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Overall Score

Sony KDL-50W815

An economical to run 50" Full HD TV with not bad features
50" Full HD Yes Flat Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date

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Sony KDL-50W815 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have ranked the Sony KDL-50W815 number 220 in 50 inch TVs.
60
Good Features
21
77
$68 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of $68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,020 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
3D
Only Full HD
Quite low RMS rated power

How Big is the Sony KDL-50W815?

The Sony KDL-50W815 is 1,116mm wide and 656mm tall. It is 64mm thick and weighs 13.6kg.

Sony KDL-50W815 front dimensions

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Sony KDL-50W815 size in context

Sony KDL-50W815 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-50W815 of 50" is relatively average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 64% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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3D

The Sony KDL-50W815 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KDL-50W815's thickness of 64mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 62% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-50W815 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-50W815 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-50W815 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports 24p

The KDL-50W815 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-50W815 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-50W815 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the KDL-50W815 of only 16W is in the lowest 22% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-50W815 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-50W815 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-50W815 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-50W815 is $68 based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,020 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl50w815bsae2
Barcodes 04905524967807, 04905524967814, 05054531173264

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