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Sony KDL-47W805

alaTest has collected and analyzed 165 reviews of Sony KDL-47W805. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the color and durability. The design and usability are also appreciated. The glare and remote control get less positive opinions. Reviews about the tuner and reliability are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-47W805 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-47W805

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony KDL-47W805 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price is also mentioned favorably.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony 47-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080P 3D TV with X-Reality Pro and Freeview - Black (discontinued by manufacturer)Sony 47-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080P 3D TV with X-Reality Pro and Freeview - Black (discontinued by manufacturer)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: John Archer (techradar.com)

Sony KDL-47W805 review

 

This TV enjoys strong features and pretty looks and costs much less than the imperious W905 series

Bright content looks great ; Good online platform ; 3D works well ; Gaming lag is excellent

Average native contrast performance ; Flawed contrast boosting features ; Audio is uninspiring ; Online interface lacks sophistication

If you do consider yourself a bit of a movie buff, we're pretty confident that the Sony 47W805's difficulties with dark scenes will annoy you from time to time.

Jun, 2013

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Sony KDL-47W805A review

 

The Sony W8 Series 47-inch screen combines web features with cracking design

Great motion on pictures ; Fast ; funky user interface ; Jam packed Internet TV portal

Smart TV portal a bit jumbled ; Single tuner seems a bit retro ; Not all catch-up services

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-47W805A

 

Can Sony's second tier W8 series pick up where the deliriously good flagship W9 left off?

Bright scenes and 3D look good, Lots of online video services, Remarkably low input lag

Has trouble handling dark scenes, Apps list lacks structure, Visible line structure with 3D

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: david (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-47W805A

 

Was sold to be wirelessly compatible with most devices. Turns out it is only compatible with Sony devices. Feel miss sold

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Dianna (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-47W805A

 

Great picture, good sound, links to the internet and to the computer wirelessly, and 4 sets of 3D glasses. We're very happy with it.

A couple of negatives for us, which we didn't notice in the shop : there is NO on/off switch. Except at the wall socket. Design-wise, a minor point, we don't really like the Sony badge on the lower edge!

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Martin (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-47W805A

 

brillinat picture, perfect size, reasonablely good sound - very good compared to our 40" samsung.

none found so far.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Dianna (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-47W805A

 

Great picture, good sound, links to the internet and to the computer wirelessly, and 4 sets of 3D glasses. We're very happy with it

A couple of negatives for us, which we didn't notice in the shop : there is NO on/off switch. Except at the wall socket. Design-wise, a minor point, we don't really like the Sony badge on the lower edge

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Martin (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-47W805A

 

brillinat picture, perfect size, reasonablely good sound - very good compared to our 40" samsung

none found so far

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-47W805A

 

Instant on number of features and connectivity networking excellent picture sound better than expected all in all very pleasing

some settings and adjustments very complex and difficult to understand stand and bezel not quite got quality look feel I would expect from Sony

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Jenni (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-47W805A

 

Very stylish, superb picture and good sound quality

Rather expensive, and could do with more connection ports on rear

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pulse, NICAM/A2 / NICAM/A2 / NICAM/A2 Stereo
Auto volume leveler: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:6
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10 / 20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Silver
LED Indicators: Yes
Peak luminance ratio:71

Display

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Passive
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1 / 100000:1
Display Diagonal:47
Display Diagonal (metric):46.9
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:400
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen format adjustments:14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom / 14:9, 16:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:89.06 / 92
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (max):139
Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):66

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Smartphone remote support: Yes
Swivel angle range:-15 - 15
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:300 x 300

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
Control Type:Buttons
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Personal, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Photo, Sports / Cinema, Game, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Browser supported:Opera
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Other features

3D Super-resolution:Y
Advanced contrast enhancer:Y
Auto 3D depth adjustment:Y
BRAVIA Sync:Y
i-Manual:Y
Illumination LED:Y
Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction:Y
Picture processing engine:Sony X-Reality Pro
Simulated 3D:Y
SimulView:Y
Skin naturalizer:Y
Sony Entertainment Network (SEN):Y
Sound enhancement technology:S-Force Front Surround 3D, S-Master
Super resolution for Game Mode:Y
TV SideView:Y
USB playback:Y

Other Features

Audio Output:1
HDD recording: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Live Color:Y
Placement supported:Horizontal
Power cord included: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes
3D glasses quantity:4
Batteries included: Yes
Battery Type:LR03+R03
Cables included:AC
Camera included: Yes
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote Control Type:RM-ED052

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.79
Package height:29.4
Package width:52.3

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Audio formats supported:3GPP, LPCM, MP3, WMA / LPCM, MP3, WMA
Card reader integrated: No
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Digital Video Recorder (DVR): Yes
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG, MPO
Local dimming: Yes
Optical disc player:N
Optical disc player type:Not included
Panorama: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Teletext:2000
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:3GP, AVCHD, AVI, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, TS, WMV, XVID / AVCHD, AVI, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM, WMV, XVID / AVCHD, AVI, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG2, MPEG21, WEBM, WMV, XVID
Video formats supported:3GP,AVCHD,AVI,M-JPEG,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,TS,WMV,XVID / AVCHD,AVI,M-JPEG,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,WEBM,WMV,XVID / AVCHD,AVI,M-JPEG,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG2,MPEG21,WEBM,WMV,XVID

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:2
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):BRAVIA Sync
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4 / 5
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: No
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1 / 2
SCART ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:89.06 / 92
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (max):139
Power consumption (standby):0.25
Power consumption (typical):66

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:skype
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Number of tuners:1
Tuner Type:Analog / Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.52
Depth (with stand):11.7
Height:25.2
Height (with stand):26.5
Package depth:5.79
Package height:29.4
Package width:52.3
Weight:3.22 / 32.2
Weight with stand:3.68 / 36.8
Width:42.6
Width (with stand):42.6