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Sony KDL48W605

78

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Sony KDL48W605

£395.00
Sony KDL-48W605
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A classic and very economical to run 48" Full HD TV, good for watching films
48" Full HD No 90mm Mar 2014 A++
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Sony KDL-48W605 Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony KDL-48W605 number 621 across all TVs.
86
Reviews
3 Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 72%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
This Sony TV has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £61 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KDL-48W605 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports HDD recording
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 175 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 303 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 316 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KDL-48W605 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website Chip.de scored this television 78 out of 100.

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Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 3,350 expert and user reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its televisions. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £395.00 it is in the cheapest 31% of televisions.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A++, and the KDL-48W605 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-48W605 is £61.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony TV was released in March 2014.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-48W605's display diagonal of 48" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 54% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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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.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-48W605 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the KDL-48W605 of 90mm is in the thickest 6% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all televisions is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the KDL-48W605 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-48W605 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-48W605 supports HDD recording, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-48W605 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-48W605 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The KDL-48W605's RMS rated power of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 78% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-48W605 supports Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-48W605 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on TVs.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-48W605 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-48W605 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-48W605 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung kdl48w605, sony kdl48w605b, kdl48w605bbaep

Barcodes:

04905524965261, 04905524965292, 04905524983647, 05054230953617, 05054531168833

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