A few customers who reviewed the product agreed that it had good apps. Emily R. scored the Sony KDL-50W807 5 stars and she said in her review of this TV “Bonus - the apps just work! Get yourself a usb wireless mouse”. In October Mameha wrote “I think it is really abhorrent that Sony has disabled these apps unless you install YouView” in their review. Also in October Techlad mentioned “Still has essential apps like ES File Explorer & VLC”.
Several Sony KDL-50W807 reviewers thought this TV was good for watching Freeview TV. Mameha said on Amazon in October this year “I would prefer to have Freeview or Freesat than Youview” in their review of this TV but even so they scored the Sony KDL-50W807 60 out of 100. Mameha also mentioned “The Freeview EPG was much better showing perhaps double the channels at once”.
Several Sony KDL-50W807 owners who reviewed it thought it was good for watching on demand TV. A few weeks ago Gupster mentioned in their review of the Sony KDL-50W807 on Amazon “Love the ease of use of Netflix and YouTube apps amongst many”. Peter Webb rated it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Sony KDL-50W807 “Having fast b band and Amazon prime means plenty of free films too”.
One person who reviewed the Sony KDL-50W807 considered that it had great smart functions. Philip L. gave it a rating of 4 stars and he said “The SMART functions whilst interesting are a little overwhelming” in his Sony KDL-50W807 review.