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Sony KDL-55W756 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£124 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 69?
It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 81%. 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 efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £124 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report product quality, good smart TV features and great picture quality. However they also report inferior technical guidance.
The KDL-55W756 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
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 very good for playing games, ranking number 22 in TVs for gaming. However average for watching sport, ranking number 134 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 346 in TVs for films.
How Big is the Sony KDL-55W756?
The Sony KDL-55W756 is 1,230mm wide and 715mm tall. It is 61mm thick and weighs 17kg.
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Sony KDL-55W756 In-Depth Analysis
Users Report Good Product Quality
Some Sony KDL-55W756 owners who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Danny scored it 4 stars and he said on Amazon “Really happy with the picture quality of the tv”. Kat J. scored it very highly and wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 on Amazon in October this year “My best buy ! I am so impressed with the picture quality, so sharp”. Mr M D Bromley scored the Sony KDL-55W756 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Brilliant tv, great quality great price, picture is fantastic” in his review.
Users Report Good Smart TV Features
Some Sony KDL-55W756 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it had good apps. Col mentioned “Amazon, You Tube and other apps working good too” in their Sony KDL-55W756 review. Jsherwood mentioned “Really good apps for Amazon Prime” in their review of this TV. Phill R said on Amazon “Very easy to add apps, very easy to add an HDD to record tv”.
Two Sony KDL-55W756 owners who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W756 reckoned that it was good for watching on demand TV. Jayemp said “If you are an Amazon Prime member you have a large choice” in their review and scored the product 5 stars. In October this year Tal Schmidt rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Many Smart features though not using any as my Apple TV 4 is better than anything, like always with Apple products” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756.
One customer who purchased it thought it was good for watching TV catchup services. Ms. L. J. Sargent wrote in their Sony KDL-55W756 review on Amazon “No BBC Iplayer or anything good to review, basically”. One person who bought it reckoned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. This year Jayemp mentioned in their Sony KDL-55W756 review “Free View is downloaded The Update downloads took about 40 minutes to download”.
Users Report Great Image Quality
A few customers mentioned that it had good picture quality. Phill R mentioned in October this year “Great sound & picture quality”. Phill R also said “We're a month in - delivered faster than expected - and it's superb! Great sound and picture quality”.
One person said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. This month J. D. Bailey wrote in their Sony KDL-55W756 review “Clarity is very good the colours pop out of the screen” and scored it 80 out of 100. One person concluded that it had clear images. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon this month “Crisp clear image! Really good! A small con bit complicated to work with” and rated it as excellent.
Customers Report Great Sound Quality
A number of Sony KDL-55W756 reviewers wrote that the Sony KDL-55W756 had good sound quality. Jsherwood wrote in October last year “I don; t need my surround sound anymore, its amazing full”. Rich he wrote on Amazon “Sony do make a good TV, with high quality picture and sound” in his Sony KDL-55W756 review.
Users Report That it is Fairly Priced
A number of people reckoned that the product was good value for money. Col wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 on Amazon “Really great TV for the money” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Jayemp wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “I like this Android Version, I love this tv I believe it is the best Sony has produced at this price and size”.
Users Report That it is Easy to Use
Several people who reviewed this TV considered that it was easy to use. Angela Crossley she wrote in her review of the Sony KDL-55W756 in October last year “If you are going to use this TV as a screen for a satellite box then it will be fine”. Jsherwood said in their review on Amazon “Ease of use” and rated it as excellent.
One person who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. In October this year Jayemp mentioned “The rest of the controls are easy enough to get use too The Android setting up is easy for those familiar with this type of software” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 and gave the product a very good review score.
Customers Report Good Technical Features
A few Sony KDL-55W756 owners who purchased the Sony KDL-55W756 agreed that it had good features. In October this year J. D. Bailey gave the Sony KDL-55W756 a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Great TV loads of feature's plus the picture quality” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756. Kat J. gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned a few weeks ago “If you want a decent screen, many features, my husband loves one click - football mode !” in their review of this TV.
Users Report Excellent Design
One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV was well designed. One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer who purchased it wrote that it was good looking. In October last year Jsherwood mentioned “This TV is great! Looks beautiful and the picture is fantastic” and scored this TV very highly.
One person said that this TV was a good design.
Users Report Good Connectivity
One customer who purchased the Sony KDL-55W756 reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. In October last year Jsherwood wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 “Lots of HDMI inputs so great”.
One Sony KDL-55W756 owner said in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Jsherwood said in October last year “Excellent TV, great sound and picture excellent connectivity, good for mirroring” in their Sony KDL-55W756 review.
One Sony KDL-55W756 owner who reviewed it said that it was able to connect to the internet. Jayemp wrote “You do need a good internet connection” in their review and rated the Sony KDL-55W756 as excellent.
Customers Report Good Quality High Def TV
A few Sony KDL-55W756 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Paul wrote on Amazon in October “Very nice TV - good HD picture” in his review of this TV. Paul also mentioned “This is a very smart looking TV with a great HD picture”.
Users Report That it is Robust
One Sony KDL-55W756 owner considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr B mentioned on Amazon last year “Mine is now broken”. One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer said in their reviews that it was reliable. Jayemp mentioned on Amazon “Indeed the tv was a reliable buy” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
Very Good Brand
We checked 3,185 owner and expert reviews (including 1,175 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Users Report Acceptable Noise Level
One person said in their reviews that the product was noisy. Paul wrote a few weeks ago “Sound is very clear and perfectly loud enough”.
Customers Report Unsatisfactory Technical Guidance
Some Sony KDL-55W756 owners who bought this TV reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Jayemp wrote “The instruction book is of limited use”. In October last year Ms. L. J. Sargent gave the Sony KDL-55W756 a rating of 2 stars and wrote on Amazon “Sony help is non existent” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756.
Users Report That it is a Good Size
One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was thin. Tal Schmidt said in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 on Amazon this year “Very thin and well designed”.
Value For Money
Very Good Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £779.99 it is cheaper than 39% of TVs.
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.
Quite Large Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The Sony KDL-55W756's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 21% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the KDL-55W756 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
Like most other televisions, the KDL-55W756 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the Sony KDL-55W756 of 61mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 53% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The KDL-55W756 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of televisions which support Wi-Fi.
The KDL-55W756 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The Sony KDL-55W756 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The KDL-55W756 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Features Voice Control
The Sony KDL-55W756 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.
Supports Parental Controls
The KDL-55W756 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
The KDL-55W756 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The Sony KDL-55W756's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is in the fastest 19% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The Sony KDL-55W756 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.
The Sony KDL-55W756 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Has a Child Lock
The Sony KDL-55W756 has a child lock. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Sony KDL-55W756 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The KDL-55W756 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
The Sony KDL-55W756 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This television has been on the market since April 2015.
Running Costs Are Average
This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-55W756 is £124 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.
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