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TV expert review website Chip.de scored this large TV 78 out of 100.
Sony TVs Have Good Reviews
Sony large TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the better rated brands.
Supports Smart TV
The Sony KDL-60W605 supports smart TV. Most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago also support smart TV.
There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Wi-Fi
Like most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years, the KDL-60W605 has a wi-Fi.
Two RF Ports Quantitys
Most televisions of this age and spec have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the KDL-60W605 which has two RF ports quantitys.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age to it.
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Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds
The KDL-60W605 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that were released more than two years ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-60W605. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony television.
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Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-60W605 are 3D, however the KDL-60W605 is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-60W605, the KDL-60W605 does not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price], or the UE55F8000[pl_1274638_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.
Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The number of image formats supported by the KDL-60W605 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-60W605. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this Sony TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KDL-60W605 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the KDL-60W605 also do not feature OLED technology.
We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung KE55S9[plb_2047037_price], or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The KDL-60W605 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (139 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age. TVs of this type and age have annual energy consumptions of between 60kWh and 320kWh.
Across all the televisions that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-60W605 the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 56mm. At 84 millimeters, the Sony KDL-60W605 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-60W605.
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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 of a comparable age and type to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Running Costs Are Average
The efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-60W605 is £157, which is typical compared to the other 321 large TVs that have been around for more than two years.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Sony television was released over two years ago.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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