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Expert Reviews Are Excellent
This TV received a rating of 96% from TV expert review site Chip.de. This means that experts think this large TV is one of the very best TVs that were launched more than two years ago.
Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews
Sony is one of the better rated television manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Sony also has good ratings for its large TVs.
Has a Wi-Fi
Like most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-60W855, the KDL-60W855 has a wi-Fi.
We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this television and we think a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE55H6800[plb_2465825_price] or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price], and the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] are also worth considering.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The KDL-60W855 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on TVs that have been available for more than two years.
Supports Sixteen Video Formats Supporteds
The Sony KDL-60W855 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-60W855. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "ASF", "AVC", "H.264", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "RV", "VP8", "WEBM" and "XVID" are also supported by this television.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
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Supports Eleven Audio Formats Supporteds
The KDL-60W855 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that were released more than two years ago. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by televisions of this spec and age. The audio formats supporteds "3GPP", "AAC", "ASF", "HE-AAC", "LPCM", "MP1", "MP2", "MP4", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.
Has Four Smart Modess
The number of smart modes found on the KDL-60W855 is more than most large TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-60W855. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony TV.
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Does Not Support Smart TV
Most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-60W855 support smart TV, however the KDL-60W855 does not support smart TV.
We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55H6800[plb_2465825_price] or the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price], or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] are also worth considering.
Running Costs Are Very High
Whilst this TV has an efficiency rating of A+, the KDL-60W855 has an average running cost of £170 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run large TVs that have been available for more than two years.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-60W855 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds
The KDL-60W855 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by televisions of a similar spec and age to the KDL-60W855. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Sony TV.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the KDL-60W855 does not feature OLED technology.
It is worth considering alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which also has a higher rating.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The KDL-60W855 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (160 kilowatt hours) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-60W855 is 120kWh.
The Sony KDL-60W855 has a quite thick depth (93 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age. The depths of large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-60W855 range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 56mm.
Across all the televisions of a similar age and type to the KDL-60W855 the weights range from 1.8kg to 63kg. With a weight of 33.7 kilograms, the KDL-60W855's weight is one of the heaviest amongst TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-60W855.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that were released more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this television was released.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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