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Sony KDL55W955BBU (KDL-55W955BBU) Full HD 1080p 3D Television (Black) with Triluminos Display and X-Reality Pro,Free 5 Year Warranty
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Sony KDL-55W955 Review
|Value for Money||
|3 Years Old|
|£85 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 53?
It has received a "Recommended" award from Flatpanels.dk. Samsung televisions 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 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £85 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:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared the KDL-55W955 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 327 in TVs for gaming. It is also average for watching films, ranking number 496 in TVs for films as well being mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 692 in TVs for sport.
Should You Buy it Now?
Sony KDL-55W955 In-Depth Analysis
One Industry Award
This TV received a "Recommended" award from review site Flatpanels.dk who concluded that this television was very good.
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs
We checked 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £499.00 it is cheaper than 62% of TVs.
Price Has Gone Up by £99 (20%)
There was a cheaper price of £399.99 at Holmans 84 days ago.
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Average Display Diagonal
The Sony KDL-55W955's display diagonal of 50" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 66% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-55W955 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.
The KDL-55W955 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The KDL-55W955's thickness of 64mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 62% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.
The Sony KDL-55W955 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The KDL-55W955 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The Sony KDL-55W955 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony KDL-55W955 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Features Local Dimming
The KDL-55W955 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
The KDL-55W955 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 91% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.
Supports HDD Recording
The KDL-55W955 supports HDD recording, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KDL-55W955 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The KDL-55W955 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.
The Sony KDL-55W955 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Has a Mounting Kit
The KDL-55W955 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on televisions.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The KDL-55W955's RMS rated power of only 16W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Has a Built-In Subwoofer
The KDL-55W955 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.
The KDL-55W955 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Supports Parental Controls
The KDL-55W955 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Supports Interactive TV
The KDL-55W955 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Sony TV was released in March 2014.
Running Costs Are Average
The energy efficiency rating of this Sony TV is A++. Based on passable usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KDL-55W955 will cost £85 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
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