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Sony KDL48R510C

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48" Edge-LED Flat May 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
Enjoy incredible picture quality and top notch entertainment. This elegantly slim LED TV boasts Full HD 1080p for incredible detail and Edge LED backlighting for boosted contrast. Builtin Wi-Fi... More
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Sony KDL48R510C 48-Inch 1080p 60Hz Smart LED TV (2015 Model) Review
Sony KDL48R510C 48-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV (2015 Model) review

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Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,507 expert and owner reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-48R510 supports smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-48R510 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-48R510 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-48R510 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 typical of many mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-48R510 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-48R510. The audio formats "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Features Two Video Apps

The KDL-48R510 has a greater number of video apps than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This television features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-48R510. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this Sony TV.

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Has One Smart Mode

The KDL-48R510 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this type and age. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Hotel are also found on this Sony television.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the KDL-48R510, the KDL-48R510 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-48R510 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The KDL-48R510 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions that were launched more than a year ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-48R510, the KDL-48R510 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One Tuner

The KDL-48R510 is a one tuner TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-48R510 have one tuner.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The Sony KDL-48R510 is a two HDMI port TV.

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Heavy

Across all the TVs of this age and spec the weights range from 3.6kg to 18kg. The Sony KDL-48R510 is one of the heavier similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the KDL-48R510 (10.4 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Only One RF Port

The KDL-48R510 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-48R510 have one RF port.

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Fairly High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

The average power consumption in power save mode of TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-48R510 is 31W, and the power consumptions in power save mode range from 16W to 130W. With a power consumption in power save mode of 42.32 Watts, the KDL-48R510 has one of the higher power consumptions in power save mode amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-48R510

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago. 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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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 65 millimeters, the KDL-48R510 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-48R510.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Supported TV Bands
Analog Signal Format System
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Video Apps
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Child Lock
Clock Function
Supported File Systems
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
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
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Technical Details
Network Streaming Services Supported

User Reviews

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Reviewed 31 December 2015 by Bnel
Bnel would recommend the Sony KDL-48R510C (Verified Purchase)

Like every thing about this TV...

All the connections options I could ever need
Easy To Set Up
Great Picture Quality
LED-backlit
Best looking TV out there

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $89.56
Electricity cost when on standby $1.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $90.92
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 KDL48R510C, sony kdl48r510, sony kdl48r510c, sony kdl48r510cu, sony rbkdl48r510, sony kdl48r510cus, sony rbkdl48r510c
Barcodes 00027242888203, 00696859966286

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