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Sony KDL32RD430

£274.31
£258.99 £15.32 cheaper than 28 days ago
32" Direct-LED Flat 66mm Feb 2016
A
Display Diagonal LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £59.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
Features USB recording
Expert reviews are average
Does not have a built-in camera
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

TV expert review site 01net.com scored this TV 66 out of 100.

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

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


Energy

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and the KDL-32RD430 is typical compared to the other 243 TVs of this spec and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KDL-32RD430 will cost £60 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV was released in February 2016.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than a year ago, the KDL-32RD430 does not have a built-in camera.

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Performance

Features USB Recording

The KDL-32RD430 features USB recording, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32RD430 supports parental controls. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also support parental controls.

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

The Sony KDL-32RD430 does not feature voice control. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV also do not feature voice control.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-32RD430 has a game mode. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a game mode.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the Sony KDL-32RD430 does not support Wi-Fi.

It is worth considering other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Sony KDL-32WD603 (£259.90), the Samsung UE32J4570 (£259.11), or the LG 32LF580 (£261.99).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The KDL-32RD430 does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not have an ethernet port.

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Display

Not 3D

The KDL-32RD430 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Philips 22HFL2819 (£211.97) which also has a higher rating.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inch TV.

We compared all the other 32" TVs to this TV and we think because of their better review scores, the Panasonic TX-32C300 (£209), the LG 32LF580 (£261.99), and the Sony KDL-32RD433 (£239) are also worth considering.

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Management Features

Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KDL-32RD430 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The KDL-32RD430 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-32RD430 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Internet TV

The KDL-32RD430 does not support internet TV, although keep in mind that most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than a year also do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The Sony KDL-32RD430 does not support Smart TV, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also do not support Smart TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 66 millimeters, the KDL-32RD430 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 66mm thick televisions currently available including the KDL-32WD600 (£299.99), or the KDL-32WD603 (£259.90) both from Sony which and both of have better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl32rd430
Barcodes 04548736023796

Sony KDL-32RD430 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-32RD430 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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