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Sony KDL-32W705

alaTest has collected and analyzed 943 reviews of Sony KDL-32W705. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the size and price are on the whole positive. The sound and image quality are also appreciated, whereas reviews are divided on the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony KDL-32W705 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-32W705

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 354 user reviews of Sony KDL-32W705 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and price. The sound and usability also get good reviews. There are some less positive comments about the reliability, and opinions are divided on the durability.

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reliability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL32W705B 32-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p Smart TV with Freeview - BlackSony KDL32W705B 32-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p Smart TV with Freeview - Black

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Good picture but lots of bugs (firmware?)

 

" The picture and physical design are good. But... With brand new HDD connected when you attempt to 'series record' on a weaker signal strength Freeview channel, it seems to hang everything while waiting for EPG data, even if you're using HDMI input....

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great TV

 

" Excellent quality easy to connect and picture and sound are fab. "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Okay but...

 

" Nice TV, tad disappointed EPG doesn't have reminder option to auto switch to upcoming programme and would have preferred internal psu, the external psu cheapens appearance and is difficult to hide when mounting on wall. "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

The Best Picture EVER!

 

" The picture quality on this SONY tv is absolutely superb! This enabled a fast instalation and software update imediately when going through the step by step on screen instalation process. I used the effortless 'Click & Collect' at my local Argos when...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Poor sound quality

 

" Although the tv was well made and looked nice the sound was very tinny. Had the sound been better I would have kept it but I took it back for a refund. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Awesome TV

 

" The picture and video quality are good and the viewing angles are simply amazing. The only con I would say is that the smart apps not really very smart and there is no option to add new apps or even to upgrade existing ones without having to upgrade...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

TV Sony 32in

 

" First time we have bought a Sony , I am delighted,fantastic picture, access to the internet, Netflix. and lots of others, fairly easy to use,32in great size for bedroom, All in all a good buy. Terrific product. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Television

 

" Service in Argos was excellent, I am very happy with my Sony television, Was affordable & great to look at amazing & clear pictures! "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great tv

 

" My friend bought this to and I set it up for her. It was so easy to do that we were soon enjoying watching it. The picture is crystal clear' good sound and easy to navigate so impressed was I that I went and bought the same model. I would recommend...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

excellent picture good value for money

 

" Good product all round fits perfect in room no problems setting up "

Jul, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital Pulse
Audio system:PCM, NICAM/A2
Auto volume leveler: Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10
Sound modes:Music, Standard / Sports, Music

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
LED Indicators: Yes

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Display Diagonal:31.5 / 32
Display Diagonal (metric):31.5
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:200
Motion interpolation frequency:200
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen format adjustments:14:9, Zoom / 16:9 / 4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA) / 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080p, 480p, 576p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178 / 89
Viewing angle, vertical:178 / 89

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:53 / 54
Energy efficiency compliance:A
Power consumption (max):73 / 80
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):38 / 39

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:300 x 300

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Hotel mode:Y
Number of OSD languages:26
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:BUL, CAT, CRO, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KAZ, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, TUR, UKR / BUL, CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FRE, GRE, LAV, LIT, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SLK, SLV, TUR, UKR
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Animation, Cinema, Game, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Personal, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Photo, Sports

Networking

Browser supported:Opera
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Other Features

Advanced contrast enhancer:Y
BRAVIA Sync:Y
HDD recording: Yes
On-screen display for external input:Y
Screen mirroring:Y
USB playback:Y

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:4.96 / 6.22
Package height:21.1 / 21.6
Package weight:22
Package width:32.9 / 33.4

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:3GPP, LPCM, MP3, WMA / LPCM, MP3, WMA / MP3, WAV, WMA
Clock function: Yes
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Digital Video Recorder (DVR): Yes
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG, MPO / JPG, MPO, RAW
Panorama: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Supported file systems:exFAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS / FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
Teletext:2000
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:3GP, AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, WMV, XVID / 3GPP, AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MOV, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM, WMV / AVCHD, AVI, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM, WMV, XVID
Video formats supported:3GP,AVI,MKV,MOV,MP4,WMV,XVID / 3GPP,AVCHD,AVI,MKV,MOV,MPEG1,MPEG2,WEBM,WMV / AVCHD,AVI,M-JPEG,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,WEBM,WMV,XVID

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):BRAVIA Sync
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:53 / 54
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (max):73 / 80
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):38 / 39

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Skype
Smart TV: Yes

Technical Details

Auto Wide mode:Y
Clear Phase technology:Y
LED backlight: Yes
Subwoofer out: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM / NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, PAL L, PAL M, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, SECAM L
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Number of tuners:1
Supported TV bands:UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.32 / 2.52
Depth (with stand):5.55 / 6.38
Height:17 / 17.1
Height (with stand):18.3 / 18.5
Package depth:4.96 / 6.22
Package height:21.1 / 21.6
Package weight:22
Package width:32.9 / 33.4
Weight:14.3 / 15.2 / 17.4
Weight with stand:15 / 17.4
Width:28.7 / 29.1
Width (with stand):28.7 / 29.1