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Sony KDL-50W828
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Sony KDL-50W828

50" Active Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This TV received an expert rating of 100% from tweakers.net. This means that TV experts think this television is one of the very best TVs of a comparable age and type.

Very Low Running Costs

This large TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the KDL-50W828 is one of the cheapest to run televisions that were released more than two years ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the KDL-50W828 will cost only £84 over 5 years to run.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

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

3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W828, the KDL-50W828 is 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-50W828 supports smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-50W828 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-50W828, the KDL-50W828 has a WiFi connection.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The KDL-50W828 is a four HDMI port television.

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Two RF Ports

The KDL-50W828 is a two RF port television. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-50W828 have between one and two RF ports.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W828 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the Sony KDL-50W828 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst TVs of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports Thirteen Video Formats

supports thirteen video formats

The KDL-50W828 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats AVC, H.264, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, RV, VP8, WEBM and XVID are also supported by this Sony TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-50W828 is more than most large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This Sony TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-50W828. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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Light

At only 13.6 kilograms, the KDL-50W828 is fairly light compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-50W828. The average weight of televisions of a similar age and spec to the KDL-50W828 is 20kg.

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Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-50W828 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs of this age and type is 60kWh and the highest is 320kWh. The KDL-50W828 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 71 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-50W828 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the KDL-50W828 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price].

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The KDL-50W828 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of this age and spec. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-50W828, the Sony KDL-50W828 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EC930[pl_2442859_price], or the 55EA980[pl_2042821_price] both from LG.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W828 range from 7.5W to 100W. The KDL-50W828 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) amongst televisions of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W828

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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

With a thickness of 64 millimeters, the KDL-50W828 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-50W656[plb_1609490_price] (77mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
Electronic Programme Guide
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
24p Playback
Ambient Light Sensor
Face Detection
Stored Teletext Page
File System
Deep Colour
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Special Features

Expert Reviews

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1 July 2014

18 juni mijn nieuwe scherm opgehaald bij Expert. Thuis uitgepakt, kabeltjes erin en gaan. Alles wijst zichzelf tijdens de setup. Na de nieuwste firmware te hebben gedownload (vanmorgen bij... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £83.16
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Energy Rating
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl50w828, sony 1080, sony 1080i, kdl50w828b, sony 1080p, kdl50w828bb, kdl50w828bbi, sony kdl50w828, sony kdl50w828b, sony kdl50w828bb, sony kdl50w828bbi
Barcodes 04905524967746, 04905524967753

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