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Sony KDL43W756C

£430.00
Sony KDL-43W756
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A very economical to run but 3 year old 43" Full HD television, good for playing games
43" Full HD No 59mm Feb 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KDL-43W756 Review

With low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KDL-43W756 number 167 in 40 inch TVs and number 873 across all TVs.
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Value for Money
Good
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Features
Good Features
75
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 79%. Hisense TVs 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 TVs 2018.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £70 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report good product quality, that it is fairly priced and good smart TV features. However they also report inferior technical guidance.
The KDL-43W756 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
to listen: clearaudio+: make your listening as lifelike as your viewing. clearaudio+ fine-tunes TV sound for an immersive, emotionally enriching experience that seems to surround you. hear music, dialogue and surround effects with greater clarity and separation, whatever you're watchi
R multi-format USB play: enjoy your favourite digital content from any USB stick. play music, video clipsand view photo collections all through your TV with super multi-format USB play. supporting a wide range of codecs, you can experience ultimate format versatility, simply plug in and you re ready to
Wireless subwoofer made for bravia: add impact to movies with rich, powerful bass. no cables or special set up are needed the wireless subwoofer is automatically tuned with the optimum settings for new BRAVIA models. the compact and stylishly crafted cabinet fits discreetly in any ro
En to your photos with sound photo: hear the atmosphere and emotion of every photo, from selfies to holiday snaps, with sound photo on selected xperia smartphones and sony cameras. adding an extra dimension to your still photos, it re-creates the exact sound heard at the moment the picture was taken. view and hear your sound photos on your TV by simply connecting your camera via USB, HDMI or wirelessly with home netwo
the moment yours with photo sharing plus: let everyone share those special photo memories on the big screen. up to ten people in the room can send photos and short video clips wirelessly from their smartphone straight to BRAVIA, to enjoy with a choice of your own optional background music. you TV even creates its own dedicated wi-fi network ideal for gue
football mode: for all football addicts: get that match-day feeling with everything you need for football. sound settings are automatically adjusted to recreate an authentic stadium experien
Ly intuitive: the one-flick remote: interacting with your TV has never been more intuitive. flick comfortably through what's on screen with the touchpad you don't even need to point the remote at the TV screen. forget fiddly text input: all you need to do is talk to your one-flick remote. it works with NFC, so you can even share photos wirelessly from your smartphone on the TV screen all at a single tou
K, find, fast: one-flick entertainment: control your world of content with bravia's quick and intuitive interface. flick up to find TV, internet video, apps, photos and other content you want, or flick down to show extra functions which enhance your viewing. the unique one-flick remote allows quick and intuitive control, all without interfering with what you re watchi
design for easier wall mounting: the slimline styling blends effortlessly into a living room, enabling easier mounting on a wall. because the screen has minimal bezels, you can focus on your entertainment with near edge-to-edge pictures. it's an ideal blend of form and function for an immersive entertainment experien
reflex speaker for bigger, better bass: hear more from a compact speaker box with intense, focused sound. the bass reflex speaker produces clear, rich sounds from crisp highs to extended lows. the isolated box design ensures highly efficient sound reproduction, so that every detail is heard clear
R phase for smooth, balanced frequencies: BRAVIA uses a powerful computer model to analyse and compensate for inaccuracies in speaker response. it does this by 'sampling the speaker frequency with higher precision. this information is fed back to cancel out any peaks or dips in the speaker's natural response resulting in pure, natural audio with smooth, even reproduction of all frequenci
Matic s-force front surround: enjoy an immersive soundstage that pulls you into the heart of the action. s-force front surround mimics the way the brain correlates sound sources to create proper volume, time lag, and sound wave spectrum using only left and right speaker channels. by naturally emulating three-dimensional sound fields, you ll enjoy rich, high-fidelity audio across a wider listening ar
restores detail to your digital music: low-resolution internet video, catch-up TV and other heavily compressed audio files don't always sound so great. A large amount of information gets thrown away when digital audio is compressed. with digital sound enhancement engine (dsee) technology, lost frequency components (especially high frequencies) are restored for natural sound with a more spacious fe
your TV into a digital recorder: USB HDD rec: store your favourite TV shows on an external USB hard disk drive to enjoy whenever you want. USB HDD REC allows one-touch and timer recording of a digital broadcast onto any USB HDD device up to 2tb in capacity. while viewing the show, simply press REC to start recording, which will automatically stop at the end of the program
Has a mounting kit
Ch your viewing with the TV sideview app: find, record and talk about your favourite TV shows using the TV sideview app.use your tablet or smartphone (android or ios) to see the latest TV schedule as well as view the most popular programs currently trending. once you ve found what you want to watch, you can set an alarm so you never miss the shows you love. live tweet your reactions and see what other viewers are sayi
Your smartphone on the big screen with mhl: enjoy your smartphone media and apps on this TV with mobile high-definition link (mhl). play videos and photos in HD, use your apps on the big screen, or listen to mp3 music through the TV speakers. A single cable connects to BRAVIA while charging your phone's battery. you can even use your TV remote to navigate compatible smartphones using HDMI-C
En mirroring to wirelessly show your smartphone screen on bravia: wirelessly mirror the screen of your mobile device on the large, beautiful BRAVIA screen. screen mirroring works with xperia smartphones, tablets and other devices compatible with miracast technology. multiply the joy with family and friends by watching videos together, browsing together, or selecting the next vacation destination on a map.<br>moreover, if you have the optional one-flick remote, simply touch your nfc-enabled xperia smartphone or tablet to it and pair the devices in an instant for screen mirrori
What you want to see with voice search: spend less time browsing, and more time watching. voice search on android TV lets you search for content across different services without ever having to pick up the remote. you can also get recommendations; asking for romantic comedies for example, brings up a list of suitable optio
Le cast: plays nice with your other devices: BRAVIA is google cast ready so you can easily cast your favourite entertainment like youtube from your personal device on to the stunning BRAVIA screen. you can cast from android, ios, or your lapt
Le play: A world of content and apps: discover movies and TV shows, viral videos, games and more from google play. enjoy a huge and ever-growing choice of apps on your TV in a brand new w
IA meets android tv: your smart TV just got smarter. think of all the stuff you love doing on your smartphone or tablet, now on the big, beautiful BRAVIA screen. all-new sony's android TV lets you connect and enjoy any content, from apps to movies, between different android devices the simplest and easiest way ev
Onflow XR keeps the action smooth: enjoy smooth and sharp details even in fast-moving sequences with motionflow XR. this innovative technology creates and inserts extra frames between the original ones. it compares key visual factors on successive frames, then calculates the split second of missing action in the sequences. some models also include black-frame insertion for a blur-free and truly cinematic lo
Ality pro: rediscover every detail: discover a thrilling world of extraordinary clarity, whatever you're watching. every single pixel is upscaled beautifully by our powerful picture processing engine, while individual parts of each scene are analysed and matched with a special image database that independently addresses texture, contrast, colour and edges. enjoy dramatically reduced picture noise, whatever you re watchi
Hrilled with full HD and effortless access to all your entertain
Y optimised graphics with picture mode: game: created in collaboration with experts at sony computer entertainment worldwide studios, our dedicated picture mode: game optimises picture quality for a greater gaming experience. colours appear more natural and every scene is more detailed, so you ll enjoy graphics just as the developers originally intend
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 279 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 475 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 478 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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Sony KDL-43W756 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

A few customers agreed that it was good quality. Danny wrote on Amazon “Really happy with the picture quality of the tv” in his Sony KDL-43W756 review. Kat J. wrote “My best buy ! I am so impressed with the picture quality, so sharp” in their review of this TV and rated this TV 5 stars. Key wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-43W756 “Build quality is superb and it looks exceptionally classy” yet they scored the product 3 stars.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Some customers who reviewed this TV considered that it was good value for money. Col said on Amazon “Really great TV for the money”. Jayemp said in October “I like this Android Version, I love this tv I believe it is the best Sony has produced at this price and size” and rated it 5 stars. In October last year Mr M D Bromley rated the product 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Brilliant tv, great quality great price, picture is fantastic”.

Several customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was a bargain for the price. Key mentioned in their review on Amazon “More suited to a cheap telly that you've fought over in the aisles of Tesco on Black Friday”. In October last year Mr. J. A. Lewis-Booth wrote on Amazon “The picture quality is great at this price, though as other reviews have already noted the remote is very cheap feeling compared to other Sony remotes I have used”.

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Customers Report Good Smart TV Features

Three Sony KDL-43W756 owners who bought it thought it had good apps. Col wrote on Amazon in October last year “Amazon, You Tube and other apps working good too”. In the same month Jsherwood gave the Sony KDL-43W756 a score of 5 stars and said “Really good apps for Amazon Prime” in their review of the Sony KDL-43W756. In October this year Phill R gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their Sony KDL-43W756 review on Amazon “Very easy to add apps, very easy to add an HDD to record tv”.

A number of Sony KDL-43W756 owners who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good for watching on demand TV. Jayemp scored it very highly and said in their Sony KDL-43W756 review in October “If you are an Amazon Prime member you have a large choice”. In October this year Tal Schmidt mentioned on Amazon “Many Smart features though not using any as my Apple TV 4 is better than anything, like always with Apple products”.

One Sony KDL-43W756 owner who reviewed the product said that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Ms. L. J. Sargent wrote in their review on Amazon “No BBC Iplayer or anything good to review, basically”. One person concluded that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Jayemp mentioned “Free View is downloaded The Update downloads took about 40 minutes to download”.

One Sony KDL-43W756 reviewer considered that this TV had great smart functions.

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Users Report Great Picture Quality

Several customers who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality. Mr. J. A. Lewis-Booth wrote in October last year “The picture quality is great, android TV less so.I have been watching the new Sony sets for a while”. Phill R rated this TV as very good and said on Amazon this month “Great sound & picture quality”. Phill R also wrote “We're a month in - delivered faster than expected - and it's superb! Great sound and picture quality”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. This year J. D. Bailey said “Clarity is very good the colours pop out of the screen”. One person who reviewed it concluded that it had clear images. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote “Crisp clear image! Really good! A small con bit complicated to work with”.

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Customers Report Superior Sound Quality

A number of customers said that the Sony KDL-43W756 had good sound quality. In October last year Jsherwood wrote on Amazon “I don; t need my surround sound anymore, its amazing full”. Rich rated it 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon last year “Sony do make a good TV, with high quality picture and sound” in his Sony KDL-43W756 review.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two Sony KDL-43W756 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Jayemp gave the Sony KDL-43W756 a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review this month “The rest of the controls are easy enough to get use too The Android setting up is easy for those familiar with this type of software”. In October last year Key said in their Sony KDL-43W756 review “The TV was easy to set up and took about 40 minutes to download”.

Some Sony KDL-43W756 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Sony KDL-43W756 was easy to use. Angela Crossley said “If you are going to use this TV as a screen for a satellite box then it will be fine”. Jsherwood scored the Sony KDL-43W756 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Ease of use”.

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Users Report Good Technical Features

A number of Sony KDL-43W756 owners who reviewed it considered that it had good features. J. D. Bailey said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Great TV loads of feature's plus the picture quality”. In October Kat J. said in their review of the Sony KDL-43W756 “If you want a decent screen, many features, my husband loves one click - football mode !”. Key wrote on Amazon “Share with the TV which it does flawlessly - if you like your streams to suffer lag and slo-mo!There are other Smart features too”.

Customers Report Excellent Design

One Sony KDL-43W756 owner considered that it was well designed. One person who reviewed the product considered that it was good looking. Jsherwood mentioned in their Sony KDL-43W756 review “This TV is great! Looks beautiful and the picture is fantastic” .

One Sony KDL-43W756 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was a good design.

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Customers Report That it is Robust

One Sony KDL-43W756 owner who purchased the product said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr B said “Mine is now broken” in his review but in spite of that he gave the Sony KDL-43W756 a score of 3 stars. One Sony KDL-43W756 reviewer wrote that it was well made.

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was reliable. Jayemp mentioned “Indeed the tv was a reliable buy” in their Sony KDL-43W756 review and scored it 5 stars.

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Users Report Good Quality High Def TV

A few customers wrote in their reviews that the Sony KDL-43W756 was good at displaying high definition TV. Paul mentioned “Very nice TV - good HD picture” in his review of this TV. Paul also wrote “This is a very smart looking TV with a great HD picture”.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 3,350 user and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Connectivity

One Sony KDL-43W756 owner who purchased it considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Jsherwood rated it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Lots of HDMI inputs so great”.

One Sony KDL-43W756 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Jsherwood said “Excellent TV, great sound and picture excellent connectivity, good for mirroring” in their Sony KDL-43W756 review.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. A few weeks ago Jayemp said “You do need a good internet connection” in their review of this TV and rated the Sony KDL-43W756 5 stars.

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Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

One Sony KDL-43W756 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was noisy. Paul wrote “Sound is very clear and perfectly loud enough” in his Sony KDL-43W756 review.

Customers Report Inferior Technical Guidance

A few Sony KDL-43W756 owners said in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Jayemp said in their Sony KDL-43W756 review in October “The instruction book is of limited use” . Ms. L. J. Sargent mentioned “Sony help is non existent” in their review and gave it a score of 2 stars.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

One person who reviewed this TV concluded that it was thin. Tal Schmidt mentioned “Very thin and well designed”.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

One person who bought this TV reckoned that it had a good remote control.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 65% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £430.00 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Sony TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KDL-43W756 will cost £70 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since February 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-43W756 of 43" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 58% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KDL-43W756 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the KDL-43W756 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-43W756's thickness of 59mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 51% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-43W756 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-43W756 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-43W756 of 800Hz is in the fastest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-43W756 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-43W756 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-43W756 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KDL-43W756 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-43W756 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-43W756 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-43W756 supports Picture-In-Picture. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-43W756 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-43W756 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

summer kdl43w756csu, samsung kdl43w756, sony kdl43w756csu

Barcodes:

04548736003248, 04548736003279, 05055760736794

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