Clear Resolution Enhancer: detail without distraction
From noisy pictures to clear viewing - youll enjoy fine details and textures, even in flat picture areas. Clear Resolution Enhancer scales low resolution images up to Full HD resolution without introducing additional picture noise
Motionflow™ XR keeps the action smooth
Enjoy smooth and sharp details even in fast-moving sequences with Motionflow™ XR. This innovative technology creates and inserts extra frames between the original ones. It compares key visual factors on successive frames, then calculates the split second of missing action in the sequences
Slim design for easier wall mounting
The slimline styling blends effortlessly into a living room, enabling easier mounting on a wall. Because the screen has minimal bezels, you can focus on your entertainment with near edge-to-edge pictures. Its an ideal blend of form and function for an immersive entertainment experience
Great entertainment wirelessly with built-in Wi-Fi®
Link up easily to your home network. With built-in Wi-Fi, youre free to go online and browse movies, enjoy video channels like YouTube™ and more. Best of all, you can stream entertainment from your wireless home network and the Internet without the clutter of cables
Connect with great entertainment
Services are delivered over a wireless LAN network and may include live television, time-shifted television such as catch-up TV, and video on demand (services dependent on region).
Turn your TV into a digital recorder: USB HDD REC
Store your favourite TV shows on an external USB hard disk drive to enjoy whenever you want. USB HDD REC allows one-touch and timer recording of a digital broadcast onto any USB HDD device up to 2TB in capacity
Clear Phase for smooth, balanced frequencies
BRAVIA uses a powerful computer model to analyse and compensate for inaccuracies in speaker response. It does this by sampling the speaker frequency with higher precision. This information is fed back to cancel out any peaks or dips in the speakers natural response on the KDL-40R553BU
Make the moment yours with Photo Sharing Plus
Let everyone share those special photo memories on the big screen. Up to ten people in the room can send photos and short video clips wirelessly from their smartphone straight to BRAVIA, to enjoy with a choice of your own optional background music.
Bass reflex speaker for bigger, better bass
Hear more from a compact speaker box with intense, focused sound. The bass reflex speaker produces clear, rich sounds from crisp highs to extended lows. The isolated box design ensures highly efficient sound reproduction, so that every detail is heard clearly.
Bring your favourite smartphone content to the big screen with Miracast™2. Simply pair your KDL40R553 TV with your device to view online films and TV episodes, stored photos and videos, and your favourite apps. As connection is made via Wi-Fi Direct™, you dont even need access to a Wi-Fi network
Super multi-format USB play
Enjoy your favourite digital content from any USB stick. Play music, video clips and view photo collections all through your KDL40R553B TV with super multi-format USB play. Supporting a wide range of codecs, you can experience ultimate format versatility, simply plug in and youre ready to go
Also known as KDL40R553B, KDL40R553, KDL-40R553BU