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Sony KDL-42W829 Review
|3 Years Old|
|£84 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 57?
It has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this television to others. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
This Sony TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £84 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KDL-42W829 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Only Full HD
Quite low RMS rated power
Sony KDL-42W829 In-Depth Analysis
Expert Reviews Are Good
Television expert review website digitalmediaandit.com scored this TV 80 out of 100.
Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 3,185 expert and user 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.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the KDL-42W829 of 42" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 39% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
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.
The KDL-42W829 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the Sony KDL-42W829 of 64mm is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 62% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The KDL-42W829 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Supports Parental Controls
The KDL-42W829 supports parental controls. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.
The Sony KDL-42W829 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Supports HDD Recording
The Sony KDL-42W829 supports HDD recording. 99% of TVs do not support HDD recording.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The KDL-42W829's RMS rated power of only 16W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 24% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The KDL-42W829 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
The KDL-42W829 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
The KDL-42W829 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The Sony KDL-42W829 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Has a Child Lock
The Sony KDL-42W829 has a child lock, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a child lock.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The Sony KDL-42W829 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Sony KDL-42W829 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony KDL-42W829 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
The KDL-42W829 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).
Released Over Three Years Ago
This television was released in February 2014.
Average Running Costs
The efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and the KDL-42W829 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on alright usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KDL-42W829 will cost £84 over 5 years to run.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||samsung kdl42w829bbu|
|Barcodes||04905524967678, 04905524967685, 04905524967692|