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Sony KDL-60W605
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Sony KDL-60W605

60" Flat May 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

This TV received an expert rating of 78 out of 100 from Chip.de.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

Large TVs manufactured by Sony have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just large TVs) and found that Sony also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-60W605, the KDL-60W605 supports smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV features and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000, and the Sony KDL-50W828 is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years, the KDL-60W605 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UN55H8000, and the Panasonic TX-55ASW804 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Two RF Ports

Most TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-60W605 have between one and two RF ports, including the KDL-60W605 which has two RF ports.

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Has Five Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the KDL-60W605 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This Sony TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on televisions of this age and type. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The KDL-60W605 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-60W605. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-60W605 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-60W605 which are 3D compatible.

If you want a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE55D7000.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-60W605 do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-60W605 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55ES8000, or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804 which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The KDL-60W605 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-60W605. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-60W605 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to consider including the 55EA9809, the 55EA970, or the 55EA880 all from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Ten Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the Sony KDL-60W605 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This Sony television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-60W605. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The Sony KDL-60W605 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (139 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age. Televisions that were released around the same time as the KDL-60W605 have annual energy consumptions of between 60kWh and 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh.

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Quite Thick

With a thickness of 84 millimeters, the KDL-60W605 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-60W605. Across all the large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-60W605 the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-60W605

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this large TV is A+, and the average running cost of the KDL-60W605 is £157 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 324 similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-60W605 over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been around for more than two years. 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
App
Video App
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
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
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
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
Game Mode
24p Playback
Local Dimming
Panorama Feature
Face Detection
File System
Deep Colour
Picture Processing Technology
Luminance
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
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
Package 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
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Reflector
Power Save Mode
Other Features
HDD Recording
I-Manual
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
On Screen Display for External Input
Apps
Weight Without Stand
HDMI in Port

Expert Reviews

(1)
9 November 2015

Der Sony KDL-60W605B zeigt im Test eine durch und durch gute Bildqualität in allen Auflösungen. Besonders der hohe Schachbrettkontrast von 215:1 sticht positiv hervor. Sound und Ausstattung sind...

Clean, detailed
Naturallooking colours
Decent upscaler
Improved, intuitive interface
Generous smart features
Sound
Lacks detail in darks
No 3D
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £152.23
Electricity cost when on standby £4.57
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Total running cost over 5 years £156.80
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Energy Rating
0.78T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl60w605, kdl60w605b, kdl60w605bb, sony kdl60w605, sony kdl60w605b
Barcodes 04905524965179, 04905524979824, 06418897306398, 06418897306404

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