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Sony KD-43XD8005 Review
|14 Months Old|
|£135 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 51?
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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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:
Does not feature OLED technology
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.
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Sony KD-43XD8005 In-Depth Analysis
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.
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.
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.
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.
The KD-43XD8005 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
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.
The KD-43XD8005 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KD-43XD8005 supports parental controls. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The KD-43XD8005 supports Bluetooth. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The KD-43XD8005 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
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).
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-43XD8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
The KD-43XD8005 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Released 14 Months Ago
This television was released in June 2016.
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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