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43" Edge-LED Flat Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Sony is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Sony also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Supports Smart TV

The Sony KD-43XD8088 supports smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the KD-43XD8088.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support smart TV and we think cheaper televisions such as the Sony KD-43XD8077[plb_3772188_price] is also worth considering.

There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV which you might want to look at including the UE40KU6079[pl_3372875_price], or the UE49KU6670[pl_3406104_price] both from Samsung.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KD-43XD8088 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-43XD8088.

Alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at include the Sony KD-43XD8077[plb_3772188_price] which is cheaper.

Other TVs which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to look at include the UE40KU6079[pl_3372875_price], or the UE49KU6670[pl_3406104_price] both from Samsung.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 480p|576p|720p|1080p|2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-43XD8088 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the KD-43XD8088 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 12.3 kilograms, the KD-43XD8088 is quite light compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The weights of recently released TVs range from 7.6kg to 59kg.

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Very Thin

Across all the new TVs the depths range from 35mm to 99mm, and the average depth is 63mm. With a depth of only 45 millimeters, the KD-43XD8088 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KD-43XD8088.

There are a number of other 45mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper TVs such as the Sony KD-43XD8077[plb_3772188_price].

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Sony KD-49XD8077[plb_3769237_price] (44mm).

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The Sony KD-43XD8088 is not 3D. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-43XD8088 are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 49UH850[plb_3348276_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KD-43XD8088 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KD-43XD8088 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The KD-43XD8088 is a one RF ports quantity TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-43XD8088

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many latest similar spec TVs. 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 OK

This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency classification of B, and the KD-43XD8088 is typical compared to the other 389 latest similar spec televisions that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KD-43XD8088 will cost £135 over 5 years to run.

Released Ten Months Ago

Sony released the KD-43XD8088 ten months ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart 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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Parental Control
USB Recording
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
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
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
Power Save Mode
Light Sensor
Other Features
Stand Width

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
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony KD-43XD8088uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
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 sony p247744, sony p247744p, sony kd43xd8088, sony kd43xd8088b, sony kd43xd8088bl, sony kd43xd8088bu, sony kd43xd8088bla, sony kd43xd8088blac, sony kd43xd8088black
Barcodes 04548736024984

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See How Other TVs Compare to the Sony KD-43XD8088

Samsung UE55KS700 vs Sony KD-43XD8088

Samsung UE55KS700 vs Sony KD-43XD8088
Samsung UE55KS700 Sony KD-43XD8088
£ 799.99 £520.00
20W Higher RMS Rated Power
Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
22% Larger Screen Size
Two Months Newer
£280 More Expensive
200Hz Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency

LG 43UH750 vs Sony KD-43XD8088

LG 43UH750 vs Sony KD-43XD8088
LG 43UH750 Sony KD-43XD8088
£ 490.00 £520.00
£30 Cheaper
38% Cheaper to Run
Hugely Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
40kWh Lower Annual Energy Consumption
One Less USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

LG 65UH650 vs Sony KD-43XD8088

LG 65UH650 vs Sony KD-43XD8088
LG 65UH650 Sony KD-43XD8088
£ 1,599.00 £520.00
Two RF Ports
Energy Efficiency Rating is Superior
A Lot Larger Screen Size
Cheaper to Run by £10.83
£1,079 More Expensive
14.5kg Heavier
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