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Sony KDL50W807CSU

£399.00
50" Full HD Active Apr 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £118.41 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good picture quality
Good smart TV features
Good product quality
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Audio

Good Sound Quality

A number of Sony KDL-50W807 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “I'm surprised how good sound is”. Last year Custardpieman said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Very good picture and sound is good too”. In October last year Glenview09 mentioned “Sound - good - no sound bar necessary”.


Design

Good Product Quality

A number of Sony KDL-50W807 reviewers agreed that the product was good quality. Alex C scored the product 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “Great picture quality - great design Cons” in his review of this TV. In October this year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “You expect high quality from Sony and this tv delivers! The active 3d is amazing”. Ianw182 said “The picture quality is amazing” in their Sony KDL-50W807 review and rated the product 5 stars.

Nice Design

Several Sony KDL-50W807 reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was good looking. Matthew Wailes wrote in his Sony KDL-50W807 review on Amazon “Even the sound is pretty good for a flat screen, only drawback is you don't get any 3d glasses in the box”. Mike mentioned on Amazon “So beautiful and very nice and lovely TV”.

A number of Sony KDL-50W807 owners said in their reviews that the Sony KDL-50W807 was smooth. Matthew mentioned on Amazon “Great picture quality smart feature works smooth its easy to use”. Techlad wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-50W807 in October this year “This TV is no different - games are stunning and so smooth, no noticeable input lag to be seen - The style of the TV is great” and rated the product 5 stars.

One Sony KDL-50W807 owner who purchased the Sony KDL-50W807 said that it was a good design.

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Robust

A number of customers reckoned that this TV was well made. Kobayashimaru 85 said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Superb picture and great build quality”. Mameha said on Amazon “Shoddy software, spam spoils solid Sony hardware” in their review of this TV but even so they only scored the product 60 out of 100. Matthew Wailes mentioned on Amazon “What can I say other than incredible picture is flawless build quality is excellent” and rated it 5 stars.

Difficult to Use

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have a good interface. Mameha gave it a score of 3 stars and wrote in their review this month “Slow response from the interface - for example switching HDMI inputs or opening the EPG takes really long to load”. Mameha also wrote “The interface/EPG is much slower than the regular Freeview”. Philip L. mentioned “The firmware update ran then the android update ran and then the SMART interface became really clunky, slow” in his Sony KDL-50W807 review.

A few Sony KDL-50W807 owners mentioned that the product was not easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in October last year “All paid crap content making difficult to use” and gave it a rating of 3 stars. David S. Holloway he mentioned on Amazon last year “I purchased this 43-inch version some two & half months ago (not from Amazon) - was impressed until I started to use the Wi Fi function; despite many attempts”. Mameha wrote “So it is quite annoying to use as a basic TV because it is really slow to change channels/inputs or open EPG”.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Some people concluded that this TV had good picture quality. R. Hall wrote in their Sony KDL-50W807 review in October “Easy to use and set up and the picture quality is excellent” . This year Techlad wrote “Overall image quality is fantastic! Everything is stunning - the colours”. Techlad also wrote “The picture quality is absolutely stunning”.

One customer reckoned that the product was good for playing games on. Techlad said on Amazon in October this year “Stunning quality & great for gaming” in their Sony KDL-50W807 review.

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Good High Def TV

A number of Sony KDL-50W807 reviewers who reviewed this TV considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “After that, fantastic product, spectacular HD signal, volume” . In October last year Kaka7 said “Best TV for Hd and standard video” in their Sony KDL-50W807 review.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of Sony KDL-50W807 owners said in their reviews that this TV had a good 3D picture quality.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-50W807 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

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.

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Good Connectivity

A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “No problem with wifi connection”. Mameha wrote in their review of this TV “Bluetooth and Wifi built in” but even so they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

One Sony KDL-50W807 owner thought this TV was able to connect to the internet.

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Gupster said on Amazon a few weeks ago “All activates correctly over hdmi” in their review of the Sony KDL-50W807 and scored the Sony KDL-50W807 5 stars.

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Supports Screen Mirroring Function

The KDL-50W807 supports screen mirroring function. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support screen mirroring function.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The KDL-50W807 has an internet TV function, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-50W807 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

A few Sony KDL-50W807 owners agreed that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote in their review this year “Excellent TV from Sony at a reasonable price” . Amazon Customer also said “Absolutely fantastic item for the price”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Great tv and real value for the price”.

Several customers considered that it was a bargain for the price. In October this year Techlad wrote in their Sony KDL-50W807 review on Amazon “Maybe Sony haven't heard a Scotsman before? - No 3D glasses included - a bit cheap of Sony”. Techlad also wrote “Cheap compatible ones exist on Amazon, though Bottom-line”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Several Sony KDL-50W807 reviewers who purchased this TV mentioned that it had good features. Last year Catfreak scored the Sony KDL-50W807 very highly and said in their review on Amazon “It will probably take me the rest of my life to appreciate the wealth of features (and yes we do use it as a monitor for a Windows 8 media PC).”. This month Loyal Customer mentioned “Many features and great picture quality” and gave it a very good review score. P. Stewart mentioned in their review in October this year “HD is perfect - cool features, Google play” however despite that they gave it a rating of 20 out of 100.

Good Remote Control

Some Sony KDL-50W807 reviewers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good remote control. Mameha mentioned on Amazon “No microphone - The remote I got does not have a mic.”. Mameha also wrote “The GUI often defaults to voice search! - They want £50 for the special Sony swipe remote with a mic”. Also this month Robert M. he wrote in his review “Bit Slow and fine the Remote very senitive”.

Nice Stand

One customer who purchased it thought it had a good stand. Glenview09 mentioned “Stand fixing - simple” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Inferior Webcam

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was not good for making skype calls. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “There is no Skype available also” in their Sony KDL-50W807 review and gave this TV a score of 3 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Some customers who purchased the product mentioned that it was thin. Buyall gave the Sony KDL-50W807 a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Is just super clear and slim and I love that can be mounted with the stand(the stand does not scratch or interfere with wall what so ever” in their review of this TV. In October this year P. Stewart mentioned “TV looks beautiful - slim” in their review of this TV.

One person thought it was lightweight. Shawty142 wrote in their Sony KDL-50W807 review “Still haven't been able to figure out all stuff it's sleek lightweight and looks good in any room”.

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Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 1,413 expert and owner reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its televisions. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 94% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-50W807 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Sony KDL-43W805 (£399.00), or the LG 47LB580 which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Sony KDL-43W809 (£399.00).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-50W807 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Has a Bluetooth

The Sony KDL-50W807 has a Bluetooth. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV do not have a Bluetooth.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-50W807 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-50W807 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Performance

Has a Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

The KDL-50W807 has a digital Video Recorder (DVR), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Parental Control

The Sony KDL-50W807 features parental control, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-50W807 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this television.

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Supports 24p Support

The KDL-50W807 supports 24p support. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this television also support 24p support.

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Other Features

Has an HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-50W807 has an HDD recording. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have an HDD recording.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDCP

The KDL-50W807 has an HDCP. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years also have an HDCP.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-and-Picture Function

The KDL-50W807 has a picture-and-picture function. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a picture-and-picture function.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-50W807 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this television was released.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This Sony television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KDL-50W807 has an average running cost of £119 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 616 medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl50w807csu
Barcodes 04548736002760, 04548736002791, 05055760736855

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