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Sony KDL-55W800C

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Sony KDL-55W800C

Sony KDL-55W800C
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A very highly rated and good spec 55" Full HD TV, with low running costs
55" Full HD 61mm Yes Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Thickness 3D Release Date
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Sony KDL-55W800C Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Sony KDL-55W800C as follows:
90
Reviews
4 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Sony TV has running costs of $130 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,333 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KDL-55W800C has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Larger than average display diagonal
3D TV (4x 3d glasses included)
One-touch mirroring with NFC
X-Reality PRO picture engine
Smart TV with integrated wifi
Skype ready requires skype camera cmu-br100 or cmu-br200
Only Full HD

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How Big is the Sony KDL-55W800C?

The Sony KDL-55W800C is 1,253mm wide and 735mm tall. It is 61mm thick and weighs 17kg.

Sony KDL-55W800C front dimensions
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Sony KDL-55W800C In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The KDL-55W800C has an average 5 year running cost of $130 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-55W800C of 55" is in the largest 19% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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3D

The KDL-55W800C is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-55W800C's thickness of 61mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 52% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W800C supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Energy Star Certified

The Sony KDL-55W800C is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-55W800C supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-55W800C features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on TVs.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-55W800C has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W800C supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The KDL-55W800C's motion interpolation frequency of 480Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is faster than 68% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W800C supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The KDL-55W800C supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-55W800C supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-55W800C has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-55W800C supports 24p, unlike 85% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KDL-55W800C supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony e5snkdl55w800b, sony kdl55w800c, sony kdl55w800b, sony w800b, kdl55w800a

Barcodes:

00027242877276, 00027242888005, 00845251083279, 00877622517588

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