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Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to handle. Digitalmediaandit.com wrote “Fabulous motion handling” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W829. Digitalmediaandit.com also wrote “Top class Full HD image quality with exceptional motion handling make this a screen a great allrounder, new OneFlick search”.
One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good interface. Digitalmediaandit.com said in their Sony KDL-55W829 review “Smart interface is slick and intuitive”. One Sony KDL-55W829 reviewer who purchased it thought it was easy to use. Digitalmediaandit.com rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote “Remote is responsive and easy to use”.
Good Product Quality
Four people mentioned that it was good quality. Digitalmediaandit.com said “Sensational 2D picture quality” in their review. Digitalmediaandit.com also said “Superb image quality”. Digitalmediaandit.com also wrote “Sony's smart TV system is still lacklustre, while audio quality is average”.
Several people said in their reviews that this TV was a good design. Digitalmediaandit.com mentioned in their review of the Sony KDL-55W829 two years ago “Sleek design”. Digitalmediaandit.com also said “Its design is attractive”.
One Sony KDL-55W829 owner who reviewed it said that it was smooth.
Good High Def TV
Several people concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago expert review site Digitalmediaandit.com said “Where it really earns it's corn is in serving up deliciously refined 2D HD pictures that are among the best big screen images” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Digitalmediaandit.com also said “Pictures are sharp across SD and HD”. Digitalmediaandit.com also mentioned “3D weergave is niet full HD”.
Good Sound Quality
A number of Sony KDL-55W829 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality.
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Running Costs Are Low
The energy efficiency classification of this Sony TV is A++, and the average running cost of the KDL-55W829 is £101 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 321 televisions of a comparable age and spec.
Good Picture Quality
A few Sony KDL-55W829 reviewers concluded that the product had good picture quality. One customer thought this TV had good colour saturation. Digitalmediaandit.com wrote “Colours generally correct” in their review of this TV and scored the product 4 stars.
A few Sony KDL-55W829 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Digitalmediaandit.com wrote in their review “Good value for so much picture quality”. Digitalmediaandit.com also said “Tempting price point”.
Good 3D Picture Quality
A few Sony KDL-55W829 reviewers who bought it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Digitalmediaandit.com mentioned “Whilst this Sony offers 3D, delivers reasonable sound” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W829. Digitalmediaandit.com also wrote “It also offers several other things such as reasonable sound, 3-D and Smart capabilities”.
Sony Has Good TV Reviews
On average Sony large TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs built by Sony.
One customer considered that it was good in terms of connectivity.
Good Technical Features
One customer concluded that the product had good features. Digitalmediaandit.com said two years ago “Good connectivity and features”.
Good Standard Def TV
One Sony KDL-55W829 owner said in their reviews that it was good at displaying standard definition TV.
Good Remote Control
One customer said that it had a good remote control.
Good Smart TV
One Sony KDL-55W829 owner reckoned that the product was good for watching TV catchup services. Two years ago Digitalmediaandit.com wrote in their Sony KDL-55W829 review “Sony still lacks a full complement of catchup TV services”.
Supports Smart TV
Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the KDL-55W829 supports smart TV.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV and we think a cheaper TV such as the LG 50LB580[plb_2229346_price] or you might consider a better rated TV such as the LG 55LB730[plb_2233832_price] are also worth considering.
We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also support smart TV including the Panasonic TX-50AS650[plb_2232473_price].
Has a Wi-Fi
The KDL-55W829 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago also have a wi-Fi.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think a cheaper TV such as the LG 50LB580[plb_2229346_price] or you might consider a higher scoring TV such as the LG 55LB730[plb_2233832_price] are also worth considering.
Other televisions which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to look at include the Panasonic TX-50AS650[plb_2232473_price].
Two SCART Ports Quantitys
The Sony KDL-55W829 has more SCART ports quantitys than most of the similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago. Most of the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-55W829 only have one SCART ports quantity, however this Sony TV has two SCART ports quantitys.
Two Audio (L,R) Ins
The Sony KDL-55W829 is a two audio (L,R) in TV.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
TVs of this spec and age have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz. At 800 hertz, the Sony KDL-55W829 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on televisions of this type and age.
Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds
The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-55W829 is more than most large TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-55W829. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.
Has Six Smart Modess
The number of smart modes found on the Sony KDL-55W829 is more than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-55W829. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of TVs that have been available for more than two years range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. At only 85 kilowatt hours, the KDL-55W829 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-55W829.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Sony KDL-55W829 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The number of image formats supported by the KDL-55W829 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-55W829. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this Sony television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-55W829, the KDL-55W829 does not feature OLED technology.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
TVs of this type and age have RMS rated powers of between 7.5W and 100W. When compared to other TVs that were released more than two years ago, the RMS rated power of the KDL-55W829 of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that were launched more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Sony released the KDL-55W829 over two years ago.
The Sony KDL-55W829 has a pretty standard depth (65 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.
Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-50W829[plb_2289136_price] (64mm).
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