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Sony KDL-55W829

Sony KDL-55W829
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A very economical to run and classic 55" Full HD TV, with great features
55" Full HD No 65mm May 2014 A++
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Sony KDL-55W829 Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Sony KDL-55W829 as follows:
82
Reviews
1 Review
81
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£78 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £78 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Impact to movies with rich, powerful bass. no cables or special setup are needed - the wireless subwoofer is automatically tuned for the best settings with new BRAVIA models (compatible with all models except the R series). the compact, stylishly crafted cabinet fits discreetly in any r
Y your smartphone's stored media and apps on TV. play your videos and photos in full hd; use any apps on the big screen; listen to mp3 music through the tv's speakers. one cable connects to BRAVIA while charging your phone's batt
Touch, see and share
one-touch mirroring (optional remote control required), just touch your nfc-enabled xperia against the TV remote and wirelessly mirror your mobile on the big, beautiful BRAVIA screen. without any complicated setup, you can now enjoy faster, more stable wireless connection - and even send photos to display on BRAVIA in 4k native resolut
One-Flick remote (optional accessory)
Racting with your tv's never been more intuitive. flick comfortably through what's on screen with the touchpad area - you don't even need to point the remote at the TV screen. with NFC embedded you can even share photos wirelessly from your smartphone on the TV screen at a single to
Wireless subwoofer (optional accessory)
Listen to your photo
E photos through BRAVIA, and let your friends save their favourites. wireless transfers are quick and stable over your network. photos can be shared at its original size, with your android (android 2.3 and above) or ios (ios5 and above) smartphones. there's no internet connection and no apps nee
Back sound photo on your 2014 BRAVIA series sound photo is a feature available with selected XPERIA and selected interchangeable lens camera models which will capture your best moment with a still shot but also adding that exact sound you've experienced. you can view your sound photo with the 2014 BRAVIA series thanks to playmemories online as well as connecting through DLNA, USB, or an HDMI connection. remember the sound you made with the crowd, or with your family and friends. even just watching a simple selfie shot has never been this exci
Your smartphone's screen on BRAVIA, wirelessly
In seconds, duplicate your smartphone's audio and appearance via wi-fi. using miracasttm, this connection lets see images and videos in high resolution on the big screen. screen mirroring works with all xperia phones and many android devi
Wired mirroring makes sharing simple
Y your smartphone's stored media and apps on TV with mobile high-definition link (mhl). play videos and photos in 4k native quality*, use your apps on the big screen, or listen to mp3 music through the TV speakers. A single cable connects to BRAVIA while charging your phone's battery. * depends on smartphone; firmware upgrade may be required for certain phones.<br>picture of w8 LED TV with full HD dis
Effortless control with your phone or tablet
Wired mirroring
Make the moment yours
3D
Made to listen
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an ambient light sensor
Realistic feel, great detail
Y 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's comfortable to wa
Rediscover every detail
Rience stunning picture quality - from blu-ray discs and regular TV broadcasts to web videos and smartphone clips. sony unique processing engine analyzes, cleans and refines images for beautiful results, with dramatically reduced picture noise for the truest quality of full
your listening as lifelike as your viewing. clearaudio+ fine-tunes TV sound for an immersive, emotionally enriching experience that seems to surround you. hear music, dialogue and surround effects with greater clarity and separation, whatever you're watch
The match-day experience, with everything you need for football. live football mode automatically adjusts picture and sound settings so they're closer to an authentic stadium experience. the sleek new interface even integrates news and highlights from various sour
Bigger, better bass
more from a compact speaker box with intense, focused sound. the bass reflex speaker produces clear, rich sounds from crisp highs to extended lows. the isolated box design ensures highly efficient sound reproduction, so that every detail's heard clea
Flick. find. fast
Rol your world of content with bravia's quick and intuitive interface. flick through TV channels, recommended videos, photos on your network, or even internet content like youtube*, crackle*, or videounlimited*. find your favourite content instantly with quick TV start-up and speedy app launch. (*note: depends on regi
Be there, share it
Rience the fun together: enhance your TV enjoyment by following tweets from around the world. just choose your keyword, and see comments relating to the show you're watching flow across the screen. TV has never been so soc
For all football addicts
IdeView lets you effortlessly control your experience through an android or ios device. browse schedules, or check out cast and episode details. easily discover even more content from related TV programs and videos, to apps, websites and recorded shows stored on other devices on your network. make viewing more social by tweeting about the show from your mobile dev

What is This TV Best Used For?

18
Watching Films
Mediocre
56
Watching Sport
Average
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KDL-55W829 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This Sony TV received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from digitalmediaandit.com.

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Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,322 user and expert reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A++, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-55W829 is £78, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-55W829 in May 2014.

Features

Only Full HD

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

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-55W829 of 55" is larger than 71% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KDL-55W829 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-55W829 is 3D, unlike 75% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-55W829's thickness of 65mm is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 36% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W829 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-55W829 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-55W829 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-55W829 supports face detection, unlike 98% of televisions which do not support face detection.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-55W829 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-55W829 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KDL-55W829 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W829 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-55W829 supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Sony KDL-55W829's RMS rated power of only 10W is lower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is lower than 89% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-55W829 of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is faster than 77% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-55W829 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The KDL-55W829 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 70% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung kdl55w829bbu, sony kdl55w829bbu, kdl55w829bbae2

Barcodes:

04905524967890, 04905524967906, 04905524967913, 05055760704618

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-55W829

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