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Sony KDL-32R423

Sony KDL-32R423

32" Direct-LED 76mm Aug 2013
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4 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other brands.

Has Six Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-32R423 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This Sony TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-32R423. The smart modes "Cinema", "Personal", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-32R423 range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh. The KDL-32R423 has a quite low annual energy consumption (only 58 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 5.1 kilograms, the KDL-32R423 is one of the lighter TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-32R423 amongst TVs of this age. Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-32R423 the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most televisions of a similar type and age to the KDL-32R423 do not have a WiFi connection. The KDL-32R423 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-39ASW504, or the Samsung UE40H6200 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-32R423 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-32R423 also do not support smart TV features.

There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV features which you might also want to look at including the Panasonic TX-39ASW504, or the Samsung UE40H6200 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the KDL-32R423 is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE40H6200 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-32R423 do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KDL-32R423 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions of this spec and age, the KDL-32R423 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most televisions of a similar age and spec to the KDL-32R423 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-32R423 which has two HDMI ports.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KDL-32R423 supports a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found display resolution supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

This TV's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is actually the worst supported display resolution across all TVs of this age and type.

Across comparable types of TV the best supported display resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-32R423

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony television was released over three years ago.

Average Thickness

The KDL-32R423 has a relatively average thickness (76 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

Other TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the LG 32LN540 (79mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Local Dimming
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Other Features

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $49.42
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $51.77
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Energy Rating
0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl32r423, kdl32r423a, sony kdl32r423, sony kdl32r423a
Barcodes 04905524915853, 04905524915860
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