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Sony KDL-60W855
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Sony KDL-60W855

60" Active Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

This television received a rating of 96 out of 100 from TV expert review website Chip.de. That puts this TV in the top 3% of all the TVs that have been around for more than two years.

Good Brand

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

3D Compatible

The KDL-60W855 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-60W855 also are 3D compatible.

Other 3D compatible televisions currently available which you might also want to consider include the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price], or the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE55F6500[plb_1546869_price] which is cheaper.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-60W855 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the KDL-60W855.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE55F6500[plb_1546869_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price], or the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the Sony KDL-60W855 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price], and the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE55F6500[plb_1546869_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Sony KDL-60W855 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many large TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Supports Sixteen Video Formats

supports sixteen video formats

The KDL-60W855 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of this age and spec. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by large TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-60W855. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "AVC", "H.264", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "RV", "VP8", "WEBM" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The KDL-60W855 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of this spec and age. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this television.

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Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KDL-60W855 is more than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions that are a similar age to the KDL-60W855. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-60W855 do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-60W855 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The Sony KDL-60W855 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This Sony television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-60W855, the KDL-60W855 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price].

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-60W855 is 120kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 160 kilowatt hours, the Sony KDL-60W855 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-60W855.

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Quite Thick

Across all the large TVs that have been around for more than two years the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm. The KDL-60W855 has one of the thicker thicknesses (93 millimeters) amongst televisions of this age.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55F6500[plb_1546869_price] (47.2mm) which is also cheaper.

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Heavy

When compared to other large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-60W855 that we have checked, the KDL-60W855's weight of 33.7 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The lightest television of this age and type is 1.8kg heavy and the heaviest is 63kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-60W855

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Specification

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Type
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Display Diagonal
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TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
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
Digital Audio Optical Out 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
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Stored Teletext Page
File System
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
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Certificates
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Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
16 December 2015

Im Test setzt der Sony KDL-65W855C gleich zwei neue Spitzenwerte. Sowohl bei der Bildqualität als auch bei der Ausstattung ist der Sony-TV das aktuell beste Gerät über 43 Zoll. Während auch...

Balanced colours
Strong contrast
Sharpness
Sizetoprice ratio
Tolles Bild mit berragendem Kontrast, AndroidTV mit vielen Apps
Narrow viewing angles
Could do with more apps
Hoher Stromverbrauch im Standby
3DBrillen kosten extra
Stolzer Preis

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $130.19
Electricity cost when on standby $1.18
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Total running cost over 5 years $131.37
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Energy Rating
0.84T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 79043ch, kdl60w855, kdl60w855b, kdl60w855bb, sony kdl60w855, sony kdl60w855b, sony kdl60w855bb, sony kdl60w855bbu
Barcodes 04905524959512, 04905524959529, 04905524959536
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