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Sony FWD-55W800
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Sony FWD55W800C

55" Passive Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Sony has good average ratings for its large TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other manufacturers.

3D Compatible

The Sony FWD-55W800 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared this television to all the other 3D compatible TVs and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], and the LG 55LB670[plb_2232213_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 were launched around the same time as the FWD-55W800, the Sony FWD-55W800 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the LG 55LB561[plb_2233834_price], or the Sony KDL-60W605[plb_2296576_price] which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Sony FWD-55W800 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The FWD-55W800 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

The FWD-55W800 is a two audio in port TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the FWD-55W800 have between one and three audio in ports.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the FWD-55W800 is more than most similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions of a comparable type and age to the FWD-55W800. The audio formats "3GPP", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The FWD-55W800 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago do support smart TV features.

It is worth considering other TVs which also support smart TV features including 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

The FWD-55W800 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the FWD-55W800 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55ES8000[plb_403312_price], or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804[plb_2382034_price].

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The Sony FWD-55W800 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs that have been available for more than two years. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions that were launched more than two years ago. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years, the FWD-55W800 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price], or the 55EA880[pl_2403544_price] all from LG.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats

The FWD-55W800 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by large TVs that came out more than two years ago. The video formats "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony FWD-55W800

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

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

This television has been on the market for over three years.

Average Thickness

At 64 millimeters, the Sony FWD-55W800 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the FWD-55W800.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Other Features
Audio Output
Simulated 3D
I-Manual
Picture Processing Engine
USB Playback
Illumination LED
TV SideView

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $95.86
Electricity cost when on standby $1.15
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Total running cost over 5 years $97.01
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0.64T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w800, sony w800b, sony p166353, sony p230844, sony p230844p, sony p166353p, sony fwd55w800, sony kdl55w829, sony fwd55w800p, sony kdl55w829b
Barcodes 05013493235984

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