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Sony KDL-43W809

Sony KDL-43W809
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A very economical to run and fully featured 43" Full HD TV
43" Full HD No 59mm Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KDL-43W809 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Sony KDL-43W809 as follows:
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £70 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,406 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
3D
Turn your TV into a digital recorder: USB HDD REC
Super multi-format USB play
The wireless subwoofer made for BRAVIA
Listen to your photos with sound photo
Make the moment yours with photo sharing plus
Live football mode: for all football addicts
Bass reflex speaker for bigger, better bass
Clear highs, deep lows with long duct speaker
Slim aluminium design for easier wall mounting
Clear phase for smooth, balanced frequencies
Cinematic s-force front surround
DSEE restores detail to your digital music
Made to listen: clearaudio+
Enrich your viewing with the TV sideview app
Supports Wi-Fi
See your smartphone on the big screen with MHL
Touch, see and share with NFC
Simply intuitive: the one-flick remote
Flick, find, fast: one-flick entertainment
Say what you want to see with voice search
Google cast: plays nice with your other devices
Google play: A world of content and apps
BRAVIA meets android TV
Immerse yourself in 3d
Motionflow XR keeps the action smooth
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Stream playstation 3 games directly to your tv5

What is This TV Best Used For?

32
Watching Films
Mediocre
31
Watching Sport
Mediocre
62
Playing Games
Good

Sony KDL-43W809 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,327 expert and owner reviews (including 1,912 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.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KDL-43W809 has an average running cost of £70 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,406 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony television has been on the market since March 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-43W809 of 43" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 43% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KDL-43W809 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-43W809 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KDL-43W809's thickness of 59mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 48% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-43W809 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KDL-43W809 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of televisions which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the KDL-43W809 is more than most televisions. This television supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by televisions.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The Sony KDL-43W809's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is faster than 85% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-43W809 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-43W809 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports HDD recording. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-43W809 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-43W809 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-43W809 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-43W809 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-43W809 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kdl43w809cbu, samsung kdl43w809cbu, sony kdl43w809cbaep, sony kdl43w809cbu

Barcodes:

00635131627026, 04548736003880

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-43W809

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