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Sony KDL55W808C

73

Overall Score

Sony KDL55W808C

Sony KDL55W808C
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An economical to run and fully featured 55" Full HD television
55" Full HD No 61mm Apr 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KDL55W808C Review

With excellent features and low running costs, we have scored the Sony KDL55W808C as follows:
81
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£93 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £93 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Picture-In-Picture
Enhance everything with x-reality PRO
Sense of quartz
Compact technologies, room-filling sound

What is This TV Best Used For?

29
Watching Films
Mediocre
57
Watching Sport
Average
78
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KDL55W808C In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,322 expert and owner reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews 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 rating of this TV is A+, and the KDL55W808C is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL55W808C is £93.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL55W808C in April 2015.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the KDL55W808C of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KDL55W808C does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Sony KDL55W808C is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL55W808C of 61mm is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 53% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL55W808C supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

Like most other TVs, the KDL55W808C does not have an optical disc player. 99% of televisions do not have an optical disc player.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL55W808C supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL55W808C supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL55W808C supports HDD recording. 98% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL55W808C supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KDL55W808C supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL55W808C has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL55W808C supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL55W808C supports 24p, unlike 85% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Sony KDL55W808C supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KDL55W808C of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 11% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL55W808C supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL55W808C supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL55W808C supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 78% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Netflix

The KDL55W808C has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. This television supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by televisions.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL55W808C has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of televisions which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony KDL55W808C supports face detection, unlike 98% of televisions which do not support face detection.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KDL55W808C supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl55w808cbaep, kdl55w808abae2

Barcodes:

04548736002999, 04905524936506

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL55W808C

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