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Sony KD-43X8305

78

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Sony KD-43X8305

Sony KD-43X8305
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A very economical to run and positively reviewed 43" 4K TV, with great features
43" 4K No 60mm Feb 2015 A
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Sony KD-43X8305 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Sony KD-43X8305 as follows:
89
Reviews
4 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$74 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has average expert reviews and average user reviews with an average overall rating of 69%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of $74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports face detection
Supports Bluetooth

What is This TV Best Used For?

74
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
78
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KD-43X8305 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The KD-43X8305 has an average 5 year running cost of $74 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KD-43X8305 of 43" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 43% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The KD-43X8305 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the KD-43X8305 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-43X8305 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Sony KD-43X8305 of 60mm is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 51% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-43X8305 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony KD-43X8305 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-43X8305 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-43X8305 of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 19% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-43X8305 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-43X8305 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 78% of televisions which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

The Sony KD-43X8305's display brightness of only 178 cd/m² is dimmer than 99% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average display brightness of all televisions is 360 cd/m², with the dimmest being 50 cd/m² and the brightest being 4,000 cd/m².

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-43X8305 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-43X8305 supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The KD-43X8305 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KD-43X8305 supports HDD recording. 98% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Features Voice Control

The KD-43X8305 features voice control, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-43X8305 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony KD-43X8305 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this Sony television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-43X8305 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of televisions which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-43X8305 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-43X8305 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kd43x8305cbucr kd43x8305c, sonybravia kd43x8305cbu, sony kd43x8305cbu, sony 43x8305c, sony x83c

Barcodes:

00635131626852, 04548736003422, 04548736003446, 05054629771860, 05055760736688, 05056129211808

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