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Sony KDL-47W805
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Sony KDL-47W805

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47" Passive Mar 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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14 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The reviewer at Flatpanels.dk recommend this TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Good Brand

We checked 1,507 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 for its mid-size TVs.

3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-47W805 is 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-47W805 are not 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible televisions currently available including the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], the Samsung UN40ES6500[plb_403274_price], or the Panasonic TX-47AS802[plb_2232754_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-47W805 which do not support smart TV features, the KDL-47W805 supports smart TV features.

Other TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-47W805 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a WiFi connection.

Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at include the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the Philips 47PFH5609[plb_2227335_price] which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other televisions of this age and spec only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the KDL-47W805 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most TVs of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-47W805 which has four HDMI ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

The Sony KDL-47W805 is a two audio in port TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-47W805 have between one and three audio in ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of TVs of this spec and age range from 2W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. At 20 Watts, the KDL-47W805 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the KDL-47W805.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-47W805 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (400 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. The motion interpolation frequencies of mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-47W805 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-47W805 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-47W805. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The KDL-47W805 has a greater number of smart modes than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems

The KDL-47W805 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-47W805. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Not Included Optical Disc Drive

This television has a Not included optical disc drive, which is the most frequently found optical disc drive on mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This television received an expert rating of 57% from flatpanels.dk. That puts this TV in the bottom 7% of all the TVs of a similar age and spec.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-47W805 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the KDL-47W805 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to consider including the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], or the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price] both from Samsung or the Philips 48PFS8109[plb_2283263_price].

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Only Supports Twelve Video Formats

The KDL-47W805 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that have been available 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 televisions that have been on the market for more than two years. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "AVI", "M-JPEG", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "TS", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The KDL-47W805 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-47W805. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this Sony television.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on televisions of this age and type.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this type and age do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-47W805 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider including the LOEWE Art 32[plb_2089147_price], or the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price].

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-47W805 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh. The Sony KDL-47W805 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (89.06 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-47W805.

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Heavy

At 14.6 kilograms, the KDL-47W805 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-47W805. Similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-47W805 have weights of between 3.7kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-47W805

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 televisions of this age and spec. 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 KDL-47W805 over three years ago.

Average Thickness

The KDL-47W805 has a fairly standard thickness (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 64mm thick TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba 32DL933[plb_1343987_price].

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Equaliser Band
Equaliser
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
Control
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
Game Mode
24p Playback
Digital Video Recorder
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Panorama Feature
Plug and Play
Stored Teletext Page
Deep Colour
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included
3D Glasses Included
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Sound Enhancement
HDD Recording
Included Power Cord
Power LED
Headphone Connection
Placement Option
Simulated 3D
Volume Control
Audio Output Port
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction
I-Manual
3D Super-Resolution
Auto 3D Depth Adjustment
Sony Entertainment Network
Picture Processing Engine
SimulView
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
Super Resolution for Game Mode
Illumination LED
Live Colour
TV SideView
Skin Naturalizer
Wireless Connection
Technical Details
On/off Switch or Button

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

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12 October 2015

Flatpanels.dk

Sony's 2014-fladskærme er landet. Hvis du også var på udkig efter tv sidste år, så genkender du måske modellen "W8". Der er dog tale om et spritnyt tv, men Sony har valgt at holde fast i... Read more…

Wellcontrasted picture
Excellent colors
Efficient image processing and motion compensation
Good outofthebox accuracy for colour and greyscale
Excellent video processing
Very disappointing 3D
Input lag higher than usual for a Sony TV (only concerns gamers)
Narrow viewing angles
Some clouding and backlight uniformity issues, especially when watching in dim surroundings
Some DSE present

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Electricity cost when switched on $81.55
Electricity cost when on standby $1.17
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Total running cost over 5 years $82.72
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Energy Rating
0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
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 kdl47w805, kdl47w805a, kdl47w805abae2, sony kdl47w805, sony kdl47w805a, sony kdl47w805ab, sony kdl47w805abu
Barcodes 04905524915358, 04905524936322, 04905524936346, 04905524936360, 04905524936377
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