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Sony KD43XD8099

Sony KD43XD8099
82
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and very economical to run 4K 43" television.
4K 43" No 45mm Aug 2016 B
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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76

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have scored the Sony KD43XD8099 as follows:

76

76
Kagoo Score
82
Brand Rating
82
Features
80
Age
81
Running Costs

76

76
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

Sony is an excellent television brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2019.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 7,400+ TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
4K
BRAVIA meets android TV
This TV is recommended by netflix
Experience the best in 4k UHD picture quality
Made to listen: clearaudio+
Turn your TV into a digital recorder: USB HDD REC
Clear phase for smooth, balanced frequencies
Content bar: find everything fast

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

82
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

4K
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports 24p
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Faster than average motion interpolation frequency
Supports screen mirroring
Features USB recording
Supports parental controls
Supports Bluetooth
Average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Not 3D
4K

The Sony KD43XD8099 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all televisions is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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
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The KD43XD8099's display diagonal of 43" is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 46% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The Sony KD43XD8099 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the KD43XD8099 is not 3D. 80% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average
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The thickness of the KD43XD8099 of only 45mm is thinner than 78% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 2.7mm, the thickest is 970mm, and the average thickness is 74mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Sony KD43XD8099 supports Wi-Fi. 52% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD43XD8099 supports 24p. 89% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD43XD8099 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD43XD8099 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 79% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 350Hz. The KD43XD8099's motion interpolation frequency of 400Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 33% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD43XD8099 supports screen mirroring, unlike 91% of televisions which do not support screen mirroring.

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Features USB Recording

The Sony KD43XD8099 features USB recording, unlike 93% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD43XD8099 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD43XD8099 supports Bluetooth, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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80
Age

Sony KD43XD8099 Release Date

August 2016

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When Are Most New Sony TVs Released?

Most new Sony TVs tend to be released between February and April.

For the latest Sony TV technology you may want to consider waiting until February 2019. It's also worth keeping in mind that the price of the current Sony TVs tend to drop off when the next models are released. 32 new Sony televisions were released in March 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Sony TV releases. February was the biggest month in 2017 for new Sony TVs, with 34 new Sony TVs released that month. In 2016 most new Sony TVs were released in April, with 29 new Sony TVs released that month.

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How Fast Do Sony Television Prices Drop After Release?

Most televisions drop in price by 16% in the first 6 months after release, however Sony televisions tend to depreciate faster.

New Sony TVs drop in price by an average of 24% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £211 on a typical £890 new Sony television by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Sony KD43XD8099 Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of B, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KD43XD8099 will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 7,400+ televisions that we checked.

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Electricity cost when switched on £109
Electricity cost when on standby £3
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Europen European Energy Rating
0.51T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sony KD43XD8099 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Peak Luminance Ratio
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Vertical Viewing Angle
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-in Speaker
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technology
Speaker
Smart TV
Screen Mirroring
Smart TV
Smart Modes
Operating System Installed
Design
Colour
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Energy Saving Mode
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Digital Signal Format System
Performance
Parental Controls
Light Sensor
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
24p
USB Recording
Video Formats Supported
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand Included
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (With Stand)
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Stand Width
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface (CI) Slot
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Audio (L,R) Out
Technical Details
Power Save Mode
Packaging Data
Package Height
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

hisense kd43xd8099bu, sony kd43xd8099bu, hisense xd80, sony xd80

Barcodes

 04548736023550,  04548736024991

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