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Sony KDL-50W800
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Sony KDL-50W800

50" Active May 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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Sony KDL50W800 Review -  KDL50W800 50 inch

15 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This television received a rating of 70% from expert review site parentesis.com.

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KDL-50W800 will cost only £65 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the cheapest to run comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

On average Sony large TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs manufactured by Sony.

3D Compatible

The KDL-50W800 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the UE55D7000[pl_344784_price], or the UE50F6100[pl_2149169_price] both from Samsung or the Philips 55PFK7509[plb_2219763_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-50W800 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the KDL-50W800.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the Grundig 55 VLE 9480[plb_2369190_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-50W800 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W800.

Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at include the KDL-60NX720[pl_344138_price], or the KDL-60W605[pl_2296576_price] both from Sony or the LG 55LB870[plb_2233830_price] which has better reviews.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Sony KDL-50W800 is a two composite video in port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years only have one composite video in port.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on large TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Two Audio in Ports

The KDL-50W800 is a two audio in port TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W800 have between one and three audio in ports.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-50W800 is more than most large TVs that were released more than two years ago. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this television. The image formats JPEG XR, MPO and RAW are also supported by this TV.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Has Three Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the KDL-50W800 is more than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This Sony TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on televisions of a comparable type and age to the KDL-50W800. The sound modes "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-50W800 is more than most TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago. The audio formats "LPCM", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Light

Large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W800 have weights of between 2.3kg and 63kg. At only 13.6 kilograms, the KDL-50W800 is fairly light compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Eight Analog Signal Format Systems

The KDL-50W800 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-50W800. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL I", "PAL M", "SECAM B/G", "SECAM D/K" and "SECAM L" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-50W800 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-50W800 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UN55ES8000[plb_403312_price], the Philips 55PFS8209[plb_2227303_price], or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804[plb_2382034_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago, the KDL-50W800 does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price], or the 55EA880[pl_2403544_price] all from LG which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Ten Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the KDL-50W800 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions of a similar spec and age to the KDL-50W800. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the KDL-50W800 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-50W800. The lowest RMS rated power of large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W800 is 7.5W, the highest is 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Only Features One App

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the KDL-50W800 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. The most commonly featured app is Skype, but this app is not featured on this Sony TV. The apps Google Apps,Twitter are also featured on this television.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W800

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Thickness

At 64.2 millimeters, the KDL-50W800 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-50W800.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Channel
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Picture and Picture
Control
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
Game Mode
24p Playback
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Face Detection
Clock Function
Motion Control
File System
Deep Colour
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Mounting Kit
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 October 2015

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Android TV
Great design
Good picture quality after you've tweaked settings
Easytochange inputs
Good detail in dark scenes
Android TV has a few odd quirks
Subpar viewing angles
You'll need to tweak picture settings a bit for the best results
Remote somewhat difficult to use
Somewhat difficult to navigate smart interface

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Accuracy
Accuracy would recommend the Sony KDL-55W800B

Everything was great on the TV except the table stand that was supposed to double as mall mount bracket but did not work I had to buy the extra wall mount bracket...

Easy To Set Up
Great Picture Quality
Attractive Design
Clear Audio
Clear Picture

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £62.97
Electricity cost when on standby £1.58
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Total running cost over 5 years £64.55
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w800, sony w800b, sony p190250, sony p190250p, sony kdl50w829, sony kdl50w800, sony kdl50w800c, sony kdl50w829b
Barcodes 00027242887978

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