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Sony KDL55W955B

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55" Passive Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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12 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this Sony television. Flatpanels.dk gave this Sony TV a "Top Recommendation" award.

Sony Has Good Television Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony large TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-55W955 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-55W955.

There are a number of other 3D compatible televisions currently available which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba 55L7453[plb_2198511_price], the Panasonic TX-55AS640[plb_2232475_price], or the Samsung UE55H6400[plb_2232457_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-55W955, the KDL-55W955 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Toshiba 55L7453[plb_2198511_price], the Panasonic TX-55AS640[plb_2232475_price], or the Samsung UE55H6400[plb_2232457_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-55W955 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-55W955 also have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Panasonic TX-55AS640[plb_2232475_price], the Toshiba 55L7453[plb_2198511_price], and the Samsung UE55H6400[plb_2232457_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The KDL-55W955 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many televisions that are a similar age to it.

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Two Audio in Ports

The KDL-55W955 is a two audio in port television. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age have between one and three audio in ports.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on large TVs that are a similar age to it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions of a similar age and type to it.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-55W955 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs that came out more than two years ago. The audio formats "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The KDL-55W955 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-55W955. The smart modes "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the KDL-55W955, the KDL-55W955 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-55W955 is more than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Sony TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL and SECAM are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The KDL-55W955 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of this spec and age. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-55W955 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Twelve Video Formats

The KDL-55W955 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This Sony TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-55W955. The video formats "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "TS", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-55W955 range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm. At 92 millimeters, the KDL-55W955 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-55W955.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-55W955

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KDL-55W955 will cost £135 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 324 TVs of a comparable age and spec.

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 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.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Sony released the KDL-55W955.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
24p Support
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Interactive TV
Audio
Audio System
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
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
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
WLAN-Ready Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
Game Mode
24p Playback
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Panorama Feature
Stored Teletext Page
Deep Colour
Design
Colour
Heavy Metals Free
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Mounting Kit
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
HDD Recording
Placement Option
USB Port

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

12 October 2015

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W9 eller W905 er seneste 9-serie fra Sony. 9-serien har traditionelt været garant for Sonys mest avancerede billedteknik, og dem som har fulgt tv-markedet gennem flere år vil måske bemærke, at... Read more…

Sharp, colour rich images
Superior audio performance
Distinctive wedge design
Wedge design is unusual and attractive
Colour handling and detail levels are excellent
Lack of deep blacks
Unreliable multimedia playback
Incomplete catchup roster
Poor native black level response
Cheaper Sony sets' pictures are better

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £133.00
Electricity cost when on standby £1.52
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Total running cost over 5 years £134.52
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Energy Rating
0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl55w955, kdl55w955b, kdl55w955bb, kdl55w955bbi, kdl55w955bbaep, sony kdl55w955, sony kdl55w955b, sony kdl55w955bb, sonytv kdl55w955, sony kdl55w955bbu, arcamaudio kdl55w955, arcamaudio kdl55w955b, arcamaudiolabb kdl55w955, arcamaudiolabb kdl55w955b
Barcodes 04905524959697, 04905524959703, 04905524959727, 04905524967777

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