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Sony KDL55W755CBU

£699.00
A cheap 55" Full HD TV with satisfactory features
55" Full HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-55W755 Review

Representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Sony KDL-55W755 number 41 in 55 inch TVs and number 160 across all TVs.
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Good
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£124 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
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Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 86%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £124 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report sound quality, it is easy to use and image quality. However they also report an inferior remote control.
The KDL-55W755 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for playing games, ranking number 43 in TVs for gaming. It is also average for watching sport, ranking number 119 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 327 in TVs for films.
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Sony KDL-55W755 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Users Report Excellent Sound Quality

Several Sony KDL-55W755 reviewers who bought the product agreed that it had good sound quality. Afsar M said on Amazon “Youtube 4K videos runs smoothly(and looks good even though this is only 1080P) Sound is average”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in October this year “Picture and even sound are great”. Bigdan gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W755 on Amazon “The sound is really good”.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Some Sony KDL-55W755 owners thought this TV was easy to use. In October this year Anita Steffe said “Really good picture easy to use”. Bigdan mentioned in their Sony KDL-55W755 review “User interface is complicated to use” and scored the Sony KDL-55W755 80 out of 100. This year Martin Duggan said in his review of the Sony KDL-55W755 “Behaviours are what you would expect on a phone/tablet which makes it easier to use”.

A number of customers who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W755 agreed that it was easy to setup. Hanae30 mentioned in their review on Amazon “Netflix super very easy to set-up” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Hanae30 also wrote “Amazon Prime very easy to set-up too, fast, works perfect”. Last year Ingzee said “Really happy with this TV, easy to setup, installed software updates straight away” and gave the Sony KDL-55W755 a rating of 5 stars.

A number of Sony KDL-55W755 reviewers who bought the Sony KDL-55W755 thought it was easy to use the menus. Afsar M wrote on Amazon “In my opinion the default settings are good enough to start with”. Bodhi mentioned last year “Thankfully, picture settings are saved per source, so you don't need to go worry about degrading image quality on your TV or Blu-Ray player” in their review of this TV and scored this TV 80 out of 100. Fn wrote in October last year “It has loads of settings so you can always adjust the picture according to your preferences” .

Three Sony KDL-55W755 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good interface. Bodhi said “The menu and interface is very clean, clear”. Mr. J. A. Lewis-Booth said “I was surprised at how much faster the interface is now moving at since the latest update” in their review and rated the product 80 out of 100.

Several Sony KDL-55W755 reviewers who bought this TV agreed that it had a good experience. Fn scored the product very highly and wrote in their review on Amazon last year “The performance wise it wasn't the best gaming experience.”. Mr. J. Scully mentioned in their review on Amazon also last year “If you have satellite you wouldn't experience this problem”.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

A few Sony KDL-55W755 owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality. Andrew mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “It's truly excellent picture quality, deep blacks”. Last year Bigdan mentioned in their review on Amazon “The picture quality is really good, certainly due to the 800Hz motion rate, X-Pro reality”. Blockhead gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon this month “Can not fault the picture quality - apparently it's so good it could be mistaken for 4K”.

Several customers considered that it was good for playing games on. Horse said on Amazon “The screen has a good response time for gaming, I've not noticed any lag or seen any ghosting”. Ricky Spanish wrote in his review on Amazon “Good for gaming” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One Sony KDL-55W755 reviewer reckoned that it had image ghosting. A few weeks ago Scottr said in their review of the Sony KDL-55W755 on Amazon “I was also a little disappointed to see some signs of ghosting on fast moving pictures.”.

One Sony KDL-55W755 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had good colour saturation. Fn said in their review on Amazon “The picture looks much smoother with the setting on compared to my previous TV and the colours are amazing” and gave the Sony KDL-55W755 a rating of 5 stars.

One customer who bought this TV thought it was good for watching standard definition TV. Afsar M mentioned in their review of the Sony KDL-55W755 on Amazon last year “Pretty unstable in the stand, so you need to tie the TV to the stand(instructions provided) Standard definition videos are decent enough”.

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Customers Report Good Technical Features

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony KDL-55W755 had good features. Bigdan gave the Sony KDL-55W755 a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon in October last year “Offer many useful features such as making suggestions based on what you usually watch”. Charlie mentioned in his review “There are loads of advertised features that don't work / add any value”. Jo Richardson gave it an excellent review and she mentioned on Amazon last year “Omg this tv is amazing its good great features” in her review of this TV.

Customers Report Good Quality High Def TV

Some Sony KDL-55W755 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. In October last year Afsar M gave it an excellent rating and wrote in their Sony KDL-55W755 review on Amazon “Overwhelmingly positive professional reviews it has got This is launched in 2015, so one of the latest full HD TV”. Afsar M also said “Probably the best non OLED Full HD TV in the market”. This year Blockhead wrote “According to those in the know the W755 range is as good as full HD will ever get” in their Sony KDL-55W755 review and rated it as very good.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Some Sony KDL-55W755 reviewers who bought this TV agreed that it was good value for money. Afsar M said in their review of the Sony KDL-55W755 on Amazon “Very good value for what it is”. Bof_cat rated it as very good and said this year “It is a fantastic price compared to others”. Careperson rated it 5 stars and wrote in the same month “Good value for money” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W755.

Four Sony KDL-55W755 owners who reviewed it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Craig N Benson he mentioned on Amazon “Really good at the lightening deal price” in his review of the Sony KDL-55W755. Key wrote in their review of this TV “More suited to a cheap telly that you've fought over in the aisles of Tesco on Black Friday” . In October last year Mr. J. A. Lewis-Booth said “The picture quality is great at this price, though as other reviews have already noted the remote is very cheap feeling compared to other Sony remotes I have used”.

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Customers Report Nice Design

Several customers mentioned that the product was good looking. Bodhi wrote on Amazon “The whole thing has a monolithic appearance”. Last year Ingzee said in their review “The actual TV is stunning as well, as usual Sony have produced a very good looking unit”. Mr. J. Scully mentioned “Nice TV, beautiful display, only issue I've experienced is that on occasions the TV doesn't register the hdmi port” in their Sony KDL-55W755 review.

A number of people said in their reviews that the product was smooth. Afsar M mentioned on Amazon “Once it is done everything is smooth” in their review of this TV. Last year Bigdan mentioned on Amazon “Really smooth” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W755. Bigdan also wrote “Smooth, beautiful to the eye”.

A number of Sony KDL-55W755 owners who purchased it agreed that it was a good design. Fn said on Amazon “I love the design, bezels are almost unnoticeable” and scored it 5 stars. Mr. J. R. Sutton said this year “I love this TV, great features, picture and design” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W755 reckoned that it was neat. Bigdan wrote in their review “Nice and tidy 7” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Customers Report Good Smart TV Features

A few Sony KDL-55W755 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it was good for watching on demand TV. Charlie said “> Constant problems with connectivity, especially with Netflix and Chrome cast > Good luck getting any use out of Bluetooth or NFC” nonetheless he only gave the product a score of 2 stars.

Some Sony KDL-55W755 owners wrote that the Sony KDL-55W755 had great smart functions. Bigdan said on Amazon “Very good Picture & sound + smart functions.” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Key mentioned on Amazon “Share with the TV which it does flawlessly - if you like your streams to suffer lag and slo-mo! There are other Smart features too”.

Several Sony KDL-55W755 owners said in their reviews that the product was good for watching YouTube on. Amazon Customer rated this TV 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon this month “Laptops we can que our favourite YouTube videos and watch them together on the big screen” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W755. Mr. S. Trinh rated the product 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Youtube works great i use it a lot more than i used to” in their Sony KDL-55W755 review.

One person who reviewed it thought it was good for watching Freeview TV.

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Users Report That it is Robust

Several Sony KDL-55W755 reviewers considered that the product was well made. Bigdan mentioned “Solid Sony built 5” and scored it 80 out of 100. Bigdan also wrote “Built in Freeview and Satellite (Astra 28.2 E) Tuner”. In October last year Bodhi gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their Sony KDL-55W755 review on Amazon “Great picture, great interface, great build quality”.

One Sony KDL-55W755 owner who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W755 thought it was reliable. In October last year Mr. J. A. Lewis-Booth gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “All the LAN functions are vastly improved, I can now stream reliably from my Synology NAS to the telly” in their Sony KDL-55W755 review.

One Sony KDL-55W755 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. In October last year Gazzie wrote on Amazon “It was a tough time deciding if I should upgrade my 40 inch Sony LCD TV”.

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Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

A number of Sony KDL-55W755 reviewers who bought it considered that it was good quality. Afsar M said “Very Good Quality Screen!” . Afsar M also mentioned “Very good picture quality”. Akta13 said in their Sony KDL-55W755 review on Amazon “Fantastic picture quality, highly recommended” and scored the Sony KDL-55W755 80 out of 100.

Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 3,185 user and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a Nice Stand

Two people who bought this TV reckoned that it had a good stand. Fn scored the product very highly and said in their review of the Sony KDL-55W755 on Amazon “You just need a screwdriver for the stand and you are good to go”.

Users Report Great 3D Picture Quality

One Sony KDL-55W755 owner reckoned that the Sony KDL-55W755 had a good 3D picture quality.

Customers Report Great Technical Guidance

A number of people who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W755 agreed that it had good technical guidance. Bodhi mentioned on Amazon “YouView can't come soon enough, as although the EPG (programme guide) is nice” and scored the product 4 stars.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

A few Sony KDL-55W755 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was thin. Last year Bodhi said “The border is impossibly thin”.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

One customer said in their reviews that this TV was quiet. Bodhi wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W755 in October last year “Only noticed in a silent room at night, was a faint hissing coming from the speakers at low volume while playing PS4”.

Users Report Good Connectivity

Two people who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W755 considered that it was able to connect to the internet. A few weeks ago Joseph Stocking scored the product 4 stars and he said “VERY good TV for internet”. Mr. S. Trinh wrote “Movies on my mac laptop can play on my tv the big downside to this tv is the internet broswer it uses opera” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Users Report an Inferior Remote Control

A few Sony KDL-55W755 owners who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W755 concluded that it did not have a good remote control. Akta13 said in their Sony KDL-55W755 review “The only downside to this TV is that the remote feels a bit flimsy” but in spite of that they rated the product 80 out of 100. Claphamite mentioned in their review on Amazon this year “Positives - Good picture - Plenty of functionality since it's running Android Negatives - The TV is not always very responsive to the remote”. Hanae30 mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “I had problems with the remote sensor on the actual TV after 2 years” but in spite of that they scored the product very highly.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £699.00 it is more expensive than 57% of TVs.

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Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the KDL-55W755 of 55" is quite large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 20% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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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.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KDL-55W755 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the KDL-55W755 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-55W755 of 61mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 54% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-55W755 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KDL-55W755 of 100Hz is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 40% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W755 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-55W755 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-55W755 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KDL-55W755 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The KDL-55W755's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is in the fastest 24% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-55W755 has a mounting kit. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W755 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KDL-55W755 supports screen mirroring. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since February 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the KDL-55W755 will cost £124 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

summer kdl55w755cbu, samsung kdl55w755, sony kdl55w755cbu, sony w755cbu

Barcodes:

04548736002968, 04548736002982, 05055760736879

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