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Sony KDL-43W805

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Sony KDL-43W805

Sony KDL-43W805
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A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 43" Full HD television, with good features
43" Full HD No 59mm Mar 2015 A+
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Sony KDL-43W805 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Sony KDL-43W805 as follows:
87
Reviews
1 Review
76
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has marvellous expert reviews with an average expert rating of 92%. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions 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 efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £70 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The KDL-43W805 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

18
Watching Films
Mediocre
28
Watching Sport
Mediocre
56
Playing Games
Average

Sony KDL-43W805 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Expert Reviews

This television received a score of 92 out of 100 from television expert review site Chip.de. This means that experts think this Sony television is one of the very best televisions.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,322 expert and user reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its televisions. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this television is A+, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-43W805 is £70, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in March 2015.

Features

Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-43W805 of 43" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 58% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KDL-43W805 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-43W805 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KDL-43W805's thickness of 59mm is relatively average 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 Sony KDL-43W805 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-43W805 of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 25% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-43W805 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-43W805 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-43W805 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-43W805 supports HDD recording, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-43W805 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-43W805 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-43W805 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-43W805 supports Picture-In-Picture. 94% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-43W805 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kdl43w805cbu, sony kdl43w805cbu

Barcodes:

00635131627101, 04548736003057, 04548736003095, 05054629797792, 05055760736800

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