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Sony KDL-32RD430

A very economical to run 32" television with moderate reviews but not very good features
32" HD No No Feb 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-32RD430 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old,
56
1 Review
15
Missing Some Features
72
18 Months Old
86
£60 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 66%. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of only £60 over 5 years are in the cheapest 13% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It is missing some features:
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not support Wi-Fi

How Big is the Sony KDL-32RD430?

The Sony KDL-32RD430 is 735mm wide and 66mm tall. It is 446mm thick and weighs 4.9kg.

Sony KDL-32RD430 front dimensions

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Sony KDL-32RD430 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 66% from 01net.com.

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Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 3,185 expert and owner reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The KDL-32RD430's display diagonal of only 32" is in the smallest 12% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-32RD430 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-32RD430 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-32RD430's thickness of 66mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 67% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The KDL-32RD430 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of televisions which support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-32RD430 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KDL-32RD430 supports a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Sony KDL-32RD430 does not support internet TV, although keep in mind that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The KDL-32RD430 does not support Wi-Fi. 91% of TVs also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KDL-32RD430 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), unlike 61% of TVs which have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

Like most other TVs, the KDL-32RD430 does not feature voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other TVs, the KDL-32RD430 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32RD430 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Features USB Recording

The KDL-32RD430 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The KDL-32RD430 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 64% of televisions which have an ethernet port.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the KDL-32RD430 of only 10W is quite low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 16% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since February 2016.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A. Based on adequate usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-32RD430 is only £60, which makes it one of the more economic to run televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl32rd430
Barcodes 04548736023796

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-32RD430

10W higher RMS rated power
20% thinner
12% higher running costs over five years
£0.15 cheaper to run
Older by over one year
13% cheaper to run
Three months older
Thinner
£13.22 more expensive to run over five years
Larger display diagonal
Older by seven months

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