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Sony KDL55W829B

£1,350.00
A 3 year old 55" Full HD TV, good for playing games on
55" Full HD Yes No Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL55W829B 55-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p Smart 3D TV Sealed & New Boxed (Brand new, unopened)
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Sony KDL-55W829 Review

With good reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony KDL-55W829 number 119 in 3D TVs, number 141 in 55 inch TVs and number 730 across all TVs.
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1 Review
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Poor
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
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£101 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
56
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Samsung 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 televisions 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating 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.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KDL-55W829 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 210 in TVs for gaming. However average for watching sport, ranking number 566 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 694 in TVs for films.
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Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Sony KDL-55W829 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

This 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 3,185 owner and expert reviews (including 1,171 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 TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £1,350.00 it is more expensive than 57% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Up by £650 (48%)

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Features

Only 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.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KDL-55W829 of 55" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 70% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-55W829 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The Sony KDL-55W829 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-55W829 of 65mm is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 65% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W829 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-55W829 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-55W829 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-55W829 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-55W829 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-55W829's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is in the fastest 24% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KDL-55W829 supports Bluetooth. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-55W829 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W829 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

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

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the KDL-55W829 of 20W is in the highest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-55W829 in February 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and the average 5 year running cost of the KDL-55W829 is £101 based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl55w829bbu
Barcodes 04905524967890, 04905524967906, 04905524967913, 05055760704618

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