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Sony KDL-60R550 Review
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|12 Great Features|
|3 Years Old|
|£147 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 23?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of £147 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 572 recently released similar spec televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an ethernet port
Does not feature OLED technology
Sony KDL-60R550 In-Depth Analysis
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We checked 3,181 user and expert reviews (including 42 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its large display diagonal TVs. 71% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on new large display diagonal TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
60 Inch Display Diagonal
This is a 60 inch TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-60R550 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also do not feature OLED technology.
The KDL-60R550 is fairly thick (82.45 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV. The thinnest thickness of TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV is 2.9mm and the thickest is 100mm.
The KDL-60R550 is 3D. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also are 3D.
Has an Ethernet Port
The KDL-60R550 has an ethernet port. Most of the other recently released large display diagonal TVs also have an ethernet port.
Energy Star Certified
The KDL-60R550 is Energy Star certified. Most of the other recently released large display diagonal TVs also are Energy Star certified.
The Sony KDL-60R550 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other latest large display diagonal TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Supports Parental Controls
The KDL-60R550 supports parental controls, as do most of the other latest large display diagonal TVs.
The Sony KDL-60R550 supports 24p. Most of the other new similar spec televisions also support 24p.
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
The Sony KDL-60R550 is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV also are Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on latest large display diagonal TVs.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The average horizontal viewing angle of recently released TVs is 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 176 degrees, the KDL-60R550 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KDL-60R550 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other new televisions also support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports Internet TV
The Sony KDL-60R550 supports internet TV, as do most of the other new large display diagonal TVs.
The KDL-60R550 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other latest TVs.
The Sony KDL-60R550 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other new large display diagonal TVs also support Picture-in-Picture.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Sony television has been on the market since October 2013.
Running Costs Are OK
The average 5 year running cost of the KDL-60R550 is £147 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 572 recently released similar spec televisions.
Sony KDL-60R550 Review Sources
To prepare this Sony KDL-60R550 review we compared this TV to 100 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,089,740 product attributes, 109,388 TV reviews and 3,231,100 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony kdl60r550a, sony r550a|