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Sony KDL-55W950
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Sony KDL-55W950

55" Active Dec 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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KDL55W950 Sony HDTV Review

9 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review website

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony large TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good reviews.

3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-55W950 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-55W950.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-55W950 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago also have a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The KDL-55W950 has more composite video in ports than most of the TVs of this spec and age. This television is a two composite video in port TV compared to most of the large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-55W950 which only have one composite video in port.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other TVs of this age and type only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the KDL-55W950 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W950 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-55W950 which has four HDMI ports.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions of this age and type have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the Sony KDL-55W950 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-55W950.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-55W950 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-55W950 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-55W950 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The KDL-55W950 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most large TVs that have been available for more than two years. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL and SECAM are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-55W950 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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The lightest television of a comparable type and age to the KDL-55W950 is 1.8kg heavy and the heaviest is 63kg. At 25.6 kilograms, the KDL-55W950 is quite heavy compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-55W950

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Sony released the KDL-55W950.


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HD Type
3D Type
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Screen Format Adjustment
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Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
RMS Rated Power
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
Management Features
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Swivel Angle Range
Tilt Angle
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
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Weight & Dimensions
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Expert Reviews

16 August 2013

Una televisión ideal para quien está en busca de su primer televisión inteligente; resulta una inversión considerable de dinero, pero sin duda su calidad de reproducción, diseño y opciones...

La calidad de los colores, contrastes y profundidad de negros
Las opciones de conectividad que permiten interactuar con varios dispositivos mviles
La calidad de audio que proporcionan las bocinas Bass Reflex
No cuenta con cmara integrada
El control remoto principal funciona con menos efectividad que el control secundario llamado Onetouch
La conexin NFC se puede llegar a perder con frecuencia si hay mucha interferencia ambiental

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $196.48
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $197.90
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony KDL-55W950uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl55w950, sony w950, kdl55w950a, sony w950b, sony kdl55w950, sony kdl55w950b
Barcodes 00002866011565, 00027242875036