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Sony TVs Have Good Reviews
Mid-size TVs manufactured by Sony have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Sony also has good ratings across its entire range.
Has a Wi-Fi
The FWD-47W800 has a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a wi-Fi.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price].
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The FWD-47W800 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the FWD-47W800 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The FWD-47W800 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.
Two Audio (L,R) Ins
Most televisions that are a similar age to the FWD-47W800 have between one and three audio (L,R) ins, including the FWD-47W800 which has two audio (L,R) ins.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
At 400 hertz, the FWD-47W800 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the FWD-47W800. The motion interpolation frequencys of mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the FWD-47W800 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.
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Has One Smart Modes
The FWD-47W800 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this TV. The smart modess Hotel are also found on this television.
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Does Not Support Smart TV
The FWD-47W800 does not support smart TV, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support smart TV.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the FWD-47W800, the FWD-47W800 does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other televisions which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at 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.
Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The number of image formats supported by the Sony FWD-47W800 is more than most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by televisions of a similar age and spec to the FWD-47W800. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this Sony television.
Only Analog Tuner Type
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on TVs that were launched around the same time as it.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The FWD-47W800 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.
The weights of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 3.7kg to 36kg. At 14.6 kilograms, the Sony FWD-47W800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the FWD-47W800.
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Running Costs Are Average
The FWD-47W800 has an average running cost of £108 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 668 TVs of this age and spec.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions that were released more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this TV was released.
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At 64 millimeters, the FWD-47W800 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the FWD-47W800.
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Motionflow, Motionflow XR
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Screen Format Adjustments
16:9, 16:10, Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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