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Sony KD-43XD8005

Sony KD-43XD8005
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A fully featured but a little out of date 43" 4K TV, with very low running costs
43" 4K No 45mm Jun 2016 B
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Sony KD-43XD8005 Review

Released 2 years ago and with excellent features, we have scored the Sony KD-43XD8005 as follows:
85
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Age
19 Months Old
80
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £100 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,406 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some great features:
4K
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an ambient light sensor
Uncover the detail with 4k hdr<br>4k high dynamic range
4K clarity
4K colour
Made to match your space
A world of possibilities
Access everything fast
Perfectly paired
Thousands of apps

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
Sony KD-43XD8005 size in context

Sony KD-43XD8005 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,327 owner and expert reviews (including 1,912 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is B, and the KD-43XD8005 has an average 5 year running cost of £100 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,406 televisions.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since June 2016.

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Features

4K

4K

The Sony KD-43XD8005 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. TVs HD types range 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.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KD-43XD8005 of 43" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 43% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KD-43XD8005 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KD-43XD8005 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-43XD8005 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

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

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

TVs have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz. The KD-43XD8005's high frequency rate of only 50Hz is in the slowest 10% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-43XD8005 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-43XD8005 supports Bluetooth. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-43XD8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony KD-43XD8005 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. This Sony TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-43XD8005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports 24p

The KD-43XD8005 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-43XD8005 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-43XD8005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kd43xd8005baep

Barcodes:

04548736023468

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