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Sony KDL-48R553 Review
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£77 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 44?
Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Very low RMS rated power
Sony KDL-48R553 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 3,185 user and expert reviews (including 1,175 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its televisions. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-48R553 of 48" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 54% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-48R553 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
Like most other TVs, the KDL-48R553 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The Sony KDL-48R553 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The KDL-48R553 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
The KDL-48R553 supports 24p. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.
Supports HDD Recording
The KDL-48R553 supports HDD recording, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.
Has a Wide Color Enhancer
The Sony KDL-48R553 has a wide color enhancer. 93% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.
Supports a YouTube Video App
The number of video apps supported by the KDL-48R553 is more than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this Sony TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this TV.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The KDL-48R553's RMS rated power of only 10W is in the lowest 14% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KDL-48R553 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The Sony KDL-48R553's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 13% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This TV was released in March 2015.
Running Costs Are Average
The KDL-48R553 is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-48R553 is £77.
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