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Sony KDL-60R550
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Sony KDL-60R550

60" Passive Oct 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
Enter a world of dazzling picture quality and unlimited entertainment options. This elegantly slim LED TV boasts Full HD 1080p for incredible detail and Edge LED backlighting for boosted contrast.... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 1,507 expert and owner reviews, Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its large TVs range compared to other brands.

3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-60R550 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-60R550 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-60R550.

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Two Tuners

The Sony KDL-60R550 is a two tuner television. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-60R550 have between one and two tuners.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports Seven Video Formats

supports seven video formats

The number of video formats supported by the KDL-60R550 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats H.264, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV and XVID are also supported by this television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

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Has Three Smart Modes

The KDL-60R550 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this type and age. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-60R550. The smart modes "Cinema" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-60R550 is more than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this spec and age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-60R550 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-60R550.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-60R550 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-60R550 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Sony KDL-60R550 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-60R550 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Thick

TVs of this age and type have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm. With a thickness of 82.45 millimeters, the KDL-60R550 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Heavy

Comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the KDL-60R550 have weights of between 2.3kg and 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg. The KDL-60R550 is quite heavy (26.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-60R550.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-60R550

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. 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

Sony released the KDL-60R550 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
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
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Parental Controls
24p Playback
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width

Expert Reviews

2 May 2014

N?m 2013, trong khi hãng Samsung liên t?c ??a ra r?t nhi?u m?u TV thì Sony ch? t?p trung vào 4 lo?t s?n ph?m chính. M?i m?t Seri l?i mang nh?ng ??c tính khác nhau, khó có th? nh?m l?n.... Read more…

The Sony 520 550 series offers excellent value and very good picture quality among its peers
Relatively deep black levels
Matte screen leads improves bright-room performance
Attractive styling with unique stand
It's a little more affordable than the newer high, end LED TVs but still comes with the best features
Even better values are available
Colors aren't entirely accurate
The different Smart TV interfaces can be confusing and a little slow
Screen mirroring didn't work on our sample
The black level scores could be a tad better

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Electricity cost when switched on $112.71
Electricity cost when on standby $0.94
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Total running cost over 5 years $113.65
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony r550, sony r550a, sony kdl60r550, sony kdl60r550a
Barcodes 00700613271650
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