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Sony KLD-42W800B
Sony KLD-42W800B
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Sony KLD-42W800B

42" Full HD Passive Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date $146.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good picture quality
Good brand
Difficult to use

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Good Picture Quality

A number of Sony KDL-42W800 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it had good picture quality. Cybershack.com.au wrote “The Sony KDL 800B series is capable of pleasing shadow detail and decent color performance”. One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good for playing games on. Cybershack.com.au wrote “Very low lag means it's great for gamers” in their review of this TV.

Good High Def TV

One person said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Cybershack.com.au said in their review “Resolucin Full HD con tecnologas de apoyo que resaltan las texturas y colores de las imgenes”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Poor 3D Picture Quality

One Sony KDL-42W800 owner who reviewed this TV thought it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Cybershack.com.au said “Terrible 3D performance and I mean it really stinks” in their review however despite that they scored the Sony KDL-42W800 80 out of 100.


Design

Good Product Quality

A few Sony KDL-42W800 reviewers who reviewed it said that it was good quality. Expert website Cybershack.com.au mentioned in their review of the Sony KDL-42W800 “While it's capable of great picture quality, there's a few issues that could be deal breakers” and scored it 4 stars. Cybershack.com.au also mentioned “Good picture quality after you've tweaked settings”.

Nice Design

One Sony KDL-42W800 reviewer considered that the product was a good design. Last year Cybershack.com.au rated it 80 out of 100 and said in their review “Great design”.

Difficult to Use

One person who reviewed this TV considered that it was not easy to use the menus. Cybershack.com.au wrote “Somewhat difficult to navigate menus” in their review of this TV. One customer said in their reviews that it did not have a good interface. Cybershack.com.au mentioned “Somewhat difficult to navigate smart interface”.

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was not easy to use. Cybershack.com.au mentioned “Remote somewhat difficult to use” in their review of the Sony KDL-42W800.

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 1,413 expert and user reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

One Sony KDL-42W800 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Cybershack.com.au gave the Sony KDL-42W800 a rating of 4 stars and wrote in October last year “Good builtin speakers” in their review of the Sony KDL-42W800.

Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television range from 4W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the KLD-42W800B has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KLD-42W800B supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KLD-42W800B supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The KLD-42W800B has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KLD-42W800B has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Other Features

Has an HDD Recording

The Sony KLD-42W800B has an HDD recording, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The KLD-42W800B features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not feature local dimming.

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Features Parental Control

The KLD-42W800B features parental control. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also feature parental control.

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Supports 24p Support

The Sony KLD-42W800B supports 24p support. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support 24p support.

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Has a Game Mode

The KLD-42W800B has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-and-Picture Function

The Sony KLD-42W800B has a picture-and-picture function, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KLD-42W800B has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KLD-42W800B features 3D glasses included. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV also feature 3D glasses included.

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Smart TV

Has an Internet TV Function

The KLD-42W800B has an internet TV function, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Features

Inferior Remote Control

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it did not have a good remote control.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KLD-42W800B in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl42w800, kdl42w800a, kdl42w800b, kld42w800b

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