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55" Passive Feb 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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16 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This television was given a "Recommended" award by Flatpanels.dk who wrote that this Sony television was good.

Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews

Sony is one of the superior television 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 of this type and age which are not 3D compatible, the KDL-55W805 is 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the 55PFT6510[pl_2817637_price], or the 55PFT6550[pl_2867655_price] both from Philips or the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-55W805, the KDL-55W805 has a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the KDL-55W755[pl_2863381_price], or the KDL-55W756[pl_2851052_price] both from Sony or the LG 55LF580[plb_2822612_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-55W805 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than a year.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV features and we think the KDL-55W756[pl_2851052_price], and the KDL-55W755[pl_2863381_price] both from Sony or the LG 55LF580[plb_2822612_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W805 only have between one and three HDMI ports, however the Sony KDL-55W805 has four HDMI ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The KDL-55W805 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-55W805 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

The KDL-55W805 is a two audio in port TV. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-55W805 have between one and three audio in ports.

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Six Equaliser Bands

The KDL-55W805 is a six equaliser band TV.

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Features One App

features one app

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the KDL-55W805 is more than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television features a Skype app, which is the most commonly featured app featured on TVs of this type and age.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The Sony KDL-55W805 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Supports Twelve Video Formats

supports twelve video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Sony KDL-55W805 is more than most similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W805. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "TS", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The Sony KDL-55W805 has a greater number of smart modes than most similar spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on televisions of this age and spec. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Sony KDL-55W805 is more than most TVs that have been available for more than a year. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W805. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This TV received a score of 57 out of 100 from TV expert review site flatpanels.dk. TV experts don't rate this Sony TV very highly.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-55W805 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-55W805 is more than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This Sony television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-55W805. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the KDL-55W805, the Sony KDL-55W805 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One Tuner

The KDL-55W805 is a one tuner TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than a year have one tuner.

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Only One RF Port

Most large TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-55W805 have between one and two RF ports, including the KDL-55W805 which has one RF port.

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Heavy

The lightest large TV that has been available for a similar time to the KDL-55W805 is 5.2kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg. With a weight of 18.4 kilograms, the KDL-55W805 is one of the heavier televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-55W805 amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-55W805

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+, and the KDL-55W805 is typical compared to the other 127 TVs of a comparable age and type that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the KDL-55W805 will cost £129 over 5 years to run.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market for over a year.

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 televisions of a similar type 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

With a thickness of 64 millimeters, the Sony KDL-55W805 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-55W805.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 64mm thick TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony KDL-55W807[plb_1543809_price].

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
24p Support
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Operating System
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Equaliser Band
Equaliser
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
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
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
MHL Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
Control
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
Game Mode
24p Playback
Digital Video Recorder
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Panorama Feature
Plug and Play
Voice Control
Stored Teletext Page
File System
Deep Colour
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
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)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included
3D Glasses Included
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Mounting Kit
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Quick Installation Guide
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Sound Enhancement
HDD Recording
Included Power Cord
Power LED
Headphone Connection
Placement Option
Simulated 3D
Volume Control
Audio Output Port
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction
I-Manual
3D Super-Resolution
Auto 3D Depth Adjustment
Sony Entertainment Network
Picture Processing Engine
SimulView
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Super Resolution for Game Mode
Illumination LED
Live Colour
TV SideView
Skin Naturalizer
Wireless Connection

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

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12 October 2015

Flatpanels.dk

Sony's 2014-fladskærme er landet. Hvis du også var på udkig efter tv sidste år, så genkender du måske modellen "W8". Der er dog tale om et spritnyt tv, men Sony har valgt at holde fast i... Read more…

Wellcontrasted picture
Excellent colors
Efficient image processing and motion compensation
Good outofthebox accuracy for colour and greyscale
Excellent video processing
Very disappointing 3D
Input lag higher than usual for a Sony TV (only concerns gamers)
Narrow viewing angles
Some clouding and backlight uniformity issues, especially when watching in dim surroundings
Some DSE present

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £126.59
Electricity cost when on standby £1.52
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Total running cost over 5 years £128.11
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Energy Rating
0.64T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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