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Sony KD43XD8099

£648.99
A relatively new 43" 4K TV with average features and cheap price
43" 4K No No Aug 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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KD43XD8099
£648.99
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£699.00
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£699.99
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£849.00
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Sony KD43XD8099 Review

Released just 11 months ago and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Sony KD43XD8099 number 51 in 40 inch TVs, number 183 in 4K TVs and number 299 across all TVs.
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Very Good
59
Average Features
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12 Months Old
53
£135 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
65
Good

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:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

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.
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Average
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Average
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Mediocre

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £549 at RGB Direct 19 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 80% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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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

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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Features

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.

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4K

4K

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.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

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

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Not 3D

The Sony KD43XD8099 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

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.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD43XD8099 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD43XD8099 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports 24p

The KD43XD8099 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Features USB Recording

The KD43XD8099 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD43XD8099 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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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).

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Supports Parental Controls

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

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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).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD43XD8099 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Age

Released 12 Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since August 2016.


Running Costs

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd43xd8099bu
Barcodes 04548736023550, 04548736024991

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