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Sony KDL-48R470

Sony KDL-48R470

48" Direct-LED Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

Mid-size TVs manufactured by Sony have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Sony also has good ratings across its entire range.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-48R470 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year which do not have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the Sony KDL-48R470 is more than most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this TV. The image formats JPEG XR are also supported by this television.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The KDL-48R470 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-48R470. The audio formats "MP4" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the Sony KDL-48R470 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This Sony TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs that came out more than a year ago. The smart modes "Cinema", "Music", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other televisions of this age and type support smart TV features, however the Sony KDL-48R470 does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony KDL-48R470 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the KDL-48R470, the KDL-48R470 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-48R470 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-48R470 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Thick

The thicknesses of TVs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm. The Sony KDL-48R470 has one of the thicker thicknesses (90 millimeters) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-48R470

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the KDL-48R470 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this age and spec. 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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Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
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
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Screen Mirroring
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Local Dimming
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Audio Output

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $90.79
Electricity cost when on standby $2.30
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Total running cost over 5 years $93.09
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony KDL-48R470uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl48r470, sony kdl48r470b, sony rbkdl48r470, sony rbkdl48r470b