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** Sony KDL43W805CBU 43 Inch Smart 3D Youview/Android WiFi Built In NFC Motionflow XR 800Hz Full HD 1080p 2015 model LED TV with Freeview HD [Energy Class A+] now £399 delivered @ Tesco Direct **

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Wow... come on I've only just bought a TV! Bargain
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008

HEAT! Nice spot mob ;-)However so wanted it to be the 50" reduced!!!Hi … HEAT! Nice spot mob ;-)However so wanted it to be the 50" reduced!!!Hi res extracted:[img]http://tesco.scene7.com/is/image/tesco/292-6644_PI_1000319MN?id=244be3&scl=1.0869565[/img]http://tesco.scene7.com/is/image/tesco/292-6644_PI_1000319MN?id=244be3&scl=1.0869565


50" is still a tad small as a main TV...I would go at least 55". Anything less than 50" is definitely good as a second or third TV
mobjw

50" is still a tad small as a main TV...I would go at least 55". … 50" is still a tad small as a main TV...I would go at least 55". Anything less than 50" is definitely good as a second or third TV



That is purely your opinion of couse!
Edited by: "newmann" 21st Jan 2016
The Android TV seems to have far too many glitches that affects the main tv
Any warranty with this? great find op. heat.
I have the 50" version and must say it has been problem free, especially good to side load kodi which works perfectly
Looks nice. Voted hot for price.

I'm after a TV with low input lag for cod on ps4. I seem to have spent two weeks looking into it and was on the verge of buying an asus monitor and then saw the sony kdl 32w705c for £299 and allegedly 13.5ms input lag.
Have had a quick search for the input lag on this and there seem to be inconsistent reports amongst various sites.

Anyone that cares about using the TV for gaming found anything concrete on this one or link to a 32 inch around £300 or 40-43 inch around £400?

Cheers
008

HEAT! Nice spot mob ;-)However so wanted it to be the 50" reduced!!!Hi … HEAT! Nice spot mob ;-)However so wanted it to be the 50" reduced!!!Hi res extracted:[img]http://tesco.scene7.com/is/image/tesco/292-6644_PI_1000319MN?id=244be3&scl=1.0869565[/img]http://tesco.scene7.com/is/image/tesco/292-6644_PI_1000319MN?id=244be3&scl=1.0869565



The 50" is currently on an amazon lightning deal for £519.
8 posts and no vestel! Is this the real deal?
Gollywood

The Android TV seems to have far too many glitches that affects the main … The Android TV seems to have far too many glitches that affects the main tv



>>>>>
With a complete latest firmware on usb from factory reset, there are none ;-)
Actually just noticed that 3yr warranty is £99. For those not fussed about 3D, Richer Sounds does have the non-3D version for £29 more but that does include 6yr warranty. Just some information for people deciding whats more important to them. But if you not fussed about warranty then this is a brilliant price. Well done OP.
I so want to buy this but some of the reviews are saying less than average Android performance, expensive 3d glasses, etc.
There's also a 50 inch to contemplate which is currently on a lightning deal on amazon....
don't know what to do,to buy this or a smartwatch
Just got email reply of John Lewis! price match and 5 year warranty for same price £399. Will have to wait for cashback tho
manjbains

Just got email reply of John Lewis! price match and 5 year warranty for … Just got email reply of John Lewis! price match and 5 year warranty for same price £399. Will have to wait for cashback tho



Is that for eveyone?
they are willing to price match! if you go on there website and follow the instructions, you will get a reply within 5-10 mins.
manjbains

they are willing to price match! if you go on there website and follow … they are willing to price match! if you go on there website and follow the instructions, you will get a reply within 5-10 mins.



Doesn't say anything about price match for this model
I bought this TV's in August and the remote can sometimes be unresponsive for longer than you think,but it is a great Android tv.Ive Amazon Prime on it,my PS4 hooked up to it,I have Kodi 15.2 isengard running on it,with the black box wizard as the build ( AND IT RUNS LIKE A DREAM ) Instead of going out and either buying a Android box with a Smart tv,or paying sky silly money this is a AMAZING SMART ANDROID TV
DeanJones

I bought this TV's in August and the remote can sometimes be unresponsive … I bought this TV's in August and the remote can sometimes be unresponsive for longer than you think,but it is a great Android tv.Ive Amazon Prime on it,my PS4 hooked up to it,I have Kodi 15.2 isengard running on it,with the black box wizard as the build ( AND IT RUNS LIKE A DREAM ) Instead of going out and either buying a Android box with a Smart tv,or paying sky silly money this is a AMAZING SMART ANDROID TV



How does Kodi work on it? Is your Kodi setup with a dedicated box or Rpi2 like mine? Ghosting on games?
Edited by: "Cavity" 21st Jan 2016
Just wanted to contribute my experience for potential buyers.
I have the 43" 755 model (basically the same but without 3d), which I bought from Richer Sounds for the (at the time, June 2015) bargain price of £599. With hindsight, not such a bargain, but that's tech for you...

As a product, my TV is great. It's wall mounted in my living room (convincing my wife to allow a TV as big as 43" was a real push...) and I have no regrets. I've been through approx 4 firmware upgrades during my time, and the main outstanding issues for me are:-
1) Audio, over HDMI ARC. It mostly plays well with my LG soundbar, and allows for the TV remote to control everything, however it isnt perfect ... on the occasions (approx once a month) that it loses connection, it seems like the devils own game trying to work out the correct sequence of turning off and on at the plugs, selecting audit out.... etc.
2) Android TV isnt bad as such, but the main launcher screen, despite some improvement, still comes across as primarily trying to get you to pay for Films etc from Google Play store.
3) YouView. Mostly good, it is a decent EPG, and i like the ability to skip back and launch programs from earlier that day or up to 7 days previous. FYI, it's actually really just a neat shortcut to the individual channel players such as BBC iplayer etc, but thats not a bad thing. However, i really really wish i could record live TV. Supposedly, the TV has this feature (it's listed as a feature) however enabling YouView DISABLES recording... annoying.
4) Some weird ongoing HDMI issues generally. If i plug something in to HDMI port 1, then HMDI ARC seems much more likely to go wrong... hard to repeat this though, but it leaves a feeling of uncertainty about what is happening.

That all said, there are lots of positives.
The screen first of all has to be the primary plus point. This was also of course true of the pre-Android TV models, but remains true for the 2015 models.
Android TV is developing, and is fairly responsive (once its finished trying to display what it wants on the home screen - i've learned to allow it 30 secs to pull what it wants from the internet, and it is then responsive to my remote control).
kodi! Yes, this works really well, provided you dont overburden it with too heavy a skin. I really like Arctic Zephyr, YMMV, but this skin is really smooth on the TV.
AND it plays nearly everything really well including HEVC encoded files. Not 10 bit (either 264 or 265) though, only 8bit.

Overall, i would recommend this based on my use, though we cannot ignore the likelihood that the 2016 models are probably going to be announced soon (the flagship was already announced), and if they have stronger hardware then it may be worth holding off.... But £399 is still a really great price.
How do you get kodi on your Tv? Where do you install it to?
Msic

Just wanted to contribute my experience for potential buyers.I have the … Just wanted to contribute my experience for potential buyers.I have the 43" 755 model (basically the same but without 3d), which I bought from Richer Sounds for the (at the time, June 2015) bargain price of £599. With hindsight, not such a bargain, but that's tech for you...As a product, my TV is great. It's wall mounted in my living room (convincing my wife to allow a TV as big as 43" was a real push...) and I have no regrets. I've been through approx 4 firmware upgrades during my time, and the main outstanding issues for me are:-1) Audio, over HDMI ARC. It mostly plays well with my LG soundbar, and allows for the TV remote to control everything, however it isnt perfect ... on the occasions (approx once a month) that it loses connection, it seems like the devils own game trying to work out the correct sequence of turning off and on at the plugs, selecting audit out.... etc.2) Android TV isnt bad as such, but the main launcher screen, despite some improvement, still comes across as primarily trying to get you to pay for Films etc from Google Play store.3) YouView. Mostly good, it is a decent EPG, and i like the ability to skip back and launch programs from earlier that day or up to 7 days previous. FYI, it's actually really just a neat shortcut to the individual channel players such as BBC iplayer etc, but thats not a bad thing. However, i really really wish i could record live TV. Supposedly, the TV has this feature (it's listed as a feature) however enabling YouView DISABLES recording... annoying.4) Some weird ongoing HDMI issues generally. If i plug something in to HDMI port 1, then HMDI ARC seems much more likely to go wrong... hard to repeat this though, but it leaves a feeling of uncertainty about what is happening. That all said, there are lots of positives.The screen first of all has to be the primary plus point. This was also of course true of the pre-Android TV models, but remains true for the 2015 models.Android TV is developing, and is fairly responsive (once its finished trying to display what it wants on the home screen - i've learned to allow it 30 secs to pull what it wants from the internet, and it is then responsive to my remote control).kodi! Yes, this works really well, provided you dont overburden it with too heavy a skin. I really like Arctic Zephyr, YMMV, but this skin is really smooth on the TV.AND it plays nearly everything really well including HEVC encoded files. Not 10 bit (either 264 or 265) though, only 8bit.Overall, i would recommend this based on my use, though we cannot ignore the likelihood that the 2016 models are probably going to be announced soon (the flagship was already announced), and if they have stronger hardware then it may be worth holding off.... But £399 is still a really great price.




Woudn't the Kodi skin be dependent on the hardware you're using to run Kodi from?
Install kodi from play store
bailey87

How do you get kodi on your Tv? Where do you install it to?



It's like a Amazon Firestick but with different hardware(an Android box, PC or Raspberry Pi) . It's just one big media centre that uses internet.
Cavity

[quote=DeanJones] I bought this TV's in August and the remote can … [quote=DeanJones] I bought this TV's in August and the remote can sometimes be unresponsive for longer than you think,but it is a great Android tv.Ive Amazon Prime on it,my PS4 hooked up to it,I have Kodi 15.2 isengard running on it,with the black box wizard as the build ( AND IT RUNS LIKE A DREAM ) Instead of going out and either buying a Android box with a Smart tv,or paying sky silly money this is a AMAZING SMART ANDROID TV


How does Kodi work on it? Is your Kodi setup with a dedicated box or Rpi2 like mine? Ghosting on games?[/quote. I got Kodi from google play store,then system and file manager then added the black box wizard...Got everything like Skysports / Latest Movies & old ones / TV SHOWS / EVERYTHING YOU COULD EVER WANT
DeanJones

How does Kodi work on it? Is your Kodi setup with a dedicated box or … How does Kodi work on it? Is your Kodi setup with a dedicated box or Rpi2 like mine? Ghosting on games?[/quote. I got Kodi from google play store,then system and file manager then added the black box wizard...Got everything like Skysports / Latest Movies & old ones / TV SHOWS / EVERYTHING YOU COULD EVER WANT



I meant is it smooth or jittery? What skin did you use and can you use the normal TV remote to navigate the menu? Does right-click work too?
Smooth as silk,you can use the TV's remote or if you have a PS4 use that controller.What skin did I use ? Does right-click work too ?
Oh so I'd need an android tv would I? I have a Sony 55hx853. And chromecast
Cavity

Doesn't say anything about price match for this model


Don't matter they will still price match
manjbains

Don't matter they will still price match



Yeah figured that out. Thanks
DeanJones

Smooth as silk,you can use the TV's remote or if you have a PS4 use that … Smooth as silk,you can use the TV's remote or if you have a PS4 use that controller.What skin did I use ? Does right-click work too ?



Yeah, with Kodi the right-click function is more important than many realise. For instance, if you're on some addon with a couple of movies, right-clicking gives more options on what you want to do, a trailer, movie info, etc.

Some skins are graphics intensive and not all platforms can use all skins. My raspberry pi struggles with some of the snazzier skins
mobjw

50" is still a tad small as a main TV...I would go at least 55". … 50" is still a tad small as a main TV...I would go at least 55". Anything less than 50" is definitely good as a second or third TV



Mob id like to know which TV you have just out of Interest please?
Cavity

Woudn't the Kodi skin be dependent on the hardware you're using to run … Woudn't the Kodi skin be dependent on the hardware you're using to run Kodi from?


Yes, but i am not sure if you might have missed the main point - the hardware is the TV.
More specifically, the built in SoC within the TV.
And the TV operating system is Android TV.
Therefore, you install Kodi on to THIS tv, not on to an external box.
No HDMI cables needed, because nothing is plugged in.

Edit: And to comment on the 'right click' issue, you are correct that the ability to bring up a menu within Kodi is important.
For the current Kodi release (15.2), it's not great. I use a USB wireless keyboard, which is a pain. This is not a problem / fault of the TV mind you, just Kodi.
However, you may be aware that the new version of Kodi (16.0) is today in RC1, soon for full release. One major feature is that it adds 'long press' to the Android version, which seems to specifically help TVs such as this one. Therefore, the standard TV remote will be sufficient to bring up a menu (ie a 'right click') just by long-pressing the select button.

Edited by: "Msic" 21st Jan 2016
Msic

Yes, but i am not sure if you might have missed the main point - the … Yes, but i am not sure if you might have missed the main point - the hardware is the TV.More specifically, the built in SoC within the TV.And the TV operating system is Android TV.Edit: And to comment on the 'right click' issue, you are correct that the ability to bring up a menu within Kodi is important.For the current Kodi release (15.2), it's not great. I use a USB wireless keyboard, which is a pain. This is not a problem / fault of the TV mind you, just Kodi.However, you may be aware that the new version of Kodi (16.0) is today in RC1, soon for full release. One major feature is that it adds 'long press' to the Android version, which seems to specifically help TVs such as this one. Therefore, the standard TV remote will be sufficient to bring up a menu (ie a 'right click') just by long-pressing the select button.Therefore, you install Kodi on to THIS tv, not on to a box. No HDMI cables needed, because nothing is plugged in.



Yeah, I asked that question before I knew you were running it on the TV. Thanks for the info.

I think the Rpi has more than made up for the 30 quid I spent on it last winter.
manjbains

Don't matter they will still price match




Oh and Richer sounds doing the same deal for 6 years. Have to ring up for Price Beat....
mobjw

50" is still a tad small as a main TV...I would go at least 55". … 50" is still a tad small as a main TV...I would go at least 55". Anything less than 50" is definitely good as a second or third TV



Yeah 50" in each room does the trick for me
It seems the Android TV updates now make these worth a look for me as I currently use a rPi2/Chromecast but like the idea of Youview and Android apps also. Does AndroidTV have Chromecast built in?
ive got the 65 inch and its just died on me only had it 4 month . but its a great tv
Is there a version of this with no 3d? Not a fan of active 3d
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