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Sony KDL-70W850
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Sony KDL-70W850

70" Active Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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Review: Sony KDL70W850 / KDL70W850B 70-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV
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11 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This ultra large TV received an expert rating of 80% from parentesis.com.

Good Brand

Ultra large TVs produced by Sony have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just ultra large TVs) and found that Sony also has good reviews across its entire range.

3D Compatible

The KDL-70W850 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-70W850.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KDL-70W850 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the KDL-70W850.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Sony KDL-70W850 is a two composite video in port TV. Most of the other ultra large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-70W850 only have one composite video in port.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many ultra large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The KDL-70W850 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this spec and age. The most commonly supported video format is MPEG4, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM and WMV are also supported by this Sony TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Has Three Sound Modes

The KDL-70W850 has a greater number of sound modes than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly found sound mode is Dynamic, but this sound mode is not found on this television. The sound modes Movie, Music and Standard are also found on this TV.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KDL-70W850 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The most frequently supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this Sony television. The audio formats 3GPP, LPCM, MP3 and WMA are also supported by this TV.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The KDL-70W850 has a greater number of smart modes than most ultra large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on ultra large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KDL-70W850. The smart modes "Cinema", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Three TV Bands

The number of TV bands supported by the KDL-70W850 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This television supports an UHF TV band, which is the most commonly supported TV band supported by TVs of a similar age and spec to the KDL-70W850. The TV bands "CATV" and "VHF" are also supported by this TV.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-70W850 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-70W850 which support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-70W850 do not have a built-in camera. The KDL-70W850 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The Sony KDL-70W850 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of only 10 Watts, the KDL-70W850 has a quite low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. The subwoofer RMS power of comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-70W850 range from 5W to 20W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 15W.

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Only One Tuner

Most TVs of this age and type have between one and three tuners, including the KDL-70W850 which has one tuner.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of TVs of this spec and age range from 35mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm. The KDL-70W850 has a quite thick thickness (93.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-70W850.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-70W850

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market for over two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Channels Quantity
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Supported TV Bands
Analog Signal Format System
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
24p Support
Clock Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (average)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

Expert Reviews

(1)
2 September 2014

Esta televisiĆ³n LED de Sony es ideal para la familia, ya que todos los integrantes pueden disfrutar de sus ventajas y funciones. Gracias a que es calidad Full HD y es compatible con contenido en...

The Sony KDL 850B evinced very good picture quality with deep black levels, relatively accurate color, solid video processing, and one of the best brightroom images in the business
Unusual styling with wedgeshaped design
Wellrounded feature set with amp
Excellent color and resolution
Good blacks and shadow detail
Expensive
Smart TV interface is annoyingly Sonycentric and at times overwhelming
Poor 3D picture quality
Typical LCD offaxis limitations
Minor 3D flicker and ghosting

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $248.37
Electricity cost when on standby $1.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $249.73
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony KDL-70W850uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
1.7T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
43
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 43 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w850, sony w850b, sony kdl70w850, sony kdl70w850b
Barcodes 00027242874923, 00859845190342, 04905524958980
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