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Sony KDL-46W905
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Sony KDL-46W905

46" Active Apr 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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Sony Has Good TV Reviews

On average Sony mid-size TVs have good ratings as do all TVs built by Sony.

3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-46W905 is 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-46W905 are not 3D compatible.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE46F8500, or the Panasonic TX-40AS640.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-46W905 supports smart TV features, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-46W905 do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-46W905 which do not have a WiFi connection, the KDL-46W905 has a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to look at including the Panasonic TX-L32E30, or the Sony KDL-48W600 which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the Sony KDL-46W905 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Sony KDL-46W905 is a four HDMI port television.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The KDL-46W905 has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-46W905 the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-46W905 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the KDL-46W905 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-46W905.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-46W905 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-46W905. The audio formats "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The KDL-46W905 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this age and spec. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-46W905. The smart modes "Cinema", "Natural", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony television.

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Not Included Optical Disc Drive

This television has a Not included optical disc drive, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-46W905 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000, or the UN46ES8000 both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Sony KDL-46W905 is more than most televisions that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Sony television. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL and SECAM are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats

The KDL-46W905 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MKV video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-46W905. The video formats "AVCHD", "AVI", "M-JPEG", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG2", "MPEG21", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The KDL-46W905 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-46W905. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this Sony television.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on televisions that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago do not feature OLED technology. The Sony KDL-46W905 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000 which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

The average weight of TVs of this age and spec is 10kg, and the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg. With a weight of 15.2 kilograms, the KDL-46W905 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-46W905

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that are a comparable age to 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market for over three years.

Average Thickness

At 61 millimeters, the KDL-46W905 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-46W905.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
App
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Audio in Port
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
Smart Mode
Control
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Stored Teletext Page
File System
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Other Features
Headphone Connection
Volume Control

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

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Superb image and audio quality, good quantities of online video streaming, striking design
Great design
Easy to use
Stunning 3D performance
Largely convincing and more vibrant colour palette
A little 3D crosstalk, limited viewing angle
Poor viewing angle
Detail lost in dark scenes
Blues occasionally overblown
Sound is on the thin side

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Electricity cost when switched on $79.36
Electricity cost when on standby $1.18
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Total running cost over 5 years $80.54
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl46w905, kdl46w905a, kdl46w905abaep, sony kdl46w905ab, sony kdl46w905abu
Barcodes 04905524915037, 04905524915044, 04905524915068
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