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Sony KDL-55W805B

70

Overall Score

Sony KDL-55W805B

Sony KDL-55W805B
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A very economical to run and good spec 55" Full HD TV, with an industry award
55" Full HD No 64mm Apr 2014 A+
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Sony KDL-55W805B Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Sony KDL-55W805B as follows:
76
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
77
Features
Good Features
85
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 57%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of $65 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
When everything comes together
Your smartphone on your TV instantly
Bring your picture to life
Make a statement in style
Let the sound come to you
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

53
Watching Films
Average
57
Watching Sport
Average
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KDL-55W805B In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The KDL-55W805B is typical compared to the other 4,333 televisions that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-55W805B is $65.

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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 smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The KDL-55W805B's display diagonal of 55" is larger than 78% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KDL-55W805B does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-55W805B's thickness of 64mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 41% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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3D

The KDL-55W805B is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W805B supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

Like most other televisions, the KDL-55W805B does not have an optical disc player. 99% of TVs do not have an optical disc player.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KDL-55W805B has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Skype

Skype

The KDL-55W805B supports Skype, unlike 97% of TVs which do not support Skype.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Sony KDL-55W805B has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-55W805B supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-55W805B supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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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 Sony KDL-55W805B's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is in the fastest 25% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Camera Included

The KDL-55W805B has a camera included, unlike 99% of televisions which do not have a camera included.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-55W805B has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-55W805B supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-55W805B supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-55W805B supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Sony KDL-55W805B has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-55W805B supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-55W805B features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-55W805B supports HDD recording. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Has an Equalizer

The KDL-55W805B has an equalizer, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an equalizer.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-55W805B has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KDL-55W805B supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W805B supports Wi-Fi, unlike 92% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KDL-55W805B features voice control. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Sony KDL-55W805B supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kdl55w805abae2dubbelmetafwgtin, sony kdl55w805abae2, sony kdl55w805cbu, kdl55w805b

Barcodes:

04548736002906, 04548736002920, 04905524915228, 04905524936216, 04905524936230, 04905524936278, 04905524936285, 04905524967838, 04905524967845, 04905524971347, 05054230863190, 05055760704588

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KDL-55W805B

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