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Sony KDL-48R550
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Sony KDL-48R550

48" Edge-LED Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 1,318 expert and owner reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-48R550 which do not have a wi-Fi, the KDL-48R550 has a wi-Fi.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago, the KDL-48R550 supports smart TV.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has Five Sound Modess

The Sony KDL-48R550 has a greater number of sound modes than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV has a Music sound modes, which is the most frequently found sound modes found on TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-48R550. The sound modess "Game", "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this Sony TV.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

features one lifestyle apps

The KDL-48R550 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently featured lifestyle apps is Facebook, but this lifestyle apps is not featured on this Sony TV. The lifestyle appss Twitter are also featured on this Sony television.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The KDL-48R550 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television 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 a year. The audio formats supported "WMA" is also supported by this TV.

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Has Four Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the Sony KDL-48R550 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This Sony TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on televisions of this age and spec. The smart modess "Cinema", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The KDL-48R550 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and spec are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-48R550 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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High Running Costs

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, however the KDL-48R550 is in the most expensive 6% of all 366 TVs of a comparable age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KDL-48R550 will cost £124 over 5 years to run.

Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the Sony KDL-48R550 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-48R550.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats Supporteds

The KDL-48R550 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-48R550. The video formats supporteds "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4-SP", "WEBM", "WMV9" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-48R550 do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-48R550 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the UN50J6200[pl_2958294_price], or the UE32J4500[pl_3059439_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Heavy

At 10.4 kilograms, the KDL-48R550 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-48R550. The average weight of televisions that were released one year ago is 8.1kg, and the weights range from 3.6kg to 36kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-48R550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Sony released the KDL-48R550.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as 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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Average Depth

The Sony KDL-48R550 has a fairly standard depth (65 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-48R550.

We compared all the other 65mm thick TVs to this TV and we think the Sony KDL-40R555[plb_2806895_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker depth then you might also want to consider the KDL-48R555[pl_2806896_price] (65mm), or the KDL-48R553[pl_2796463_price] (65mm) both from Sony.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
Local Dimming
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
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
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

Expert Reviews

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Technologia HDR dostpna po aktualizacji
Smart TV
4x HDMI
Gruba obudowa telewizora
Dostpny w niewielu sklepach
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £76.75
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Energy Rating
0.38T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl48r550, sony kdl48r550c, sony kdl48r550cb, sony kdl48r550cba, sony kdl48r550cbae, sony kdl48r550cbaep
Barcodes 04548736003545

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