The KDL-42W706 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-42W706 do not have a wi-Fi.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the LG 47LB630[plb_2233837_price] which has better reviews.
Alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE40H6410[plb_2236819_price], or the Toshiba 40L5441[plb_2404576_price].
Two SCART Ports Quantitys
The KDL-42W706 has more SCART ports quantitys than most of the TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-42W706. Most of the TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-42W706 only have one SCART ports quantity, however this TV has two SCART ports quantitys.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-42W706 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the KDL-42W706 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The Sony KDL-42W706 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The KDL-42W706 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (400 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this spec and age is 260Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.
Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds
The KDL-42W706 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Sony television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-42W706. The audio formats supporteds "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.
Has Six Smart Modess
The KDL-42W706 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This Sony television has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-42W706. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.
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The Sony KDL-42W706 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-42W706 are also not 3D.
The KDL-42W706 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the KDL-42W706 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The number of image formats supported by the Sony KDL-42W706 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this age and spec. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this Sony TV.
Only Analog Tuner Type
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that were launched more than two years ago.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KDL-42W706 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Has Two Sound Modess
The Sony KDL-42W706 has a greater number of sound modes than most televisions of this age and spec. This TV has a Music sound modes, which is the most commonly found sound modes found on mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-42W706. The sound modes "Standard" is also found on this Sony TV.
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Average Running Costs
The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+. The KDL-42W706 is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of this age and type that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-42W706 is £84.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Sony released the KDL-42W706 over three years ago.
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At 64 millimeters, the KDL-42W706 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-42W706.
There are a number of alternative 64mm thick TVs currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the KDL-32W706[pl_2143402_price], or the KDL-42W705[pl_2142205_price] both from Sony.
Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Sony KDL-32R400C[plb_1573471_price] (76.5mm).
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