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50" Active Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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Owner Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this TV on average 88 out of 100.

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 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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Smart TV Features Are Good

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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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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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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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.

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”.

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.

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.

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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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”.

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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Good 3D Picture Quality

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

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We calculated the average reviews for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony large TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good reviews.

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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.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-50W807, the KDL-50W807 has a wi-Fi.

Other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic TX-50CS520[plb_2818181_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Hisense LTDN55K390[plb_3890626_price], or the Panasonic TX-55CS520[plb_2828019_price].

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Supports Smart TV

The KDL-50W807 supports smart TV, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for more than a year.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support smart TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-50CS520[plb_2818181_price] is also worth considering.

Other TVs which also support smart TV that you might want to consider include the Hisense LTDN55K390[plb_3890626_price], or the Panasonic TX-55CS520[plb_2828019_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The Sony KDL-50W807 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Two Number of Tunerss

The Sony KDL-50W807 is a two number of tuners television. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W807 only have one number of tuners.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 800 hertz, the KDL-50W807 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-50W807. The motion interpolation frequencys of similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W807 range from 100Hz to 1,000Hz.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-50W807 is more than most large TVs that have been available for 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 this age and type. The smart modess "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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Features One Video Apps

The number of video apps featured on the Sony KDL-50W807 is more than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently featured video apps is YouTube, but this video apps is not featured on this television. The video appss NetFlix are also featured on this TV.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

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.

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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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-50W807 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-50W807 do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-50W807 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The number of video formats supported by the KDL-50W807 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. The most commonly supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds H.265 are also supported by this Sony TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W807

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KDL-50W807 will cost £119 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 133 TVs of a comparable age and spec.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Sony released the KDL-50W807.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been around for around the same time as 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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Average Depth

With a depth of 59 millimeters, the Sony KDL-50W807 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W807.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-55CS520[plb_2828019_price] (56mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Parental Control
24p Support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Ambient Light Sensor
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Technical Details
Subwoofer Out
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Other Features
HDD Recording
I-Manual
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Illumination LED
Apps
HDMI in

User Reviews

(61)
Reviewed 18 August 2016 by RussInFrome
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant! Wish I'd bought the 55 inch model.

Reviewed 4 July 2016 by Shawty142
(Verified Purchase)

Wicked tv so much you can do on it and still haven't been able to figure out all stuff it's sleek lightweight and looks good in any room...

Reviewed 2 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent tv , all good so far , thx...

Reviewed 16 June 2016 by Alex C
(Verified Purchase)

Pros: - great picture quality - great design Cons: - cannot activate Amazon Prime Video service on it...

Reviewed 8 June 2016 by Sergiy
(Verified Purchase)

Vetti nice tv...

Reviewed 7 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Absolutely fantastic item for the price. If you are wanting to run this instead of having sky boxes etc simply insert a Diablo cam into the back of it and sorted!

Reviewed 29 May 2016 by Adel Haider
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant piece of high-tech, a bit pricey but if, like me, you're an early adopter of all things tech then you'll enjoy playing around with this Smart TV. The Android TV has it's limitations but... Read more…

Reviewed 16 April 2016 by Emily R.
(Verified Purchase)

EXCELLENT!!! Now with the updates this runs super sweet..... Bonus - the apps just work! Get yourself a usb wireless mouse and keyboard - and it's perfect. Works with a ps4 controller for... Read more…

Reviewed 2 April 2016 by Charles campbell | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Very good television for the price, only drawback is you require sony bracket for their televisions.

Reviewed 31 March 2016 by Loyal customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product by Sony. Many features and great picture quality.

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Electricity cost when switched on £115.37
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £118.41
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl50w807, sony kdl50w807c, sony kdl50w807cs, sony kdl50w807csu
Barcodes 04548736002760, 04548736002791, 05055760736855

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