Television expert review website tweakers.net scored this television 100%. This means that television experts think this TV is one of the very best TVs of this type and age.
Running Costs Are Very Low
This large TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the KDL-50W828 is only £84 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run TVs of a similar age and spec.
We calculated the average ratings for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony large TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other brands.
Supports Smart TV
The Sony KDL-50W828 supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-50W828 also support smart TV.
There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price].
Has a Wi-Fi
The KDL-50W828 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-50W828.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price] which has better reviews.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-50W828 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Sony KDL-50W828 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.
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Two RF Ports Quantitys
The KDL-50W828 is a two RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-50W828 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.
Two Audio (L,R) Ins
The Sony KDL-50W828 is a two audio (L,R) in TV.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the KDL-50W828 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-50W828. The average motion interpolation frequency of large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W828 is 460Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it.
Supports Thirteen Video Formats Supporteds
The number of video formats supported by the KDL-50W828 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this TV. The video formats supporteds AVC, H.264, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, RV, VP8, WEBM and XVID are also supported by this television.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
Supports Eleven Audio Formats Supporteds
The KDL-50W828 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-50W828. The audio formats supporteds "3GPP", "AAC", "ASF", "HE-AAC", "LPCM", "MP1", "MP2", "MP4", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.
Has Four Smart Modess
The number of smart modes found on the KDL-50W828 is more than most large TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this television.
The average weight of similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 20kg, and the weights range from 1.8kg to 63kg. With a weight of only 13.6 kilograms, the Sony KDL-50W828 is fairly light compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 71 kilowatt hours, the KDL-50W828 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W828, the KDL-50W828 does not have a built-in camera.
It is worth considering other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price] which also has a higher rating.
Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds
The Sony KDL-50W828 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that have been around for more than two years. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-50W828. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the Sony KDL-50W828 does not feature OLED technology.
Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at include the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which also has a higher rating.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
At only 16 Watts, the KDL-50W828 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-50W828 the RMS rated powers range from 7.5W to 100W.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on large TVs that are a similar age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this TV was released.
The KDL-50W828 has a relatively average depth (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.
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