Good idea : the KDL32RE403 Edge-LED from Sony

What is the new Sony KDL32RE403 worth ?

Sony proposes today a new basic model, equipped with technological solutions which work, the KDL32RE403.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 32 inches.
We are dealing with a rather small screen, which is quite unusual with this television maker.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a HD resolution.  Its characteristics are basic, but as we said it already some of them could even be considered as mid-range.and so we are left facing an interesting television set.
So when you make your choice, you will ask yourself the question : is the KDL32RE403 a good bargain ? You will be told in this article.

The design of the Sony KDL32RE403

The first thing we always do is to analyze the design since it is the first thing that is obvious and also because it is important.
The design of the Sony KDL32RE403 is largely inspired by the other models in the RE40 series.
Who said that entry-level products could not benefit from quality design? That’s the thought we can face each other with this TV set. That nothing is impossible for Sony.
This new Sony KDL32RE403 is quite standard, flat.
With its glass surface of 32 inches, it has a typical piano black color.
As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Indeed, it has a simple base, which fits perfectly into the decor, giving you a sense of unity and elegance.In addition, its support In the end, we’re on an entry-level product. Even if at this level, when it comes to design, we could simplify it by saying that it is cheap. Materials of poorer quality and ergonomics identical to what was done 5 years ago, make this Sony KDL32RE403 a just acceptable television set.

TV screen presentation Sony KDL32RE403

Even on an entry-level model, the display restitution on this Sony works very well. The image is faithful and allows to benefit from a clear rendering, without distorting the original source.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The use of the Edge-LED, even though it is a Edge-LED known for the lower quality of its image illumination, which has been favoured for this KDL32RE403.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a HD resolution. And with his 32 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is among the most models in its category.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, this television sets itself below its competitors. The game mode is to be avoided, as well as the cinema mode, due to the delay that can occur in the image.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a HD quality picture .
Thus, the Sony KDL32RE403 allows you to have a device in another room (the kitchen for example), without too much affecting your budget.

The sound of the Sony KDL32RE403

In general, the sounds are well reproduced; but you have to forget about bass and low-midrange. It will be preferable to use an external system to enjoy better audio immersion.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers and provides a sound power of 5 W.
In any case, you benefit from an average, even low rendering for connoisseurs. Maybe if you want to or if you are a perfectionist, you can connect two other speakers with a bass boost to amplify the result.

In short, sound is not the characteristic that will make you buy the KDL32RE403 Sony. Low quality; enough choice to listen to the news or let children watch their educational programs.

KDL32RE403 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the KDL32RE403 Sony has an operating system Smart TV; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV KDL32RE403 is communicating.

The connection system of the Sony KDL32RE403

The connection system consists of the minimum number of elements. The adepts of televisions in local network version will be disappointed by the lack of possibilities in terms of ports and inputs.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 7 possible connections that this KDL32RE403 is presented. The Sony KDL32RE403 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KDL32RE403

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 73.1 cm x 44.2 cm x 7 cm
Screen size in inches 32
Screen resolution HD
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 5
Smart TV Smart TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 4
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Color depth 24
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 60 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KDL32RE403

Finally, this new Sony KDL32RE403 is the TV to buy if you are not very careful about the options, or if you are looking for an alternative to troubleshoot.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
The HD resolution has been chosen on this TV. A sufficient choice and well adapted to everyday use. But this standard will certainly be outdated in a few years’ time. By then Ultra 8k prices will have dropped.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the sound power, the display frequency.

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