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Sony KDL42W706BSU

£379.00
£279.99 £99.01 cheaper than 20 days ago
42" Full HD Flat May 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £83.16 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has good reviews for its TVs
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 1,413 user and expert reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its televisions. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 94% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of a similar spec and age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-42W706 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a television that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 47LA660 (£279.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-42W706 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think the LG 47LA660 (£279.99), and the Toshiba 40L3453 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this television and we think the JVC LT-40C755 (£289.97) is also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-42W706 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-42W706 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The KDL-42W706 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years which have an ethernet port.

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Other Features

Has an HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-42W706 has an HDD recording. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have an HDD recording.

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Performance

Features Face Detection

The KDL-42W706 features face detection, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV do not feature face detection.

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Features Parental Control

The KDL-42W706 features parental control. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also feature parental control.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-42W706 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports 24p Support

The Sony KDL-42W706 supports 24p support. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also support 24p support.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-42W706 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-and-Picture Function

The KDL-42W706 has a picture-and-picture function. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a picture-and-picture function.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KDL-42W706 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Has an Internet TV Function

The KDL-42W706 has an internet TV function. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-42W706 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also support smart TV features.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £99.01 (26%)

The price has dropped from £379 to £279.99 in the last 20 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 71% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 29% chance that the price will actually go down further. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 16 Watts, the KDL-42W706 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television. Across all the TVs that were released more than two years ago the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KDL-42W706 is typical compared to the other 616 medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KDL-42W706 will cost £84 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Sony TV was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung kdl42w706bsu, certified kdl42w706b, sony kdl42w706bsu
Barcodes 04056572580941, 04905524967708, 04905524967739

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