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Sony KDL-32R500
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Sony KDL-32R500

32" Edge-LED Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date
- Slim Design- Compatible with Major IPTV Services- Wi-Fi Certified- Photo Sharing Plus- Clear Resolution Enhancer- Clear Phase More
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£52.71 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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4 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is A+, and the KDL-32R500 has an average 5 year running cost of only £53 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 18% of all 366 TVs of this age and spec.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Sony mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the superior brands.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-32R500 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not have a wi-Fi.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The KDL-32R500 has a fairly low annual energy consumption (only 45.8 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs of this age and spec is 32kWh, the highest is 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other TVs of this type and age support smart TV, however the KDL-32R500 does not support smart TV.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-32R500, the KDL-32R500 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-32R500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-32R500, the KDL-32R500 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology which you might want to look at including the UN50J6200[pl_2958294_price], or the UE32J4500[pl_3059439_price] both from Samsung.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the KDL-32R500 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year. The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-32R500 is 20W, and the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 1,000W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-32R500

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market for over a year.

Average Depth

At 65 millimeters, the KDL-32R500 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year.

TVs with a thicker depth that might also be worth considering include the KDL-32R403[pl_2796469_price] (65mm), or the KDL-40R553[pl_2796464_price] (65mm) both from Sony.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £49.67
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £52.71
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Energy Rating
0.26T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl32r500, sony kdl32r500c
Barcodes 04548736003521

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