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Sony KDL-50W800

50" Full HD Active Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £64.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Low running costs
Full HD

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Energy

Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the KDL-50W800 is only £65 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run televisions of a similar spec and age.


Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Sony TV received a score of 70% from television expert review site parentesis.com.

Sony Has Good Television Reviews

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


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was July 2015 when Sony released the KDL-50W800.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions 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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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions of this type and age the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 270Hz. At 960 hertz, the Sony KDL-50W800 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inches television.

If this television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the UN55J6300 (54.6" and higher rated), or the UN55J6200 (54.6" and higher rated) both from Samsung or the Changhong LED55D3000 (54.6" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-50W800 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the TCL-Digital F50S4805, the Changhong LED55D3000, or the Samsung UE50J5570.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-50W800 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-50W800 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-50W800 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-50W800 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-50W800 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-50W800 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Features Motion Control

The Sony KDL-50W800 features motion control, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV do not feature motion control.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-50W800 supports 24p. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television also support 24p.

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-50W800 supports face detection, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than a year do not support face detection.

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Features Voice Control

The KDL-50W800 features voice control, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-50W800 supports parental controls. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support parental controls.

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Has a Game Mode

The Sony KDL-50W800 has a game mode, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-50W800 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-50W800 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KDL-50W800 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-50W800 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-50W800 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The KDL-50W800 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television also have an Energy Star certified.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-50W800 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The KDL-50W800 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Smart TV

The KDL-50W800 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for more than a year.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the KDL-50W800 is more than most medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by televisions of this age and spec.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The Sony KDL-50W800 has a pretty typical depth (59 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl50w800c, sony kdl50w800b, sony w800b
Barcodes 00027242887978

Sony KDL-50W800 Review Sources

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