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Sony KDL-60W855

Sony KDL-60W855
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A good spec and critically acclaimed 60" Full HD TV, with OK running costs
60" Full HD 93mm Yes Mar 2014 A+
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Sony KDL-60W855 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Sony KDL-60W855 as follows:
89
Reviews
1 Review
76
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has terrific expert reviews with an average expert rating of 96%. Hisense 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 TVs 2018.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KDL-60W855 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
football mode: get the match-day experience, with everything you need for football. live football mode automatically adjusts picture and sound settings so they're closer to an authentic stadium experience. the sleek new interface even integrates news and highlights from various sourc
D mirroring makes sharing simple: enjoy your smartphone's stored media and apps on TV with mobile high-definition link (mhl). play videos and photos in 4k native quality*, use your apps on the big screen, or listen to mp3 music through the TV speakers. A single cable connects to BRAVIA while charging your phone's battery. * depends on smartphone; firmware upgrade may be required for certain phon
smartphone's screen on BRAVIA, wirelessly: within seconds, duplicate your smartphone's audio and appearance via wi-fi. using miracasttm, this connection lets see images and videos in high resolution on the big screen. screen mirroring works with all xperia phones and many android devic
En to your photo: playback sound photo on your 2014 BRAVIA series<br>sound photo is a feature available with selected XPERIA and selected interchangeable lens camera models which will capture your best moment with a still shot but also adding that exact sound you've experienced. you can view your sound photo with the 2014 BRAVIA series thanks to playmemories online as well as connecting through DLNA, USB, or an HDMI connection. remember the sound you made with the crowd, or with your family and friends. even just watching a simple selfie shot has never been this excit
entertainment network: it's all here explore the sony entertainment network and find films, catch-up TV, music and more. please note: service availability depends on count
Less subwoofer (optional accessory): add impact to movies with rich, powerful bass. no cables or special setup are needed - the wireless subwoofer is automatically tuned for the best settings with new BRAVIA models. the compact, stylishly crafted cabinet fits discreetly in any ro
Flick remote (optional accessory): interacting with your TV has never been more intuitive. flick comfortably through what's on screen with the touchpad area - you don't even need to point the remote at the TV screen. with NFC embedded you can even share photos wirelessly from your smartphone on the TV screen at a single tou
Touch mirroring with optional remote: just touch your nfc-enabled xperia against the one-flick remote (optional remote required) and wirelessly mirror your mobile on the big, beautiful BRAVIA screen. without any complicated setup, you can now enjoy faster, more stable wireless connection - and even send photos to display on BRAVIA in 4k native resoluti
Al viewing: experience the fun together: enhance your TV enjoyment by following tweets from around the world. just choose your keyword, and see comments relating to the show you're watching flow across the screen. TV has never been so soci
Larger than average display diagonal
Flick entertainment: control your world of content with bravia's quick and intuitive interface. flick through TV channels, recommended videos, photos on your network, or even internet content like youtube or video unlimited (depends on region). find your favorite content instantly with quick TV start-up and speedy app laun
E: enjoy simplicity of form and function in a large TV. the essential new shape of BRAVIA blends aesthetics with functional beauty. the small footprint saves space, while sound is enhanced by larger speaker capaci
duct speaker: hear clear, full-range sound that comes from a long duct inside the high-capacity speaker design. audio frequencies resonate accurately through its extended, pipe-like structure, to deliver pure, solid bass with all your favourite entertainme
R audio+: make your listening as lifelike as your viewing. clearaudio+ fine-tunes TV sound for an immersive, emotionally enriching experience that seems to surround you. hear music, dialogue and surround effects with greater clarity and separation, whatever you're watchi
Ality pro: experience stunning picture quality - from blu-ray discs and regular TV broadcasts to web videos and smartphone clips. sony unique processing engine analyzes, cleans and refines images for beautiful results, with dramatically reduced picture noise for the truest quality of full
Screen, peerless de
Rtless control with your phone or tablet: TV sideview lets you effortlessly control your experience through an android or ios device. browse schedules, or check out cast and episode details. easily discover even more content from related TV programs and videos, to apps, websites and recorded shows stored on other devices on your network. make viewing more social by tweeting about the show from your mobile devi
Very thick
Only Full HD

How Big is the Sony KDL-60W855?

The Sony KDL-60W855 is 1,371mm wide and 93mm tall. It is 799mm thick and weighs 33.7kg.

Sony KDL-60W855 front dimensions
Sony KDL-60W855 size in context

Sony KDL-60W855 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Expert Reviews

TV expert review website Chip.de scored this television 96%. Experts think this TV is one of the very best televisions.

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Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 3,322 user and expert reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-60W855 is £140, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV was released in March 2014.

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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-60W855's display diagonal of 60" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 13% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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3D

The KDL-60W855 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Very Thick

The thickness of the Sony KDL-60W855 of 93mm is in the thickest 4% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all televisions is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-60W855 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-60W855 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-60W855 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-60W855 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the KDL-60W855 is more than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this television.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Sony KDL-60W855 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-60W855 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-60W855 supports HDD recording. 98% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-60W855 supports 24p, unlike 85% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Sony KDL-60W855 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of televisions which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-60W855 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-60W855 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung kdl60w855bbu, 79043ch

Barcodes:

04905524959512, 04905524959529, 04905524959536

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