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This Sony television has an efficiency rating of A++, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-55W828 is £101, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 324 TVs of a comparable type and age.
Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
We checked 1,507 user and expert reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its large TVs range.
Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the Sony KDL-55W828 is 3D compatible.
We compared this TV to all the other 3D compatible TVs and we think the UE55D7000[pl_344784_price], and the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Supports Smart TV Features
The KDL-55W828 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W828.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
The Sony KDL-55W828 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-55W828.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Sony KDL-60W605[plb_2296576_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
At 800 hertz, the Sony KDL-55W828 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The average motion interpolation frequency of large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-55W828 is 460Hz.
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Has Three Sound Modes
The number of sound modes found on the KDL-55W828 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years. This TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-55W828. The sound modes "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this television.
Supports Three Audio Formats
The KDL-55W828 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this spec and age. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.
Has Eight Smart Modes
The number of smart modes found on the KDL-55W828 is more than most televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Sony TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W828. The smart modes "Animation", "Cinema", "Personal", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-55W828 range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 85 kilowatt hours, the KDL-55W828 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-55W828.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The KDL-55W828 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-55W828 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], or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804[plb_2382034_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Sony KDL-55W828 is more than most televisions of this type and age. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL and SECAM are also supported by this Sony TV.
Only Supports Two Image Formats
The KDL-55W828 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of this age and spec. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KDL-55W828 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-55W828 also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price], or the 55EA880[pl_2403544_price] all from LG is also worth considering.
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Only Supports Twelve Video Formats
The number of video formats supported by the KDL-55W828 is more than most televisions of this age and type. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions that were launched more than two years ago. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this television.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This television has been on the market for over two years.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable 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.
At 65 millimeters, the KDL-55W828 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-55W828.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 65mm thick televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price], or the TechniSat TechniPlus ISIO 55[plb_2049954_price].
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