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Sony KD-43XD8088 Review
|Value for Money||
|16 Months Old|
|£135 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 57?
Samsung televisions 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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £135 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for watching films, ranking number 374 in TVs for films. It is also average for watching sport, ranking number 602 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for playing games, ranking number 365 in TVs for gaming.
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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.
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Sony KD-43XD8088 In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
Based on 3,185 user and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its televisions. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product is less than 18 months old but has average features and at £629.00 it is more expensive than 51% of TVs.
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The KD-43XD8088 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. 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.
Average Display Diagonal
The KD-43XD8088's display diagonal of 43" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 44% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KD-43XD8088 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-43XD8088 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The KD-43XD8088's thickness of only 45mm is in the thinnest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The Sony KD-43XD8088 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
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 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Supports Parental Controls
The KD-43XD8088 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-43XD8088 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
The KD-43XD8088 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).
Features USB Recording
The KD-43XD8088 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The Sony KD-43XD8088 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.
Released 16 Months Ago
This Sony TV was released in April 2016.
Running Costs Are OK
The energy efficiency rating of this television is B. The average running cost of the KD-43XD8088 is £135 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
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