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Sony KDL-32R300

Sony KDL-32R300

32" Direct-LED Flat 63mm Sep 2015
Screen Size LED Backlighting Screen Shape Thickness Release Date
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£61.73 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

Mid-size TVs produced by Sony have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Sony also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KDL-32R300 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-32R300. The audio formats "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The KDL-32R300 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that came out more than a year ago. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-32R300. The smart modes "Photo", "Cinema", "Sports", "Vivid" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The KDL-32R300 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 42 kilowatt hours) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-32R300 is 66kWh.

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Very Light

The KDL-32R300 is one of the lighter televisions of this type and age (only 4.5 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The weights of TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-32R300 range from 3.6kg to 18kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The KDL-32R300 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-32R300.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also support smart TV features including the Philips 48PFH5500[plb_2861476_price].

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The KDL-32R300 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-32R300 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-32R300, the Sony KDL-32R300 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-32R300 is more than most similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as it. This Sony TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions of this age and spec.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-32R300, the KDL-32R300 does not feature OLED technology.

Alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the Sony KDL-32R300 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were released one year ago is 20W.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-32R300 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,000Hz. At only 100 hertz, the Sony KDL-32R300 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-32R300.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-32R300 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Sony KDL-32R300 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-32R300

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the KDL-32R300 is £62 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 344 TVs of a similar type and age.

Average Thickness

At 63 millimeters, the Sony KDL-32R300 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-32R300.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Audio Out Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Universal Plug and Play
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
24p Playback
Local Dimming
Clock Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £59.29
Electricity cost when on standby £2.44
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Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £61.73
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony KDL-32R300uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.31T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl32r300, sony kdl32r300c, sony rbkdl32r300, sony rbkdl32r300c
Barcodes 00027242888081, 00736211933980

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