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Sony KDL-55W756

55" Edge-LED Flat Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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26 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 28 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Sony TV is 81 out of 100.

Good Smart TV

Some Sony KDL-55W756 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it had good apps. Col mentioned “Amazon, You Tube and other apps working good too” in their Sony KDL-55W756 review. Jsherwood mentioned “Really good apps for Amazon Prime” in their review of this TV. Phill R said on Amazon “Very easy to add apps, very easy to add an HDD to record tv”.

Two Sony KDL-55W756 owners who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W756 reckoned that it was good for watching on demand TV. Jayemp said “If you are an Amazon Prime member you have a large choice” in their review and scored the product 5 stars. In October this year Tal Schmidt rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Many Smart features though not using any as my Apple TV 4 is better than anything, like always with Apple products” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756.

One customer who purchased it thought it was good for watching TV catchup services. Ms. L. J. Sargent wrote in their Sony KDL-55W756 review on Amazon “No BBC Iplayer or anything good to review, basically”. One person who bought it reckoned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. This year Jayemp mentioned in their Sony KDL-55W756 review “Free View is downloaded The Update downloads took about 40 minutes to download”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few customers mentioned that it had good picture quality. Phill R mentioned in October this year “Great sound & picture quality”. Phill R also said “We're a month in - delivered faster than expected - and it's superb! Great sound and picture quality”.

One person said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. This month J. D. Bailey wrote in their Sony KDL-55W756 review “Clarity is very good the colours pop out of the screen” and scored it 80 out of 100. One person concluded that it had clear images. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon this month “Crisp clear image! Really good! A small con bit complicated to work with” and rated it as excellent.

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Good Product Quality

Some Sony KDL-55W756 owners who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Danny scored it 4 stars and he said on Amazon “Really happy with the picture quality of the tv”. Kat J. scored it very highly and wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 on Amazon in October this year “My best buy ! I am so impressed with the picture quality, so sharp”. Mr M D Bromley scored the Sony KDL-55W756 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Brilliant tv, great quality great price, picture is fantastic” in his review.

Good Sound Quality

A number of Sony KDL-55W756 reviewers wrote that the Sony KDL-55W756 had good sound quality. Jsherwood wrote in October last year “I don; t need my surround sound anymore, its amazing full”. Rich he wrote on Amazon “Sony do make a good TV, with high quality picture and sound” in his Sony KDL-55W756 review.

Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed this TV considered that it was easy to use. Angela Crossley she wrote in her review of the Sony KDL-55W756 in October last year “If you are going to use this TV as a screen for a satellite box then it will be fine”. Jsherwood said in their review on Amazon “Ease of use” and rated it as excellent.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. In October this year Jayemp mentioned “The rest of the controls are easy enough to get use too The Android setting up is easy for those familiar with this type of software” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 and gave the product a very good review score.

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Good Technical Features

A few Sony KDL-55W756 owners who purchased the Sony KDL-55W756 agreed that it had good features. In October this year J. D. Bailey gave the Sony KDL-55W756 a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Great TV loads of feature's plus the picture quality” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756. Kat J. gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned a few weeks ago “If you want a decent screen, many features, my husband loves one click - football mode !” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV was well designed. One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer who purchased it wrote that it was good looking. In October last year Jsherwood mentioned “This TV is great! Looks beautiful and the picture is fantastic” and scored this TV very highly.

One person said that this TV was a good design.

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Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased the Sony KDL-55W756 reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. In October last year Jsherwood wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 “Lots of HDMI inputs so great”.

One Sony KDL-55W756 owner said in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Jsherwood said in October last year “Excellent TV, great sound and picture excellent connectivity, good for mirroring” in their Sony KDL-55W756 review.

One Sony KDL-55W756 owner who reviewed it said that it was able to connect to the internet. Jayemp wrote “You do need a good internet connection” in their review and rated the Sony KDL-55W756 as excellent.

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Good High Def TV

A few Sony KDL-55W756 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Paul wrote on Amazon in October “Very nice TV - good HD picture” in his review of this TV. Paul also mentioned “This is a very smart looking TV with a great HD picture”.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Sony is one of the better rated television manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Sony also has good ratings for its large TVs.

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Robust

One Sony KDL-55W756 owner considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr B mentioned on Amazon last year “Mine is now broken”. One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer said in their reviews that it was reliable. Jayemp mentioned on Amazon “Indeed the tv was a reliable buy” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person said in their reviews that the product was noisy. Paul wrote a few weeks ago “Sound is very clear and perfectly loud enough”.

Good Standard Def TV

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. Meandmine scored it 5 stars and mentioned in their Sony KDL-55W756 review “Sound quality and picture (on sd) is fab”.

Good Size

One Sony KDL-55W756 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was thin. Tal Schmidt said in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756 on Amazon this year “Very thin and well designed”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-55W756 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that were released more than a year ago.

There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at including the Panasonic TX-50CS620[plb_2798610_price] which is cheaper; or the Sony KDL-55W755[plb_2863381_price], or the LG 55LF580[plb_2822612_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-55W756 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W756 also have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might also want to look at including the Sony KDL-55W755[plb_2863381_price], or the LG 55LF580[plb_2822612_price] which has better reviews; or the Panasonic TX-50CS620[plb_2798610_price] which is cheaper.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Sony KDL-55W756 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the KDL-55W756. Most of the TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-55W756 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Sony KDL-55W756 has more HDMI ports than most of the TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-55W756. Most of the large TVs that were released one year ago only have between one and three HDMI ports, however this TV has four HDMI ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

The Sony KDL-55W756 is a two audio in port TV.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The KDL-55W756 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this TV. The image formats JPEG XR, MPO and RAW are also supported by this Sony television.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-55W756 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-55W756. The average motion interpolation frequency of large TVs that were released one year ago is 440Hz.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many large TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Has Four Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the KDL-55W756 is more than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on large TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The sound modes "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The KDL-55W756 has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-55W756. The audio formats "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The KDL-55W756 has a greater number of smart modes than most large TVs that were released more than a year ago. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-55W756. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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5 Reasons Against

Poor Support

Some Sony KDL-55W756 owners who bought this TV reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Jayemp wrote “The instruction book is of limited use”. In October last year Ms. L. J. Sargent gave the Sony KDL-55W756 a rating of 2 stars and wrote on Amazon “Sony help is non existent” in their review of the Sony KDL-55W756.

Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-55W756 are not 3D compatible. The KDL-55W756 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the 55PFT6510[pl_2817637_price], or the 55PFT6550[pl_2867655_price] both from Philips; or the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the KDL-55W756 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-55W756 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats

The KDL-55W756 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by large TVs that have been available for more than a year. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-55W756

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Sony released the KDL-55W756.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were launched 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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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 61 millimeters, the Sony KDL-55W756 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-55W756.

Alternative TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Sony KDL-55W807[plb_1543809_price] (64mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (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
HDCP
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
Picture-in-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
Child Lock
Game Mode
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Voice Control
Teletext
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $88.45
Electricity cost when on standby $2.24
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Total running cost over 5 years $90.69
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Energy Rating
0.61T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00635131626692, 04548736002982, 04548736003033, 04548736003040
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