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Sony KDL-50W809
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Sony KDL-50W809

50" 100Hz Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Sony has good average reviews for its large TVs as well as across its entire TV range.

3D Compatible

The KDL-50W809 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W809 are not 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible televisions currently available including the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-50W809, the KDL-50W809 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-50W809 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-50W809.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on TVs of this type and age.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Sony KDL-50W809 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-50W809. This television is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the televisions that are a similar age to the KDL-50W809 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Sony KDL-50W809 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-50W809 only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

When compared to other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-50W809 that we have checked, the motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-50W809 of 1,000 hertz is one of the fastest. The motion interpolation frequencies of comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-50W809 range from 100Hz to 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many large TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-50W809 is more than most large TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and spec. The audio formats "FLAC", "LPCM", "MP4" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-50W809 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Sony KDL-50W809 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This Sony TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-50W809.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-50W809 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other large TVs that were released more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9109[pl_3030713_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] both from LG.

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Only Supports Ten Video Formats

The KDL-50W809 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-50W809. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "H.265", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-50W809

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Sony released the KDL-50W809.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this age and type. 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 Refresh Rate

At 100 hertz, the KDL-50W809 has a relatively standard refresh rate compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-50W809.

We compared all the other 100Hz refresh rate TVs to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-50CS520[plb_2818181_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a faster refresh rate then you might want to look at the Hisense LTDN55K390[plb_3890626_price] (200Hz).

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Average Thickness

The KDL-50W809 has a fairly typical thickness (59 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

Other 59mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the KDL-50W755[pl_2796447_price], or the KDL-50W807[pl_2844810_price] both from Sony.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
USB Recording
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Mounting Kit
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Other Features
HDD Recording
I-Manual
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Illumination LED
Apps
HDMI in
AC Adapter Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $87.16
Electricity cost when on standby $2.30
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Total running cost over 5 years $89.46
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Energy Rating
0.59T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.59 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 sony w80, sony w80c, sony kdl50w809, sony kdl50w809c, sony kdl50w809cb, sony kdl50w809cbu, sony kdl50w809cba, sony kdl50w809cbae, sony kdl50w809cbaep, sonybravia kdl50w809, sonybravia kdl50w809c, sonybravia kdl50w809cb, sonybravia kdl50w809cbu
Barcodes 00635131626913, 04548736002708, 04548736002715
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