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Sony KDL-32R505

32" Edge-LED Flat Feb 2015
A+
Display Diagonal LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £52.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has good reviews for its televisions
Supports Wi-Fi
Not 3D

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Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 2,235 expert and user reviews (including 64 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its small display diagonal televisions range compared to other brands. 67% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-32R505 is £53 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 582 TVs of this age and type.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was February 2015 when this TV was released.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30, or the Samsung UE32H5500 which both of have better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-32R505 does not have an ethernet port, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television also do not have an ethernet port.

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Display

Not 3D

The KDL-32R505 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 32LB650 which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television range from 50Hz to 1,200Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 130Hz. The KDL-32R505 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inch TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 32" TVs currently available including the TX-L32E30, or the TX-32AS500 both from Panasonic which and both of have better reviews.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-32R505 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R505 supports parental controls, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-32R505 supports 24p, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The KDL-32R505 supports Smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV which do not support Smart TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-32R505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-32R505 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 65 millimeters, the Sony KDL-32R505 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Finlux 28FLZ274 (65mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl32r505cbaep
Barcodes 04548736003675

Sony KDL-32R505 Review Sources

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