Sony KDL-32R423A
Sony KDL-32R423A
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Sony KDL-32R423A

A very economical to run 32" TV, but with poor features
32" HD No Direct-LED Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date

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Sony KDL-32R423A Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony KDL-32R423A as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£68 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of only £68 over 5 years are in the cheapest 19% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Quite small display diagonal
Not 3D
Fairly thick
Does not support Wi-Fi

Sony KDL-32R423A In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

We checked 3,185 expert and owner reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The KDL-32R423A's display diagonal of only 32" is in the smallest 21% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-32R423A is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The thickness of the KDL-32R423A of 76mm is in the thickest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-32R423A does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-32R423A's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 23% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-32R423A does not have an ethernet port. 64% of televisions do have an ethernet port.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R423A supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-32R423A does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The KDL-32R423A does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-32R423A supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-32R423A supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KDL-32R423A is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This television was released in August 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the KDL-32R423A is one of the cheaper to run TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-32R423A is only £68.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl32r423a
Barcodes 04905524915853, 04905524915860

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