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alaTest has collected and analyzed 421 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and sound. The image quality and value for money are also appreciated. There are some critical opinions about the energy efficiency, while there are some mixed views about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony BRAVIA KDL-60R550A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Sony KDL-60R550A


While Samsung released dozens of different televisions in 2013, Sony did what turned out to be the right thing by announcing just four series of TVs at the start of the year. Though more followed later on , the initial distillation did lead to a...

The Sony R520/R550 series offers excellent value and very good picture quality among its peers; relatively deep black levels; matte screen leads improves bright-room performance; attractive styling with unique stand.

Even better values are available; colors aren't entirely accurate; the different Smart TV interfaces can be confusing and a little slow; Screen mirroring didn't work on our sample.

The big-screen Sony R520/R550 series offers the best value you'll see from the company this year.

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Sony KDL-60R550A 1080p 3D LED TV


Colors rendition on these new Sony TVs is exceptional and not over-saturated. The fact that the TVs calibrate easily to D6500K speaks to their color accuracy. The backlight is extremely powerful and can overpower color in the R550A so keep it moderated...

Color rendition is realistic and not over saturated and the TV calibrated near D6500K even though there is only a 2 point white balance control setting on this TV. The custom setting is set fairly close to D65 from the start. There are also only 3...

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"good overall but poor for watching some sport"


Good value for money

good sound and clear picture.

golf balls have trails and sometimes duplicates, with the back ball catching up eventually to make the one ball.


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Amazon review summary for Sony BRAVIA KDL-60R550A


alaTest has collected and analyzed 170 user reviews of Sony BRAVIA KDL-60R550A from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on

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84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL-60R550A 60-Inch 120Hz 1080p 3D Internet LED HDTV (Black) (2013 Model)Sony KDL-60R550A 60-Inch 120Hz 1080p 3D Internet LED HDTV (Black)

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good size to play games and enjoy movies


really good tv a very good price!!the 3d sistem works really good letting you have a great experiency of a other dimencionThis product has... Great value and features for the priceAbout me... Gamer

good price for a very good brand

hard to set up cuality picture

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Fantastic TV


Great tv with all the features. I shopped around and had bought another brand which I quickly returned and purchased this sony.. So happy I was able to do that.. Very pleased !This product has... Useful Internet-enabled features, Easy to set up, Great...

Picture quality


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Very good


Very good quality end I m trust sony. Thanks sony.This product has... Useful Internet-enabled features, Easy to set up, Great value and features for the price, Right number of connections, Easy to use remote controlAbout me... Sports enthusiast, Casual...

Good quality


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Great All Around TV for 2013


I love this TV. It has a very natural look and sound, and a great build quality and design that allows for nice viewing experience with no noticeable weaknesses or distractions. The image quality is not TOP of the line by 2014 standards but only...

All around quality, no noticeable weak spots

Sony Internet applications are good, not great

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Great picture quality


We replaced our old dinosaur TV with this 60" Sony TV. We are so pleased with the picture quality and the big screen. We didn't have any trouble setting up the TV ourselves.This product has... Easy to set up, Great value and features for the price,...

Easy to set up and the price is reasonable

Not wifi ready

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Great tv for the price


Couldn't b more happy with my purchase. Got the tv for an excellent price floor model on clearance 800$ off . Would've been worth full price after getting it home and using it. Beautiful picture in viewing area just gets a little dark at an angle but...

Loses a little picture quality at an angle