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Sony KDL32R403CBU

£199.98
Sony KDL-32R403
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A top-value and very economical to run 32" HD Ready TV, but with only average features
32" HD Ready No 65mm Mar 2015 A+
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Sony KDL-32R403 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KDL-32R403 number 197 in best selling TVs and number 333 across all TVs.
98
Value for Money
Excellent
59
Features
Average Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£43 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 93%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs 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 energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £43 over 5 years are in the cheapest 10% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is fairly priced and superior image quality. However they also report poor technical guidance.
The KDL-32R403 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 24p
Supports parental controls
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only HD Ready

Sony KDL-32R403 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Customers Report That it is 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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Customers Report That it is 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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Customers Report Great Image 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.

Customers Report 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”.

Customers Report Excellent Audio 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”.

Users Report Good Quality 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.

Customers Report Excellent 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”.

Customers Report 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.

Customers Report That it is a 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.

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 3,350 owner and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Environmental Credentials

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

Users Report 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”.

Users Report That it is Robust

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

Users Report Unsatisfactory 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.

Users Report a Good Remote Control

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

Value For Money

Remarkably Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £199.98 it is in the cheapest 13% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KDL-32R403 will cost only £43 over 5 years to run, which is in the cheapest 10% of all 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-32R403 of only 32" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only HD Ready

The KDL-32R403 has a maximum resolution of HD Ready. That's 56% less resolution than a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution and is actually the worst resolution amongst all TVs.

The best resolution across similar types of TV is 8K.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-32R403 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-32R403 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-32R403 of 65mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 64% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The KDL-32R403 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 61% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32R403 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KDL-32R403 supports a maximum display resolution of 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and is in fact the worst supported resolution across all televisions. This Sony TV also supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

A 5120 x 2160 pixels resolution is the best supported resolution across comparable types of TV.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W. The KDL-32R403's RMS rated power of only 10W is in the lowest 15% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-32R403 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The KDL-32R403 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-32R403 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-32R403's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 17% of all TVs 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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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-32R403 supports HDD recording. 98% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-32R403 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 65% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kdl32r403cbu kdl32r403c, summer kdl32r403cbu, sony kdl32r403cbu

Barcodes:

04548736003743, 04548736003750, 05054629739365, 05055760717687, 05712505605011

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-32R403

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