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Sony KDL-50W808

50" Active Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews

Sony is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Sony also has good reviews for its large TVs.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W808 which are not 3D compatible, the Sony KDL-50W808 is 3D compatible.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-50W808 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-50W808 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the KDL-50W808 also have a WiFi connection.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The KDL-50W808 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-50W808 only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

When compared to other TVs of this age and spec that we have checked, the motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KDL-50W808 of 1,000 hertz is one of the fastest. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of this age and spec range from 100Hz to 1,000Hz.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many large TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The KDL-50W808 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This Sony TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The audio formats "FLAC", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on televisions of a comparable spec and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-50W808 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-50W808 is more than most televisions that have been around for a similar time to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by large TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-50W808 do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-50W808 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the 55EG9109[pl_3030713_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] both from LG is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats

The KDL-50W808 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of this age and type. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs of this age and type. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W808

Running Costs Are Average

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the KDL-50W808 is typical compared to the other 127 TVs of a comparable spec and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the KDL-50W808 will cost £119 over 5 years to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this television was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 59 millimeters, the Sony KDL-50W808 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-50W808.

There are a number of alternative 59mm thick TVs currently available which you might also want to look at including the KDL-50W807[pl_2844810_price], or the KDL-50W755[pl_2796447_price] both from Sony which has better reviews.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth considering include the Sony KDL-50W756[plb_2796459_price] (59mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Operating System
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out 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
MHL Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Picture and Picture
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Parental Controls
24p Playback
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Other Features
HDD Recording
I-Manual
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
On Screen Display for External Input
Illumination LED
Apps
HDMI in Port

Expert Reviews

17 July 2015

Sony KDL-50W808C wygl?da do?? przeci?tnie, spodziewali?my si? po TV z wysokiej serii 8 nieco innego designu. Tymczasem na pierwszy rzut oka ten niezbyt ró?ni si? od modeli ubieg?orocznych z... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £115.37
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £118.41
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Energy Rating
0.59T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl50w808, sony kdl50w808c, sony kdl50w808cb, sony kdl50w808cba, sony kdl50w808cbae, sony kdl50w808cbaep
Barcodes 04547036002845, 04548736002845

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