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Sony KDL-32R505 Review
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£53 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 38?
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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
Does not have an ethernet port
Sony KDL-32R505 In-Depth Analysis
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.
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".
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.
The KDL-32R505 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.
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.
The KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
The KDL-32R505 supports 24p. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.
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.
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).
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KDL-32R505 supports parental controls. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
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.
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.
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.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This TV was released in February 2015.
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.