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Sony KDL-55W808A

A 4 year old 55" Full HD TV with passable features
55" Full HD Yes No Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-55W808A Review

With average features and low running costs, we have scored the Sony KDL-55W808A as follows for Summary.
56
Average Features
33
4 Years Old
50
£129 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £129 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions 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

Sony KDL-55W808A 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 manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-55W808A of 55" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 70% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-55W808A does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-55W808A is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-55W808A's thickness of 61mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 54% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-55W808A supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KDL-55W808A supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-55W808A has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W808A supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W808A supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-55W808A supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-55W808A supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-55W808A has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-55W808A supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-55W808A supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-55W808A supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports 24p

The KDL-55W808A supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KDL-55W808A supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Sony KDL-55W808A's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 12% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KDL-55W808A supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The number of video apps supported by the Sony KDL-55W808A is more than most TVs. This television supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Sony TV was released in April 2013.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The average running cost of the KDL-55W808A is £129 over 5 years 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:

sony kdl55w808cbaep, kdl55w808abae2

Barcodes:

04548736002999, 04905524936506

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