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Sony KDL48W705CBU

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Sony KDL48W705CBU

£479.00
Sony KDL-48W705
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A low cost and very economical to run 48" Full HD TV, with user reviews but only average features
48" Full HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-48W705 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KDL-48W705 number 196 across all TVs.
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Reviews
3 Reviews
89
Value for Money
Very Good
53
Features
Average Features
65
Age
2 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£60 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 77%. Samsung TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A++, and its running costs of £60 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,312 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KDL-48W705 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 9999999 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 9999999 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 9999999 in TVs for films.
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Watching Films
Mediocre
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Watching Sport
Mediocre
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Playing Games
Mediocre

Sony KDL-48W705 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from tweakers.net.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 3,296 owner and expert reviews (including 1,259 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £479.00 it is cheaper than 62% of TVs.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this Sony television is A++. The KDL-48W705 has an average 5 year running cost of £60 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,312 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since February 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-48W705 of 48" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 54% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the Sony KDL-48W705 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the Sony KDL-48W705 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-48W705's thickness of 57mm is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 55% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-48W705 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-48W705 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 82% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-48W705 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KDL-48W705 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 95% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-48W705 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-48W705 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-48W705 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hdpt1148ir10, sony kfwl48w705c, sony fwl48w705c, kdl48w705c

Barcodes:

04548736002173, 04548736002180, 05054629923139

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