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Overall Score

Sony XBR-43X830

A Fairly Highly Rated 43 Inch 4K TV
43" 4K No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Release Date

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Sony XBR-43X830 Review

72
52 Reviews
1
Not Currently for Sale
21
1 Great Feature
66
2 Years Old
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has not bad user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this TV to others.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs 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 is missing some features:
Not 3D

Sony XBR-43X830 Video Reviews


Sony XBR-43X830 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

TV expert review website tomsguide.com scored this Sony TV 70%.

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User Reviews Are Average

People who bought this television rated this TV 75 out of 100 on average. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers said that it was noisy.

  • You have to turn it up fairly loud to hear speech in my opinion.
    Joe B (Amazon) - January 2016
  • We have 2 of the previous model installed in a bedroom and in the condo and find that it can provide a great sound louder than any polite listener would endure…
    C Weems (Amazon) - June 2015

Good Product Quality

Five people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Excellent Technical Features

Four owners considered that the Sony XBR-43X830 had good features.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 3,181 owner and expert reviews (including 495 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Sound Quality

Five customers considered that it had good sound quality.

  • Picture Magnificent; Audio Set-Up Problematic…
  • The sound is horrible…
    Larommi (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Sound is good…
    LENA (Amazon) - October 2016
  • Everything - clarity, color, sound is good…
    LENA (Amazon) - October 2016
  • What else is there to say? Amazing picture, sound, features…
    Melissa (Amazon) - January 2016
  • We have 2 of the previous model installed in a bedroom and in the condo and find that it can provide a great sound louder than any polite listener would endure…
    C Weems (Amazon) - June 2015

Fairly Priced

Five people who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Image Quality

Six people who reviewed it agreed that it had good picture quality.

  • 4 "Output dynamic range" -> Full Once done, there was a striking difference in clarity! The final issue was with scaling…
    Pog (Amazon) - December 2015
  • The clarity is great…
    Larommi (Amazon) - February 2016
  • While the colors seem to hold up pretty well…
    Larommi (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Everything - clarity, color, sound is good…
    LENA (Amazon) - October 2016
  • Picture quality is fantastic…
    Joe B (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Get a good setup and enjoy the wonderful picture quality…
    John T. Jones (Amazon) - December 2015
  • The picture quality can be glorious, when optimized…
    John T. Jones (Amazon) - December 2015
  • This model gets washed out by the edge lighting, with terrible blacks and poor contrast…
    JCinFL (Amazon) - December 2015

Good Remote Control

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it had a good remote control.

Excellent Design

Four customers who bought it concluded that it was good looking.

Easy to Use

Two owners who bought it considered that it was easy to setup.


Features

4K

The highest display resolution of the XBR-43X830 is 4K. That's over four times the display resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

A 4K HD type is in fact the best display resolution across all similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of TV is HD Ready.

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43 Inch Display Diagonal

This is a 43 inch television.

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Not 3D

The XBR-43X830 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV are also not 3D.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when Sony released the XBR-43X830.


Sony XBR-43X830 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony XBR-43X830 review we compared this TV to 100 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,089,740 product attributes, 109,388 TV reviews and 3,231,100 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony xbr43x830c
Barcodes 00027242888067

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