Sony KDL50R550A
Sony KDL-50R550A
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Sony KDL50R550A

A 49.5 inch Full HD TV with good features
49.5" Full HD Yes No Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-50R550A Review

With good features, we have ranked the Sony KDL-50R550A number 52 in 3D TVs, number 153 in 50 inch TVs and number 490 across all TVs.
Good Features
$157 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 51?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of $157 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 16% of all 3,997 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

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How Big is the Sony KDL-50R550A?

The Sony KDL-50R550A is 1,131mm wide and 702mm tall. It weighs 18.6kg.

Sony KDL-50R550A front dimensions

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Sony KDL-50R550A In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $899.94 it is more expensive than 64% of televisions.


Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-50R550A's display diagonal of 49.5" is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-50R550A does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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The Sony KDL-50R550A is 3D, unlike 74% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Sony KDL-50R550A supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other televisions, the Sony KDL-50R550A does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-50R550A has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of televisions which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-50R550A is $157 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl50r550a
Barcodes 00027242863378

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