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Sony KDL32R503C

£299.99
32" HD Ready Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Wi-Fi Release Date £52.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has good TV reviews
Only HD Ready
Poor connectivity
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Reviews

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

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 within its small display diagonal televisions range. 67% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The KDL-32R503 is typical compared to the other 582 televisions of this age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KDL-32R503 will cost £53 over 5 years to run.


Smart TV

Poor Connectivity

One Sony KDL-32R503 owner who reviewed the Sony KDL-32R503 reckoned that it was not able to connect to the internet. Binary Action wrote on Amazon “Very disappointed with the internet content - only 7 apps on home screen”.

Supports Smart TV

The Sony KDL-32R503 supports Smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago do not support Smart TV.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when Sony released the KDL-32R503.


Display

Only HD Ready

The highest display resolution of the KDL-32R503 is HD Ready. That's 56% less display resolution than the most frequently found HD type of Full HD.

This television's display resolution (HD Ready) is actually the worst display resolution amongst all TVs that have been available for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of television the best display resolution is Full HD.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television, the KDL-32R503 is not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 32LF650 (£299.99), the Samsung UE32H6400 (£314.99), or the Cello C39226.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inches television.

Other 32" TVs currently available which you might want to consider include the UE32B7020, or the HG32ED590 (£254.99) both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-32W705 (£279) which all of have better reviews.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-32R503 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television do not support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of their better review scores, the UE22H5615 (£310.73), and the UE32H6400 (£314.99) both from Samsung or the LG 32LF650 (£299.99) are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-32R503 has an ethernet port, unlike most of the other small display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this television which do not have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-32R503 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV do not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Sony KDL-32R503 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R503 supports parental controls, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-32R503 has a game mode. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have a game mode.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32R503 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago also support 24p.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-32R503 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KDL-32R503 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KDL-32R503 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl32r503c, sony hd720p
Barcodes 04548736003552, 04548736003583

Sony KDL-32R503 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-32R503 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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