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Sony KDL48WD653

£469.00
Sony KDL-48WD653
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A positively reviewed and affordable 48" Full HD TV, good for watching sport
48" Full HD No 66mm Feb 2016 A+
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Sony KDL-48WD653 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony KDL-48WD653 number 86 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 318 across all TVs.
84
Reviews
42 Reviews
90
Value for Money
Excellent
74
Features
Good Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£78 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has average user reviews with an average user rating of 69%, based on 42 reviews. Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £78 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is easy to use, good picture quality and great product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
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Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 74 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 153 in TVs for film as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 144 in TVs for sport.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
76
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Sony KDL-48WD653 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Owner Reviews

This Sony television has an average owner rating of 69% based on 42 owner reviews.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report Excellent Image Quality

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 3,322 expert and user reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Three people considered that the product was good quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two people wrote that this TV was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Sound Quality

Seven people who purchased the Sony KDL-48WD653 agreed that it had good sound quality.

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £469.00 it is cheaper than 60% of televisions.

Price Has Gone Up by £40 (9%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the KDL-48WD653 is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the KDL-48WD653 will cost £78 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since February 2016.

Features

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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Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-48WD653's display diagonal of 48" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 55% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KDL-48WD653 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-48WD653 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Sony KDL-48WD653 of 66mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 35% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-48WD653 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-48WD653 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-48WD653 supports screen mirroring. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Miracast

The Sony KDL-48WD653 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of televisions which do not support Miracast.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The KDL-48WD653 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by televisions. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KDL-48WD653 of 200Hz is relatively average compared to most other televisions. It is faster than 37% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-48WD653 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-48WD653 supports 24p, unlike 85% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-48WD653's RMS rated power of only 10W is lower than 82% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-48WD653 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Features Local Dimming

The Sony KDL-48WD653 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-48WD653 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KDL-48WD653 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-48WD653 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Does Not Have a Soundbar Connection Port

The KDL-48WD653 does not have a soundbar connection port. 98% of TVs also do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Has an Equalizer

The Sony KDL-48WD653 has an equalizer, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an equalizer.

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Features USB Recording

The KDL-48WD653 features USB recording, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The Sony KDL-48WD653 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight, which is unusual. 99% of televisions do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-48WD653 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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00635131626951, 04548736023604, 04548736023611

Sony KDL48WD653

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