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Like most of the other TVs that came out in the last year, the Sony KD-50SD8005 has a WiFi connection.
Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to look at include the LG 55UH850[plb_3339540_price] which has better reviews.
We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the UE55KU6072[pl_3495844_price], or the HG55ED890[pl_3875229_price] both from Samsung.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year.
Features Four Video Apps
The number of video apps featured on the KD-50SD8005 is more than most comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to it. This TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on recently released 4K and 8K TVs. The video apps "NetFlix", "TV SideView" and "maxdome" are also featured on this Sony television.
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Recent Price Increase of £200.00
Yesterday the KD-50SD8005 has increased in price by £200.00.
Not 3D Compatible
The KD-50SD8005 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-50SD8005 are also not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a television that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the LG 55UH850[plb_3339540_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other TVs that were released in the last year, the KD-50SD8005 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KD-50SD8005 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-50SD8005 also do not feature OLED technology.
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At 76 millimeters, the KD-50SD8005 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other televisions that were launched in the last year. The thinnest thickness of latest televisions is 30mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.
If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the 43UW761[pl_3705776_price] (77.2mm and cheaper), or the 43UH664[pl_3671243_price] (77.2mm and cheaper) both from LG or the Philips 49PUS6501[plb_3305115_price] (79mm and cheaper).
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that were released around the same time as it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Running Costs Are OK
The energy efficiency rating of this television is A. The KD-50SD8005 is typical compared to the other 388 new similar spec televisions that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-50SD8005 is £151.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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