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48" Flat Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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16 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

This TV received an expert rating of 70% from tweakers.net.

Good Sound Quality

Several customers who reviewed it agreed that it had good sound quality. Rob. said on Amazon “I connected it to an amplifier and proper speakers so sound was never really going to be an issue for me”.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Sony mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions Sony is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good for playing games on. Rob. said last year “Absolutely brilliant for gaming” in their review of this TV and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Nice Design

One customer mentioned that the Sony KDL-48W705 was good looking.

Good Size

One Sony KDL-48W705 reviewer concluded that it was thin. Rob. said “Sound is also pretty good for a slim TV like this” in their Sony KDL-48W705 review and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

One Sony KDL-48W705 owner said in their reviews that the Sony KDL-48W705 was good value for money. Rob. wrote “Picture ESPECIALLY considering the cheaper price paid from somewhere else”.

Good Product Quality

One customer who purchased the product reckoned that it was good quality. Rob. mentioned “Very happy with the quality of the screen” .

Good Smart TV

One Sony KDL-48W705 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had good apps. Rob. mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Has a good selection of apps” in their review of this TV.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KDL-48W705 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the KDL-43W755[pl_2803094_price], and the KDL-43W805[pl_2803097_price] both from Sony or the Samsung UE48J5510[plb_2865727_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KDL-48W705 supports smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-48W705 also support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available which you might want to consider including the KDL-43W755[pl_2803094_price], or the KDL-43W805[pl_2803097_price] both from Sony or the Samsung UE48J5510[plb_2865727_price] which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The KDL-48W705 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-48W705 only have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-48W705 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-48W705 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The smart modess "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-48W705, the Sony KDL-48W705 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the KDL-43W805[pl_2803097_price], or the KDL-43W809[pl_2861686_price] both from Sony or the Samsung UE40H6400[plb_3766566_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-48W705 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Pricey

Comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago range in price from £140 to £999. We think that this mid-size TV looks expensive compared to other comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.

Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-48W705 is more than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This Sony TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-48W705. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

The KDL-48W705 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This Sony TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-48W705. The video formats supporteds "3GPP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the KDL-48W705 does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

Televisions of this spec and age have weights of between 3.6kg and 36kg. At 11.3 kilograms, the KDL-48W705 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as the KDL-48W705.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-48W705

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the KDL-48W705 is typical compared to the other 366 TVs of this age and spec that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-48W705 is £77.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Sony released the KDL-48W705.

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 TVs of a similar age and spec 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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Average Depth

With a depth of 57 millimeters, the KDL-48W705 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-48W705.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART 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
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Ambient Light Sensor
Supported File Systems
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
Subwoofer Out
Special Features
Photo Share
X-Reality PRO
Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
Motionflow XR
ClearAudio+

Expert Reviews

(1)
12 September 2015

Dat de Sony W70 geen high-end model is, valt er prima aan af te zien door de plastic behuizing. Op de overige vlakken presteert deze tv evenmin uitzonderlijk, maar aan de andere kant heeft Sony...

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 19 November 2015 by Rob.

Wanted to get the 48inch version of the TV from Amazon but they messed up my order so just ended to buying from elsewhere in the end. Picture wise, after some fine tuning, it's excellent! Bright,... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2015 by F. dinsdale
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent...

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).
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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 p239792, sony p239792p, acer fwl48w705, sony fwl48w705, sony kdl48w705, sony kfwl48w705, sony kdl48w705c, acer fwl48w705c, sony fwl48w705c, sony kdl48w705cb, summer kdl48w705, sony kfwl48w705c, sony kdl48w705cba, summer kdl48w705c, sony hdpt1148ir10, sony kdl48w705cbu, sony lfd fwl48w705, sony kdl48w705cbae, summer kdl48w705cb, sony kdl48w705cbaep, summer kdl48w705cbu, sony lfd fwl48w705c, refurbished kdl48w705, refurbished kdl48w705c
Barcodes 04548736002173, 04548736002180, 05013493258365, 05054629923139

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