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Sony KDL-55W950A

Sony KDL-55W950A

55" Active Dec 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This TV received a rating of 80 out of 100 from television expert review site parentesis.com.

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

On average Sony large TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all televisions manufactured by Sony.

3D Compatible

The KDL-55W950 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-55W950 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-55W950 also have a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The KDL-55W950 has more composite video in ports than most of the TVs of this age and type. Most of the televisions that were released more than two years ago only have one composite video in port, however this Sony TV has two composite video in ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The KDL-55W950 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most of the similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-55W950 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this Sony television has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most televisions of a similar age and spec to the KDL-55W950 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the KDL-55W950 which has four HDMI ports.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 800 hertz, the KDL-55W950 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago. TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-55W950 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The KDL-55W950 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KDL-55W950 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-55W950 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Sony KDL-55W950 is more than most televisions that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Sony TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL and SECAM are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-55W950 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KDL-55W950 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

The Sony KDL-55W950 is fairly heavy (25.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-55W950. The weights of TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 2.3kg to 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-55W950A

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this type and age. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-55W950 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
Clock Function
Deep Colour Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
Tilt Angle
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width

Expert Reviews

(1)
16 August 2013

Una televisión ideal para quien está en busca de su primer televisión inteligente; resulta una inversión considerable de dinero, pero sin duda su calidad de reproducción, diseño y opciones...

La calidad de los colores, contrastes y profundidad de negros
Las opciones de conectividad que permiten interactuar con varios dispositivos mviles
La calidad de audio que proporcionan las bocinas Bass Reflex
No cuenta con cmara integrada
El control remoto principal funciona con menos efectividad que el control secundario llamado Onetouch
La conexin NFC se puede llegar a perder con frecuencia si hay mucha interferencia ambiental

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $191.71
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $193.09
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
33
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl55w950, sony w950, kdl55w950a, sony w950b, sony kdl55w950, sony kdl55w950b
Barcodes 00002866011565, 00027242875036
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