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The KDL-46W905 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-46W905. This television is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the televisions of a similar type and age to the KDL-46W905 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Four HDMI Ports
The KDL-46W905 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-46W905 have between one and four HDMI ports.
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Quite High RMS Rated Power
Televisions that came out more than two years ago have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the KDL-46W905 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-46W905.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The KDL-46W905 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-46W905 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.
Supports Four Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KDL-46W905 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions of this age and type. The audio formats "3GPP", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony television.
Has Five Smart Modes
The number of smart modes found on the Sony KDL-46W905 is more than most mid-size 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 similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-46W905. The smart modes "Cinema", "Natural", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this television.
Not Included Optical Disc Drive
This TV has a Not included optical disc drive, which is the most commonly found optical disc drive on mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The KDL-46W905 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-46W905 also do not have a built-in camera.
It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.
Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems
The Sony KDL-46W905 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Sony TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL and SECAM are also supported by this television.
Only Supports Eleven Video Formats
The number of video formats supported by the KDL-46W905 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV supports an MKV video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-46W905. The video formats "AVCHD", "AVI", "M-JPEG", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this television.
Only Supports Two Image Formats
The KDL-46W905 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This Sony television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-46W905. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this TV.
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Only Analog Tuner
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on TVs of a comparable age and type to it.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years, the KDL-46W905 does not feature OLED technology.
We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the Samsung UE46H7000 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
The lightest TV that has been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-46W905 is 3.7kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. The Sony KDL-46W905 is one of the heavier mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years (15.2 kilograms) amongst similar spec TVs of this age.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this TV was released.
With a thickness of 61 millimeters, the Sony KDL-46W905 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.
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