Sony KDL-32R505
Sony KDL-32R505
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Sony KDL-32R505

A phenomenally economical to run 32" television with good features
32" HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-32R505 Review

With very low running costs but good features, we have scored the Sony KDL-32R505 as follows for Summary.
Good Features
$42 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 51?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of only $42 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 10% of all 4,020 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology

Sony KDL-32R505 In-Depth Analysis


Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The Sony KDL-32R505's display diagonal of only 32" is in the smallest 19% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

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

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-32R505 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-32R505's thickness of 65mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 66% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Sony KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-32R505 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-32R505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-32R505 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KDL-32R505 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports 24p

The KDL-32R505 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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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 440Hz. The Sony KDL-32R505's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 19% of all TVs when sorted 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 TVs. 64% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the KDL-32R505 of only 10W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 8% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The KDL-32R505 has an average 5 year running cost of only $42 based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 10% of all 4,020 televisions.

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