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Sony KDL55W807CSU

£699.00
A 4 year old 55" Full HD television with fine features but a price that represents not very good value for money
55" Full HD Yes No Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-55W807 Review

With average features and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KDL-55W807 number 194 in 3D TVs, number 201 in 55 inch TVs and number 237 in Netflix recommended TVs.
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Poor
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
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£129 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £129 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games on, ranking number 469 in TVs for gaming. It is also average for watching sport on, ranking number 819 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 774 in TVs for films.
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Sony KDL-55W807 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 3,185 expert and owner reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has average features and is over 6 months old and at £699.00 it is more expensive than 56% of TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-55W807's display diagonal of 55" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 71% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV 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

The Sony KDL-55W807 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-55W807 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KDL-55W807's thickness of 61mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 53% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W807 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W807 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 91% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Sony KDL-55W807 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Sony KDL-55W807 of 100Hz is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 47% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Miracast

The KDL-55W807 supports Miracast, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-55W807 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-55W807 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Features Local Dimming

The Sony KDL-55W807 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-55W807 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W807 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-55W807 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of televisions which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has an Equalizer

The Sony KDL-55W807 has an equalizer, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not have an equalizer.

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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 motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KDL-55W807 of 900Hz is in the fastest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-55W807 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other TVs, the KDL-55W807 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Sony KDL-55W807 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The number of video apps supported by the Sony KDL-55W807 is more than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Has a Camera Included

The KDL-55W807 has a camera included. 99% of TVs do not have a camera included.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-55W807 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony KDL-55W807 supports face detection. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-55W807 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-55W807 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-55W807 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The KDL-55W807 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-55W807 in April 2013.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this Sony television is A+. The KDL-55W807 has an average 5 year running cost of £129 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kdl55w807csu, sony kdl55w807csaep, sony kdl55w807asu, sony kdl55w807csu, kdl55w807asae2, sony w807c
Barcodes 00635131626722, 04548736002937, 04548736002951, 04905524941494, 04905524941500, 04905524941524

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