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Sony KDL-50W828

50" Full HD Active Mar 2014
A++
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £83.16 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent expert reviews
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

Television expert review site tweakers.net scored this medium display diagonal TV 100%. If all the televisions that have been available for more than two years are ranked by average expert review score then this TV is in the top 3%.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,235 expert and user reviews (including 459 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 89% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This medium display diagonal TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The KDL-50W828 is typical compared to the other 661 televisions of this spec and age 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-50W828 is £84.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a similar type and 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.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The KDL-50W828 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the KDL-50W828 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst TVs of this age. Across all the TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 310Hz.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-50W828 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at including the Sony KDL-46HX853 which has better reviews.

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Supports Miracast

The KDL-50W828 supports Miracast. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-50W828 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-50W828 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Performance

Supports Face Detection

The Sony KDL-50W828 supports face detection. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support face detection.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-50W828 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-50W828 supports parental controls, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-50W828 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support 24p.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-50W828 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-50W828 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-50W828 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KDL-50W828 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-50W828 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The Sony KDL-50W828 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Other Features

Only One USB Port

Most televisions of a similar age and type to this television have between one and two USB ports, including the KDL-50W828 which has one USB port.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Televisions of this type and age have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Sony KDL-50W828 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 64 millimeters, the KDL-50W828 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the LOEWE Xelos 40 (£995) (65mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl50w828bbi, sony 1080i, sony 1080p
Barcodes 04905524967746, 04905524967753

Sony KDL-50W828 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-50W828 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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