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Sony KDL-32R505

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Sony KDL-32R505

Sony KDL-32R505
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A very economical to run but 3 year old 32", 65mm thick TV, with good features
32" HD No 65mm Feb 2015 A+
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Sony KDL-32R505 Review

With very low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Sony KDL-32R505 as follows:
62
Features
Good Features
75
Age
3 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£43 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £43 over 5 years are in the cheapest 10% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports parental controls
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

Sony KDL-32R505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Television Reviews

We checked 3,350 expert and user reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KDL-32R505 will cost only £43 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the cheapest to run TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since February 2015.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-32R505 of only 32" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 12% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KDL-32R505 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the KDL-32R505 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-32R505's thickness of 65mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 37% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the Sony KDL-32R505 of only 10W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 86% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KDL-32R505 supports a maximum display resolution of 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and is in fact the worst supported resolution across all TVs. This TV also supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

A 5120 x 2160 pixels resolution is the best supported resolution amongst comparable types of television.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R505 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-32R505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32R505 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The KDL-32R505 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 65% of televisions have an ethernet port.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-32R505's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is slower than 83% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl32r505cbaep

Barcodes:

04548736003675

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