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Sony KDL-60W855
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Sony KDL60W855BBU

60" Active Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

TV expert review website Chip.de scored this TV 96%. This puts this Sony television in the top 3% of all the large TVs that have been around for more than two years when ranked by average expert review score.

Good Brand

We checked 1,507 owner and expert reviews for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its large TVs.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the KDL-60W855 is 3D compatible.

We compared all the other 3D compatible TVs to this TV and we think a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE55F6500[plb_1546869_price] or you might consider a better rated TV such as the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price], and the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price] are also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-60W855 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the KDL-60W855 also support smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE55F6500[plb_1546869_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price], or the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-60W855, the Sony KDL-60W855 has a WiFi connection.

Alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55F6500[plb_1546869_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price], or the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price] which has better reviews.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most large TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-60W855 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Sony KDL-60W855 which has four HDMI ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

The KDL-60W855 is a two audio in port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-60W855 have between one and three audio in ports.

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Supports Sixteen Video Formats

supports sixteen video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Sony KDL-60W855 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-60W855. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "AVC", "H.264", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "RV", "VP8", "WEBM" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports One Audio Format

The KDL-60W855 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-60W855.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The KDL-60W855 has a greater number of smart modes than most large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Sony TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-60W855. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-60W855 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This Sony television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-60W855. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £199.01

The price of the KDL-60W855 has increased by £199.01 in the last 40 days.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-60W855 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-60W855 is more than most large TVs that have been available for more than two years. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-60W855. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-60W855 do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-60W855 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price].

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The Sony KDL-60W855 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (160 kilowatt hours) amongst TVs of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-60W855 is 60kWh and the highest is 320kWh.

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Quite Thick

TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-60W855 have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm. At 93 millimeters, the Sony KDL-60W855 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-60W855.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55F6500[plb_1546869_price] (47.2mm) which is also cheaper.

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Heavy

At 33.7 kilograms, the KDL-60W855 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type. The weights of televisions of a similar type and age to the KDL-60W855 range from 2.3kg to 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-60W855

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 came out 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 this TV was released.

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+. The KDL-60W855 has an average running cost of £170 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 324 TVs of a similar type and age.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
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
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
Electronic Programme Guide
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
24p Playback
Ambient Light Sensor
Stored Teletext Page
File System
Deep Colour
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
16 December 2015

Im Test setzt der Sony KDL-65W855C gleich zwei neue Spitzenwerte. Sowohl bei der Bildqualität als auch bei der Ausstattung ist der Sony-TV das aktuell beste Gerät über 43 Zoll. Während auch...

Balanced colours
Strong contrast
Sharpness
Sizetoprice ratio
Tolles Bild mit berragendem Kontrast, AndroidTV mit vielen Apps
Narrow viewing angles
Could do with more apps
Hoher Stromverbrauch im Standby
3DBrillen kosten extra
Stolzer Preis

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £168.25
Electricity cost when on standby £1.52
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Total running cost over 5 years £169.77
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Energy Rating
0.84T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 79043ch, kdl60w855, kdl60w855b, kdl60w855bb, sony kdl60w855, sony kdl60w855b, sony kdl60w855bb, sony kdl60w855bbu
Barcodes 04905524959512, 04905524959529, 04905524959536

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