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Sony KD43XD8088BU

£649.99
£499.99 £150 cheaper than 60 days ago
Sony KD-43XD8088
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A good spec but 2 year old 43" 4K TV, good for playing games
43" 4K No 45mm Apr 2016 B
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Used - Sony Bravia KD43XD8088 43-Inch Android 4K HDR Ultra HD Smart LED TV with Triluminos Display and Google Cast (2016 Model) - Black
£439.79
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Refurbished - Sony Bravia KD43XD8088 43inch Android 4K HDR Ultra HD Smart TV with TRILUMINOS Display, PlayStation Now and Google Cast (2016 Model) - Black (Certified Refurbished)
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Purchase price £499.99. APR 0%.
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£499.99
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Purchase price £499.99. APR 29.9%.
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£670.32
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Pay monthly - 36 months
Purchase price £499.99. APR 29.9%.
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£763.13
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£862.73
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Sony KD-43XD8088 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Sony KD-43XD8088 number 176 in best selling TVs and number 200 in 40 inch TVs.
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Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
83
Age
1 Year Old
76
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £100 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4K
Google play: A world of content and apps
Experience the best in 4k UHD picture quality
Enrich your viewing with the TV sideview app
Turn your TV into a digital recorder: USB HDD REC
Clear phase for smooth, balanced frequencies
Made to listen: clearaudio+
Cinematic s-force front surround
DSEE restores detail to your digital music
Content bar: find everything fast
Say what you want to see with voice search
Thinner than average
BRAVIA meets android TV
Google cast: plays nice with your other devices
Motionflow XR keeps the action smooth
Cable management
TRILUMINOS display
4K x-reality pro: enhance every picture up to 4k
4K hdr: the next generation of picture quality
Stream playstation games straight to your TV
Not 3D
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 432 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 771 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 772 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 55% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Sony KD-43XD8088?

The Sony KD-43XD8088 is 960mm wide and 560mm tall. It is 45mm thick and weighs 12.3kg.

Sony KD-43XD8088 front dimensions
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Sony KD-43XD8088 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 3,350 owner and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has average features and at £499.99 it is in the most expensive 39% of televisions.

Price Has Gone Down by £150 (23%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television has an energy efficiency classification of B, and the KD-43XD8088 has an average running cost of £100 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market since April 2016.

Features

4K

4K

The KD-43XD8088 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all TVs 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.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony KD-43XD8088's display diagonal of 43" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 47% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KD-43XD8088 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KD-43XD8088 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The average thickness of all televisions is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The thickness of the Sony KD-43XD8088 of only 45mm is in the thinnest 22% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-43XD8088 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-43XD8088 supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-43XD8088 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-43XD8088 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD-43XD8088 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 frequently found resolution supported by TVs. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-43XD8088 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Features USB Recording

The KD-43XD8088 features USB recording, unlike 90% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

116511145cr kd43xd8088, sony kd43xd8088black, sony kd43xd8088bu

Barcodes:

04548736024984, 05056129211969

Sony KD43XD8088BU

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