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Sony KDL-48W705

alaTest has collected and analyzed 547 reviews of Sony KDL-48W705. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and sound. The price and image quality are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony KDL-48W705 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-48W705

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 user reviews of Sony KDL-48W705 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the glare and sound are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, but opinions are divided on the durability. Many are negative about the reliability.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL-48W705C SmartFull HD 1080p 48 Inch TVSony KDL-48W705C SmartFull HD 1080p 48 Inch TV

Dec, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony KDL-48W705C review

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If you want a Full HD TV from Sony at an affordable price, then the Sony KDL-48W705C could appeal. Alongside smart TV, Freeview HD and a PVR feature, this TV has impressive HD TV picture quality, but does it have enough quality overall to be worth your...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-48W705C

 

Great picture great sound

Impossible to go straight to guide on start up takes several minutes before you can change channels

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-48W705C

 

Very high quality picture. The smart app and other options that can offer this smart TV is great.

The tuner is hopeless, the image keep breaking. I have an LG & Samsung at home that using the same area and I have no issue what so ever, I even added a filter to improve the quality, but nothing works properly. The only choice I have to get stable...

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KDL-48W705C

 

Amazing picture

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

My SONY TV IS MY NEW MATE. ALWAYS THERE 24/7

 

" Excellent picture quality and sound. "

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Sony TV

 

" Did a lot of research and Sony were consistently recommended for quality...am not very satisfied with my purchase. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Sony smart tv

 

" Great purchase. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great value TV

 

" Bought this TV when on offer recently and am really pleased with it. "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

I've always like Sony

 

" great value, great picture "

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Smart tv and smart buy

 

" Bought to replace an 8 year old Sony tv and I am over the moon with it. Very easy to set up,it virtually does it all for you. Picture and sound quality are excellent and about half the weight of the one it's replacing. OK not the cheapest tv on the...

Jul, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital Pulse
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Computer system

Audio formats supported:MP3, WAV, WMA
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:3GPP, AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPO, RAW, WEBM, WMV

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
LED Indicators: Yes
Peak luminance ratio:71
Placement supported:Horizontal
VESA mounting interfaces:300 x 200

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 4:3, 16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):5000:1
Display brightness:300 / 330
Display Diagonal:48
Display Diagonal (metric):47.6 / 48
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:LED
HD type:Full HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:200
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Response Time:8
Screen format adjustments:14:9, Zoom / 4:3, 16:9
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p / 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Touch screen: No
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:64
Energy efficiency compliance:A++
Power consumption (max):92
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):46

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:300 x 200

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Firmware upgradeable: Yes
Firmware upgradeable via:USB
Hotel mode:Y
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Animation, Cinema, Game, Sports, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Browser supported:Opera
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Miracast:Y
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes

Other Features

Dimming type:Frame Dimming
HDD recording: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: No
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mounting kit: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Handheld remote control: Yes
Package depth:6.22
Package height:28.8
Package weight:35.3
Package width:46.7

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:3GPP, MP3, MP4, WMA, WMV / LPCM, MP3, WMA
Clock function: Yes
Digital Video Recorder (DVR): Yes
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG, MPO
Local dimming: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Picture processing technology:Sony X-Reality PRO
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Supported file systems:FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
TV tuner integrated: No
Video compression format:3GPP, AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPO, RAW, WEBM, WMV / 3GPP, AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MOV, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM, WMV
Video formats supported:3GPP,AVCHD,AVI,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPO,RAW,WEBM,WMV / 3GPP,AVCHD,AVI,MKV,MOV,MPEG1,MPEG2,WEBM,WMV

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:2
Audio (L,R) out:1
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+):No / 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
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
MHL version:2.1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
PC in (D-Sub):No / Yes
RF ports quantity:1
RS-232 interface: Yes
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB port: Yes
VGA (D-Sub) input ports:1

Power

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:64 / 67
Energy efficiency class:A++
Power consumption (max):92
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):46

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Facebook, Twitter
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart TV: Yes
Video apps:Youtube

Technical Details

Ambient light sensor: Yes
Dimensions (W x D x H) with stand:42.9 x 7.68 x 26.4
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Light sensor: Yes
Motion interpolation frequency:200
Operating time:17
Power save mode:Y
Subwoofer out: Yes
Timer:Y

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.24
Depth (with stand):7.68
Height:24.9
Height (with stand):2.64 / 26.4
Package depth:6.22
Package height:28.8
Package weight:35.3
Package width:46.7
Weight:24.9
Weight with stand:25.8
Width:42.9
Width (with stand):42.9