Sony KDL-48WD655
Sony KDL-48WD655
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Sony KDL-48WD655

A fairly new and critically acclaimed 48" Full HD TV
48" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-48WD655 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good reviews, we have scored the Sony KDL-48WD655 as follows for Summary.
1 Review
Average Features
16 Months Old
£96 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 88%. Samsung televisions also 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £96 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a child lock
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

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Sony KDL-48WD655 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Good

This Sony TV received an expert rating of 88 out of 100 from This puts this television in the top 15% of all the TVs when ranked by average expert review score.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,175 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its televisions. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-48WD655's display diagonal of 48" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 54% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-48WD655 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-48WD655 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-48WD655's thickness of 66mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 67% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The KDL-48WD655 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has a Child Lock

The KDL-48WD655 has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-48WD655 supports screen mirroring, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-48WD655 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features USB Recording

The KDL-48WD655 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-48WD655 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-48WD655 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-48WD655's RMS rated power of only 10W is in the lowest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the KDL-48WD655 is more than most televisions. This television supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This TV was released in April 2016.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the KDL-48WD655 has an average 5 year running cost of £96 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

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sony kdl48wd655baep



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