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Sony KDL-50W700

Sony KDL-50W700

50" 50Hz Dec 2013
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate Smart TV Features Release Date
Experience stunning picture quality whether you are watching movies on Blu-ray Discs or low-res smartphone clips, thanks to Sony's X-Reality PRO image processing engine. Various seamless... More
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Average Expert Reviews

This Sony TV received a score of 70% from expert review site parentesis.com.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

Sony is one of the superior television manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Sony also has good ratings for its large TVs.

Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-50W700 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-50W700.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-50W700 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-50W700 also have a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Sony KDL-50W700 has more composite video in ports than most of the televisions of this spec and age. This TV is a two composite video in port TV compared to most of the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-50W700 which only have one composite video in port.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-50W700 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-50W700 which has four HDMI ports.

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Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-50W700 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Sony TV. The analog signal format systems PAL I, PAL L, PAL M, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, SECAM K and SECAM L are also supported by this TV.

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Light

The lightest large TV that has been around for a similar time to the KDL-50W700 is 1.8kg heavy and the heaviest is 63kg. The Sony KDL-50W700 is one of the lighter similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-50W700 (only 15.8 kilograms) amongst televisions of this age.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-50W700 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W700. The audio formats "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Has Three Smart Modes

The Sony KDL-50W700 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W700. The smart modes "Cinema" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The KDL-50W700 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out more than two years ago do are 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this age and type do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-50W700 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Slow Refresh Rate

When compared to other TVs of this spec and age that we have assessed, the refresh rate of the KDL-50W700 of only 50 hertz is one of the slowest. Across all the televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-50W700 the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 330Hz.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The Sony KDL-50W700 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that came out more than two years ago. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of this age and type. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this Sony television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-50W700 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-50W700 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Nine Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the KDL-50W700 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats AVCHD, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM and WMV are also supported by this TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W700

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 TVs of a similar age and spec 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

Sony released the KDL-50W700 over three years ago.

Average Thickness

The KDL-50W700 has a fairly standard thickness (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-50W700.

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Specification

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Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
App
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF 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
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
File System
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Input Voltage
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
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
1 June 2013

Si estás buscando una televisión para tu habitación o para una sala de tamaño mediano, esta televisión brinda una experiencia envolvente de sonido. Tienes todos los beneficios de una...

Cuenta con conectividad a Internet para que puedas gozar de acceso a contenido extra en la red
Cuenta con una muy buena calidad de reproduccin de sonido gracias a que cuenta con distintas tecnologas que apoyan las dos bocinas que integra
Tiene cuatro
La actualizacin de imagen no es tan buena como otras televisiones que tambin cuenta con resolucin Full HD

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $174.89
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $176.31
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 29 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl50w700, kdl50w700a, sony kdl50w700, sony kdl50w700b
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