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Sony KD43XE8396

73

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Sony KD43XE8396

£599.00
Sony KD43XE8396

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A very economical to run but 2 year old 43" 4K TV, good for watching sport
43" 4K No No Dec 2015 A
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Sony KD43XE8396 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD43XE8396 number 124 in 40 inch TVs, number 219 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 550 in 4K TVs.
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Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
80
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£85 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Looking across the entire LG TV range, the average reviews for all LG TVs are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £85 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,427 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
4K HDR immerses you in every moment
Enhanced images using x-reality pro and triluminos display technology
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 367 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 682 in TVs for films as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 674 in TVs for sport.
74
Watching Films
Very Good
71
Watching Sport
Very Good
74
Playing Games
Very Good

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 £475 at Electronic Empire 77 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 56% 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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Sony KD43XE8396 In-Depth Analysis

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Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 3,362 owner and expert reviews (including 2,194 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

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. The KD43XE8396 has an average 5 year running cost of £85 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,427 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in December 2015.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KD43XE8396 of 43" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 46% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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4K

The Sony KD43XE8396 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all televisions ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the KD43XE8396 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KD43XE8396 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 76% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KD43XE8396 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KD43XE8396 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD43XE8396 supports screen mirroring. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD43XE8396 supports Bluetooth, unlike 79% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KD43XE8396 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KD43XE8396 of only 50Hz is in the slowest 2% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

Televisions have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz. The high frequency rate of the Sony KD43XE8396 of 400Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 81% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The KD43XE8396 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by televisions. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD43XE8396 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Features Voice Control

The KD43XE8396 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Product Identifiers

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