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Sony KDL-48R555

£607.00
A 2 year old 48" Full HD television with satisfactory features
48" Full HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-48R555 Review

Released 2 years ago and with low running costs,
40
Average Features
58
2 Years Old
44
£140 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

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 televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a child lock
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Sony KDL-48R555 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 3,185 user and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-48R555's display diagonal of 48" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 53% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KDL-48R555 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-48R555 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Sony KDL-48R555 of 65mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 65% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-48R555 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The Sony KDL-48R555's RMS rated power of only 10W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 9% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Sony KDL-48R555 does not support internet TV, although it is worth noting that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-48R555 of only 100Hz is in the slowest 19% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Child Lock

The KDL-48R555 has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-48R555 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony television has been on the market since February 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and the KDL-48R555 has an average running cost of £140 over 5 years based on alright energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl48r555c
Barcodes 04548736003699

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