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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.
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].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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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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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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
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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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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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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