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Sony KDL-50W706

50" Full HD Flat May 2014
A++
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £84.76 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has good TV reviews
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the KDL-50W706 has an average 5 year running cost of £85 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this age and type.


Reviews

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 2,235 expert and owner reviews (including 459 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-50W706 in May 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and spec. 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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Not 3D

The KDL-50W706 is not 3D. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the LG 55LY750 (54.64").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-50W706 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE40H6470, or the Panasonic TX-40CSW524.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-50W706 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-50W706 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-50W706 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-50W706 supports parental controls, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-50W706 supports 24p. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also support 24p.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-50W706 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-50W706 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-50W706 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 16 Watts, the Sony KDL-50W706 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age. Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The KDL-50W706 has a relatively standard depth (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

We compared all the other 64mm thick TVs to this television and we think the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonytv kdl50w706, sony kdl50w706
Barcodes 04905524979770, 04905524979787, 04905524979794, 04905524979817

Sony KDL-50W706 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-50W706 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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