver for true surround sound from your home theater speakers. The TV's connectivity options include HDMI, component, USB 2.0 and more.
This model also features BRAVIA Sync, which permits all compatible devices to communicate with each other and activate with a single macro-type command from the included remote control. The TV supports MHL as well, which allows you to connect your smartphone to the TV with a single cable. Once connected, you can mirror your smartphone media on the TV's big 1920 x 1080 screen. It will also allow you to browse the web and charge your smartphone.
- Full HD 1080p Resolution
- With Full HD 1080p resolution, you can take advantage of HD TV broadcasting, HD satellite and other HD sources like your Blu-ray Disc player or PlayStation3 entertainment system.
- Digital Noise Reduction
- Powered by Sony's advanced noise reduction algorithm, this technology boosts image clarity with heightened contrast and depth.
- Motionflow XR 120
- By minimizing judder, Motionflow XR 120 technology helps fast-paced action look natural for a more authentic view of sports and other high-speed action.
- USB Media Player
- Simply connect your compatible digital camera, USB-enabled MP3 player or USB storage device directly to your HDTV's USB input. It's a fast and easy way to share your photos, videos and music files. Even choose between slideshow, clock and calendar viewing modes.
- HDMI & Component Connectivity
- This Sony TV is equipped with three HD inputs including two HDMI inputs and one HD component input for sources like your HD cable box, home theater system, Blu-ray Disc player or PlayStation3 system.
- Mobile High Definition Link (MHL)
- Movies, music and apps from your smartphone can be viewed on your TV. Using a Mobile High Definition Link (MHL) cable, you can connect your compatible smartphone to the TV to view what's seen on the smartphone screen on the big screen. Video, photos and apps are re-sized and scaled to fit the larger TV screen. You can then use the TV remote to navigate the phone. Plus, the MHL connection will charge your smartphone as well.
- Digital Photo Frame
- Turn your TV into a super-size digital photo frame. Connect a digital camera, USB thumb drive or use cloud photo services. You can enjoy your photo collection with a choice of attractive slideshow, clock and calendar display modes. You can also add FM tunes to your photo slideshow.
- Sony's Direct LED Backlight Technology
- Sony's Direct LED Backlight technology delivers a brighter picture than conventional LCD backlighting. The powerful and slim LEDs also help achieve a thinner TV design. LEDs provide better contrast, rich colors and enhanced dark-scene detail.
- BRAVIA Sync
- Channel Jump
- Channel Surf
- Edit Channel Labels
- Favorites (Simple UI)
- Info Banner
- Input Skip
- Label Inputs
- On-Screen Clock
- On-Screen Display for External Input
- On/Off Timer
- Parental Control
- Scene Select (Music/Cinema/Game/Graphics/Sports)
- Show/Hide Channels
- Sleep Timer
- PIP/PAP (fixed) Twin Picture options
- 24p True Cinema Technology
- 3D Comb Filter
- 4:3 Default
- Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE)
- Auto Wide
- CineMotion Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology
- Clear Resolution Enhancer
- Intelligent Picture Plus with Signal Booster
- LED Motion Mode
- Live Color Technology
- MPEG Noise Reduction
- Picture Modes (Vivid/Standard/Custom/Cinema/Graphics)
- Wide Modes (Full/Normal/Wide Zoom/Zoom)
- PC Wide Modes (Normal/Full1/Full2)
- Alternate Audio (Digital)
- Audio Out (Variable/Fixed)
- Dolby Digital
- Invisible Speaker
- Simulated Stereo
- Sound Booster
- Sound Modes (Standard/Music/Cinema/Game/Sports)
- SteadySound Automatic Volume Control
- MTS (AUTO SAP) stereo system
Energy Saving & Efficiency Features
- Backlight Off Mode
- Dynamic Backlight Control
- Energy Star compliant (V5.3/V6)
- 53.9W Energy Star (On Mode) power consumption
- 0.13W Energy Star (Standby Mode) power consumption
- LightSensor Technology
- Audio Return Channel (ARC)
- Closed Captions (CC) (analog/digital)
- Demo Mode
- Hotel Mode Menu
- Start Up Sony Logo Display