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Sony KDL-50W656 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£85 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 51?
It has outstanding expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%. Samsung televisions 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 rating of A++, and its running costs of £85 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The KDL-50W656 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Only Full HD
Sony KDL-50W656 Video Reviews
Sony KDL-50W656 In-Depth Analysis
Excellent Expert Reviews
This television received a score of 100 out of 100 from expert review website tweakers.net. The television expert review sites think this TV is one of the very best TVs.
Very Good Brand
Based on 3,179 expert and owner reviews (including 1,166 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Display Diagonal
The KDL-50W656's display diagonal of 50" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 66% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.
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.
The KDL-50W656 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The KDL-50W656's thickness of 77mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 21% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The KDL-50W656 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The Sony KDL-50W656 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs also do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
The KDL-50W656 supports Skype, which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not support Skype.
Supports HDD Recording
The Sony KDL-50W656 supports HDD recording, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Sony KDL-50W656 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports Face Detection
The KDL-50W656 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KDL-50W656 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
The KDL-50W656 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
The Sony KDL-50W656 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This TV was released in July 2013.
OK Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this Sony TV is A++, and the average running cost of the KDL-50W656 is £85 over 5 years based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony kdl50w656asu, kdl50w656asaep, kdl50w656asi|
|Barcodes||04905524942262, 04905524942293, 04905524942309, 05055434906409|