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Sony KDL-55W829

77

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Sony KDL-55W829

Sony KDL-55W829
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A very economical to run and classic 55" Full HD TV, with very good features
55" Full HD No 65mm May 2014 A++
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KDL-55W829 Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Sony KDL-55W829 as follows:
86
Reviews
1 Review
81
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Running Costs
$63 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
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 $63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Impact to movies with rich, powerful bass. no cables or special setup are needed - the wireless subwoofer is automatically tuned for the best settings with new BRAVIA models (compatible with all models except the R series). the compact, stylishly crafted cabinet fits discreetly in any r
Y your smartphone's stored media and apps on TV. play your videos and photos in full hd; use any apps on the big screen; listen to mp3 music through the tv's speakers. one cable connects to BRAVIA while charging your phone's batt
Touch, see and share
one-touch mirroring (optional remote control required), just touch your nfc-enabled xperia against the TV remote and wirelessly mirror your mobile on the big, beautiful BRAVIA screen. without any complicated setup, you can now enjoy faster, more stable wireless connection - and even send photos to display on BRAVIA in 4k native resolut
One-Flick remote (optional accessory)
Racting with your tv's never been more intuitive. flick comfortably through what's on screen with the touchpad area - you don't even need to point the remote at the TV screen. with NFC embedded you can even share photos wirelessly from your smartphone on the TV screen at a single to
Wireless subwoofer (optional accessory)
Listen to your photo
E photos through BRAVIA, and let your friends save their favourites. wireless transfers are quick and stable over your network. photos can be shared at its original size, with your android (android 2.3 and above) or ios (ios5 and above) smartphones. there's no internet connection and no apps nee
Back sound photo on your 2014 BRAVIA series sound photo is a feature available with selected XPERIA and selected interchangeable lens camera models which will capture your best moment with a still shot but also adding that exact sound you've experienced. you can view your sound photo with the 2014 BRAVIA series thanks to playmemories online as well as connecting through DLNA, USB, or an HDMI connection. remember the sound you made with the crowd, or with your family and friends. even just watching a simple selfie shot has never been this exci
Your smartphone's screen on BRAVIA, wirelessly
In seconds, duplicate your smartphone's audio and appearance via wi-fi. using miracasttm, this connection lets see images and videos in high resolution on the big screen. screen mirroring works with all xperia phones and many android devi
Wired mirroring makes sharing simple
Y your smartphone's stored media and apps on TV with mobile high-definition link (mhl). play videos and photos in 4k native quality*, use your apps on the big screen, or listen to mp3 music through the TV speakers. A single cable connects to BRAVIA while charging your phone's battery. * depends on smartphone; firmware upgrade may be required for certain phones.<br>picture of w8 LED TV with full HD dis
Effortless control with your phone or tablet
Wired mirroring
Make the moment yours
3D
Made to listen
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an ambient light sensor
Realistic feel, great detail
Y an immersive, life-like 3d viewing experience. watch 3d movies on blu-ray disc, 3d TV broadcasts and web videos with finely detailed 3d images all with a more natural depth of field that's comfortable to wa
Rediscover every detail
Rience stunning picture quality - from blu-ray discs and regular TV broadcasts to web videos and smartphone clips. sony unique processing engine analyzes, cleans and refines images for beautiful results, with dramatically reduced picture noise for the truest quality of full
your listening as lifelike as your viewing. clearaudio+ fine-tunes TV sound for an immersive, emotionally enriching experience that seems to surround you. hear music, dialogue and surround effects with greater clarity and separation, whatever you're watch
The match-day experience, with everything you need for football. live football mode automatically adjusts picture and sound settings so they're closer to an authentic stadium experience. the sleek new interface even integrates news and highlights from various sour
Bigger, better bass
more from a compact speaker box with intense, focused sound. the bass reflex speaker produces clear, rich sounds from crisp highs to extended lows. the isolated box design ensures highly efficient sound reproduction, so that every detail's heard clea
Flick. find. fast
Rol your world of content with bravia's quick and intuitive interface. flick through TV channels, recommended videos, photos on your network, or even internet content like youtube*, crackle*, or videounlimited*. find your favourite content instantly with quick TV start-up and speedy app launch. (*note: depends on regi
Be there, share it
Rience the fun together: enhance your TV enjoyment by following tweets from around the world. just choose your keyword, and see comments relating to the show you're watching flow across the screen. TV has never been so soc
For all football addicts
IdeView lets you effortlessly control your experience through an android or ios device. browse schedules, or check out cast and episode details. easily discover even more content from related TV programs and videos, to apps, websites and recorded shows stored on other devices on your network. make viewing more social by tweeting about the show from your mobile dev

What is This TV Best Used For?

18
Watching Films
Mediocre
56
Watching Sport
Average
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KDL-55W829 Video Reviews

Sony KDL-55W829 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the KDL-55W829 is $63 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The Sony KDL-55W829's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 70% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the Sony KDL-55W829 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-55W829 is 3D, unlike 75% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-55W829's thickness of 65mm is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 64% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-55W829 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-55W829 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-55W829 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-55W829 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-55W829 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-55W829 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-55W829 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-55W829 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-55W829 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-55W829 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The KDL-55W829's RMS rated power of only 10W is in the lowest 10% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The KDL-55W829's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 21% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The KDL-55W829 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 71% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung kdl55w829bbu, sony kdl55w829bbu

Barcodes:

04905524967890, 04905524967906, 04905524967913, 05055760704618

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