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Overall Score

Sony KDL-32W706

avforums.com Highly Recommended
A very economical to run 32" Full HD television with an industry award but inferior features
32" Full HD No 200Hz Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date

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Sony KDL-32W706 Review

With low running costs and very good reviews,
75
1 Review + 1 Award
32
Missing Some Features
45
3 Years Old
84
£66 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%. This TV has received a "Highly Recommended" award from Avforums.com. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Sony TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
The KDL-32W706 has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of only £66 over 5 years are in the cheapest 17% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Quite small display diagonal
Not 3D
Very low RMS rated power

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Sony KDL-32W706 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This television was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review website Avforums.com who said that this Sony television was great.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This TV received a score of 90 out of 100 from expert review website avforums.com. The television expert review sites think this television is one of the better televisions.

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Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

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


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the KDL-32W706 of only 32" is in the smallest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Not 3D

The KDL-32W706 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-32W706 of 64mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 62% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-32W706 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-32W706 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-32W706 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-32W706's RMS rated power of only 10W is in the lowest 8% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The KDL-32W706's high frequency rate of 200Hz is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 73% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-32W706 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32W706 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-32W706 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-32W706 supports face detection, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support face detection.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-32W706 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-32W706 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-32W706 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KDL-32W706 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-32W706 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-32W706 in February 2014.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This Sony television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the KDL-32W706 is in the cheapest 17% of all 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-32W706 is only £66.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers refurbished kdl32w706bsu, sonytv kdl32w706, sony kdl32w706
Barcodes 00049055249675, 04905524967524, 04905524967531, 04905524967555

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