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Sony KDL-50W705
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Sony KDL50W705

50" Dynamic Edge-LED Flat Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony televisions and also specifically for Sony large TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV

The Sony KDL-50W705 supports smart TV, as do most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W705.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other televisions which support smart TV currently available including the Sony KDL-50W829[plb_2289136_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price] which has better reviews.

Alternative TVs which also support smart TV that you might want to consider include the LG 55LB731[plb_2378784_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-50W705 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the LG 50PB690[plb_2659614_price], or the Sony KDL-50W829[plb_2289136_price] which is cheaper.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think the Sony KDL-50W706[plb_2318730_price] is also worth considering.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-50W705 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W705. The audio formats supporteds "3GPP", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the Sony KDL-50W705 is more than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on TVs of this age and type. The smart modess "Cinema", "Personal", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Light

Across all the televisions of this spec and age the weights range from 1.8kg to 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg. With a weight of only 13.6 kilograms, the Sony KDL-50W705 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The KDL-50W705 is not 3D, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-50W705.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 50PB690[plb_2659614_price], or the Sony KDL-50W829[plb_2289136_price] or the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price].

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Very High Running Costs

Whilst this Sony TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, the average running cost of the KDL-50W705 is £164 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs of this age and type.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-50W705 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-50W705 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-50W705 is more than most large TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by televisions of this type and age. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-50W705 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The KDL-50W705 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-50W705. Televisions of this type and age have RMS rated powers of between 7.5W and 100W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W705

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market for over two years.

Average Depth

At 64 millimeters, the Sony KDL-50W705 has a relatively typical depth compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

We compared this television to all the other 64mm thick TVs and we think the Sony KDL-50W805[plb_2141401_price] which is cheaper; or the UE55H6400[pl_2232457_price], and the UE55H6200[pl_2233928_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Panorama
Clock Function
Teletext
Deep Colour Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £81.72
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £84.76
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Energy Rating
0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl50w705, kdl50w705b, kdl50w705bbae2, sony kdl50w705, sonytv kdl50w705
Barcodes 04905524979725, 04905524979732, 04905524979749, 04905524979763, 04905524979794

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