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Sony KDL43W809CBU

£399.00
43" Full HD Active Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £91.17 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has good TV reviews
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,235 expert and owner reviews (including 459 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 89% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, and the average running cost of the KDL-43W809 is £92 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when Sony released the KDL-43W809.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that were launched more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-43W809 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television is 310Hz. When compared to other TVs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Sony KDL-43W809's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000 hertz is one of the fastest.

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43 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 43 inches television.

Alternative 43" TVs currently available which you might want to consider include the Sony KDL-43W756 (£389) which is cheaper; or the KDL-43W805, or the KDL-43W755 (£469) both from Sony and both of which have better reviews.

If this Sony television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Hisense LTDN50K220 (£365) (50" and cheaper) or the LG 50LF561 (£410.36) (50" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think the Sony KDL-43W805, and the LG 42LF652 (£398.99) which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Sony KDL-50W807 (£399).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-43W809 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-43W809 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have an ethernet port.

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Other Features

Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-43W809 supports HDD recording. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support HDD recording.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KDL-43W809 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-43W809 supports parental controls, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-43W809 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports 24p. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support 24p.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports Picture-In-Picture. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years also support Picture-In-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-43W809 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-43W809 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KDL-43W809 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-43W809 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports Internet TV

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KDL-43W809 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The KDL-43W809 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. The most frequently supported video apps is YouTube, but this video apps is not supported by this Sony TV. The video apps NetFlix are also supported by this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The KDL-43W809 has a fairly typical depth (59 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 59mm thick TVs currently available including the KDL-43W805, or the KDL-43W807 (£329.99) both from Sony which and both of have better reviews.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Sony KDL-50W807 (£399) (59mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kdl43w809cbu, sony kdl43w809cbaep, sony kdl43w809cbu, sony w80c
Barcodes 00635131627026, 04548736003231, 04548736003880

Sony KDL-43W809 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-43W809 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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