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31 Reasons For
Some people concluded that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this TVs on Amazon “Excellent TV from Sony at a reasonable price”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Absolutely fantastic item for the price”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Great tv and real value for the price”.
A number of Sony KDL-55W807 owners who bought it considered that it was a bargain for the price. This month Techlad mentioned on Amazon “Maybe Sony haven't heard a Scotsman before? - No 3D glasses included - a bit cheap of Sony” in their review. Techlad also wrote “Cheap compatible ones exist on Amazon, though Bottom-line”.
Good Picture Quality
A number of Sony KDL-55W807 reviewers who bought it thought it had good picture quality. Alex C said on Amazon “Great picture quality - great design Cons”. Amazon Customer mentioned “You expect high quality from Sony and this tv delivers! The active 3d is amazing and picture quality is superb”. In August last year Ianw182 said “The picture quality is amazing” in their review.
One customer who bought it wrote that it was good for playing games on. Techlad mentioned in their review “Stunning quality & great for gaming” and rated it 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
Twelve Sony KDL-55W807 owners who bought this TVs reckoned that it was good quality. This month Alex C said on Amazon “Great picture quality - great design Cons”. Amazon Customer said in their Sony KDL-55W807 review on Amazon in August this year “You expect high quality from Sony and this tv delivers! The active 3d is amazing”. Ianw182 mentioned in their Sony KDL-55W807 review “The picture quality is amazing” and rated this TVs 5 stars.
Good Sound Quality
Some customers who purchased the Sony KDL-55W807 considered that it had good sound quality. In August last year Amazon Customer wrote “I'm surprised how good sound is” in their review. Custardpieman and wrote in their review of this TVs “Very good picture and sound is good too”. In August last year Glenview09 wrote on Amazon “Sound - good - no sound bar necessary” in their Sony KDL-55W807 review.
Three people said in their reviews that this TVs was good looking. Mike said in his Sony KDL-55W807 review “So beautiful and very nice and lovely TV”. P. Stewart said on Amazon a few weeks ago “TV looks beautiful - slim” although only scored the product 1 stars.
Some Sony KDL-55W807 owners who purchased the product concluded that it was smooth. Matthew said on Amazon in August this year “Great picture quality smart feature works smooth its easy to use”. Techlad said this year “This TV is no different - games are stunning and so smooth, no noticeable input lag to be seen - The style of the TV is great”.
One Sony KDL-55W807 reviewer reckoned that it was a good design. This year Alex C wrote in his Sony KDL-55W807 review “Great picture quality - great design Cons”.
Good Technical Features
A number of customers who purchased this TVs said that it had good features. Catfreak mentioned “It will probably take me the rest of my life to appreciate the wealth of features (and yes we do use it as a monitor for a Windows 8 media PC).” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W807. Loyal Customer said in their review of this TVs a few weeks ago “Many features and great picture quality”. In the same month P. Stewart said “HD is perfect - cool features, Google play” in their review however despite that only rated the product 1 stars.
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Good Smart TV
Several customers who reviewed it thought it had good apps. Amazon Customer wrote “All user interface is pushing apps, ads and all paid crap content making difficult to use” however only gave the Sony KDL-55W807 a rating of 60 out of 100. In August Emily R. said in her review of the Sony KDL-55W807 “Bonus - the apps just work! Get yourself a usb wireless mouse”. Mameha wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W807 on Amazon this year “I think it is really abhorrent that Sony has disabled these apps unless you install YouView” nonetheless only rated this TVs 60 out of 100.
A few customers who reviewed this TVs considered that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Mameha mentioned a few weeks ago “I would prefer to have Freeview or Freesat than Youview” in their Sony KDL-55W807 review nonetheless gave it a score of 3 stars. Mameha also said “The Freeview EPG was much better showing perhaps double the channels at once”.
Two people who bought this TVs agreed that it was good for watching on demand TV. Gupster mentioned on Amazon in August this year “Love the ease of use of Netflix and YouTube apps amongst many” in their Sony KDL-55W807 review. Last year Peter Webb wrote in his review of this TVs on Amazon “Having fast b band and Amazon prime means plenty of free films too” and gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100.
Good High Def TV
Five people who reviewed the product considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TVs on Amazon this year “After that, fantastic product, spectacular HD signal, volume”. Kaka7 mentioned “Best TV for Hd and standard video”. This month P. Stewart said “HD is perfect - cool features, Google play” however despite that rated this TVs 20 out of 100.
A Top Selling TV
According to sales data from Amazon, the KDL-55W807 is a popular choice amongst people who bought TVs in the last 3 months.
Some customers who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W807 said that it was well made. Kobayashimaru 85 rated the product 99 out of 100 and wrote last year “Superb picture and great build quality”. Mameha wrote on Amazon “Shoddy software, spam spoils solid Sony hardware” in their Sony KDL-55W807 review. Mameha also mentioned “Bluetooth and Wifi built in”.
A number of people who purchased the Sony KDL-55W807 considered that it was thin. Buyall scored the Sony KDL-55W807 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TVs in August last year “Is just super clear and slim and I love that can be mounted with the stand(the stand does not scratch or interfere with wall what so ever”. This month P. Stewart wrote “TV looks beautiful - slim” in their review of this TVs.
One person said in their reviews that this TVs was lightweight. Shawty142 mentioned “Still haven't been able to figure out all stuff it's sleek lightweight and looks good in any room” in their review.
Good Remote Control
A few people who bought it concluded that it had a good remote control. Mameha wrote on Amazon “No microphone - The remote I got does not have a mic.” in their review of this TVs. Mameha also wrote “The GUI often defaults to voice search! - They want £50 for the special Sony swipe remote with a mic”. This month Robert M. said “Bit Slow and fine the Remote very senitive” in his Sony KDL-55W807 review.
Two Sony KDL-55W807 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer said in their Sony KDL-55W807 review on Amazon “No problem with wifi connection”. Mameha said in their review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Bluetooth and Wifi built in”.
One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. One customer thought this TVs was good in terms of HDMI connections. Gupster gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100 and said in their Sony KDL-55W807 review on Amazon “All activates correctly over hdmi”.
Good 3D Picture Quality
Two customers said in their reviews that the Sony KDL-55W807 had a good 3D picture quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Sony KDL-55W807 review on Amazon this year “This tv delivers! The active 3d is amazing”.
Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews
Sony large TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions Sony is one of the better rated brands.
One person who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W807 said that it had a good stand. Last year Glenview09 said in their review of this TVs “Stand fixing - simple”.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that were launched 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.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other Full HD TVs currently available including a cheaper TV such as the Seiki SE50FO04 (£377.75) or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the LG 50LF561 (£410.36).
Price Has Dropped by £35.99
In the last 46 days the KDL-55W807 has dropped in price by £35.99.
Like most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-55W807, the KDL-55W807 is 3D compatible.
The KDL-55W807 is Smart TV, as are most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W807.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative Smart TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 50LF561 (£410.36).
Has a WiFi Connection
The Sony KDL-55W807 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years.
We compared all the other televisions with a WiFi connection to this television and we think the LG 50LB561 (£549.99) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Four HDMI Ports
Most TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-55W807 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-55W807 which has four HDMI ports.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.
Four 3D Glasses Included
Most large TVs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and seven 3D glasses included, including the KDL-55W807 which has four 3D glasses included.
Supports One Image Format
The KDL-55W807 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and spec. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Sony TV. The image formats JPG|MPO are also supported by this TV.
Features One Video App
The number of video apps featured on the KDL-55W807 is more than most televisions that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly featured video app is YouTube, but this video app is not featured on this TV. The video apps NetFlix are also featured on this television.
1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-55W807 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC|NTSC 3.58|NTSC 4.43|PAL|SECAM are also supported by this television.
Has One Smart Mode
The KDL-55W807 has a greater number of smart modes than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema|Game|PC|Photo|Sports|Standard|Vivid are also found on this TV.
Has One Sound Mode
The KDL-55W807 has a greater number of sound modes than most televisions of this age and spec. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this Sony television. The sound modes Movie|Music|Standard are also found on this TV.
The lightest large TV that has been available for around the same time as the KDL-55W807 is 7.9kg heavy, the heaviest is 50kg, and the average weight is 21kg. When compared to other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed, the KDL-55W807's weight of only 8.4 kilograms is one of the lightest.
7 Reasons Against
One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was not good for making skype calls. Amazon Customer mentioned “There is no Skype available also”.
Difficult to Use
A few Sony KDL-55W807 owners who bought the Sony KDL-55W807 considered that it was not easy to use. Amazon Customer said last year “All paid crap content making difficult to use” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W807. David S. Holloway said “I purchased this 43-inch version some two & half months ago (not from Amazon) - was impressed until I started to use the Wi Fi function; despite many attempts” in his review. Mameha mentioned on Amazon “So it is quite annoying to use as a basic TV because it is really slow to change channels/inputs or open EPG”.
Two Sony KDL-55W807 owners who bought it thought it did not have a good interface. Mameha wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W807 this month “Slow response from the interface - for example switching HDMI inputs or opening the EPG takes really long to load”. Mameha also mentioned “The interface/EPG is much slower than the regular Freeview”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-55W807, the Sony KDL-55W807 does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Audio Format
The KDL-55W807 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most commonly supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this television. The audio formats LPCM|MP3|WMA are also supported by this TV.
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Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The number of screen format adjustments found on the KDL-55W807 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. The most frequently found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this TV. The screen format adjustments 14:9|16:9|Auto|Zoom are also found on this Sony television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W807, the Sony KDL-55W807 does not feature OLED technology.
Only 1000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The best dynamic contrast ratio of the KDL-55W807 is 1000000:1. That's 90% less dynamic contrast ratio than the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of Mega Contrast.
This TV's dynamic contrast ratio (1000000:1) is in fact the worst dynamic contrast ratio across all TVs that came out more than two years ago.
Across comparable types of TV the best dynamic contrast ratio is Brilliant Contrast.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This Sony television was released over three years ago.
The Sony KDL-55W807 has a fairly standard thickness (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-55W807.
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