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Sony FWD-55W800P/T
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Sony FWD-55W800P/T

55" Full HD Passive Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £128.11 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony televisions have good reviews
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,235 user and expert reviews (including 21 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its large display diagonal TVs. 60% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the FWD-55W800P/T is £129 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 307 large display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the FWD-55W800P/T in April 2013.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large display diagonal TVs that were launched 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.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other TVs of this age and spec that we have assessed, the horizontal viewing angle of the Sony FWD-55W800P/T of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television is 160° and the widest is 180°.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the NEC MultiSync E585 (£1,480.90) (58").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The FWD-55W800P/T supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The FWD-55W800P/T supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The FWD-55W800P/T has an ethernet port. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have an ethernet port.

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Features

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The FWD-55W800P/T supports Skype. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support Skype.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The Sony FWD-55W800P/T features local dimming, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The FWD-55W800P/T has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The FWD-55W800P/T supports internet TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as this TV also support internet TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony FWD-55W800P/T has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 64 millimeters, the FWD-55W800P/T has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fwd55w800pt
Barcodes 05013493235984

Sony FWD-55W800P/T Review Sources

To prepare this Sony FWD-55W800P/T review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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