Sony is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Sony also has good ratings for its large TVs.
Supports Smart TV
The KDL-50W809 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.
There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 60LF6300[plb_2932496_price].
Has a Wi-Fi
The KDL-50W809 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-50W809.
We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price] is also worth considering.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The Sony KDL-50W809 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-50W809. Most of the large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-50W809 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The Sony KDL-50W809 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W809 only have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.
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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-50W809 is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-50W809 of 1,000 hertz is one of the fastest amongst large TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-50W809.
2 MHL Version
This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is the most commonly supported MHL version on similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year.
Supports Five Audio Formats Supporteds
The KDL-50W809 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W809. The audio formats supporteds "FLAC", "LPCM", "MP4" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.
Analog Tuner Type
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on TVs that were released around the same time as it.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-50W809, the KDL-50W809 does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Image Formats Supported
The KDL-50W809 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This Sony television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec televisions that came out more than a year ago.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-50W809 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than a year also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LG 55EC940[plb_3044917_price] is also worth considering.
Only Supports Ten Video Formats Supporteds
The Sony KDL-50W809 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-50W809. The video formats supporteds "3GPP", "AVCHD", "H.265", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this Sony television.
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Average Running Costs
This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the KDL-50W809 is £119 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 133 televisions of this type and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
This television has been on the market for over a year.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available 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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Average High Frequency Rate
At 100 hertz, the KDL-50W809 has a fairly average high frequency rate compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-50W809.
We compared all the other 100Hz refresh rate TVs to this television and we think the Panasonic TX-50CS520[plb_2818181_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
If this television high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Hisense LTDN55K390[plb_3890626_price] (200Hz).
At 59 millimeters, the KDL-50W809 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.
There are a number of alternative 59mm thick televisions currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the KDL-50W755[pl_2796447_price], or the KDL-50W807[pl_2844810_price] both from Sony.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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