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Sony KD43XD8099 Review
|Value for Money||
|12 Months Old|
|£135 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 66?
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With it being less than a year since it was released by Sony, this television features some of the latest television technology. 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 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
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 172 in TVs for films. It is also average for watching sport, ranking number 306 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for playing games, ranking number 200 in TVs for gaming.
Should You Buy it Now?
How Big is the Sony KD43XD8099?
The Sony KD43XD8099 is 960mm wide and 564mm tall. It is 45mm thick and weighs 12.3kg.
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Sony KD43XD8099 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs
We checked 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Very Good Value for Money
The product is under a year old but has average features and at £648.99 it is more expensive than 52% of TVs.
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Average Display Diagonal
The Sony KD43XD8099's display diagonal of 43" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 44% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The KD43XD8099 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the worst resolution 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.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KD43XD8099 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The Sony KD43XD8099 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The Sony KD43XD8099's thickness of only 45mm is in the thinnest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The KD43XD8099 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
The KD43XD8099 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.
The KD43XD8099 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Features USB Recording
The KD43XD8099 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD43XD8099 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the KD43XD8099 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KD43XD8099 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
The KD43XD8099 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).
Supports Screen Mirroring
The KD43XD8099 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
Released 12 Months Ago
This TV has been on the market since August 2016.
Running Costs Are OK
This television is rated B for energy efficiency, and based on fine energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KD43XD8099 will cost £135 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
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