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Sony KD-43XD8005

Sony KD-43XD8005

43" 50Hz Edge-LED Jun 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
For the ultimate in picture quality, this TV pairs the brilliance of 4K clarity with the brightness, colour and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR).2 Previously hidden areas of dark shadow and... More
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6 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 1,318 user and expert reviews, Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands.

Only Released Seven Months Ago

This 4K and 8K TV is one of the latest televisions to be released. This means it is likely to have more advanced features than some of the older televisions.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs, the KD-43XD8005 supports smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for the last year, the Sony KD-43XD8005 has a wi-Fi.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 12.3 kilograms, the KD-43XD8005 is one of the lighter 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-43XD8005 amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average weight of latest comparable spec televisions is 19kg.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 45 millimeters, the KD-43XD8005 has one of the thinner depths amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The thinnest depth of new 4K and 8K TVs is 35mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average depth is 63mm.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to consider the Samsung UE55KS700 (£995.00) (44.3mm).

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The KD-43XD8005 is not 3D. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-43XD8005 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-43XD8005 do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KD-43XD8005 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE78HU8500 (£4,749.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

The KD-43XD8005 has one of the slower high frequency rates (only 50 hertz) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. The slowest high frequency rate of TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-43XD8005 is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 470Hz.

If you would prefer a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the Sony KD49XD8305 (£749.00) (100Hz).

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KD-43XD8005 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other new TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KD-43XD8005 have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the KD-43XD8005 which has one RF ports quantity.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-43XD8005

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year. 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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Running Costs Are Average

This 4K and 8K TV has an efficiency rating of B, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KD-43XD8005 will cost £135 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 389 recently released TVs.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Operating System Installed
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
HDCP
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Parental Control
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Picture Processing Technology
Luminance
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Design
Colour of Product
Heavy Metals Free
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Subwoofer Out

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £131.40
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £134.44
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Energy Rating
0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kd43xd8005, sony kd43xd8005, sony kd43xd8005b, sony kd43xd8005ba, sony kd43xd8005bae, sony kd43xd8005baep
Barcodes 04548736023468

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