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Sony KDL-50W815 Review
|3 Years Old|
|£85 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 46?
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This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £85 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Only Full HD
Quite low RMS rated power
Sony KDL-50W815 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs
We checked 3,179 expert and user reviews (including 1,166 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The Sony KDL-50W815's display diagonal of 50" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 63% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The KDL-50W815 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the Sony KDL-50W815 of 64mm is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 63% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The KDL-50W815 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The KDL-50W815 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The Sony KDL-50W815 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
The KDL-50W815 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The KDL-50W815 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KDL-50W815 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The KDL-50W815's RMS rated power of only 16W is in the lowest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KDL-50W815 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The KDL-50W815 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
The KDL-50W815 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Sony released the KDL-50W815 in March 2014.
OK Running Costs
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++. The KDL-50W815 has an average 5 year running cost of £85 based on fine energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony kdl50w815bsae2|
|Barcodes||04905524967807, 04905524967814, 05054531173264|