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.
One customer mentioned that the Sony KDL-48W705 was good looking.
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.
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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the KDL-48W705 does not feature OLED technology.
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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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
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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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.
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…
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