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Sony KDL-32R403

84

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Sony KDL-32R403

Sony KDL-32R403
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A staggeringly economical to run and fully featured 32" HD Ready TV
32" HD Ready No 65mm Mar 2015 A+
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Sony KDL-32R403 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony KDL-32R403 number 696 across all TVs.
85
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Running Costs
$35 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 93%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
This Sony TV has running costs of only $35 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 10% of all 4,388 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KDL-32R403 has some great features:
Supports HDD recording
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Has a wide color enhancer
Supports parental controls

Sony KDL-32R403 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The KDL-32R403 is one of the cheapest to run TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KDL-32R403 will cost only $35 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-32R403 of only 32" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is smaller than 82% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Only HD Ready

The highest resolution of the KDL-32R403 is HD Ready. That's 56% less resolution than a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution and is actually the worst resolution amongst all televisions.

An 8K HD type is the best resolution amongst similar types of television.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KDL-32R403 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-32R403 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KDL-32R403's thickness of 65mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 64% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The KDL-32R403 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions do support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Sony KDL-32R403 of only 10W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 87% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-32R403's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 15% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The KDL-32R403 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 65% of televisions which have an ethernet port.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-32R403 supports HDD recording. 98% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-32R403 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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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The KDL-32R403 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 95% of televisions which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R403 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The KDL-32R403 supports a maximum display resolution of 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and is actually the worst supported resolution across all televisions. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

The best supported resolution amongst similar types of TV is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32R403 supports 24p, unlike 85% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kdl32r403cbu kdl32r403c, summer kdl32r403cbu, sony kdl32r403cbu

Barcodes:

04548736003743, 04548736003750, 05054629739365, 05055760717687, 05712505605011

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