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Sony KDL-50W800
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Sony KDL-50W800

50" Active May 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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Sony KDL50W800C 50inch Full HD Smart 3D LED LCD TV reviewed by product expert - Appliances Online
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Sony KDL50W800 Review -  KDL50W800 50 inch

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Television expert review site parentesis.com scored this television 70%.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 1,555 expert and user reviews, Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs.

3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-50W800 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec are not 3D compatible.

We compared this TV to all the other 3D compatible TVs and we think the 55PFK6510[pl_2861465_price], the 55PFK6540[pl_2867355_price], and the 50PFK6550[pl_2867351_price] all from Philips which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-50W800 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have a WiFi connection.

Alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to look at include the Hisense 50K2204[plb_3890891_price], the Philips 50PFK6540[plb_2867349_price], or the Samsung UE55J5502[plb_2892321_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year, the KDL-50W800 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Hisense 50K2204[plb_3890891_price], the Philips 50PFK6540[plb_2867349_price], or the Samsung UE50J5105[plb_2899006_price] which has better reviews.

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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 comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-50W800 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-50W800 which has four HDMI ports.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The KDL-50W800 is a two composite video in port TV.

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Two Audio in Ports

The KDL-50W800 is a two audio in port TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the KDL-50W800 have between one and three audio in ports.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The KDL-50W800 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this television. The image formats JPEG XR, MPO and RAW are also supported by this TV.

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2 MHL Version

This television supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KDL-50W800 is more than most large TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions of a similar age and type to the KDL-50W800. The audio formats "LPCM", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Light

With a weight of only 13.6 kilograms, the Sony KDL-50W800 is fairly light compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-50W800. The average weight of televisions that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W800 is 17kg, and the weights range from 5.2kg to 36kg.

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Supports Eight Analog Signal Format Systems

The KDL-50W800 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most large 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 frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL I", "PAL M", "SECAM B/G", "SECAM D/K" and "SECAM L" are also supported by this TV.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W800, the KDL-50W800 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only One Channel

Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-50W800 have between 1 and 8,099 channels, including the Sony KDL-50W800 which has one channel.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W800 do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-50W800 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9109[pl_3030713_price], the 55EG9209[pl_3030753_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] all from LG.

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Only Supports Ten Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the Sony KDL-50W800 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-50W800. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the KDL-50W800 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst TVs of this age. Across all the televisions that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W800 the RMS rated power range from 10W to 60W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W800

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this age and type. 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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Average Thickness

The KDL-50W800 has a fairly standard thickness (64.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Channel
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
App
Video App
Operating System
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
MHL Version
Networking
Internet Browser
WiFi Standard
Management Features
Smart Mode
Control
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
File System
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 October 2015

¿Quieres entrar en el mundo del 4K pero no quieres hacer una inversión gigantesca? Esta telvisión Vizio es una excelente opción, tiene calidad de imagen superior a la estándar, buenas apps y...

Android TV
Great design
Good picture quality after you've tweaked settings
Easytochange inputs
Good detail in dark scenes
Android TV has a few odd quirks
Subpar viewing angles
You'll need to tweak picture settings a bit for the best results
Remote somewhat difficult to use
Somewhat difficult to navigate smart interface

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Accuracy
Accuracy would recommend the Sony KDL-55W800B

Everything was great on the TV except the table stand that was supposed to double as mall mount bracket but did not work I had to buy the extra wall mount bracket...

Easy To Set Up
Great Picture Quality
Attractive Design
Clear Audio
Clear Picture

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $48.46
Electricity cost when on standby $1.22
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Total running cost over 5 years $49.68
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0.32T
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 kdl50w800, kdl50w800b, sony kdl50w800, sony kdl50w800c
Barcodes 00027242887978

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