Sony KDL40EX729 40" 1080p 3D LED TV

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Product Highlights

  • Full HD Picture with Crisp Detail
  • Superior 3D Picture
  • Edge LED for High Picture Contrast
  • See Action Clearly w/ Motionflow XR 200
  • Natural Colors & Clear Detailed Pictures
  • Wi-Fi Ready (Separate Adapter Needed)
  • Access the Web through Your TV
  • Skype Ready
  • Use Free Mobile Phone Apps on Your TV
  • HDMI Ports x 4
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The KDL40EX729 40" 1080p 3D LED TV from Sony is an ideal choice. This slim, stylish screen has an integrated NTSC/ATSC/QAM tuner, which receives digital terrestrial, analog cable, and unencrypted digital cable signals alike. With integrated BRAVIA Internet Video, there's always something on. Using your home broadband Internet connection, you can access and instantly stream premium entertainment including movies, TV shows, videos and music.

Regardless of what you're watching or playing, Motionflow XR 200 technology enhances sharpness and delivers smooth motion for fast-action pictures. With Ambient Sensor technology, the KDL40EX729 automatically detects the TV's color and brightness based on the room's lighting conditions, then adjusts the image accordingly so you get a natural looking picture.

The Sony KDL40EX729 40" 1080p 3D LED TV is a great choice when you want big entertainment.

Full HD Picture with Crisp Detail
Enjoy 2D and 3D pictures in high definition with Full HD 1080 technology
Superior 3D Picture
Enjoy lifelike 3D action in Full HD quality. 3D from Sony delivers the clearest, brightest 3D pictures from a wide viewing angle
Edge LED for High Picture Contrast
Benefit from enhanced color intensity, high contrast and improved energy efficiency, all within a slim screen design
See Action Clearly with Motionflow XR 200
See action sequences at the equivalent of 200 frames per second and enjoy a clearer picture with less judder and blur
Natural Colors and Clear, Detailed Pictures
See crisp detail with no degradation or noise, even for standard definition pictures, with the X-Reality picture engine
Wi-Fi Ready (Separate Adapter Needed)
Stream entertainment from your wireless home network and the Internet without the clutter of cables
Access the Web through Your TV
Connect your TV to the Web and stream full-screen Internet videos or keep up-to-date on social networks (firmware upgrade needed)
Skype Ready
Add a voice control camera and microphone and make free Skype calls to friends and family from the comfort of your sofa
Use Your TV to Browse the Internet
Visit your favorite websites and search the Internet using a simple Web browser (display of embedded video not supported)
Control Your TV Using Free Mobile Phone Apps
Use a Smartphone as a TV remote control or second display screen for online video with your Media Remote (firmware upgrade needed)
Find Details about TV Soundtracks
Like a song on the TV program you're watching? Press Track ID on the remote control and automatically get the full song details
Get Full Details about Movies
By using Video Search, find out detailed information about the cast and crew of movies and TV shows you're watching
Connect Directly to Other Wi-Fi Devices
With a firmware update your TV can connect directly to other Wi-Fi devices without cables, routers or complicated settings
Save Energy and Money with Presence Sensor
Let your TV turn off the picture automatically if you leave the room (or switch to standby if you don't return at all)
Automatically Set Screen Brightness to Save Energy
Turn on light sensor to adjust screen brightness to suit room light levels for optimum picture quality and power consumption
DLNA Compatibility
Stream movies, music and photos to your TV from DLNA compatible devices, such as a laptop, mobile phone or music player
Record TV Shows to an External Hard Drive
Save the TV programs you watch to a hard drive via USB and watch them back when it suits you (may require firmware upgrade)
3D Sound with 5 Channel Audio Effect
Get a digital 3D surround sound effect from your TV speakers with S-Force 3D Front Surround
Show Panoramic and 3D Photos
Connect a compatible digital camera via USB or HDMI and show 3D and panoramic photos in full high resolution on the big screen
Switch to Digital TV
Access digital and analog TV channels with a built-in digital terrestrial TV tuner (DVB-T)
Get Benefits and Exclusive Offers with My Sony
Register your BRAVIA TV and become a My Sony member for exclusive access to tutorials, special offers and more
Picture Quality
Picture Mode Settings: Vivid / Standard / Custom / Photo-Vivid / Photo-Standard / Photo-Original / Photo-Custom / Cinema / Game-Standard / Game-Original / Graphics / Sports / Animation
Wide Mode Settings: Yes
Wide Mode Settings for PC: Normal / Full1 / Full2
Auto Wide Mode: Yes
3D Picture Display: Yes (Integrated)
Picture Processing Engine: X-Reality
Advanced Contrast Enhancer: Yes
Live Color Technology: Yes
Scene Select: Photo / Music / Cinema / Game / Graphics / Sports / Animation
24p True Cinema: Yes
CineMotion / Film Mode / Cinema Drive: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
3D Comb Filter: Yes
Audio Quality
Sound Mode Settings: Dynamic / Standard / Clear Voice
Surround Mode Settings: Cinema / Sports / Music / Game
S-Force Front Surround: Yes
S-Force Front Surround 3D: Yes
S Master: Yes
Dolby: Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pulse
Stereo System: A2 / NICAM
Network Features
Wi-Fi Ready (Separate Adapter Needed): Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Network Update (WLAN Integrated model)
Photo Map: Yes
BRAVIA Internet Video: Yes
BRAVIA Internet Widgets: Yes
Web Browser: Yes (display of embedded video not supported)
Media Remote (iPhone / Android): Yes (firmware upgrade needed)
Skype: Yes (firmware upgrade needed)
Eco Saving Features
Lead Content: Yes
Energy Label Rating: B
LightSensor: Yes
Presence Sensor: Yes
Dynamic Backlight Control: Yes
Backlight Off Mode: Yes
Special Features
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes (not Gemstar)
On-Screen Clock: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
On / Off Timer: Yes
On-Screen Instruction Manual: Yes
BRAVIA Sync: Yes
Picture and Picture (PAP): Yes (1 tuner only)
Picture in Picture (PIP): Yes (1 tuner only)
Parental Control: Yes
USB Photo Viewer: Yes
USB Music Player: Yes
USB Video Player: Yes
USB HDD Recording: Yes
Picture Frame Mode: Yes
Multiple Language Display: Yes (27 languages)
Favorites: Yes
Quick Start: Yes
Built-In Tuners
DVB-T (digital terrestrial)
DVB-S2 (digital satellite)
DVB-C (digital cable)
Screen Size (Diagonal) 40"
Aspect Ratio 16 : 9
Pixel Resolution 1920 x 1080
Brightness Not Specified By Manufacturer
Refresh Rate 100 Hz
Viewing Angle(H x V) 178° H x 178° V
Video System ATSC, Clear QAM, NTSC
HDTV Compatibility 1080/24 p (HDMI only)
1080/60 i (HDMI/Component)
1080/50 i (HDMI/Component)
1080/60 p (HDMI/Component)
1080/50 p (HDMI/Component)
720/60 p
720/50 p
480/60 i
576/50 i
480/60 p
576/50 p
TV Scan Lines Up to 1080
TV Tuner Yes
Sound Stereo
Subwoofer No
Power 20 W

10W + 10W

Orientation Invisible Speaker

With Sound Elevation

Dolby Digital Yes
Inputs/Outputs 1x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio In (Side)
1x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio Out (Side)
1x RCA Component Video In (Rear)
1x RCA Composite Video In (Rear)
1x RCA S/PDIF Audio Out (Rear)
1x Ethernet LAN In (Rear)
1x HDMI Audio/Video In (Side)
3x HDMI Audio/Video In (Rear)
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini Headphone Out (Side)
1x VGA Video In (Rear)
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini Audio In (Rear)
1x Coaxial Antenna Audio In (Rear)
2x USB 2.0 Audio/Video In (Side)

AC Power Input (Rear) x1
SCART Input (without Smartlink) (Rear) x1
PCMCIA Input (Side) x 1

Picture in Picture (PIP) Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Ready
Remote Control Yes
Tilt/Swivel Tilt: Yes
Swivel: Yes, +20 / -20

Tilt: 0 / Back 6°

Power Requirements 120 VAC, 60 Hz
Power Consumption Operational: 121.0 W
Operational: 64.0 W
Standby: 0.2 W

Power consumption is specified for home mode, shop mode, and standby

Dimensions (WxHxD) 37.1 x 23.1 x 1.7" / 94.2 x 58.7 x 4.3 cm Without table-top stand
37.1 x 24.3 x 9.8" / 94.2 x 61.7 x 24.9 cm With table-top stand
Weight 24.7 lb / 11.20 kg Without table-top stand
31.7 lb / 14.38 kg With stable-top stand
Packaging Info
Package Weight 37.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 43.0 x 27.0 x 5.0"
Sony KDL40EX729 40" 1080p 3D LED TV
  • Remote Control (RM-ED044)
  • 2 x AAA Batteries
  • AC Power Cable
  • 1 Year Labor / 1 Year Parts Warranty
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