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Sony KDL-55W905

A classic but 4 year old 55" Full HD TV
55" Full HD Yes No Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-55W905 Review

With excellent reviews but average features, we have scored the Sony KDL-55W905 as follows for Summary.
86
15 Reviews
58
Average Features
40
4 Years Old
53
£127 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 85%, based on 15 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £127 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KDL-55W905 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
3D
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

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Sony KDL-55W905 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 15 owner reviews the average owner rating of this television is 85%. Over 87% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 3,185 owner and expert reviews (including 1,175 verified purchases) for Sony televisions 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.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV 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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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The Sony KDL-55W905's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 24% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KDL-55W905 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-55W905 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KDL-55W905's thickness of 61mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 53% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W905 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-55W905 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 KDL-55W905 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the Sony KDL-55W905 of 20W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 21% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W905 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-55W905 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Has an Equalizer

The Sony KDL-55W905 has an equalizer. 94% of TVs do not have an equalizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W905 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Skype

Skype

The KDL-55W905 supports Skype, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support Skype.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KDL-55W905 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Sony KDL-55W905 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Sony KDL-55W905 has a wide color enhancer. 93% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The KDL-55W905's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 23% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The KDL-55W905 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of televisions which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-55W905 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Has a Camera Included

The KDL-55W905 has a camera included, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not have a camera included.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-55W905 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KDL-55W905 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since August 2013.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the KDL-55W905 has an average running cost of £127 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung kdl55w905, sony kdl55w905abu, kdl55w905abaep

Barcodes:

04905524914993, 04905524915006, 04905524915013

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