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Sony KD-43X8309 Review
|2 Years Old|
|£119 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 48?
It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy 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.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Does not feature OLED technology
Sony KD-43X8309 In-Depth Analysis
Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 3,185 expert and owner reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
The KD-43X8309 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The Sony KD-43X8309's display diagonal of 43" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 43% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KD-43X8309 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The Sony KD-43X8309 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The thickness of the KD-43X8309 of 60mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 52% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The KD-43X8309 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The KD-43X8309 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-43X8309 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The KD-43X8309's RMS rated power of 20W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The Sony KD-43X8309 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.
The KD-43X8309 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The Sony KD-43X8309 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
Supports HDD Recording
The KD-43X8309 supports HDD recording. 99% of televisions do not support HDD recording.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The Sony KD-43X8309 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 pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.
Supports Parental Controls
The KD-43X8309 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The KD-43X8309's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
The KD-43X8309 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).
The Sony KD-43X8309 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.
The Sony KD-43X8309 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Sony TV was released in April 2015.
Average Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A. The KD-43X8309 has an average running cost of £119 over 5 years based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sonybravia kd43x8309cbu, sony kd43x8309cbu|