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Sony Has Good TV Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony large TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other brands.
Has a Wi-Fi
The Sony FWD-55W800 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a wi-Fi.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the FWD-55W800 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Sony FWD-55W800 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Two Audio (L,R) Ins
The Sony FWD-55W800 is a two audio (L,R) in television.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it.
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Does Not Support Smart TV
The FWD-55W800 does not support smart TV. Most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago do support smart TV.
It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also support smart TV including the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The FWD-55W800 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price], or the UE55F8000[pl_1274638_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The Sony FWD-55W800 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The FWD-55W800 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the FWD-55W800 also do not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the Samsung KE55S9[plb_2047037_price], or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which is also higher rated.
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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony FWD-55W800
Running Costs Are OK
Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the FWD-55W800 will cost £129 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 320 TVs of a similar age and spec.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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
Sony released the FWD-55W800 over three years ago.
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With a depth of 64 millimeters, the Sony FWD-55W800 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the FWD-55W800.
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Motion Interpolation Technology
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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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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