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Sony KDL-43W805

A critically acclaimed and cheap to run 43 inch Full HD TV
43" Full HD Yes No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-43W805 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Sony KDL-43W805 as follows for Summary.
81
1 Review
65
Good Features
30
76
$74 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
60
Good

Why Has it Scored 60?

It has marvellous expert reviews with an average expert rating of 92%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This Sony TV has running costs of $74 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The KDL-43W805 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
18
Mediocre
28
Mediocre
56
Average

Sony KDL-43W805 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-43W805's display diagonal of 43" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the Sony KDL-43W805 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-43W805 is 3D, unlike 74% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-43W805 of 59mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-43W805 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Sony KDL-43W805's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is quite fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-43W805 supports parental controls. 89% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The Sony KDL-43W805's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 24% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Sony KDL-43W805 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-43W805 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 99% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KDL-43W805 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-43W805 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-43W805 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-43W805 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-43W805 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-43W805 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KDL-43W805 will cost $74 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kdl43w805cbu, sony kdl43w805cbucr
Barcodes 00635131627101, 04548736003057, 04548736003095, 05054629797792, 05056129211716

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