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On average Sony mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all televisions built by Sony.
Has Five Sound Modess
The Sony KDL-32R300 has a greater number of sound modes than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This television has a Music sound modes, which is the most frequently found sound modes found on TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-32R300. The sound modess "Game", "Standard", "Movie" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony TV.
Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds
The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-32R300 is more than most televisions of this type and age. This Sony television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by televisions of this spec and age. The audio formats supporteds "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.
Has Six Smart Modess
The number of smart modes found on the Sony KDL-32R300 is more than most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-32R300. The smart modess "Photo", "Cinema", "Sports", "Vivid" and "Standard" are also found on this Sony TV.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
Televisions that came out more than a year ago have annual energy consumptions of between 32kWh and 160kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 42 kilowatt hours, the KDL-32R300 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst mid-size TVs of this age.
With a weight of only 4.5 kilograms, the KDL-32R300 is fairly light compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-32R300. Across all the mid-size TVs that were released one year ago the weights range from 3.6kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 8.1kg.
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Does Not Support Smart TV
The Sony KDL-32R300 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than a year ago which support smart TV.
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year, the KDL-32R300 does not have a wi-Fi.
Like most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-32R300, the KDL-32R300 is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-32R300, the KDL-32R300 does not have a built-in camera.
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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported
The number of image formats supported by the KDL-32R300 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than a year.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most televisions of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-32R300 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the UN50J6200, or the UE32J4500 (£199.99) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated powers of televisions of this age and spec range from 5W to 1,000W. At only 10 Watts, the Sony KDL-32R300 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-32R300.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The KDL-32R300 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-32R300. The motion interpolation frequencys of mid-size TVs that were released one year ago range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 230Hz.
Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most TVs of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the KDL-32R300 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Only One RF Ports Quantity
Most TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-32R300 have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the KDL-32R300 which has one RF ports quantity.
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Running Costs Are Average
This mid-size TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the KDL-32R300 has an average running cost of £62 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 366 TVs of a comparable spec and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
This Sony TV was released over a year ago.
With a depth of 63 millimeters, the Sony KDL-32R300 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-32R300.
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LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Motionflow, Motionflow XR
Motionflow, Motionflow XR
Supported Video Modes
576i, 480i, 576p, 1080i, 480p, 1080p, 720p
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
640 x 480 (VGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-T, DVB, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
SECAM, PAL, NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC 4.43
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Game, Music, Standard, Movie, Sports
Audio Decoding Technologies
Dolby Pulse, Dolby Digital Plus
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Audio (L,R) Out
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Game, Photo, Cinema, Sports, Vivid, Standard
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Audio Formats Supported
WAV, WMA, MP3
Image Formats Supported
Colour of Product
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AC Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
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Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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