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Sony KDL-32R420

70

Overall Score

Sony KDL-32R420

Sony KDL-32R420
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A very economical to run and good spec 32", 76mm thick TV
32" HD No 76mm May 2014 A
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Sony KDL-32R420 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Sony KDL-32R420 as follows:
74
Reviews
2 Reviews
77
Features
Good Features
92
Running Costs
$45 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 48%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of only $45 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 17% of all 4,333 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports parental controls
Supports 24p
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

Sony KDL-32R420 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-32R420 is only $45, which is in the cheapest 17% of all 4,333 televisions.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-32R420 of only 32" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is smaller than 87% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KDL-32R420 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-32R420 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The thickness of the KDL-32R420 of 76mm is thicker than 76% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The KDL-32R420 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other televisions. 61% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

Like most other TVs, the KDL-32R420 does not have an optical disc player. 99% of TVs do not have an optical disc player.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KDL-32R420 is 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs and is in fact the worst supported resolution amongst all TVs. This television also supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

The best supported resolution across similar types of television is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-32R420 of only 100Hz is slower than 80% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the KDL-32R420 does not support internet TV. 59% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R420 supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The KDL-32R420 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 65% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Sony KDL-32R420 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the KDL-32R420 of only 10W is in the lowest 13% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32R420 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Has an Equalizer

The Sony KDL-32R420 has an equalizer, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

Like most other televisions, the KDL-32R420 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 62% of TVs are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl32r420abaep, sony kdl32r420b, 4905524915846, sony r420b

Barcodes:

00027242876415, 04905524915846

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-32R420

Sony KDL-32R420 - Other TVs Worth Considering

Significantly faster motion interpolation frequency
10mm thinner
Internet TV
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