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Sony KDL55W756C

£779.99
55" Full HD Edge-LED Flat Apr 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £123.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good sound quality
Good smart TV features
Good product quality
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Price

Reasonably 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”.


Design

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.

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.

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Nice 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.

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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.


Features

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.


Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,235 owner and expert reviews (including 21 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its televisions. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its large display diagonal TVs compared to other brands. 60% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This Sony television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KDL-55W756 is typical compared to the other 307 TVs of this type and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KDL-55W756 will cost £124 over 5 years to run.


Support

Poor 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.


Audio

Good 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.

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”.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-55W756 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Smart TV

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”.

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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.

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Supports Internet TV

The KDL-55W756 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KDL-55W756 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support Smart TV.

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Display

Good Picture 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.

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Good 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”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this spec and age. 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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Not 3D

The KDL-55W756 is not 3D, unlike most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the UE55H6410 (£794.99), or the UE55H6470 (£807.09) both from Samsung.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-55W756 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 55" TVs currently available including because of their better review scores, the LG 55LF652 (£650.74), or the Samsung UE55J6300 (£599).

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Weight & Dimensions

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”.

Average Depth

At 61 millimeters, the KDL-55W756 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-55AS640 (£599) (63mm and cheaper), or the Philips 55PFS6909 (£677.69) (63mm and cheaper).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-55W756 in April 2015.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W756 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi including the UE55H6410 (£794.99), or the UE55H6470 (£807.09) both from Samsung.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-55W756 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W756 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-55W756 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago also support Bluetooth.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-55W756 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-55W756 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-55W756 supports parental controls, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-55W756 supports 24p. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years also support 24p.

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Features Voice Control

The KDL-55W756 features voice control. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also feature voice control.

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Has a Child Lock

The KDL-55W756 has a child lock. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have a child lock.

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Has a Game Mode

The Sony KDL-55W756 has a game mode, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-55W756 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W756 supports Picture-In-Picture. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W756 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-55W756 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-55W756 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Sony KDL-55W756 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kdl55w756csu, summer kdl55w756csu, sony kdl55w756csu, sony w756csu
Barcodes 00635131626692, 04548736003033, 04548736003040

Sony KDL-55W756 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-55W756 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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