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Sony KD43XD8099

75

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Sony KD43XD8099

£699.00
Sony KD43XD8099
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A good spec and relatively new 43" 4K television, good for playing games
43" 4K No 45mm Aug 2016 B
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Sony KD43XD8099 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Sony KD43XD8099 number 221 in 40 inch TVs and number 609 in 4K TVs.
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Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
85
Age
18 Months 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating 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
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
Cinematic s-force front surround
DSEE restores detail to your digital music
Say what you want to see with voice search
Thinner than average
Google play: A world of content and apps
Cable management
Google cast: plays nice with your other devices
Motionflow XR keeps the action smooth
TRILUMINOS display
4K x-reality pro: enhance every picture up to 4k
4K HDR 1: the next generation of picture quality
Enrich your viewing with the TV sideview app
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 468 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 822 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 819 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

How Big is the Sony KD43XD8099?

The Sony KD43XD8099 is 960mm wide and 564mm tall. It is 45mm thick and weighs 12.3kg.

Sony KD43XD8099 front dimensions
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Sony KD43XD8099 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,350 user and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has average features and at £699.00 it is more expensive than 62% of televisions.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the KD43XD8099 is £100 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This Sony TV was released in August 2016.

Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD43XD8099 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all TVs 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.

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Average Display Diagonal

The KD43XD8099's display diagonal of 43" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 43% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KD43XD8099 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD43XD8099 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The KD43XD8099's thickness of only 45mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thinner than 78% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD43XD8099 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD43XD8099 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony KD43XD8099 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 common resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD43XD8099 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Sony KD43XD8099 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD43XD8099 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD43XD8099 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD43XD8099 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features USB Recording

The KD43XD8099 features USB recording. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kd43xd8099bu

Barcodes:

04548736023550, 04548736024991

Sony KD43XD8099

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