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Sony KDL-47W805A

Sony KDL-47W805A
alaScore 96

18 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the color and sound. The design and value for money are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the usability. There are some mixed views about the tuner.

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usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sony KDL-47W805A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 18 reviews)

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Sony KDL-47W805A review

 

The Sony KDL-47W805A sees the brand seemingly back on top form when it comes to TVs, offering a sporty performance and a stylish 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

Whatever way you look at it, this 47-inch W8 Series LED TV is rather impressive. A distinctive design helps its stand out from rival cookie-cutter flatscreens, and it’s well-equipped from a Smart connected point of view. Building NFC into one of the...

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Sony KDL-47W805 review

 

The KDL-47W805A delivers good pictures in brighter rooms and has very good standard-definition upscaling. Its mediocre black levels means it's not a great choice for evening movie viewing, however. It's also a tad expensive and its smart TV system lags...

Clever circular stand ; Easy mirroring of smart phones via NFC ; Decent lineup of smart TV apps ; Strong 3D performance ; Good standard-definition upscaling

Pricey ; TV interface is relatively poor ; Black levels could be deeper

The KDL-47W805A delivers good-looking pictures across both HD and standard-definition sources if you're using it in a brighter viewing environment. Many people will also like its crisp design -- especially the classy circular stand.

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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

The less impressive stuff concerns the current inability to share what you’re watching on the TV with the screen of your tablet PC or smartphone, and the rather haphazard way all the available apps are ordered in the TV’s onscreen menus, meaning that...

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Amazon review summary for Sony KDL-47W805A

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of Sony KDL-47W805A 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.

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

This summary is based on the product: Sony KDL-47W805 47 -inch LCD 1080 pixels 400 Hz 3D TV

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
Application Store: Yes
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S:DVB-S2 (HD)
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2: Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: Yes
HDTV: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture and Picture (PAP): Yes
USB Recording: Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: Yes
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:400
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A+

General Features

3D: Yes
3D Technology:Polarised Glasses
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
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