Sony KDL-50W815


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Sony KDL-50W815

Sony KDL-50W815
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A good spec and very economical to run 50" Full HD TV
50" Full HD 64mm Yes Mar 2014 A++
Display Diagonal HD Type Thickness 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KDL-50W815 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Sony KDL-50W815 number 521 in 50 inch TVs.
Good Features
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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This TV has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £65 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Realistic feel, great detail
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Made to listen
Bigger, better bass
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Wired mirroring
Touch, see and share
One-Flick remote (optional accessory)
Wireless subwoofer (optional accessory)
Only Full HD
Lower than average RMS rated power

How Big is the Sony KDL-50W815?

The Sony KDL-50W815 is 1,116mm wide and 656mm tall. It is 64mm thick and weighs 13.6kg.

Sony KDL-50W815 front dimensions
Sony KDL-50W815 size in context

Sony KDL-50W815 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,350 owner and expert reviews (including 1,813 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

OK Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A++, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-50W815 is £65, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in March 2014.


Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-50W815 of 50" is larger than 66% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

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

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The KDL-50W815 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-50W815 of 64mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 60% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The KDL-50W815 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-50W815 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-50W815 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Sony KDL-50W815's RMS rated power of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 25% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-50W815 supports Picture-In-Picture. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-50W815 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-50W815 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-50W815 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-50W815 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-50W815 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl50w815bsae2


04905524967807, 04905524967814, 05054531173264

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-50W815

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