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Sony KDL-55W808A
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Sony KDL-55W808A

55" Full HD Passive Aug 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £128.11 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,295 expert and user reviews (including 31 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range. 60% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this television is A+. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-55W808A is £129, which is typical compared to the other 74 TVs of a similar spec and age.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was August 2015 when Sony released the KDL-55W808A.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than a year. 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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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the KDL-55W808A has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been around for more than a year. The viewing angle, horizontals of TVs that were released one year ago range from 170° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 180°.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

If you want a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Samsung UE58J5200 (58").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W808A supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including the LG 55EC940 which has better reviews.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-55W808A supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W808A supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-55W808A has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KDL-55W808A supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Sony KDL-55W808A has a desktop stand included. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-55W808A has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-55W808A has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that came out more than a year ago.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-55W808A supports 24p, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than a year ago.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony KDL-55W808A supports face detection, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not support face detection.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-55W808A has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-55W808A supports parental controls. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this television also support parental controls.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-55W808A has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this television.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W808A supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been around for more than a year.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-55W808A has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 64 millimeters, the Sony KDL-55W808A has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Sony KDL-55W807 (64mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl55w808cbaep, kdl55w808abae2
Barcodes 04548736002999, 04905524936506

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