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Overall Score

Sony KD-43XD8005

A relatively new 43" 4K television with satisfactory features
43" 4K No No Jun 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-43XD8005 Review

55
Average Features
77
14 Months Old
48
£135 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £135 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

How Big is the Sony KD-43XD8005?

The Sony KD-43XD8005 is 960mm wide and 564mm tall. It is 45mm thick and weighs 12.3kg.

Sony KD-43XD8005 front dimensions

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Sony KD-43XD8005 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 3,179 expert and owner reviews (including 1,166 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KD-43XD8005's display diagonal of 43" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 43% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD-43XD8005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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 Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-43XD8005 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-43XD8005 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Sony KD-43XD8005's thickness of only 45mm is in the thinnest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-43XD8005 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-43XD8005 supports parental controls. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-43XD8005 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. The worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-43XD8005 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Sony KD-43XD8005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

TVs have high frequency rates of between 20Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the KD-43XD8005 of only 50Hz is in the slowest 10% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-43XD8005 supports Bluetooth. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-43XD8005 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-43XD8005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-43XD8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The KD-43XD8005 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This television was released in June 2016.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Sony TV is rated B for energy efficiency. The KD-43XD8005 has an average running cost of £135 over 5 years based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd43xd8005baep
Barcodes 04548736023468

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10Hz faster high frequency rate
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