Sony KDL-50W706
Sony KDL-50W706
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Sony KDL-50W706

An economical to run 50" Full HD TV with adequate features
50" Full HD No Flat Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date

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Sony KDL-50W706 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Sony KDL-50W706 number 532 in 50 inch TVs.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£85 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 44?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £85 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions 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
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
Only Full HD
Not 3D

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Sony KDL-50W706 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 3,185 expert and owner reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV 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-50W706's display diagonal of 50" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 62% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Not 3D

The Sony KDL-50W706 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Sony KDL-50W706 of 64mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 61% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Sony KDL-50W706 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-50W706 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-50W706 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The KDL-50W706's RMS rated power of only 16W is in the lowest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-50W706 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-50W706 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-50W706 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market since February 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this TV is A++. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KDL-50W706 will cost £85 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

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

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