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55" Active Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
For a viewing experience you won t forget, the W8 combines remarkable picture quality with 21st century connectivity and a world of online entertainment. It looks great in your living room too.... More
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at Flatpanels.dk decided that concluded that they would endorse this television and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Good Brand

Based on 1,318 expert and owner reviews, Sony has good ratings for its televisions. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV

The KDL-55W805 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-55W805 also support smart TV.

Other TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might want to consider include the UE50J5500[pl_2826205_price], or the UE55J6300[pl_2830224_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-55W755[plb_2863381_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KDL-55W805 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-55W805 also have a wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at include the UE50J5500[pl_2826205_price], or the UE55J6300[pl_2830224_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-55W755[plb_2863381_price] which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The KDL-55W805 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The KDL-55W805 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other televisions of this age and type only have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The Sony KDL-55W805 has more audio (L,R) ins than most of the TVs of this type and age. This television is a two audio (L,R) in TV compared to most of the televisions that were released one year ago which only have one audio (L,R) in.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

The Sony KDL-55W805 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs of this age and spec. This television features a Skype lifestyle apps, which is the most commonly featured lifestyle apps featured on large TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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2 MHL Version

This television supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many large TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KDL-55W805 is more than most televisions that are a comparable age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by televisions of this age and spec. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Supports Twelve Video Formats Supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the KDL-55W805 is more than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-55W805. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "TS", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-55W805 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on large TVs that have been available for more than a year. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this Sony TV.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Television expert review website flatpanels.dk scored this large TV 57 out of 100. This puts this TV in the bottom 8% of all the TVs of a comparable type and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-55W805 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-55W805 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The KDL-55W805 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-55W805. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-55W805 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One Number of Tuners

The Sony KDL-55W805 is a one number of tuners TV.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The KDL-55W805 is a one RF ports quantity television.

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Heavy

With a weight of 18.4 kilograms, the KDL-55W805 is quite heavy compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The lightest television of this age and spec is 5.2kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-55W805C

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the KDL-55W805 has an average 5 year running cost of £129 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 133 large TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the KDL-55W805 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that came out around the same time as 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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Average Depth

The KDL-55W805 has a pretty typical depth (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
24p Support
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
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
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Quick Installation Guide

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

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12 October 2015

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Sony's 2014-fladskærme er landet. Hvis du også var på udkig efter tv sidste år, så genkender du måske modellen "W8". Der er dog tale om et spritnyt tv, men Sony har valgt at holde fast i... Read more…

Wellcontrasted picture
Excellent colors
Efficient image processing and motion compensation
Good outofthebox accuracy for colour and greyscale
Excellent video processing
Very disappointing 3D
Input lag higher than usual for a Sony TV (only concerns gamers)
Narrow viewing angles
Some clouding and backlight uniformity issues, especially when watching in dim surroundings
Some DSE present

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04548736002906, 04548736002920, 04905524915228, 04905524936216, 04905524936230, 04905524936278, 04905524936285, 04905524967838, 04905524967845, 04905524971347, 05054230863190, 05055760704588

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