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Sony KD43X8305CBU

£550.00
£399.00 £151 cheaper than 16 days ago
Sony KD-43X8305
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A great value for money and highly rated 43" 4K TV, good for playing games
43" 4K No 60mm Feb 2015 A
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*Sony KD43X8305CBU 43" Smart 4K Ultra HD TV - Black #114603 (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Sony KD-43X8305 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony KD-43X8305 number 73 in 40 inch TVs, number 174 in best selling TVs and number 244 in 4K TVs.
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Reviews
6 Reviews
90
Value for Money
Excellent
78
Features
Good Features
75
Age
3 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£91 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has ok expert reviews and below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 63%. Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £91 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KD-43X8305 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 159 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 286 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 277 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £550 to £399 in the last 16 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 89% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Sony KD-43X8305 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 70% from avforums.com.

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Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,350 expert and user reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 53% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. At £399.00 it looks like great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £151 (27%)

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A, and the KD-43X8305 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-43X8305 is £91.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since February 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KD-43X8305's display diagonal of 43" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 45% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The Sony KD-43X8305 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all TVs the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-43X8305 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-43X8305 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KD-43X8305's thickness of 60mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 49% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-43X8305 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Face Detection

The KD-43X8305 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-43X8305 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-43X8305 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-43X8305 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Televisions resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-43X8305 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-43X8305 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-43X8305 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Voice Control

The KD-43X8305 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KD-43X8305 supports HDD recording, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-43X8305 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

Across all the televisions the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m². The Sony KD-43X8305's display brightness of only 178 cd/m² is very dim compared to most other TVs. It is dimmer than 99% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 24p

The KD-43X8305 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-43X8305 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-43X8305 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-43X8305 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-43X8305 of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 81% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kd43x8305cbucr kd43x8305c, sonybravia kd43x8305cbu, sony kd43x8305cbu, sony 43x8305c, sony x83c

Barcodes:

00635131626852, 04548736003422, 04548736003446, 05054629771860, 05055760736688, 05056129211808

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