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12 Reasons For
On average Sony large TVs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all TVs built by Sony.
Supports Smart TV
The KDL-65W955 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.
There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at including the LG 60LB580[plb_2229280_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price], or the Samsung UE55H7000[plb_2232248_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Wi-Fi
The Sony KDL-65W955 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.
There are a number of alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including the LG 60LB580[plb_2229280_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price], or the Samsung UE55H7000[plb_2232248_price] which has better reviews.
Two SCART Ports Quantitys
The KDL-65W955 has more SCART ports quantitys than most of the large TVs that have been around for more than two years. This TV is a two SCART ports quantity TV compared to most of the televisions of a similar age and spec to the KDL-65W955 which only have one SCART ports quantity.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The Sony KDL-65W955 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The KDL-65W955 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.
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Three Number of Loudspeakerss
Most televisions of a similar type and age to the KDL-65W955 have between one and seven number of loudspeakerss, including the KDL-65W955 which has three number of loudspeakerss.
Two Audio (L,R) Ins
The Sony KDL-65W955 is a two audio (L,R) in television. Most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-65W955 have between one and three audio (L,R) ins.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years is 7.5W, the highest is 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. At 30 Watts, the KDL-65W955 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.
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 large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds
The KDL-65W955 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of this age and type. This Sony TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by large TVs that have been around for more than two years. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.
Has Seven Smart Modess
The number of smart modes found on the KDL-65W955 is more than most large TVs that have been around for more than two years. This Sony television has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-65W955. The smart modess "Cinema", "Energy saving", "Movie", "Photo", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-65W955 do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-65W955 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Panasonic TX-60AS802[plb_2285072_price] which also has a higher rating.
Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The number of image formats supported by the KDL-65W955 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this type and age. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this Sony television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-65W955 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider including the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price].
The price range of televisions of this age and type is from £299 to £3,799. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other televisions of this age and type.
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At 29.2 kilograms, the KDL-65W955 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The weights of large TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 1.8kg to 63kg.
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Average Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this television is A++, and the KDL-65W955 has an average running cost of £135 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 321 TVs that were launched more than two years ago.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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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