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Sony KDL-42EX410

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 reviews of Sony KDL-42EX410. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Opinions about the glare and design are generally positive. The usability and price also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the color and tuner.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-42EX410 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Sony KDL-42EX410 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Reviewers are impressed by the glare and design. The usability and price are also appreciated, but there are some mixed views about the sound.

image quality, price, usability, design, glare

85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL42EX410BU 42-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LED TV with FreeviewSony KDL42EX410BU 42-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LED TV with Freeview

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: david (

Sony KDL-42EX410


everything good


Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: muhammad (

Sony KDL-42EX410


it looks nice, and you can turn the angle of tv

sound quality very poor and takes time in viewing picture

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: william (

Sony KDL-42EX410


excellent picture and sound


Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: vikash (

Sony KDL-42EX410


Easy to use and great picture

At the time of sale, you pay more for the 40" than a 42", seems a bit unfair to me

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: vasilij (

Sony KDL-42EX410



Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: rob (

Sony KDL-42EX410


The price ; It's Sony

Sound is terrible, no power or depth at all. Had to buy separate speakers to get on with it

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: andy (

Sony KDL-42EX410


Great screen very good value

Only 2 hdmi ports

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: contrary mary (

Great Purchase


Easy to install, excellent picture. overall a good priced tv . Well pleased and happy with purchase.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: allan (

Sony KDL-42EX410


See above

Due to its size. be careful when cleaning

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Bill (

Sony KDL-42EX410


ease of use and excellent quality

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
RMS rated power:16 / 8


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: No
Energy Star certified: No


Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes


3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb filter:3D / Yes
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Display diagonal:106.7
Display diagonal (metric):106.7
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:50
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Noise Reduction: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p


On/off switch: Yes
Smartphone remote support: No
Swivel angle range:-20 - 20
Swivelling: Yes
VESA mounting: Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management features

Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:27
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer:No / Yes
Picture-and-Picture: No
Picture-in-Picture: No
Sleep timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid


Ethernet LAN:No / Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Advanced contrast enhancer: Yes
Audio output - analog:4
Backlight: Yes
Box dimensions (W x D x H):115.1 x 72.3 x 13.2
BRAVIA Sync: Yes
Dimensions (W x D x H):98.9
Dimensions (W x D x H) with stand:989 x 250 x 642
Dimensions (WxDxH):989 x 46 x 612
HDD recording: No
Power LED: Yes
Quick start: No
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Skype: No

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: No
Batteries included: Yes
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Remote control type:RM-ED046


24p support: Yes
Card reader integrated: No
Child lock:No / Yes
Game mode: Yes
Local Dimming: No
Parental control: Yes
Teletext function: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:3
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual energy consumption:117 / 173.7
Energy efficiency class:B
Power consumption (max):119
Power Consumption (Standby):0.28
Power consumption (typical):84

Smart TV

Internet TV: No

TV tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-T
Tuner type:Analog & Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):25
Height :61.2
Height (with stand):64.2
Package depth:13.2
Package dimensions (WxDxH):1151 x 132 x 732
Package height:72.3
Package width:115.1
Weight with stand:16.1
Width (with stand):98.9