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Sony KDL-32R400C

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Sony KDL-32R400C

£431.63
Sony KDL-32R400C
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An economical to run and highly rated 32", 65mm thick TV, with an affordable price and good features
32" HD No 65mm Mar 2015 A+
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Sony KDL-32R400C Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Sony KDL-32R400C as follows:
86
Reviews
5 Reviews
73
Value for Money
Good
60
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£41 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 71%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Sony TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £41 over 5 years are in the cheapest 9% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The KDL-32R400C has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Picture-In-Picture
Supports 24p
Every room deserves a sony TV
Impressive clarity
So bright, so thin
Silky smooth
Your smartphone, now on TV
Photos on the big screen
Clearly different
Bright and slim
USB input for your camera and more
3 HD inputs
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

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How Big is the Sony KDL-32R400C?

The Sony KDL-32R400C is 731mm wide and 65mm tall. It is 441mm thick and weighs 4.8kg.

Sony KDL-32R400C front dimensions
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Sony KDL-32R400C In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, reviewed.com, IT Reviews.com and CNET.com.au this television has an average expert rating of 71%.

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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 televisions. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 65% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £431.63 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Up by £3 (1%)

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The average running cost of the KDL-32R400C is only £41 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 9% of all 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in March 2015.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The KDL-32R400C's display diagonal of only 32" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is smaller than 88% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KDL-32R400C does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-32R400C is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-32R400C's thickness of 65mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 64% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-32R400C does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 61% of televisions support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Sony KDL-32R400C does not support internet TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that 59% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-32R400C supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-32R400C supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R400C supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The KDL-32R400C does not have an on/off switch. 52% of TVs also do not have an on/off switch.

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Energy Star Certified

The KDL-32R400C is Energy Star certified. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Sony KDL-32R400C is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 62% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-32R400C supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-32R400C has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The KDL-32R400C's RMS rated power of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 72% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The KDL-32R400C does not have an ethernet port. 65% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-32R400C of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 74% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-32R400C supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The KDL-32R400C supports a maximum display resolution of 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs and is in fact the worst supported resolution amongst all TVs. This TV also supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

Amongst similar types of television the best supported resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Sony KDL-32R400C does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl32r400cbaep, sony kdl32r400a, 4905524916959

Barcodes:

00027242862869, 00363735986446, 00700613271582, 04548736003729

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