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Overall Score

Sony KDL-32R505

A very economical to run but 2 year old 32" TV
32" HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-32R505 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Sony KDL-32R505 as follows for Summary.
17
Features
Missing Some Features
58
Age
2 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£53 Over 5 Years
37
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £53 over 5 years are in the cheapest 11% of all 4,375 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not have an ethernet port

Sony KDL-32R505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,186 user and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 91% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-32R505 of only 32" is moderately small compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 15% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-32R505 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-32R505 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-32R505's thickness of 65mm is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 66% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32R505 supports 24p. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-32R505 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other televisions. 64% of televisions have an ethernet port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-32R505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-32R505 supports parental controls. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The KDL-32R505's RMS rated power of only 10W is in the lowest 10% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The KDL-32R505's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is fairly slow compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KDL-32R505 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in February 2015.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KDL-32R505 will cost only £53 over 5 years to run, which is in the cheapest 11% of all 4,375 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl32r505cbaep

Barcodes:

04548736003675

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