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Sony KDL-EX43 Series LCD TV (32", 40")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 206 reviews of Sony KDL-EX43 Series LCD TV (32", 40"). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and durability. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but the reliability and remote control get critical reviews. Comments are divided on the sound.

usability, image quality, price, durability, design

remote control, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-EX43 Series LCD TV (32", 40") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-EX43 Series LCD TV (32", 40")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 user reviews of Sony KDL-EX43 Series LCD TV (32", 40") from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the durability and design are on the whole positive. The usability and price also get good reviews. There are some mixed views about the remote control, while some have doubts about the size.

image quality, price, usability, design, durability

size

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Bravia KDL32EX43BU 32-Inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LCD Internet TV with Integrated Blu-ray Player and Freeview HDSony Bravia KDL32EX43BU 32-Inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LCD Internet TV with Integrated Blu-ray Player and Freeview HD

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: (homecinemachoice.com)

Sony KDL-40EX43B review

 

Enter the can-do TV multi-taskerIt bundles Blu-ray, networked AV and off-air HDTV into a pleasantly presented package. But is this enough to impress Martin Pipe?

Picture quality; BD integration will appeal to some

Lacklustre sound quality; only DD/DTS 5.1 output; some usability issues

Mar, 2012

Expert review by: Steve May (t3.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-40EX43B review

 

Good, if pricey solution for a second room

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Martin Pipe (techradar.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-40EX43B review

 

It bundles Blu-ray, networked AV and off-air HDTV into a pleasantly presented package. But is this enough to impress?

Picture quality ; BD integration will appeal to some

Lacklustre sound quality ; Only DD/DTS 5.1 output ; Some usability issues

Oct, 2010

Recommended!

Expert review by: John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-40EX43BU

 

Sony has delivered the first TV in the UK to offer an integrated Blu-ray player. But does the one box route compromise quality?

Our first proper TV review of 2011 has got the year off to a surprisingly good start. For while the 40EX43BU won’t suit everyone and doesn’t by any means set new standards for picture or sound, it does do a great job for its target audience of...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Riyad Emeran (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Bravia KDL-40EX43B review

 

High definition viewing and Blu-ray movie playback at an amazing price. But you'll get better picture quality, functionality and features from a separate TV and Blu-ray player.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Bravia KDL-40EX43B review

 

Let's cut to the chase. If you're and looking to buy a new TV and Blu-ray player, you'd be hard pushed to find a better value option than the Sony Bravia KDL-40EX43B. There, we've said it.

High definition viewing and Blu-ray movie playback at an amazing price. But you'll get better picture quality, functionality and features from a separate TV and Blu-ray player.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Barry (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX43B

 

Its a Sony!

Using the menu is a steep learning curve.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Barry (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX43B

 

Its a Sony

Using the menu is a steep learning curve

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Kat (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX43B

 

Good picture, bits that work are user friendly

Integrated blu ray player failed outside warranty having only been used around 20 times, support told me to negotiate with service company who told me to negotiate with support, all resulted in no fix of TV as service company insisted on £150 call out...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Kat (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL-40EX43B

 

Good picture, bits that work are user friendly

Integrated blu ray player failed outside warranty having only been used around 20 times, support told me to negotiate with service company who told me to negotiate with support, all resulted in no fix of TV as service company insisted on £150 call out...

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Display Diagonal:32 / 40
Display Diagonal (metric):31.5 / 40.2
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
Progressive Scan: Yes

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 0.20
Power consumption (typical):107 / 128 / 176

Ergonomics

VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200 / 300 x 300

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes

Other Features

Package dimensions (WxDxH):42.4 x 7.48 x 26.9
Speakers:2
Weight:33.3

Performance

Child lock: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Teletext:1000
Teletext function: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Common interface (CI): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
DVI port: Yes
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:3
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 0.20
Power consumption (typical):107 / 128 / 176

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:PAL, Secam

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11
Depth (with stand):2.35 / 4.57
Height:25
Height (with stand):0.457 / 23.5
Weight:24.7 / 33.3
Weight with stand:29.1 / 39.7
Width:39.1
Width (with stand):3.91 / 39.1