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Sony KDL-42W829

alaTest has collected and analyzed 169 reviews of Sony KDL-42W829. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the price and design are on the whole positive. The sound and usability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the remote control. There are some critical opinions about the tuner and reliability.

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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-42W829 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-42W829

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 user reviews of Sony KDL-42W829 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the price and design are generally positive. The sound and usability also get good views, but there are some negative comments about the reliability. There are some mixed comments about the size.

image quality, usability, sound, design, price

reliability

91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

lovely sleek design that sits comfortably on the chimney breast in my front room- away from the destructive hands of our toddlers! Good to be able to get films off of the internet on there too. Modern and easy to use. A good screen size, a good brand...

May, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

Amazing TV for the price and great for gaming.

May, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

Excellent picture quality, and good sound quality.

Not VESA compliant (why not, for goodness' sake?), and printed manual very poor (who needs all those other languages? Give us information, not a language course!). Also has irritating habit of putting the satellite PVR into standby when the TV is put...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

Good clear picture

Poor TV guide Poor sound, had to buy sound bar

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

easy to operate

No

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

Easy to use

The design is not ergonomic to wall mount and it needs a seperate adapter. Didnt know until I spoke to the TV stand company as I had planned to originally mount the TV on the bracket that came along with my TV stand (Buckingham Model). It was another...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

lovely sleek design that sits comfortably on the chimney breast in my front room- away from the destructive hands of our toddlers! Good to be able to get films off of the internet on there too. Modern and easy to use. A good screen size, a good brand...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

Amazing TV for the price and great for gaming

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

Excellent picture quality, and good sound quality

Not VESA compliant (why not, for goodness' sake?), and printed manual very poor (who needs all those other languages? Give us information, not a language course!). Also has irritating habit of putting the satellite PVR into standby when the TV is put...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KDL42W829

 

Excellent Tv great quality

Mar, 2015

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