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Sony FWD-55W800

Sony FWD55W800C

55" Passive Apr 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,555 expert and owner reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its large TVs range.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the FWD-55W800, the FWD-55W800 is 3D compatible.

Alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the Sony KDL-50W828[plb_2229287_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The FWD-55W800 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the FWD-55W800 also have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the 55LB870[pl_2233830_price], or the 50LB650[pl_2295120_price] both from LG.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Sony FWD-55W800 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the FWD-55W800. This Sony TV is a three USB 2.0 port television compared to most of the large TVs that are a comparable age to the FWD-55W800 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Sony FWD-55W800 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the FWD-55W800 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

Most similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the FWD-55W800 have between one and three audio in ports, including the Sony FWD-55W800 which has two audio in ports.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The FWD-55W800 has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions of a comparable age and type to the FWD-55W800. The audio formats "3GPP", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Sony FWD-55W800 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age which support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The FWD-55W800 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UN55ES8000[plb_403312_price], the LG 55EA980[plb_2042821_price], or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804[plb_2382034_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The FWD-55W800 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that are a similar age to the FWD-55W800. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this Sony television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The FWD-55W800 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the 55EA980[pl_2042821_price], the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], or the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price] all from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the FWD-55W800 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the FWD-55W800. The video formats "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony FWD-55W800

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this spec and age. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the FWD-55W800 over three years ago.

Average Thickness

The Sony FWD-55W800 has a fairly standard thickness (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-55W807[plb_1543809_price] (64mm).

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Specification

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Loudspeaker
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Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Audio in Port
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
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Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $97.42
Electricity cost when on standby $1.17
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Total running cost over 5 years $98.59
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0.64T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony fwd55w800, sony fwd55w800c
Barcodes 05013493235984

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