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Sony KDL-50W828
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Sony KDL-50W828

50" Active Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

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.

Good Brand

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].

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Has a Wi-Fi

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.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

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.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The Sony KDL-50W828 is a two audio (L,R) in TV.

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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.

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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.

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Supports Thirteen Video Formats Supporteds

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.

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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.

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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.

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Light

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.

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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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4 Reasons Against

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W828

Full HD HD Type

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.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this TV was released.

Average Depth

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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Face Detection
Teletext
Supported File Systems
Deep Colour Support
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
USB Ports Quantity

Expert Reviews

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1 July 2014

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £81.72
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £84.46
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Energy Rating
0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl50w828, sony 1080, sony 1080i, kdl50w828b, sony 1080p, kdl50w828bb, kdl50w828bbi, sony kdl50w828, sony kdl50w828b, sony kdl50w828bb, sony kdl50w828bbi
Barcodes 04905524967746, 04905524967753

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