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Sony KDL-50W805

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50" 400Hz Feb 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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28 Reasons For

One Industry Award

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”.

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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”.

Nice Design

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.

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.

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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”.

Good Connectivity

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.

3D Compatible

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.

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Has a WiFi Connection

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.

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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.

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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.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The KDL-50W805 is a four HDMI port television.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

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.

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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.

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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.

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Features One App

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.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Analog Tuner

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.

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5 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Two experts from sites including flatpanels.dk and digitalmediaandit.com have rated this television on average 69 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

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.

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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.

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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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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W805

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

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.

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Average Thickness

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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
App
Video App
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART 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
Consumer Electronics Control
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Audio in Port
MHL Version
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Disc
Optical Disc Drive
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Stored Teletext Page
File System
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Technical Details
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Power Save Mode
Light Sensor
Other Features
On Screen Display for External Input
Apps
Photo Effect
Weight Without Stand
Scene Modes
HDMI in Port
Special Features

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(4)

SThis TV does one thing extremely well, that is it delivers 2-D HD picture quality of the highest order. It also offers several other things such as reasonable sound, 3-D and Smart capabilities...

Sensational 2D picture quality
Good Smart TV system overall
Good value for so much picture quality
Remarkably clear and detailed picture
Natural colour balance
3D looks a little soft and crosstalky
No ITV Player or 4OD on Smart platform
Limited viewing angle
Whites could be a touch brighter and punchier
Hint of 3D image instability
26 November 2015

Le Sony KDL-50W805C est certainement l'un des téléviseurs LCD Full HD les plus fins et les élégants de sa catégorie. Il s'agit aussi d'un autre modèle tournant sous Android...

Une bonne qualit d'image, fonctionnalits d'Android 5.0, connectivit et connectique
Beeldkwaliteit (geen artifacts gezien nog)
Veel lichtopbrengst
Contrast, zwart is zwart, wit is wit
Scherpte is ongelovelijk
Le prix plus lev que la concurrence
Teveel apps waar ik niks mee doe, als de tv plat ligt buigt hij door, enkele lichtere vlekken bij geheel zwart beeld maar tijdens kijken geheel geen last, een iele voet
Neer buigende delen achteraan neigen achter kast te glijden, voet is niet draaibaar m
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
10 March 2014

Sony KDL-50W815B to kolejny telewizor, który kilka dni temu trafi? do pierwszych sklepów jednak nie oznacza to, ?e 50-calowy model jest tak ?atwo dost?pny. Wed?ug jednej z najwi?kszych... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 17 May 2015 by Christian M.
(Verified Purchase)

Spoke with a tech. Agreed it was a BIOS problem. Now it seems to be dead. I will contact ASROCK support again but this time for a RMA. Since I need the computer ASAP, I have ordered an ASUS MB...

Great when it works
Newegg let me RMA it
Computer will not POST
None so far. .. sending current one in for replacement
With this "ASRock 99 Extrem 4 LGA 2011- 3 Intel 99 SATA 6Gbs USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard", I am overclocking my "Intel Core 7 5820K Haswell-E 6-Core 3.3GHz LGA 2011- 3 140W" reliably at 4.3 GHz w
Had to switch to B bios as A died. Contacted Support, was told by Deisy to send copy of invoice (purchased from Newegg) and they would send a new BIOS. Nothing after more than 3 weeks. Today it will n
Arrived dead. Second motherboard of 5 from newegg that have arrived dead
Before an ASRock employee responds. .. let me tell you what I have tried
Two different power supplies and everything is hooked up correctly
Two different video cards

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $89.28
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $91.64
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00635131626920, 01000001268255, 04548736002722, 04548736002753, 04905524959543, 04905524959550, 04905524967791, 04905524967821, 04905524971316
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