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Only Released Five Months Ago
This TV has only been on the market for five months. Newer TVs like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.
The KDL-43WD758 is Smart TV, as are most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-43WD758.
Has a WiFi Connection
The KDL-43WD758 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-43WD758 also have a WiFi connection.
Has One Sound Mode
The Sony KDL-43WD758 has a greater number of sound modes than most televisions that were launched in the last year. The most commonly found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this television. The sound modes Game|Movie|Music|Sports|Standard are also found on this Sony television.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the KDL-43WD758 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the TVs that came out in the last 12 months the RMS rated power range from 5W to 60W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.
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1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 480i|480p|576i|576p|720p|1080i|1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs that came out around the same time as it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most new TVs have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the KDL-43WD758 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
At 400 hertz, the KDL-43WD758 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year. Recently released mid-size TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz.
With a thickness of only 56 millimeters, the Sony KDL-43WD758 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average thickness of new mid-size TVs is 69mm.
Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The KDL-43WD758 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The most commonly found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this TV. The screen format adjustments Zoom are also found on this television.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most TVs that have been available for the last year are not 3D compatible. The Sony KDL-43WD758 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-43WD758 do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KDL-43WD758 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Quite Slow Refresh Rate
The refresh rates of mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-43WD758 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. The refresh rate of the Sony KDL-43WD758 of only 50 hertz is one of the slowest amongst recently released TVs.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KDL-43WD758 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last year also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only Has One Smart Mode
The Sony KDL-43WD758 has a greater number of smart modes than most new mid-size TVs. 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
Most TVs that have been around for the last year have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-43WD758 which has two HDMI ports.
Only One RF Port
The KDL-43WD758 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-43WD758 have one RF port.
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OK Running Costs
The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+. The KDL-43WD758 is typical compared to the other 332 TVs that have been around for the last year that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-43WD758 is £88.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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