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Sony KD-50SD8005 Review
|Value for Money||
|15 Months Old|
|£151 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 60?
Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £151 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for watching sport. It is also good for watching films as well being average for playing games.
Should You Buy it Now?
Sony KD-50SD8005 In-Depth Analysis
Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 3,185 user and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product is less than 18 months old but has average features and at £999.99 it is more expensive than 72% of TVs.
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The highest resolution of the KD-50SD8005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Sony KD-50SD8005 of 50" is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 62% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the KD-50SD8005 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-50SD8005 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the KD-50SD8005 of 76mm is in the thickest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The KD-50SD8005 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The KD-50SD8005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
The KD-50SD8005 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.
The KD-50SD8005 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The KD-50SD8005 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
Supports Maxdome, Netflix and 2 More Video Apps
The KD-50SD8005 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video apps "YouTube", "TV SideView" and "maxdome" are also supported by this Sony television.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
TVs have horizontal viewing angles of between 150° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Sony KD-50SD8005 of only 170° is fairly narrow compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 5% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.
The KD-50SD8005 supports Bluetooth. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the KD-50SD8005 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. The resolution of all televisions ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-50SD8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
The KD-50SD8005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).
Features USB Recording
The Sony KD-50SD8005 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.
Supports Parental Controls
The KD-50SD8005 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Released 15 Months Ago
This television has been on the market since May 2016.
Average Running Costs
This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The KD-50SD8005 has an average 5 year running cost of £151 based on adequate energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony kd50sd8005bu, sony kl3rn|