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48

Overall Score

Sony KDL-55W809C

A 2 year old 55" Full HD television with passable features
55" Full HD Yes No May 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-55W809C Review

53
Average Features
62
2 Years Old
51
£124 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of £124 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,021 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
35
Mediocre
61
Good
77
Very Good

Sony KDL-55W809C In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 3,179 expert and owner reviews (including 1,166 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 television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television 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 Sony KDL-55W809C's display diagonal 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

Like most other televisions, the Sony KDL-55W809C does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The Sony KDL-55W809C is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-55W809C supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-55W809C has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-55W809C supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-55W809C of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 15% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-55W809C supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W809C supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Sony KDL-55W809C supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KDL-55W809C 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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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-55W809C supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-55W809C supports 24p, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-55W809C supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-55W809C 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 Screen Mirroring

The KDL-55W809C supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The KDL-55W809C has a greater number of video apps 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 Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-55W809C in May 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-55W809C is £124 based on passable energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,021 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung kdl55w809cbu, sony kdl55w809cbaep, sony kdl55w809cbu, sony 55w809cbu, kdl55w809a, sony w80c
Barcodes 04548736003019, 04548736003026

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-55W809C

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A lot higher RMS rated power
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10% smaller display diagonal
Vastly faster motion interpolation frequency
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48% cheaper to run
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