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Sony KDL-43W756

A 2 year old 43" Full HD TV with adequate features
43" Full HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-43W756 Review

With low running costs and at over 2 years old, we have scored the Sony KDL-43W756 as follows for Summary.
40
Average Features
60
2 Years Old
69
£92 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
53
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 79%. 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 TVs 2017.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £92 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report superior product quality, that it is fairly priced and good smart TV features. However they also report poor technical guidance.
The KDL-43W756 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports 24p
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
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Mediocre
28
Mediocre
56
Average

Sony KDL-43W756 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Users Report Good 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.

Users 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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Users 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 Excellent Image 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 Great 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.

Customers 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 Great 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”.

Users Report Excellent 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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Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,185 expert and owner reviews (including 1,175 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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 Unsatisfactory 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.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-43W756 of 43" is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 42% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

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

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the KDL-43W756 is not 3D. 74% 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 in the thickest 50% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-43W756 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-43W756 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has a Mounting Kit

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

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-43W756 of 800Hz is in the fastest 20% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-43W756 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-43W756 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-43W756 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-43W756 supports HDD recording. 99% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The KDL-43W756's RMS rated power of 20W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 20% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-43W756 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-43W756 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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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, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-43W756 in February 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The KDL-43W756 has an average 5 year running cost of £92 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

refurbished kdl43w756cbu, sony kdl43w756csilver, summer kdl43w756csu, samsung kdl43w756, sony kdl43w756csu

Barcodes:

04548736003248, 04548736003279

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