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Sony TVs Have Good Reviews
Sony has good average ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.
Supports Smart TV
The Sony KD-50SD8005 supports smart TV, as do most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.
We compared this television to all the other televisions which support smart TV and we think cheaper televisions such as the 65UH615[pl_3451194_price], and the 60UH625[pl_3437450_price] both from LG is also worth considering.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV and we think the Sony KD-55XD8577[plb_3323804_price] is also worth considering.
Has a Wi-Fi
The KD-50SD8005 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think cheaper TVs such as the LG 65UH615[plb_3451194_price], and the Samsung UE49KS9000[plb_3907762_price] is also worth considering.
It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Sony KD-55XD8577[plb_3323804_price].
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The KD-50SD8005 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.
Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds
The Sony KD-50SD8005 has a greater number of video formats than most new 4K and 8K TVs. The most commonly supported video formats supported is H.265, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM, WMV9 and XVID are also supported by this Sony TV.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
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Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year are not 3D. The KD-50SD8005 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
Like most of the other TVs that were released in the last year, the KD-50SD8005 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most new TVs do not feature OLED technology. The KD-50SD8005 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
Only One RF Ports Quantity
The KD-50SD8005 is a one RF ports quantity television. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs have between one and three RF ports quantitys.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Running Costs Are Average
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A. The average 5 year running cost of the KD-50SD8005 is £151 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 391 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year.
At 76 millimeters, the KD-50SD8005 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-50SD8005.
If you are not concerned about having a thicker depth then you might also want to look at the LG 43UW761[plb_3705776_price] (77.2mm and cheaper).
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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