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Sony KDL-50W809

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Sony KDL-50W809

Sony KDL-50W809
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An economical to run and fully featured 50" Full HD TV
50" Full HD No 59mm Apr 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KDL-50W809 Review

With excellent features and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KDL-50W809 number 460 in 50 inch TVs.
80
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£91 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £91 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
See how good TV can look
Rediscover every detail
BRAVIA meets android TV
Scroll back TV guide
See it all on your TV
Connect with NFC
Show smartphone photos and videos
Enrich your viewing with TV sideview
Made to listen
DSEE
S-Force front surround
Clear phase

What is This TV Best Used For?

7
Watching Films
Mediocre
56
Watching Sport
Average
59
Playing Games
Average

Sony KDL-50W809 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 3,322 user and expert reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this Sony TV is A+. The KDL-50W809 is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-50W809 is £91.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-50W809 in April 2015.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of televisions range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-50W809 of 50" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 35% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the KDL-50W809 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Sony KDL-50W809 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-50W809's thickness of 59mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 49% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-50W809 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-50W809 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of televisions which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-50W809 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-50W809 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-50W809's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 12% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Sony KDL-50W809 has a mounting kit. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Features USB Recording

The KDL-50W809 features USB recording, unlike 90% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KDL-50W809 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KDL-50W809 of 100Hz is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 50% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The Sony KDL-50W809 does not have an on/off switch, although this is within the context that 52% of TVs also do not have an on/off switch.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The KDL-50W809 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-50W809 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The KDL-50W809 does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions also do not feature local dimming.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-50W809 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-50W809 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-50W809 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-50W809 supports 24p, unlike 85% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kdl50w809cbu, samsung kdl50w809cbu, sony kdl50w809cbaep

Barcodes:

00635131626913, 04548736002708, 05055760736862

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-50W809

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