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Sony KDL-46W905
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Sony KDL-46W905

46" Active Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Sony mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the superior brands.

Supports Smart TV

The KDL-46W905 supports smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-46W905 do not support smart TV.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-46W905 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], and the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The KDL-46W905 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the TVs of this spec and age. Most of the mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-46W905 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this Sony TV has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The KDL-46W905 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-46W905 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-46W905 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. Similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-46W905 have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-46W905 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. The audio formats supporteds "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Has Five Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-46W905 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-46W905. The smart modess "Cinema", "Natural", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony television.

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Not Included Optical Disc Player Type

This TV has a Not included optical disc player type, which is the most commonly found optical disc player type on TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-46W905 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-46W905 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The KDL-46W905 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL and SECAM are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The KDL-46W905 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this age and type. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-46W905, the KDL-46W905 does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

Across all the televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-46W905 the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg. With a weight of 15.2 kilograms, the KDL-46W905 is one of the heavier televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-46W905 amongst TVs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-46W905

Average Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The KDL-46W905 has an average 5 year running cost of £105 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 670 televisions of this type and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this TV was released.

Average Depth

With a depth of 61 millimeters, the KDL-46W905 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-46W905.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Equalizer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Hotel Mode
Performance
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
Wide Color Enhancer
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Teletext
Supported File Systems
Picture Processing Technology
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual
Other Features
Volume Control

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

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Superb image and audio quality, good quantities of online video streaming, striking design
Great design
Easy to use
Stunning 3D performance
Largely convincing and more vibrant colour palette
A little 3D crosstalk, limited viewing angle
Poor viewing angle
Detail lost in dark scenes
Blues occasionally overblown
Sound is on the thin side

Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £1.52
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Total running cost over 5 years £104.07
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony KDL-46W905uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl46w905, kdl46w905a, sony kdl46w905, kdl46w905abaep, sony kdl46w905a, sony kdl46w905ab, sony kdl46w905abu
Barcodes 04905524915037, 04905524915044, 04905524915068

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