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Average Expert Reviews
This Sony television received a rating of 70% from expert review website parentesis.com.
Running Costs Are Very Low
The average running cost of the KDL-50W800 is only £65 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 1% of all 320 TVs of a similar age and spec.
Sony Has Good Television Reviews
On average Sony large TVs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all TVs built by Sony.
Supports Smart TV
The Sony KDL-50W800 supports smart TV, as do most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago.
There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the UE55D7000[pl_344784_price], the UE55H6500[pl_2240571_price], or the HG60HC890[pl_2328927_price] all from Samsung.
Has a Wi-Fi
The KDL-50W800 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-50W800 also have a wi-Fi.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 55LW5590[plb_37229_price], the Samsung UE65H8090[plb_2237048_price], or the Panasonic TX-50AS520[plb_2357452_price].
Two Composite Video Ins
The KDL-50W800 has more composite video ins than most of the TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-50W800. This TV is a two composite video in TV compared to most of the comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the KDL-50W800 which only have one composite video in.
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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The KDL-50W800 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Two Audio (L,R) Ins
The KDL-50W800 is a two audio (L,R) in television. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-50W800 have between one and three audio (L,R) ins.
Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds
The KDL-50W800 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this TV. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR, MPO and RAW are also supported by this television.
3D Comb Filter
This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on televisions of this type and age.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.
The KDL-50W800 is one of the lighter televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-50W800 (only 13.6 kilograms) amongst large TVs of this age. Large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-50W800 have weights of between 2.3kg and 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the Sony KDL-50W800 does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price], the UE55F8000[pl_1274638_price], or the UE60F7000[pl_1582136_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.
Only One Channels Quantity
Most televisions of a similar age and type to the KDL-50W800 have between 1 and 9,998 channels quantitys, including the KDL-50W800 which has one channels quantity.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-50W800 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W800 also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung KE55S9[plb_2047037_price], or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The KDL-50W800 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The RMS rated powers of TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W800 range from 7.5W to 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions that have been around for a similar time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This TV has been on the market for over two years.
At 64.2 millimeters, the KDL-50W800 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years.
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LED Backlighting Type
Edge-LED, Dynamic Edge-LED
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Motionflow, Motionflow XR
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Digital Signal Format System
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Supported TV Bands
CATV, UHF, VHF
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM D/K, SECAM, SECAM L
Number of Tuners
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Auto Volume Leveler
Movie, Music, Standard
Audio Decoding Technologies
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), ENG, FRE, INC, PER, POR, RUS, THA
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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