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Sony KDL-32R505

75

Overall Score

Sony KDL-32R505

Sony KDL-32R505
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A fully featured and phenomenally economical to run 32", 65mm thick TV
32" HD No 65mm Feb 2015 A+
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Sony KDL-32R505 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Sony KDL-32R505 as follows:
80
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$35 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has running costs of only $35 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 10% of all 4,388 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports 24p
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

Sony KDL-32R505 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The KDL-32R505 is one of the cheapest to run TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-32R505 is only $35.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The KDL-32R505's display diagonal of only 32" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 22% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the KDL-32R505 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-32R505 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-32R505's thickness of 65mm is relatively average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 64% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KDL-32R505 is 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs and is actually the worst supported resolution amongst all TVs. This television also supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

A 5120 x 2160 pixels resolution is the best supported resolution amongst similar types of television.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KDL-32R505 of only 100Hz is in the slowest 15% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The KDL-32R505 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other televisions. 65% of televisions have an ethernet port.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32R505 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-32R505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R505 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-32R505's RMS rated power of only 10W is lower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is lower than 88% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl32r505cbaep

Barcodes:

04548736003675

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