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Overall Score

Sony KDL-55W815

A 3 year old 55" Full HD television with alright features
55" Full HD Yes No May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-55W815 Review

With low running costs and average features,
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Average Features
49
3 Years Old
65
£101 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 an energy efficiency classification of A++, and its running costs of £101 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs 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-55W815 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 3,185 user and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 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 typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-55W815 of 55" is relatively typical 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-55W815 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-55W815 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-55W815 of 65mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 65% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-55W815 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W815 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-55W815 supports face detection. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W815 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-55W815 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-55W815 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-55W815 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-55W815 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs 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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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Sony KDL-55W815's RMS rated power of 20W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 17% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-55W815 in May 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Sony TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the KDL-55W815 has an average 5 year running cost of £101 based on satisfactory energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl55w815b
Barcodes 04905524967920, 04905524967944, 04905524971361

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