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22 Reasons For
Easy to Use
A number of customers who bought it concluded that it had a good experience. Capt Jd Fanaken wrote on Amazon in August “A wonderful viewing experience” and scored the product 99 out of 100. Greek Geeza said in August this year “I purchased this TV for the main bedroom as a secind TV, so it didn; t need to be a premium full cinema HD experience” in their Sony KDL-32WD603 review. This month Louisdo said “Switching to a HD channel gives a much better experience” in their review of the Sony KDL-32WD603.
Several Sony KDL-32WD603 owners reckoned that the Sony KDL-32WD603 was easy to use. This month B. Bello scored it 5 stars and wrote “Looking forward to getting a hard drive to record on to, instructions make it sound really easy to use, remote feels quality” in their Sony KDL-32WD603 review. Gwyndaf said “The whole 'Smart' thing is obsolete as I like to use a common platform across all my devices which is currently Amazon Prime” in their Sony KDL-32WD603 review. K. Porter mentioned on Amazon “Also this is a second telly so we wanted a RF input to use a magic eye for Sky TV”.
Several Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewers considered that the Sony KDL-32WD603 was easy to use the menus. Gwyndaf gave the Sony KDL-32WD603 a score of 5 stars and said in their review of the Sony KDL-32WD603 in August this year “Not fantastically brilliant, however they are clear enough (you should play with the sound settings a little to fine tune”. In the same month Louisdo mentioned “The EPG menu is easy to navigate” in their review of this TVs but gave the product a rating of 3 stars.
Three customers said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Bk wrote on Amazon this month “Easy to set up” in their Sony KDL-32WD603 review. One Sony KDL-32WD603 owner who purchased it thought it was easy to assemble. This month J. Mcdonald said “The Bravia was fairly easy to assemble on its stand”.
One Sony KDL-32WD603 owner wrote in their reviews that it performed as expected. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review “Great wee Tv ! It does what it says on the tin !” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
Good Sound Quality
Some Sony KDL-32WD603 owners who purchased this TVs reckoned that it had good sound quality. In August this year B. Bello wrote “Beautiful tv, great picture and sound” in their review and gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100. B. Bello also said “Sound was also much improved with sharper notes”. B. Bello also said “Looking forward to getting a hard drive to record on to, instructions make it sound really easy to use, remote feels quality”.
Good High Def TV
A few people thought this TVs was good at displaying high definition TV. This year B. Bello wrote “It replaced a 40" Sony Brava which was 6 years old, is HD and cost over £3,000, nothing wrong with the old Sony, that is until I turned this one on” in their review of the Sony KDL-32WD603. In August this year Frozen Northerner and wrote on Amazon “Review refers to KDLWD48653 48" Full HD Smart TV What a con”. Greek Geeza wrote in their review of this TVs on Amazon “I paid for a full HD smart TV” yet only rated it 40 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
Some Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewers thought the product had good picture quality. Amazon Customer scored this TVs 5 stars and wrote “Great picture quality !” in their review of this TVs. Gwyndaf said on Amazon “I used a Blue Ray DVD and a 1920×1080 MP4 sample video to test the picture quality - the results are pleasing” in their review and gave the Sony KDL-32WD603 a rating of 99 out of 100. Matyas Buczko and wrote “The picture quality is quite amazing though, so that makes up for its weaknesses”.
A few Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewers who purchased the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer said in their review of this TVs on Amazon this month “Very good TV, easy to operate, great colors”. Gwyndaf gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-32WD603 on Amazon this year “The colours are rich”. In August this year Humptygrumpyman mentioned on Amazon “Brilliant Sony, excellent colours contrast and motion”.
One customer reckoned that it was good for playing games on. Mr D C Higdon and he mentioned in his review of this TVs on Amazon in August this year “The picture quality is fantastic and seems great for gaming too”.
Good Product Quality
A number of Sony KDL-32WD603 owners said that this TVs was good quality. This month Amazon Customer wrote “Great picture quality !”. In August this year Gwyndaf said in their review of this TVs “I used a Blue Ray DVD and a 1920×1080 MP4 sample video to test the picture quality - the results are pleasing”. Gwyndaf also wrote “I was impressed with the overall quality”.
Some Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewers who reviewed this TVs considered that it was good looking. B. Bello mentioned “Beautiful tv, great picture and sound” in their Sony KDL-32WD603 review and rated it 5 stars. Gwyndaf mentioned in their review of this TVs “Overall it was pretty good”. Gwyndaf also said “Movies on streaming services were pretty awesome too so overall I had no major complaints - especially at this price”.
One customer who bought the product thought it was a good design. Harry Richardson said in his review of this TVs in August this year “This is so much better, great design and seems to be almost intuitive” and gave this TVs a score of 4 stars.
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Some Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewers said in their reviews that the Sony KDL-32WD603 was well made. Gwyndaf wrote in their Sony KDL-32WD603 review on Amazon this year “Mine has a built in blue-ray player too - minimal clutter”. Gwyndaf also mentioned “Value for money pushes it towards 5* - it's a well put together TV with the Sony ba”.
A few people wrote in their reviews that the product was reliable. J. Mcdonald mentioned in their review this month “So, I disconnected the set from the internet and re-connected my trusty YouView box via HDMI”. Sabina mentioned in her review of the Sony KDL-32WD603 on Amazon “I will probs stick to Panasonic in future as it's very reliable and super user friendly” but in spite of that only scored the product 20 out of 100.
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. K. Porter said in their review “Wasn't a suitable replacement for my 10+ year old original Sony Bravia which is as sturdy as a brick” although only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100.
Running Costs Are Low
The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, and the average 5 year running cost of the KDL-32WD603 is only £60 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 332 latest TVs.
Some people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good value for money. This month Gwyndaf wrote “40" model (40WD635) - Very good at the Prime day price, decent otherwise” in their review of this TVs. Margey wrote “Great TV at a great price - shame about the lack of apps”. Margey also wrote “Dramas so wanted a more cinematic experience at an affordable price”.
One person concluded that it was a bargain for the price. A few weeks ago Harry Richardson said on Amazon “Prime bargain at £329” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.
A few people who bought this TVs mentioned that it was wifi compatible. This year J. Mcdonald mentioned “To set up; I tuned the Freeview channels first which was a straightforward operation, then opted for a cable to my router (there is a Wi-Fi option.” in their review of the Sony KDL-32WD603 and rated it 5 stars. Margey wrote “The TV was really easy to set up and even found WiFi instantly, which I have never experienced before” and gave the Sony KDL-32WD603 a score of 99 out of 100.
One Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewer said that the Sony KDL-32WD603 was good in terms of connectivity.
One Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewer said in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. J. Mcdonald said on Amazon “So, I disconnected the set from the internet and re-connected my trusty YouView box via HDMI” in their review of the Sony KDL-32WD603.
One customer concluded that it was thick.
One Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was thin. Gwyndaf wrote a few weeks ago “The modern slim TV's have very little so none of them are really brilliant” in their review of this TVs and scored the Sony KDL-32WD603 99 out of 100.
Good Remote Control
A few customers who bought the Sony KDL-32WD603 agreed that it had a good remote control. B. Bello mentioned in their review this month “Looking forward to getting a hard drive to record on to, instructions make it sound really easy to use, remote feels quality” and scored the product 5 stars. A few weeks ago Margey wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-32WD603 on Amazon “The remote is clear and easy to use - nothing too taxing”.
We checked 1,704 owner and expert reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.
Good 3D Picture Quality
One customer who purchased the product concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Louisdo said this year “My original model is 1080p and 3D capable” in their Sony KDL-32WD603 review.
Just Released Seven Months Ago
This television is one of the newest TVs to be released.
Has a WiFi Connection
The KDL-32WD603 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out in the last year also have a WiFi connection.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UN48J5500 (£517.33), the LG 49UF6809, and the Sony KD-49X8005 (£499.00) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Has One Sound Mode
The KDL-32WD603 has a greater number of sound modes than most recently released mid-size TVs. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this TV. The sound modes Game|Movie|Music|Sports|Standard are also found on this television.
1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 1080i|1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on recently released comparable spec TVs.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-32WD603 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the KDL-32WD603 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The number of screen format adjustments found on the KDL-32WD603 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this television. The screen format adjustments Zoom are also found on this TV.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The KDL-32WD603 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 51 kilowatt hours) amongst TVs of this age. The annual energy consumptions of comparable spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months range from 37kWh to 200kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 81kWh.
The KDL-32WD603 is fairly light (only 4.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other recently released similar spec televisions. The average weight of recently released TVs is 9.4kg, and the weights range from 1kg to 36kg.
13 Reasons Against
Poor Smart TV Features
Several Sony KDL-32WD603 owners who reviewed it agreed that it did not have good apps. In August this year Amazon Customer mentioned “The apps connection remain slow and input connection (I use HMDI) is already faulty within one month”. In August Frozen Northerner and wrote “No, unfortunately the 2016 TVs do not yet have the full set of apps.”. James Hammond said on Amazon “NO 4od and lots of other good British apps that are not available, just American trash”.
Several customers wrote in their reviews that it was not good for watching on demand TV. Mrs. Caroline B. Cooper gave the Sony KDL-32WD603 a rating of 3 stars and she wrote on Amazon “They told us that Amazon Prime isn't available to this television”.
One Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewer who purchased the product wrote that it was not good for watching Freeview TV. In August this year B. Bello said on Amazon “Setup was no problem with easy menus, have not tried free view yet as I am a Sky user”.
One Sony KDL-32WD603 owner who reviewed it thought it was not good for social networking. A few weeks ago Greek Geeza mentioned in their review of this TVs “There is no twitter, Facebook or internet browser (my 5 year old samsung has an internet browser!” and scored the product 40 out of 100.
Average User Reviews
Owners have rated this Sony TV on average 69%.
One Sony KDL-32WD603 reviewer thought it did not have good technical guidance. Markie_m rated it 60 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon this month “Poor Installation Instructions and no Explanation on how to wall mount”.
Not Good for Wall Mounting
One person who reviewed it considered that it was not good for wall mounting. Markie_m and wrote on Amazon this year “I can find no mention of what parts are needed to wall mount”.
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Price Has Recently Increased by £60.14
In the last couple of weeks the KDL-32WD603 has increased in price by £60.14.
Not Smart TV
Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months are Smart TV, however the Sony KDL-32WD603 is not Smart TV.
The KDL-32WD603 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other latest mid-size TVs are also not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40JU6640.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other new mid-size TVs, the Sony KDL-32WD603 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most TVs that were launched in the last year do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-32WD603 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LG 32LX300 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The KDL-32WD603 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs that came out in the last year. Mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-32WD603 have RMS rated power of between 5W and 60W.
Only Has One Smart Mode
The Sony KDL-32WD603 has a greater number of smart modes than most mid-size TVs that were released in the last year. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema|Custom|Game|Graphics|Photo|Sports|Standard|Vivid are also found on this TV.
Only Two HDMI Ports
The Sony KDL-32WD603 is a two HDMI port television.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the KDL-32WD603 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
This TV's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst supported display resolution amongst all mid-size TVs that were launched in the last year.
The best supported display resolution across comparable types of TV is 1920 x 1080 pixels.
1 Other reason to consider the Sony KDL-32WD603
At 66 millimeters, the KDL-32WD603 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-32WD603.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 66mm thick TVs currently available including the Samsung UN48J5500 (£517.33) which has a better Rating.
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