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Sony KDL-55W756

55" Edge-LED Flat Feb 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
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User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 28 user reviews the average user rating of this television is 81 out of 100.

Good Smart TV Features

Some Sony KDL-55W756 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it had good apps. Col mentioned “Amazon, You Tube and other apps working good too” in their Sony KDL-55W756 review. Jsherwood mentioned “Really good apps for Amazon Prime” in their review of this TV. Phill R said on Amazon “Very easy to add apps, very easy to add an HDD to record tv”.

Two Sony KDL-55W756 owners who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W756 reckoned that it was good for watching on demand TV. Jayemp said “If you are an Amazon Prime member you have a large choice” in their review and scored the product 5 stars. In October this year Tal Schmidt rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Many Smart features though not using any as my Apple TV 4 is better than anything, like always with Apple products” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756.

One customer who purchased it thought it was good for watching TV catchup services. Ms. L. J. Sargent wrote in their Sony KDL-55W756 review on Amazon “No BBC Iplayer or anything good to review, basically”. One person who bought it reckoned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. This year Jayemp mentioned in their Sony KDL-55W756 review “Free View is downloaded The Update downloads took about 40 minutes to download”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few customers mentioned that it had good picture quality. Phill R mentioned in October this year “Great sound & picture quality”. Phill R also said “We're a month in - delivered faster than expected - and it's superb! Great sound and picture quality”.

One person said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. This month J. D. Bailey wrote in their Sony KDL-55W756 review “Clarity is very good the colours pop out of the screen” and scored it 80 out of 100. One person concluded that it had clear images. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon this month “Crisp clear image! Really good! A small con bit complicated to work with” and rated it as excellent.

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Good Product Quality

Some Sony KDL-55W756 owners who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Danny scored it 4 stars and he said on Amazon “Really happy with the picture quality of the tv”. Kat J. scored it very highly and wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 on Amazon in October this year “My best buy ! I am so impressed with the picture quality, so sharp”. Mr M D Bromley scored the Sony KDL-55W756 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Brilliant tv, great quality great price, picture is fantastic” in his review.

Good Sound Quality

A number of Sony KDL-55W756 reviewers wrote that the Sony KDL-55W756 had good sound quality. Jsherwood wrote in October last year “I don; t need my surround sound anymore, its amazing full”. Rich he wrote on Amazon “Sony do make a good TV, with high quality picture and sound” in his Sony KDL-55W756 review.

Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed this TV considered that it was easy to use. Angela Crossley she wrote in her review of the Sony KDL-55W756 in October last year “If you are going to use this TV as a screen for a satellite box then it will be fine”. Jsherwood said in their review on Amazon “Ease of use” and rated it as excellent.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. In October this year Jayemp mentioned “The rest of the controls are easy enough to get use too The Android setting up is easy for those familiar with this type of software” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 and gave the product a very good review score.

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Good Technical Features

A few Sony KDL-55W756 owners who purchased the Sony KDL-55W756 agreed that it had good features. In October this year J. D. Bailey gave the Sony KDL-55W756 a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Great TV loads of feature's plus the picture quality” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756. Kat J. gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned a few weeks ago “If you want a decent screen, many features, my husband loves one click - football mode !” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV was well designed. One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer who purchased it wrote that it was good looking. In October last year Jsherwood mentioned “This TV is great! Looks beautiful and the picture is fantastic” and scored this TV very highly.

One person said that this TV was a good design.

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Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased the Sony KDL-55W756 reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. In October last year Jsherwood wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 “Lots of HDMI inputs so great”.

One Sony KDL-55W756 owner said in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Jsherwood said in October last year “Excellent TV, great sound and picture excellent connectivity, good for mirroring” in their Sony KDL-55W756 review.

One Sony KDL-55W756 owner who reviewed it said that it was able to connect to the internet. Jayemp wrote “You do need a good internet connection” in their review and rated the Sony KDL-55W756 as excellent.

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Good High Def TV

A few Sony KDL-55W756 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Paul wrote on Amazon in October “Very nice TV - good HD picture” in his review of this TV. Paul also mentioned “This is a very smart looking TV with a great HD picture”.

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Sony large TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions Sony is one of the superior brands.

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Robust

One Sony KDL-55W756 owner considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr B mentioned on Amazon last year “Mine is now broken”. One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer said in their reviews that it was reliable. Jayemp mentioned on Amazon “Indeed the tv was a reliable buy” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person said in their reviews that the product was noisy. Paul wrote a few weeks ago “Sound is very clear and perfectly loud enough”.

Good Standard Def TV

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. Meandmine scored it 5 stars and mentioned in their Sony KDL-55W756 review “Sound quality and picture (on sd) is fab”.

Good Size

One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was thin. Tal Schmidt said in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 on Amazon this year “Very thin and well designed”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-55W756 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support smart TV features and we think the Philips 55HFL5010 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Other TVs which also support smart TV features that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE58J5250, or the Panasonic TX-55CS620.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-55W756 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-55W756.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Philips 55HFL5010 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection which you might want to consider including the TX-55CS620, or the TX-55CS630 both from Panasonic.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The KDL-55W756 is a four HDMI port television.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Sony KDL-55W756 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-55W756. This Sony TV is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the TVs of this age and type which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

Most TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-55W756 have between one and three audio in ports, including the Sony KDL-55W756 which has two audio in ports.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-55W756 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Sony TV. The image formats JPEG XR, MPO and RAW are also supported by this TV.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the KDL-55W756 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-55W756. Across all the televisions that came out around the same time as the KDL-55W756 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 1,000Hz.

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2 MHL Version

This television supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many large TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The KDL-55W756 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been around for more than a year. This Sony 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-55W756. The audio formats "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the Sony KDL-55W756 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs of this age and type. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this Sony television.

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5 Reasons Against

Poor Support

Some Sony KDL-55W756 owners who bought this TV reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Jayemp wrote “The instruction book is of limited use”. In October last year Ms. L. J. Sargent gave the Sony KDL-55W756 a rating of 2 stars and wrote on Amazon “Sony help is non existent” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756.

Not 3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-55W756 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-55W756 are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE55H6200, or the LG 55EG910 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-55W756 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the KDL-55W756 do not feature OLED technology. The Sony KDL-55W756 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the LG 55EG910 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the Sony KDL-55W756 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-55W756. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-55W756

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the KDL-55W756 over a year ago.

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 spec and age 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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Average Thickness

At 61 millimeters, the Sony KDL-55W756 has a fairly standard thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-50W756 (59mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
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
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
App
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
Audio System
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
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
MHL Version
Audio Out Port
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
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
Technical Details

User Reviews

(28)
Reviewed 6 August 2016 by O. A. Campbell
(Verified Purchase)

C...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Phill r
(Verified Purchase)

We're a month in - delivered faster than expected - and it's superb! great sound and picture quality. Some reviews mentioned that it was really slow - I haven't found it to be at all. Very easy to... Read more…

Reviewed 5 July 2016 by Jrhartley
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this TV as I wanted a television with: 1) YouView - the ability to pause, rewind and also catch up a week's television 2) Amazon Prime 3) Plex 4) A decent image for a reasonable price and... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

My best buy ! I am so impressed with the picture quality, so sharp and crisp. My friends are impressed too as when they see my new TV I can see this WOW effect on their faces. If you want a decent... Read more…

Reviewed 29 May 2016 by Jayemp | 33 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

At first I was very cautious about purchasing this Android 43"Sony W75xC (silver)Android tv not only because of its size in my front room but mainly after reading the adverse reports about its... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

First class TV...

Reviewed 17 May 2016 by Ionut M.
(Verified Purchase)

I'm very happy...

(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic picture,but you will have to buy a sound bar for this TV,as sound on tele is not very good .

Reviewed 23 April 2016 by Humptygrumpyman

Good TV...

(Verified Purchase)

Very good TV - the android OS can be a little slow and unresponsive at times. The reason for only 4 stars is that there is a not a sleep button on the remote control - something I use daily as I... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $93.00
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $95.36
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 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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