KLV-40R252F from Sony : Our view

Sony KLV-40R252F : the new HD

The firm Sony is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its KLV-40R252F.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 40 inches.
Small but tough ; hopefully seeing its size , it will perhaps follow you (house move or holidays…). Good opportunities to test its reliability in the long run.
In addition this Sony displays a HD resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Sony have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this KLV-40R252F Sony ? All answer elements just after.

TV design presentation Sony KLV-40R252F

Sober but in line with current trends. Sony has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
Very different from its predecessors, the brand tries here to differentiate itself to meet the needs of consumers.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
This new Sony KLV-40R252F is quite standard, flat.
With a size of 40 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. It is perfectly integrated with the screen and gives a general feeling of balance.The shape of the base 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 KLV-40R252F to have a beautiful object in your living room.

TV screen presentation Sony KLV-40R252F

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. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a HD resolution. Which puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
Sony presents this KLV-40R252F with a screen of 40 inches; this television belongs to the series of small models in its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
Sony chooses a frequency of 60 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
In addition, Sony has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality HD image resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the KLV-40R252F Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation Sony KLV-40R252F

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
The television set is equipped with  two speakers and a power output of 10 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KLV-40R252F

Unfortunately on this model there is no smart TV. However, it can be considered as good news; indeed, you should have paid more for this TV set for a use that some of you would not have had. For the others, all you have to do is buy a TV-Box.

KLV-40R252F from Sony – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KLV-40R252F, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 6 possible connections that this KLV-40R252F is presented. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 2 HDMI ports, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the Sony KLV-40R252F

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 916 x 532.45 x 73 mm
Screen size in inches 40
Screen resolution HD
Display system LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Tuners available DVB-T2 DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 2
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
VESA compatibility Yes

KLV-40R252F from Sony – The conclusion

Finally, this new Sony KLV-40R252F is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
Negative point on this KLV-40R252F is the absence of smart tv. It’s surprising in this day and age. But since we’re in a low-end product, why not.
The HD resolution has been chosen on this TV. A sufficient choice and well adapted to everyday use. But this standard will certainly be outdated in a few years’ time. By then Ultra 8k prices will have dropped.

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 display frequency, the screen size, the sound power.