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Sony XBR43X830C

$999.00
$499.00 $500.00 cheaper than 38 days ago
43" 4K Ultra HD Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Release Date
Average user reviews
Inferior remote control
Unacceptable noise level
52 Reviews
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Reviews

Average User Reviews

On average, people who bought this TV rated it as 75 out of 100. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 1,413 expert and owner reviews (including 161 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 88% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Nice Design

Fourteen owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good looking. Jp said last year “Once u game in 4k there is no going back some games just look absolutely gorgeous” in their review of this TV and rated it 9 stars. In April last year Larommi mentioned “A beautiful picture if you are in a well lit area, like Best Buy or the surface of the sun.”. Lyndananda mentioned “It is BEAUTIFUL”.

Two owners who bought the product agreed that it was ugly. Larommi said “The Ugly” and rated it 6 stars. Larommi also mentioned “Good Bad and Ugly” in their review. One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV was rough. Pog wrote “The stand for this screen is fantastic, by the way.) Here's some rough notes on how I set this up as a monitor”.

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Good Quality

Eleven customers who reviewed this TV agreed that it was good quality. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com said “Great Picture Quality” in their review of this TV. In April last year Nick Carrigan said “Just improved (in almost every way.) The up-scaled 4K picture quality is amazing with my Sony Blu-Ray player” in his review of the Sony XBR-43X830. Optmi said in their review of this TV “I've ordered a replacement in the hope that it is not widespread and have my fingers crossed that I will get a screen that is fit for purpose”.

Robust

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony XBR-43X830 was well made. Two years ago T. Mcknight scored it 7 stars and wrote “The built in search function defaults to voice.”. Pog mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “My TV says it was built first week of 2015”. Patricia Hampton mentioned “The weakness is its ability to maintain a, solid internet connection, which is a problem when trying to watch On Demand programming” and gave this TV a rating of 6 stars.

One person said in their reviews that this TV was strong and durable. Lyndananda wrote “With AMAZON support the exchange happened almost immediately and the second shipment had the appropriate sturdy outer box and tons of protective wrap that the first shipment didn't have”.

One owner who bought this TV considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Lyndananda mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Unfortunately, my first order of this arrived broken; I was very disappointed.”.

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Easy to Setup

Five customers who bought the product wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Larommi rated it 6 stars and said in their review of this TV on Amazon last year “What I mean is I can have the exact same settings an every pre-set”. Pog gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and said “To get chroma subsampling where I wanted, in the Sony settings, I enabled "enhanced" under HDMI Signal Format”. Akechi wrote “The HMDI port defaults are at standard settings you need to set it to HD yourself” in their review of the Sony XBR-43X830.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Easy To Set Up” but in spite of that they gave it a score of 1 stars.

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Jon said “I've been researching and looking for the perfect TV to use as a PC monitor”. In April last year Ey Ey Ron wrote on Amazon “It has a great picture and sound and is so easy to use” in their review of the Sony XBR-43X830 and rated it 8 stars.

One customer said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Larommi wrote in their Sony XBR-43X830 review on Amazon “While the colors seem to hold up pretty well” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. One owner considered that this TV was easy to handle. Xeno mentioned on Amazon “Excellent motion handling” in their Sony XBR-43X830 review.

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good interface. John T. Jones wrote “The Android software interface seems cheap, with a lot of crappy little apps which are meh in appearance” in his Sony XBR-43X830 review.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Ten customers who reviewed it said that it had good features. In April last year Larommi mentioned “It does have some great features” and gave the product a score of 6 stars. Magnus 3009 scored it 6 stars and wrote “This model doesn't include many bells and whistles, like a built-in webcam or a touch-screen remote control.”. Last year Melissa mentioned in her review of this TV on Amazon “What else is there to say? Amazing picture, sound, features”.

Good Webcam

One customer who purchased this TV concluded that it had a good webcam.

Good Stand

Two customers concluded that the product had a good stand. Last year Larommi said on Amazon “It even looks nice and I like the stand, as minor of a point as that may be” in their review of this TV. Greg Porter mentioned in his review of the Sony XBR-43X830 on Amazon “I'm not as big a videophile as some of the reviewers so I'll just say it looks great and the stand assembly was simple”.

Inferior Remote Control

Five owners who reviewed this TV considered that it did not have a good remote control. Last year Larommi wrote in their review of the Sony XBR-43X830 on Amazon “While I can get over the crappy remote and the crappy sound, I cannot accept the screen quality in a dark room”. Roger S. Wenzel said “No alpha keys are on the remote and no on screen keyboard was displayed”. T. Mcknight mentioned in their review of this TV “The voice remote is not included with this TV” .


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Danny rated the Sony XBR-43X830 8 stars and he wrote “It supports bluetooth, beautiful 4k screen, built in streaming, many connections allow for USB, RCA connections, older Antenna connections, enough HDMI plugins, beautiful medal frame, very slim” in his review of this TV. Dk_delta-Kilo said in their review of this TV on Amazon last year “I do love thin frames”.

One owner wrote that this TV was lightweight. Nick Carrigan mentioned “The remote is fine and lightweight”.

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Display

Good High Def TV

Six people who reviewed it thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Michael G. said on Amazon “Also, if you are replacing a 49" HD TV, note that with the same viewing distance, you can go to a 55" UHDTV” in his Sony XBR-43X830 review. Patricia Hampton rated this TV 7 stars and he mentioned “Ay as a replacement for my old Sony KDL40VL160 46" so I was already accustomed to a great HD picture” in his review of this TV. Patricia Hampton also mentioned “This blows me away! The picture is amazing with ordinary HD input” in his review.

Good Picture Quality

Nine people who bought this TV concluded that it had good picture quality. Larommi mentioned on Amazon “The clarity is great” in their review of this TV. Lena said “Everything - clarity, color, sound is good” in her Sony XBR-43X830 review. Roger S. Wenzel said in his review of this TV on Amazon “The device upscales everything to a remarkable level of clarity”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. Ddominator rated it 8 stars and wrote “I love how the colors are” in their review of this TV.

Two owners who purchased it thought it had a good contrast ratio. Stinkycats mentioned on Amazon “Black levels seem to be better than the X830C, latency is better” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Stinkycats also mentioned “The X700D is slightly better than the X830C (black levels, uniformity, latency” in their review.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good for playing games on. In April last year Akechi wrote in their review of this TV “I highly recommend using the "Vivid" picture setting for gaming and movies”. One person who bought the product thought it was good for watching blu-ray discs.

One customer considered that it had a sharp image. Nick Carrigan said in his Sony XBR-43X830 review on Amazon “A few tweaks and the color hue/saturation and sharpness is perfect”. One person who purchased the product concluded that it was good for watching sport.

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Not 3D

The XBR-43X830 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV are also not 3D.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Support

Good Support

One person said in their reviews that the Sony XBR-43X830 had good technical guidance. Michael G. said in his Sony XBR-43X830 review on Amazon in April last year “Here is a guide to get started” and scored it 4 stars.


Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of power usage. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Energy Efficient”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good signal strength. Chris wrote in his Sony XBR-43X830 review on Amazon “I have three Cisco Enterprise APs in my home with crazy strong signal strength (I work in IT)”. Joe B wrote on Amazon last year “I know it is not my router or internet because my phone and macbook both work just fine with full signal strength whenever the tv wireless goes down” and scored it 6 stars.

Good Smart TV Features

Six customers said in their reviews that this TV was good for watching on demand TV. Pecosa said in their review of the Sony XBR-43X830 on Amazon two years ago “In the beginning i never had any problems, now while watching Netflix, Youtube, PBS kids, we lose internet connection”. Claywhitaker said “Netflix and Amazon worked fine”. Alex gave it a score of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “I have had this TV for 3 Days and have verified it works Great for watching Amazon Prime” in his review of this TV.

Two customers who bought it reckoned that it had good apps. Bichon Mom mentioned two years ago “I find that to be important because certain apps, such as HBO Go, that are not available yet on this Android TV can be easily watched via Chromecasting”.

One customer who bought it said that it had great smart functions. Amazon Customer wrote “Both the TV reception and the "smart" features a real step up from my old Pioneer plasma TV”.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that it was great for watching Netflix. Last year Ey Ey Ron said on Amazon “I love the Netflix button on the remote as well” in their Sony XBR-43X830 review and rated this TV 8 stars. Hussnan said “The TV connects to the new AC wireless connection so no problems streaming 4k from Netflix or other sources such as Amazon video” and scored it 6 stars.

One owner who reviewed it said that it was great for watching films. Two years ago Claywhitaker wrote on Amazon “This TV couldn't stream a HD movie without having issues with buffering” in their review of the Sony XBR-43X830 and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Nine customers who purchased it mentioned that it had good sound quality. Larommi wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “I have it in a corner and perhaps it needs a wall right behind it to properly project the sound”. C Weems said on Amazon “They sounded like crap (yes, I know they would sound better in the walls) in comparison to the VIZIO sound bar 5.1 system” in their review of this TV and rated it 9 stars. Clinta mentioned “The sound quality could be better too so i would invest in a sound bar for it as well” in their review of the Sony XBR-43X830.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people concluded that the product was noisy. C Weems said on Amazon “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”. Joe B mentioned “You have to turn it up fairly loud to hear speech in my opinion.”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242888067

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