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Sony KDL-55W808A Review
|4 Years Old|
|£129 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 45?
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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:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Sony KDL-55W808A In-Depth Analysis
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.
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.
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.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-55W808A does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The KDL-55W808A is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
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.
The Sony KDL-55W808A supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
The Sony KDL-55W808A supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.
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.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KDL-55W808A supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
The KDL-55W808A supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.
The Sony KDL-55W808A supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
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).
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The KDL-55W808A has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.
Supports Parental Controls
The KDL-55W808A supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
Supports Face Detection
The KDL-55W808A supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.
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).
The KDL-55W808A supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
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.
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.
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
The KDL-55W808A supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).
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.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This Sony TV was released in April 2013.
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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