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Sony KDL-48W585

48" Full HD Oct 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Wi-Fi Release Date £75.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Low running costs
Sony TVs have good reviews
Full HD

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Energy

Low Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-48W585 is only £76 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 17% of all 661 TVs of a similar spec and age.


Reviews

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,235 owner and expert reviews (including 459 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 89% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-48W585 in October 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that are a comparable age 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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Not 3D

The KDL-48W585 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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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 frequently supported display resolution on TVs of this type and age.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV is 310Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At only 100 hertz, the KDL-48W585 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 48" TVs currently available including the Toshiba 48L3443 (£444.79) which has better reviews.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the LG 49LX540 (49").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-48W585 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-48W585 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-48W585 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-48W585 supports parental controls. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago also support parental controls.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-48W585 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-48W585 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support 24p.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-48W585 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Sony KDL-48W585 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The KDL-48W585 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KDL-48W585 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KDL-48W585 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-48W585 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The Sony KDL-48W585 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 16 Watts) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. Across all the comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl48w585bbu
Barcodes 04905524967951, 04905524967968, 04905524967975

Sony KDL-48W585 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-48W585 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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