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Sony KDL-60W605
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Sony KDL-60W605

60" Flat May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

TV expert review website 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.

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Has a Wi-Fi

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.

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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.

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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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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fairly Thick

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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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-60W605

Full HD HD Type

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.

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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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HD Type
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
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Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
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Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Screen Mirroring
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Local Dimming
Face Detection
Supported File Systems
Deep Colour Support
Picture Processing Technology
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Power Save Mode
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Other Features
HDD Recording
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
On-Screen Display for External Input
Weight (without Stand)

Expert Reviews

9 November 2015

Der Sony KDL-60W605B zeigt im Test eine durch und durch gute Bildqualität in allen Auflösungen. Besonders der hohe Schachbrettkontrast von 215:1 sticht positiv hervor. Sound und Ausstattung sind...

Clean, detailed
Naturallooking colours
Decent upscaler
Improved, intuitive interface
Generous smart features
Lacks detail in darks
No 3D
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £152.23
Electricity cost when on standby £4.57
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Total running cost over 5 years £156.80
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony KDL-60W605uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl60w605, kdl60w605b, kdl60w605bb, kdl60w605bba, kdl60w605bbae, sony kdl60w605, kdl60w605bbaep, sony kdl60w605b
Barcodes 04905524965179, 04905524979824, 05054531172120, 06418897306398, 06418897306404

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