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Sony KDL-50W808

50" Full HD Active Aug 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £118.41 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony TVs have good reviews
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,235 expert and user reviews (including 459 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 89% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over a Year Ago

This TV was released in August 2015.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

When compared to other TVs of this spec and age, the Sony KDL-50W808's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000 hertz is one of the fastest. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this television is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 270Hz.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inches television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 50" TVs currently available including the Samsung UE50J5500 (£769) which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Samsung UN55J6200 (54.6" and higher rated).

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Energy

Very High Running Costs

Whilst this Sony TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the KDL-50W808 has an average running cost of £119 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 15% of all 237 televisions of this age and type.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-50W808 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-50W808 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-50W808 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-50W808 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The KDL-50W808 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-50W808 supports parental controls, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-50W808 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Other Features

Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-50W808 supports HDD recording, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-50W808 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-50W808 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-50W808 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-50W808 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than a year also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The Sony KDL-50W808 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support internet TV.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-50W808 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Supports Smart TV

The KDL-50W808 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Sony KDL-50W808 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Audio

Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 40W. The KDL-50W808 has a quite high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The Sony KDL-50W808 has a fairly standard depth (59 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl50w808cbaep
Barcodes 04547036002845, 04548736002845

Sony KDL-50W808 Review Sources

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