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Sony KDL-55W815

Sony KDL-55W815
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Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£85 Over 5 Years
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and fully featured Full HD 55" TV.
Full HD 55" No 65mm May 2014 A++
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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With very low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Sony KDL-55W815 as follows:

73

73
Kagoo Score
81
Features
66
Age
90
Running Costs

73

73
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 73?

Looking across the entire Samsung television range, the average reviews for all Samsung televisions are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £85 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 7,340 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a game mode

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
Full HD
Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology
3D
Average Thickness
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a Game Mode
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot
Supports Skype
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the KDL-55W815 of 55" is in the largest 22% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 7" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 43".

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Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. 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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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The KDL-55W815 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-55W815 is 3D, which is unusual. 79% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness
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The KDL-55W815's thickness of 65mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 58% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The KDL-55W815 supports Wi-Fi. 53% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-55W815 has a game mode. 73% of televisions do not have a game mode.

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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-55W815 is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 71% of TVs are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The KDL-55W815 has a common interface (CI) slot, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Supports Skype
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The KDL-55W815 supports Skype. 97% of TVs do not support Skype.

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Supports Picture-In-Picture

The KDL-55W815 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 96% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W815 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 350Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The KDL-55W815's motion interpolation frequency of 600Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 81% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-55W815 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-55W815 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 95% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-55W815 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports a YouTube Video App
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The KDL-55W815 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this television.

The TV supports YouTube.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony KDL-55W815 supports face detection. 99% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-55W815 supports screen mirroring, unlike 91% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-55W815 supports 24p. 89% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-55W815 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs.

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Age

Release Date

Sony released the KDL-55W815 in May 2014.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A++, and the KDL-55W815 has an average running cost of £85 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 7,340 TVs.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost when switched on £81.55
Electricity cost when on standby £3.33
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Total running cost over 5 years £84.88
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Energy Rating
0.39T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

Available in 139 cm (55'')

Experience the incredible viewing quality with Sony KDL-55W815B 55 -inch with: W8 Full HD 3D TV with X.

Reality PRO, One.

Flick Entertainment, and Live Football Mode Full HD (1080p) with 3D X.

Reality PRO for enhanced picture quality. Better clarity, contrast, and colour for everything you watch Great image detail: Enjoy an immersive, life-like 3D viewing experience. Watch 3D movies on Blu-ray Disc, 3D TV broadcasts and web videos with finely detailed 3D images all with a more natural depth of field that.

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Sony KDL-55W815 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
3D Type
Display Resolution
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Vertical Viewing Angle
Features
Skype
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-in Speaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technology
Speaker
Smart TV
Video App
Internet TV
Screen Mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
Smart TV
Smart Modes
Other Features
USB Port
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
Audio Output
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
HDMI in
Resolution
Picture Features
Simulated 3D
I-Manual
3D Super-Resolution
Sony Entertainment Network (SEN)
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Content
SCART Input (Without Smartlink)
On-Screen Display for External Input
Illumination LED
TV SideView
Apps
Audio Input
Design
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Colour
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Digital Signal Format System
Performance
Parental Controls
Game Mode
24p
Face Detection
Ambient Light Sensor
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Panorama
Deep Colour Support
Packaging Content
Pair of 3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand Included
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Picture-In-Picture
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Picture-and-Text
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface (CI) Slot
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Subwoofer Out
Smart TV & Apps
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Wireless Technology
Special Features
Football Mode
X-Reality PRO
ClearAudio+

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

sony kdl55w815b

Barcodes

04905524967920, 04905524967944, 04905524971361

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