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Sony KDL32R403CBU

£199.98
32" HD Ready Edge-LED Flat Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £52.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Easy to use
Reasonably priced
Good picture quality
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Reasonably Priced

Several Sony KDL-32R403 owners said in their reviews that the Sony KDL-32R403 was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote “A fantastic TV at a great price” in their review and rated the Sony KDL-32R403 4 stars. Last year B. Zabavnik wrote “Delivery was quick and the price good compared to Argos” in their review of this TV. Endless_pointless mentioned in October “Great TV for a good price” in their review of the Sony KDL-32R403.

One person said that this TV was cheap. Brian May wrote on Amazon “A fabulous TV at a budget price” and rated the product 5 stars.

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Design

Easy to Use

A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Sony KDL-32R403 review “The very next day! Very impressed! The set was easy to set up and both picture” . Last year Mickeyfinn scored it 5 stars and said “It is very good for the price and very easy to set up” in their review of the Sony KDL-32R403. Zoverstocks Music said in their review of the Sony KDL-32R403 “Simple to set up working fine” and scored this TV 5 stars.

One Sony KDL-32R403 owner said that it was easy to use. In October last year Amazon Customer wrote “On this occasion it would be a whole lot more straightforward if the remote control included with this TV matched the one in the user guide”.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had a good experience. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer said “It does offer a great viewing experience for this class of television”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Sony KDL-32R403 reviewers reckoned that the product was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this TV “Very good picture quality however as with many modern TVs, where this model comes up a little short is with the gravitas of its sound” . Dave Albrecht scored the Sony KDL-32R403 4 stars and he wrote in his Sony KDL-32R403 review “Picture quality is amazing edge to edge display”. R. Glover mentioned in their review of the Sony KDL-32R403 “Pictures quality look great”.

Robust

One customer who reviewed the product thought it was well made.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Some Sony KDL-32R403 reviewers who reviewed the product said that it had good sound quality. John Ratcliffe mentioned on Amazon “Great picture and good sound”.


Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 2,235 expert and user reviews (including 64 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its small display diagonal televisions. 67% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

Two Sony KDL-32R403 reviewers who reviewed the Sony KDL-32R403 concluded that it was good for watching Freeview TV. John Ratcliffe mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Excellent basic tv with freeview”. R. Glover wrote in their review on Amazon “Good enough for Freeview HD rare have 1080p feed channels” and scored it 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One customer who bought it considered that it was able to connect to the internet. Vincento gave it an excellent review score and mentioned “Plenty of connectivity, this tv also has internet content which wasnt mentioned in the listing, media player”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two people who reviewed the product agreed that it had good features. L. Edmonds gave the product a score of 5 stars and said “Amazing Amazing Amazing FANTASTIC picture great sound outstanding features”.

Good Remote Control

One customer who reviewed the Sony KDL-32R403 thought it had a good remote control.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the average running cost of the KDL-32R403 is £53 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 582 comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One customer who reviewed the Sony KDL-32R403 thought it did not have good technical guidance. Amazon Customer said a few weeks ago “It is not obvious from the instructions” in their Sony KDL-32R403 review although they gave the Sony KDL-32R403 a score of 80 out of 100.


Display

Good Picture Quality

A number of Sony KDL-32R403 reviewers agreed that it had good picture quality. A few weeks ago Redcarjohn mentioned on Amazon “Excellent picture quality, rich colours, particularly noticeable on nature documentaries”. In October last year Strevac wrote on Amazon “Great TV, picture quality good no complaints” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Good High Def TV

A few people who purchased it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “This TV comes with many of the basic features that you would expect from a modern HDTV and it delivers good performance for a TV in the HD Ready range”. Dave Albrecht wrote in October this year “Perfect for HD gaming and movies” in his review.

Only HD Ready

The highest display resolution of the KDL-32R403 is HD Ready. That's 56% less display resolution than a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

An HD Ready HD type is actually the worst display resolution amongst all small display diagonal televisions that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of TV the best display resolution is Full HD.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television, the KDL-32R403 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Cello C24115 which is also cheaper.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Sony KDL-32R403 has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a wide color enhancer.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inches television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 32" televisions currently available including the Sharp LC-32LD145k (£149.99) which is cheaper; or the Sony KDL-32EX340 (£199) which has better reviews.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One Sony KDL-32R403 owner who purchased the Sony KDL-32R403 thought it was thin. Endless_pointless mentioned on Amazon “It is very thin - would slide under a door” in their Sony KDL-32R403 review and rated this TV as excellent. One Sony KDL-32R403 owner thought it was compact. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “It is nice and compact and it comes with a good energy rating” and scored the Sony KDL-32R403 80 out of 100.

Average Depth

At 65 millimeters, the KDL-32R403 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television.

Alternative televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Cello C22103 (£166.79) (60mm) which is also cheaper.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when this TV was released.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The KDL-32R403 does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi including the Seiki SE32HO03 (£179.99), or the Samsung T32E390 (£179.99).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the KDL-32R403 does not have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R403 supports parental controls. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32R403 supports 24p. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support 24p.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-32R403 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-32R403 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this television also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Sony KDL-32R403 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-32R403 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers summer kdl32r403cbu, sony kdl32r403cbu
Barcodes 04548736003743, 04548736003750, 05055760717687, 05712505605011

Sony KDL-32R403 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-32R403 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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