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Sony KDL-55W808A
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Sony KDL-55W808A

55" Passive Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
This Full HD 1080p TV lets you see your favorite shows and PlayStation games a more natural light. From illuminated bright scenes to pitch black night scenes, Dynamic Edge LED backlighting boosts... More
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10 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average Sony large TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all TVs produced by Sony.

Supports Smart TV

The KDL-55W808 supports smart TV. Most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W808 also support smart TV.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at include the LG 60LF6300[plb_2932496_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KDL-55W808 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-55W808 also have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on large TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is the most commonly supported MHL version on large TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KDL-55W808 is more than most large TVs that were launched more than a year ago. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-55W808. The audio formats supporteds "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-55W808 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on televisions of this age and type. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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Features One Video Apps

The number of video apps featured on the KDL-55W808 is more than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. The most commonly featured video apps is YouTube, but this video apps is not featured on this TV. The video appss NetFlix are also featured on this television.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on large TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-55W808 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The KDL-55W808 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-55W808. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-55W808, the Sony KDL-55W808 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the LG 55EC940[plb_3044917_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Ten Video Formats Supporteds

The Sony KDL-55W808 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This Sony television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by large TVs that were released more than a year ago. The video formats supporteds "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

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Heavy

The average weight of TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-55W808 is 17kg. With a weight of 18.4 kilograms, the Sony KDL-55W808 is one of the heavier large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-55W808 amongst large TVs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-55W808A

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-55W808 is £129, which is typical compared to the other 133 TVs of this age and type.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type 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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Average Depth

At 64 millimeters, the KDL-55W808 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-55W808.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 64mm thick televisions currently available including the Sony KDL-65W855[plb_1604240_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (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
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Face Detection
Clock Function
Supported File Systems
Deep Colour Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £126.59
Electricity cost when on standby £1.52
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £128.11
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony KDL-55W808Auses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.64T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl55w808, kdl55w808a, kdl55w808abae2, sony kdl55w808, sony kdl55w808c, sony kdl55w808cb, sony kdl55w808cba, sony kdl55w808cbae, sony kdl55w808cbaep
Barcodes 04548736002999, 04905524936506

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