This TV received a "Recommended" from Flatpanels.dk who said that this television was good.
Easy to Use
Three Sony KDL-50W805 owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it was easy to handle. Digitalmediaandit.com wrote in their Sony KDL-50W805 review “Fabulous motion handling” . Digitalmediaandit.com also said “Top class Full HD image quality with exceptional motion handling make this a screen a great allrounder, new OneFlick search”.
One Sony KDL-50W805 owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good interface. Digitalmediaandit.com wrote “Smart interface is slick and intuitive” in their Sony KDL-50W805 review. One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use. Digitalmediaandit.com wrote “Remote is responsive and easy to use”.
Good Product Quality
A number of Sony KDL-50W805 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV was good quality. In November last year Digitalmediaandit.com said “Sensational 2D picture quality”. Digitalmediaandit.com also wrote “Superb image quality”. Digitalmediaandit.com also mentioned “Sony's smart TV system is still lacklustre, while audio quality is average”.
Some customers who purchased the Sony KDL-50W805 thought it was a good design. Digitalmediaandit.com wrote “Sleek design” in their review of the Sony KDL-50W805. Digitalmediaandit.com also said “Its design is attractive”.
One person considered that it was smooth.
Good High Def TV
A few people wrote in their reviews that the Sony KDL-50W805 was good at displaying high definition TV. In November last year expert review site Digitalmediaandit.com mentioned in their review of the Sony KDL-50W805 “Where it really earns it's corn is in serving up deliciously refined 2D HD pictures that are among the best big screen images”.
Good Sound Quality
Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony KDL-50W805 had good sound quality.
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Good Picture Quality
A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony KDL-50W805 had good picture quality. One Sony KDL-50W805 owner wrote that this TV had good colour saturation. Digitalmediaandit.com said “Colours generally correct” in their review of the Sony KDL-50W805.
Sony TVs Have Good Reviews
On average Sony large TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all TVs built by Sony.
Good 3D Picture Quality
Some Sony KDL-50W805 owners agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site Digitalmediaandit.com wrote “Whilst this Sony offers 3D, delivers reasonable sound”. Digitalmediaandit.com also said “It also offers several other things such as reasonable sound, 3-D and Smart capabilities”. Digitalmediaandit.com also said “3D weergave is niet full HD”.
One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity.
Good Technical Features
One person who purchased it thought it had good features. Digitalmediaandit.com mentioned in their review in November last year “Good connectivity and features”.
Good Standard Def TV
One Sony KDL-50W805 owner who reviewed this TV thought it was good at displaying standard definition TV. Digitalmediaandit.com wrote in their review of this TV “Pictures are sharp across SD and HD”.
Good Remote Control
One customer who purchased it reckoned that it had a good remote control.
Good Smart TV
One Sony KDL-50W805 reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Digitalmediaandit.com said “Sony still lacks a full complement of catchup TV services” in their review and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.
The KDL-50W805 is 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec are not 3D compatible.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available including the Philips 50PFT6550[plb_2867659_price], the Cello C58238[plb_2943294_price], or the Sony KDL-55W809[plb_1620743_price] which has better reviews.
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-50W805, the KDL-50W805 has a WiFi connection.
There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider including the Philips 50PFT6550[plb_2867659_price], the Sony KDL-50W755[plb_2796447_price], or the Panasonic TX-55CS520[plb_2828019_price] which has better reviews.
Supports Smart TV Features
The Sony KDL-50W805 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago.
Alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might also want to look at include the Philips 50PFT6550[plb_2867659_price], the Sony KDL-50W755[plb_2796447_price], or the LG 50LF5809[plb_3037354_price] which has better reviews.
Very Fast Refresh Rate
TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-50W805 have refresh rates of between 60Hz and 400Hz. The Sony KDL-50W805 has a very fast refresh rate (400 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-50W805.
Four HDMI Ports
The KDL-50W805 is a four HDMI port television.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the KDL-50W805 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the Sony KDL-50W805 has three USB 2.0 ports.
Two Audio in Ports
The Sony KDL-50W805 is a two audio in port television. Most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W805 have between one and three audio in ports.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-50W805 is 100Hz, the fastest is 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The KDL-50W805 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (800 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.
Features One App
The number of lifestyle apps featured on the KDL-50W805 is more than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television features a Skype app, which is the most commonly featured app featured on televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-50W805.
2 MHL Version
This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable age to it.
Supports Three Audio Formats
The KDL-50W805 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-50W805. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.
Has Eight Smart Modes
The KDL-50W805 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The smart modes "Cinema", "Custom", "Graphics", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.
Supports Nine Analog Signal Format Systems
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Sony KDL-50W805 is more than most large TVs that are a similar age to 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 have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-50W805. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL", "PAL BG", "PAL DK", "PAL L", "PAL M" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on large TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.
Most large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-50W805 do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-50W805 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Two Image Formats
The KDL-50W805 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-50W805. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this Sony TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-50W805 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-50W805 also do not feature OLED technology.
Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the Sharp LC-50LE771[plb_2517722_price] which is also higher rated.
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Only Supports Ten Video Formats
The number of video formats supported by the KDL-50W805 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats 3GP, AVC, AVCHD, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM and WMV are also supported by this TV.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This television has been on the market for over a year.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
With a thickness of 59 millimeters, the KDL-50W805 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-50W805.
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