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Sony KDL-50W809
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Sony KDL-50W809

50" 100Hz Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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11 Reasons For

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony large TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-50W809 which are not 3D compatible, the KDL-50W809 is 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-50W809 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-50W809 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many large TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Sony KDL-50W809 is a three USB 2.0 port TV.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Sony KDL-50W809 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-50W809 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions that are a similar age to the KDL-50W809 is 100Hz and the fastest is 1,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-50W809 of 1,000 hertz is one of the fastest amongst televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-50W809.

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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 Five Audio Formats

The KDL-50W809 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats "FLAC", "LPCM", "MP4" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-50W809, the KDL-50W809 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-50W809 is more than most large TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by large TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec televisions that came out more than a year ago do not feature OLED technology. The KDL-50W809 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other televisions which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to look at including the 55EG9109, or the 55EC940 both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Ten Video Formats

The Sony KDL-50W809 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs that came out more than a year ago. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "H.265", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W809

Released Over a Year Ago

This large TV was released over a year ago.

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 spec. 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 Refresh Rate

At 100 hertz, the KDL-50W809 has a fairly average refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-50W809.

We compared all the other 100Hz refresh rate televisions to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Hisense LTDN50D36, and the Panasonic TX-50CS520 is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a TV with a faster refresh rate then you might want to look at the Hisense LTDN55K390 (200Hz).

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Average Thickness

At 59 millimeters, the Sony KDL-50W809 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-50W809.

We compared this television to all the other 59mm thick TVs and we think the KDL-50W755, and the KDL-50W807 both from Sony which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Other TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Sony KDL-50W756 (59mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
MHL Version
Audio Out Port
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Type
Technical Details
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Other Features
On Screen Display for External Input
Apps
HDMI in Port

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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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

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w80, sony w80c, sony kdl50w809, sony kdl50w809c, sony kdl50w809cb, sony kdl50w809cbu, sony kdl50w809cba, sony kdl50w809cbae, sony kdl50w809cbaep, sonybravia kdl50w809, sonybravia kdl50w809c, sonybravia kdl50w809cb, sonybravia kdl50w809cbu
Barcodes 00635131626913, 04548736002708, 04548736002715
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