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Sony KDL50R550A

72

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Sony KDL50R550A

$899.94
Sony KDL-50R550A
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A good spec but only average value for money 49.5" Full HD TV, with average running costs
49.5" Full HD No Yes Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date
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Sony KDL-50R550A Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony KDL-50R550A number 200 in 50 inch TVs and number 485 across all TVs.
67
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$170 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has running costs of $170 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED 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.

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Sony KDL-50R550A In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $899.94 it is in the most expensive 36% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The KDL-50R550A has an average running cost of $170 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KDL-50R550A's display diagonal of 49.5" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 37% of all TVs when ranked 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/QLED Technology

The Sony KDL-50R550A does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Sony KDL-50R550A is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-50R550A supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The KDL-50R550A does not feature local dimming, although it is worth keeping in mind that 76% of televisions also 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. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kdl50r550a

Barcodes:

00027242863378

Sony KDL50R550A

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