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54

Overall Score

Sony KDL-50W800

A very economical to run 50" Full HD television with satisfactory features and many positive recommendations
50" Full HD Yes No Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-50W800 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KDL-50W800 number 252 in 50 inch TVs.
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3 Reviews
54
Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£65 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
54
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this TV to others. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has running costs of only £65 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 17% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

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How Big is the Sony KDL-50W800?

The Sony KDL-50W800 is 656mm wide and 59mm tall. It is 1,116mm thick and weighs 13.6kg.

Sony KDL-50W800 front dimensions

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Sony KDL-50W800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Sony TV received an expert rating of 70% from parentesis.com.

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Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-50W800 of 50" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 64% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-50W800 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-50W800 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-50W800's thickness of 59mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 50% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-50W800 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Energy Star Certified

The KDL-50W800 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-50W800 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on TVs.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-50W800 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-50W800 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Voice Control

The KDL-50W800 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The Sony KDL-50W800 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this television.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony KDL-50W800 supports face detection, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support face detection.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-50W800 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-50W800 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Sony KDL-50W800 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KDL-50W800 of 960Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 16% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-50W800 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-50W800 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-50W800 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-50W800 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a mounting kit.

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Features Motion Control

The KDL-50W800 features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in July 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The KDL-50W800 is one of the more economic to run TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on adequate energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-50W800 is only £65.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl50w800b, sony kdl50w800c, sony w800b
Barcodes 00027242875005, 00027242887978

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