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Sony KDL-50W800
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Sony KDL-50W800

50" Active May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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Sony KDL50W800B Review
Sony KDL50W800B review | Sony HDTV KDL50W800B

13 Reasons For

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.

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Has a Wi-Fi

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].

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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

four HDMI ports quantitys

The KDL-50W800 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Light

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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4 Reasons Against

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W800

Full HD HD Type

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.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market for over two years.

Average Depth

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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Channels Quantity
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Supported TV Bands
Analog Signal Format System
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
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
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Control Type
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Face Detection
Clock Function
Motion Control
Supported File Systems
Deep Colour Support
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Mounting Kit
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 October 2015

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Great design
Good picture quality after you've tweaked settings
Easytochange inputs
Good detail in dark scenes
Android TV has a few odd quirks
Subpar viewing angles
You'll need to tweak picture settings a bit for the best results
Remote somewhat difficult to use
Somewhat difficult to navigate smart interface

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Accuracy
Accuracy would recommend the Sony KDL-55W800B

Everything was great on the TV except the table stand that was supposed to double as mall mount bracket but did not work I had to buy the extra wall mount bracket...

Easy To Set Up
Great Picture Quality
Attractive Design
Clear Audio
Clear Picture

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £62.97
Electricity cost when on standby £1.58
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Total running cost over 5 years £64.55
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0.32T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w800, sony w800b, sony kdl50w800, sony kdl50w800c, sony kdl50w800b
Barcodes 00027242887978

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