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Sony KDL-48W600
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Sony KDL48W600B

48" Flat Apr 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape WiFi Connection Release Date
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11 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This television received a rating of 90% from expert review website evogadget.com. Experts think this TV is one of the very best televisions of this age and type.

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Sony mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the better rated brands.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who bought it considered that it had good colour saturation. Evogadget.com said in October last year “Vibrant colors and bright display” and rated the product 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One customer considered that the Sony KDL-48W600 was able to connect to the internet. Evogadget.com wrote “Can be used for internet and social networking” in their review of the Sony KDL-48W600.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-48W600 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-48W600 which do not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the Samsung UN46F6400[plb_2124455_price] which has better reviews.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-48W600 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-48W600 which has four HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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Two Audio in Ports

The Sony KDL-48W600 is a two audio in port TV.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p|720p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-48W600 is more than most comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-48W600. The audio formats "3GPP", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-48W600 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this spec and age.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the Sony KDL-48W600 does not support smart TV features.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also support smart TV features including the LG 47LM960[plb_1277857_price], or the Samsung UE46F6400[plb_2149162_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The KDL-48W600 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-48W600 are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the UE48H6700[pl_2232455_price], or the UE40C8000[pl_1661053_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the Sony KDL-48W600 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price], or the UN46F8000[pl_1556312_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Nine Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the KDL-48W600 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports an MKV video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-48W600. The video formats "AVCHD", "AVI", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The KDL-48W600 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-48W600. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Only Supports Three TV Bands

The number of TV bands supported by the Sony KDL-48W600 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV supports an UHF TV band, which is the most commonly supported TV band supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. The TV bands "CATV" and "VHF" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-48W600 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-48W600 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Has Four Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the Sony KDL-48W600 is more than most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-48W600. The sound modes "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

The power consumptions in power save mode of televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-48W600 range from 0.01W to 5,200W, and the average power consumption in power save mode is 69W. At 39.8 Watts, the KDL-48W600 has a quite high power consumption in power save mode compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-48W600.

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Fairly Thick

The average thickness of TVs of this age and spec is 62mm. With a thickness of 90.5 millimeters, the KDL-48W600 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-48W600.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the UN32EH5000[pl_403260_price] (93.98mm and higher rated), the UE32EH5000[pl_1661021_price] (93.2mm and higher rated), or the UN40EH5000[pl_1384994_price] (93mm and higher rated) all from Samsung.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-48W600

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market for over two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs 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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Specification

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Digital Signal Format System
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TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
App
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
Internet Browser
WiFi Standard
Management Features
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Plug and Play
File System
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
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Expert Reviews

(1)

Evogadget.com

6 April 2015

S Sony's KDL48W600B 48-Inch 1080p 60Hz Smart LED TV is going to make many people happy. Especially those who have long wanted such a device that doesn't cost a fortune and is able to deliver a...

Stunning picture clarity
Enthralling audio
Vibrant colors and bright display
Can be used for internet and social networking
Not so userfriendly

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 25 August 2014 by N/A
N/A would recommend the Sony KDL-48W600B (Verified Purchase)

The quality is just amazing and the no hassle purchase was above expectations...

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
Reviewed 2 May 2014 by Bigdadharvey
Bigdadharvey would recommend the Sony KDL-48W600B

Tv has good picture and sound only problem is lay out of hdmi inputs the usb are ok In lg there are all on 1 side talking about hdmi and usb but tv is light and easy to move around Also tv was... Read more…

Picture Andsound
All the connections options I could ever need
LED-backlit
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
HDMI inputs
Multiple Pixel Defects
Poor Sound Quality
The Manual Needs Work
Nothing
Reviewed 16 December 2014 by 1930
1930 would recommend the Sony KDL-40W600B

As with our previous Sony, which was a 32" Bravia, this one gives us all that we could ever want in picture quality. There are new electronic bells and whistles that we will figure out and enjoy.... Read more…

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
Poor Sound Quality
Poor Image Quality
None that I can think of
Reviewed 9 November 2014 by RazJ
RazJ would recommend the Sony KDL-40W600B

Great features incl..DISCOVER - NETFLIXand a host of others..needs getting used to but once done a great buy...

All the connections options I could ever need
Best looking TV out there
Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
A Little Slow Processor
Processor
Poor Sound Quality
Reviewed 16 July 2014 by GrayGhost

The picture is big and bold. The sound is not quite as good as the picture but it is my understanding all of these sets benefit from a sound bar. I dreaded setting up this TV. Similar devices have... Read more…

Picture
Energy Efficient
Excellent Picture
Talks To Sony Blu-ray
Very Versatile Features
Poor Sound Quality
Audio
Amazon Prime Doesn't Work
Remote Control Buttons
Occasionally Slow Menus

Brochures and Manuals

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Electricity cost when switched on $49.67
Electricity cost when on standby $1.00
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Total running cost over 5 years $50.67
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w600, sony w600b, sony kdl48w600, sony kdl48w600b
Barcodes 00027242876408, 00589144932014
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