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Sony KD-43X8308 Review
|2 Years Old|
|£119 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 48?
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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £119 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Does not feature OLED technology
Sony KD-43X8308 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews
We checked 3,185 user and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the KD-43X8308 of 43" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 43% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The highest resolution of the KD-43X8308 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all televisions 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.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KD-43X8308 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The KD-43X8308 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The thickness of the KD-43X8308 of 60mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 52% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The KD-43X8308 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-43X8308 of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 12% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony KD-43X8308 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-43X8308 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The Sony KD-43X8308 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KD-43X8308 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
Features Local Dimming
The KD-43X8308 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.
The KD-43X8308 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.
The KD-43X8308 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The KD-43X8308 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
The KD-43X8308 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Features Voice Control
The KD-43X8308 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.
Supports HDD Recording
The KD-43X8308 supports HDD recording. 99% of TVs do not support HDD recording.
The KD-43X8308 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This TV was released in April 2015.
OK Running Costs
The efficiency rating of this television is A. The average 5 year running cost of the KD-43X8308 is £119 based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony kd43x8308, kd43x8308c|