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Sony KDL-50W705 Review
|3 Years Old|
|£85 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 43?
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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £85 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 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 smartphones being used as a remote
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Sony KDL-50W705 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 3,185 expert and owner reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Display Diagonal
The KDL-50W705's display diagonal of 50" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 62% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KDL-50W705 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
Like most other TVs, the KDL-50W705 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the KDL-50W705 of 64mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 61% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The Sony KDL-50W705 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The KDL-50W705 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Sony KDL-50W705 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Energy Star Certified
The KDL-50W705 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.
The KDL-50W705 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony KDL-50W705 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The KDL-50W705's RMS rated power of only 16W is quite low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 23% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The KDL-50W705 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The Sony KDL-50W705 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
The KDL-50W705 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Supports Parental Controls
The KDL-50W705 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
The KDL-50W705 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Sony released the KDL-50W705 in February 2014.
Running Costs Are Average
This television has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and the KDL-50W705 has an average 5 year running cost of £85 based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sonytv kdl50w705, sony kdl50w705|
|Barcodes||04905524979725, 04905524979732, 04905524979749, 04905524979763, 04905524979794|