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Sony KDL-26S2000
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Sony KDL-26S2000

26" Nov 2013
Display Diagonal Release Date
$120.44 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Televisions manufactured by Sony generally have good reviews.

Good Sound Quality

One person said that it had good sound quality.

Two SCART Ports

Most of the other TVs of this age and spec only have one SCART port, however the KDL-26S2000 has two SCART ports.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of small screen size televisions that were launched more than two years ago is 2W, the highest is 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 7.7W. When compared to other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Sony KDL-26S2000's RMS rated power of 20 Watts is one of the highest.

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This Sony TV received a rating of 60% from TV expert review site Howstuffworks.com. It seems that TV experts really don't rate this Sony television very highly.

Only HD Ready HD Type

The highest display resolution of the KDL-26S2000 is HD Ready. That's 56% less display resolution than a Full HD TV, which is the most common display resolution.

This television's display resolution (HD Ready) is in fact the worst display resolution amongst all TVs of this type and age.

A Full HD HD type is the best display resolution across similar types of television.

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Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was not thin. Howstuffworks.com gave the Sony KDL-26S2000 a rating of 60 out of 100 and said “Not the thinnest bezel design, only 720p” in their review.

Inferior Technical Features

One person reckoned that the Sony KDL-26S2000 did not have good features. Expert review site Howstuffworks.com mentioned nine years ago “Even offers a few extra bells and whistles that you normally dont find on entry-level models”.

Poor Design

One Sony KDL-26S2000 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was not a good design.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The Sony KDL-26S2000 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other small screen size televisions that have been around for more than two years also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-26S2000 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other small screen size televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the KDL-26S2000 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-26S2000 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-26S2000 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The Sony KDL-26S2000 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of this age and spec. This Sony television supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of this age and type. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-26S2000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-26S2000 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Sony KDL-26S2000 is a one HDMI port TV.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony KDL-26S2000

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony TV was released over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Comb Filter
Response Time
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Depth
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Other Features
Headphone Connectivity

Expert Reviews

(1)
26 September 2007

The Sony KDL-32S3000 is a set that has a sharp picture, is very good at standard-definition video processing ,and even offers a few extra bells and whistles that you normally dont find on...

Great price for a Sony model, headphone output, good sounding speakers
Not the thinnest bezel design, only 720p

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $121.34
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $122.72
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony KDL-26S2000uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl26s2000, kdl26s2000e, kdl-26s2000e
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