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70

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Sony KDL42W807ASU

£599.99
Sony KDL-42W807A
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A very economical to run and good spec 42" Full HD TV, good for watching films
42" Full HD No 63mm Apr 2013 A
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Sony KDL-42W807A Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Sony KDL-42W807A number 179 in 3D TVs and number 265 in 40 inch TVs.
56
Value for Money
Average
73
Features
Good Features
62
Age
4 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£76 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £76 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
W8 LED television
Enhanced picture quality meets smart connectivity
When everything comes together
Your smartphone on your TV instantly
Bring your picture to life
Make a statement in style
Let the sound come to you
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KDL-42W807A with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 558 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 976 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 971 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KDL-42W807A In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,350 expert and user reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its televisions. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £599.99 it is more expensive than 54% of televisions.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and the average running cost of the KDL-42W807A is £76 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2013.

Features

Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-42W807A of 42" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 60% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KDL-42W807A does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-42W807A is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-42W807A of 63mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 44% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-42W807A supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

The KDL-42W807A does not have an optical disc player, although it is worth noting that 99% of TVs also do not have an optical disc player.

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Has an Equalizer

The KDL-42W807A has an equalizer, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-42W807A supports Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-42W807A supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-42W807A supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-42W807A supports HDD recording, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.

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Has a Camera Included

The KDL-42W807A has a camera included. 99% of TVs do not have a camera included.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KDL-42W807A supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-42W807A supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-42W807A has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-42W807A features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KDL-42W807A supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-42W807A supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-42W807A does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-42W807A supports Picture-In-Picture. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-42W807A supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The KDL-42W807A has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-42W807A's RMS rated power of only 10W is in the lowest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

info kdl42w807asu, sony kdl42w807a

Barcodes:

04905524941401, 04905524941418, 04905524941449

Sony KDL42W807ASU

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