Sony KDL-50W755 vs Sony KDL-50W809

Sony KDL-50W755
Sony KDL-50W809

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Sony KDL-50W755 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Sony KDL-50W809 has a rating of "A+".
4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 is a 3D TV, but the Sony KDL-50W755 is not 3D. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

20% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz faster than the Sony KDL-50W755 (1,000Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Sony KDL-50W809 has a PC in (D-Sub), whereas the Sony KDL-50W755 does not have a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-50W809 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Sony KDL-50W755 is "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Sony KDL-50W755 is not 3D, but the Sony KDL-50W809 is 3D. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

200Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KDL-50W755 has a motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz, whereas the Sony KDL-50W809 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (200Hz faster). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Does not have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Sony KDL-50W755 does not have a PC in (D-Sub), whereas the Sony KDL-50W809 does. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Older by two months
The Sony KDL-50W755 is two months older than the Sony KDL-50W809.
1 Reason Against
Not currently available
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Date Released

23 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 115.37
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 118.41
Purchase price £ 439.00
Total cost of ownership £ 557.41
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 115.37
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 118.41

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.59T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.59T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
50" 50"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz 1,000Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
126cm 126cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
 Google Apps
Video Apps
 YouTube
 TV SideView
 YouTube
 TV SideView
Operating System Version
5.0 5.0
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
1 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
 2.0
 2.0
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
 Picture-and-Picture
 Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 True Cinema
 Custom
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT
 MAC
 BOS
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT
 MAC
 BOS
Number of OSD Languages
32 32

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 WEBM
 AVC
 H.265
 3GPP
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 WEBM
 AVC
 H.265
 3GPP
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 FLAC
 MP3
 MP4
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Parental Control
 Parental control
 Parental control
24p Support
 24p support
 24p support
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Picture Processing Technology
 Sony X-Reality PRO
 Sony X-Reality PRO
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
81% 81%

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
72W 72W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
100kWh 100kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 110W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
59mm 59mm
Weight
13.7kg 13.7kg
Weight With Stand
14.6kg 14.6kg
Height (with Stand)
691mm 691mm
Width (with Stand)
1,116mm 1,116mm
Height
654mm 654mm
Width
1,116mm 1,116mm
Package Height
764mm 764mm
Package Width
1,214mm 1,214mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data R03
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
 Mounting kit
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Installation Guide
 Quick installation guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out
 Subwoofer out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Backlight Off Mode
 Backlight off mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Save Mode
 Power save mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Side View
 TV side view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Sensor
 Light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (On Mode / Vivid)
110 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Backlight Control
 Dynamic backlight control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Select
Auto / Auto 24P / Off Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (networked Standby Mode) - Terminals
2.00W (Wi-Fi) / 2.00W (LAN) / 0.50W (Bluetooth) Unknown - Click to provide data
NICAM/A2
 NICAM/A2
Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features
Cinemotion, Cinema Drive Unknown - Click to provide data
Clear Phase Technology
1 1
Auto Wide Mode
1 1

Other Features

HDD Recording
 HDD recording
 HDD recording
Picture Features
X-Reality Pro Unknown - Click to provide data
I-Manual
 I-Manual
 I-Manual
Wide Mode Settings for PC
Normal / Full1 / Full2 for PC Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Mode Settings
Full / Normal / Wide Zoom / Zoom / 14:9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Content
MPEG1/MPEG2PS/MPEG2TS/AVCHD/MP4Part10/MP4Part2/AVI(XVID)/AVI(MotinJpeg)/MOV/WMV/MKV/WEBM/3GPP/MP3/WMA/LPCM/JPEG/FLAC Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Playback
 USB playback
 USB playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
 Advanced contrast enhancer
 Advanced contrast enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
1 1
Illumination LED
 Illumination LED
 Illumination LED
Apps
1 1
Bluetooth Profiles
 HID
 SPP
 3DSP
 HOGP
 HID
 SPP
 3DSP
 HOGP
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI in
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
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