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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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
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.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Sony released the KDL-55W955.
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