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Sony KDL-48W705
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Sony KDL-48W705

48" Full HD Flat Mar 2015
A++
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date $60.21 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Low running costs
Good picture quality
3 Reviews

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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This Sony television received a score of 70 out of 100 from expert review site tweakers.net.

Sony Has Good Television Reviews

Based on 1,413 owner and expert reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its televisions. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it thought it was good for playing games on. Two years ago Rob. wrote on Amazon “Absolutely brilliant for gaming”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been available 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and type to it.

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Not 3D

The KDL-48W705 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the 47LM669s, or the 50LF652 both from LG or the Samsung UE48H6500.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-48W705 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good sound quality. Rob. said on Amazon “I connected it to an amplifier and proper speakers so sound was never really going to be an issue for me” in their review of the Sony KDL-48W705.


Design

Nice Design

One person who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good looking.

Good Product Quality

One Sony KDL-48W705 owner who reviewed it thought it was good quality.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Rob. said on Amazon two years ago “Sound is also pretty good for a slim TV like this”.


Smart TV

Good Smart TV

One Sony KDL-48W705 owner thought this TV had good apps. Rob. gave the product a score of 6 stars and said on Amazon “Has a good selection of apps”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-48W705 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also support smart TV features.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-48W705 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips 40PFS5709, the Sony KDL-49WD752, and the Samsung UE48H6500 is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-48W705 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-48W705 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Has a Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

The KDL-48W705 has a digital Video Recorder (DVR). Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also have a digital Video Recorder (DVR).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-48W705 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Parental Control

The KDL-48W705 features parental control. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years also feature parental control.

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Supports 24p Support

The Sony KDL-48W705 supports 24p support, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-48W705 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDCP

The Sony KDL-48W705 has an HDCP, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-48W705 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-48W705 in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdpt1148ir10, sony kfwl48w705c, sony fwl48w705c, part fwl48w705c, sony p239792p
Barcodes 04548736002173, 04548736002180, 05013493258365, 05054629923139

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