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Sony KDL-60W605
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Sony KDL-60W605

60" Flat May 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

This TV received a rating of 78 out of 100 from expert review website Chip.de.

Good Brand

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

Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-60W605 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-60W605.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV features to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], and the LG 55LB870[plb_2233830_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-60W605, the KDL-60W605 has a WiFi connection.

Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at include the 55LB870[pl_2233830_price], or the 50LB650[pl_2295120_price] both from LG which has better reviews.

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Two RF Ports

The KDL-60W605 is a two RF port TV. Most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two RF ports.

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Has Five Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the Sony KDL-60W605 is more than most large TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-60W605. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-60W605 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by large TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-60W605. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The KDL-60W605 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years do are 3D compatible.

If you want a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the Sony KDL-50W828[plb_2229287_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that were released more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-60W605 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UN55ES8000[plb_403312_price], the LG 55EA980[plb_2042821_price], or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804[plb_2382034_price] is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The KDL-60W605 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This Sony television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-60W605. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years, the Sony KDL-60W605 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the 55EA980[pl_2042821_price], the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], or the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price] all from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Ten Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the KDL-60W605 is more than most televisions of a similar spec and age to it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs of this age and type. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Televisions of this age and spec have annual energy consumptions of between 60kWh and 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. At 139 kilowatt hours, the KDL-60W605 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-60W605.

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Fairly Thick

The KDL-60W605 has a quite thick thickness (84 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago. The thicknesses of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the LG 50LN575[plb_1496443_price] (82.1mm).

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-60W605

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market for over two years.

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 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
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
Smart TV
App
Video App
Audio
Audio System
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
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
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Local Dimming
File System
Picture Processing Technology
Luminance
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
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Cable Included
Technical Details
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Power Save Mode
Other Features
On Screen Display for External Input
Apps
Weight Without Stand
HDMI in Port

Expert Reviews

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9 November 2015

Der Sony KDL-60W605B zeigt im Test eine durch und durch gute Bildqualität in allen Auflösungen. Besonders der hohe Schachbrettkontrast von 215:1 sticht positiv hervor. Sound und Ausstattung sind...

Clean, detailed
Naturallooking colours
Decent upscaler
Improved, intuitive interface
Generous smart features
Sound
Lacks detail in darks
No 3D
Narrow viewing angles
No motion interpolation

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $117.91
Electricity cost when on standby $3.54
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Total running cost over 5 years $121.45
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Energy Rating
0.78T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl60w605, sony kdl60w605b
Barcodes 04905524965179, 04905524979824, 06418897306398, 06418897306404
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