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14 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The reviewer at Flatpanels.dk endorse this TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.
Running Costs Are Very Low
This large TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The KDL-50W805 has an average 5 year running cost of only £85 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 9% of all 321 TVs of this type and age.
Sony large TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions Sony is one of the better rated manufacturers.
Supports Smart TV
Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-50W805, the KDL-50W805 supports smart TV.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-50AS650[plb_2232473_price], the Philips 55PFT5509[plb_2219967_price], or the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price].
Has a Wi-Fi
The Sony KDL-50W805 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-50W805.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-50AS650[plb_2232473_price], the Philips 55PFT5509[plb_2219967_price], or the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price].
Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate
The KDL-50W805 has one of the faster high frequency rates (400 hertz) amongst large TVs of this age. The slowest high frequency rate of televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-50W805 is 50Hz and the fastest is 3,000Hz.
If you want a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might also want to look at the LG 50PB690[plb_2659614_price] (600Hz) which is also higher rated.
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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards
The KDL-50W805 has a greater number of compatible memory cards than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported compatible memory cards is SD, but this compatible memory cards is not supported by this television. The compatible memory cardss Not supported are also supported by this TV.
Two Audio (L,R) Ins
The KDL-50W805 is a two audio (L,R) in TV.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs that were released around the same time as it.
Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds
The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-50W805 is more than most televisions of a comparable age and type to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.
Has Four Smart Modess
The number of smart modes found on the KDL-50W805 is more than most large TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-50W805. The smart modess "Cinema", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.
The average weight of TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W805 is 20kg, and the weights range from 1.8kg to 63kg. With a weight of only 13.6 kilograms, the Sony KDL-50W805 is one of the lighter large TVs that were released more than two years ago amongst large TVs of this age.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of similar spec televisions that have been around for more than two years is 120kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 320kWh. At only 71 kilowatt hours, the KDL-50W805 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W805.
7 Reasons Against
Poor Expert Reviews
This Sony TV received a score of 57% from TV expert review website flatpanels.dk. Television experts don't rate this TV very highly.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Sony KDL-50W805 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The KDL-50W805 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This Sony television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-50W805. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most televisions that came out around the same time as the KDL-50W805 do not feature OLED technology. The Sony KDL-50W805 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
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Only One Number of Tuners
The KDL-50W805 is a one number of tuners TV.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the Sony KDL-50W805 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W805. The lowest RMS rated power of large TVs that were released more than two years ago is 7.5W and the highest is 100W.
Only Has One Sound Modes
The KDL-50W805 has a greater number of sound modes than most TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The most commonly found sound modes is Music, but this sound modes is not found on this TV. The sound modess Standard are also found on this television.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This TV was released over three years ago.
At 64 millimeters, the Sony KDL-50W805 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-50W805.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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