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Sony FWD-42W800
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Sony FWD-42W800

42" Passive Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Sony mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the FWD-42W800 which do not have a wi-Fi, the FWD-42W800 has a wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], and the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Sony FWD-42W800 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The FWD-42W800 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the FWD-42W800 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

Most televisions of a similar age and type to the FWD-42W800 have between one and three audio (L,R) ins, including the FWD-42W800 which has two audio (L,R) ins.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencys of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the FWD-42W800 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. At 400 hertz, the FWD-42W800 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the FWD-42W800.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The FWD-42W800 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This Sony TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the FWD-42W800. The audio formats supporteds "3GPP", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Sony FWD-42W800 does not support smart TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago also do not support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV including the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The FWD-42W800 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Sony FWD-42W800 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This Sony TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the FWD-42W800. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The FWD-42W800 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony FWD-42W800

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the FWD-42W800 is £100, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of this spec and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the FWD-42W800 over three years ago.

Average Depth

At 63 millimeters, the FWD-42W800 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of other 63mm thick TVs currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Sony KDL-42W807A[plb_1546512_price].

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Other Features
Audio Output
Simulated 3D
I-Manual
Picture Processing Engine
USB Playback
Illumination LED
TV SideView

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Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £97.75
Electricity cost when on standby £1.52
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £99.27
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony FWD-42W800uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers FWD-42W800P, sony p174854, sony p174854p, sony fwd42w800, sony fwd42w800p
Barcodes 05013493235939, 05013493235960, 05013493238756, 05052916669883

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