Sony KDL-32R420 Review
|Value for Money||
|$54 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 68?
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 TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has running costs of only $54 over 5 years, which are in the cheapest 19% of all 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an equalizer
Supports parental controls
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Should You Buy it Now?
Sony KDL-32R420 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Excellent Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features but at $249.91 it is cheaper than 90% of televisions.
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Quite Small Display Diagonal
The Sony KDL-32R420's display diagonal of only 32" is in the smallest 22% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other televisions, the KDL-32R420 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.
The KDL-32R420 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the KDL-32R420 of 76mm is fairly thick compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 22% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The KDL-32R420 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.
Has an Equalizer
The KDL-32R420 has an equalizer, unlike 94% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.
Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Like most other televisions, the KDL-32R420 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of televisions are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
Does Not Support Internet TV
Like most other televisions, the KDL-32R420 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.
Does Not Feature Local Dimming
Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-32R420 does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.
Does Not Have an Ethernet Port
The Sony KDL-32R420 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of televisions do have an ethernet port.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KDL-32R420 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support parental controls.
The KDL-32R420 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Sony KDL-32R420's RMS rated power of only 8W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 6% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the KDL-32R420 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-32R420 of only 100Hz is in the slowest 23% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.
Low Running Costs
Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KDL-32R420 will cost only $54 over 5 years to run, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 3,997 TVs.
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