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Sony KDL-55W800B
Sony KDL-55W800B
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Sony KDL-55W800B

55" Full HD Passive Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date $184.69 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Good picture quality
Difficult to use
3 Reviews

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including cybershack.com.au and parentesis.com this television has an overall expert rating of 75%.

Good Brand

We checked 1,413 user and expert reviews (including 33 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range. 60% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good Picture Quality

A number of Sony KDL-55W800B owners considered that the Sony KDL-55W800B had good picture quality. Cybershack.com.au mentioned in their review “The Sony KDL 800B series is capable of pleasing shadow detail and decent color performance”.

One Sony KDL-55W800B reviewer who reviewed the Sony KDL-55W800B thought it was good for playing games on. Cybershack.com.au wrote in their review of this TV “Very low lag means it's great for gamers”.

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Good High Def TV

One person who reviewed it said that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Cybershack.com.au scored it 4 stars and said in their review of this TV “Resolucin Full HD con tecnologa XReality PRO que satura los colores de las imgenes para resultados ms profundos y reales”.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago Cybershack.com.au wrote “Terrible 3D performance and I mean it really stinks”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year. 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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Design

Good Product Quality

Some Sony KDL-55W800B reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Expert review site Cybershack.com.au mentioned “While it's capable of great picture quality, there's a few issues that could be deal breakers” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Cybershack.com.au also said “Good picture quality after you've tweaked settings”.

Nice Design

One Sony KDL-55W800B reviewer who bought this TV considered that it was a good design. Cybershack.com.au gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote “Great design”.

Difficult to Use

One person who purchased the product considered that it was not easy to use. Cybershack.com.au mentioned “Remote somewhat difficult to use” but they scored the product 80 out of 100. One Sony KDL-55W800B owner mentioned that it did not have a good interface. Two years ago Cybershack.com.au said in their review “Somewhat difficult to navigate smart interface” nonetheless they still rated it 80 out of 100.

One Sony KDL-55W800B reviewer said that this TV was not easy to use the menus. Cybershack.com.au wrote in their review “Somewhat difficult to navigate menus” .

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

One person who bought it concluded that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Cybershack.com.au said in their review of the Sony KDL-55W800B “Good builtin speakers”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W800B supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including the LG 55EG9109 which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W800B has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-55W800B has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The Sony KDL-55W800B features local dimming, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-55W800B has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television.

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Supports 24p Support

The Sony KDL-55W800B supports 24p support. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support 24p support.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-55W800B has a game mode, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-55W800B features 3D glasses included, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-and-Picture Function

The KDL-55W800B has a picture-and-picture function, as do most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KDL-55W800B has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The KDL-55W800B supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The KDL-55W800B has an energy Star certified. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have an energy Star certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-55W800B supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than a year.

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Features

Inferior Remote Control

One customer who bought it concluded that it did not have a good remote control.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this television was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony e5snkdl55w800b, sony kdl55w800b, sony kdl55w800c, sony kdl55w829b, sony p230844p, sony w800b, kdl55w800a
Barcodes 00027242877276, 00027242888005, 00845251083279, 00877622517588

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