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Sony KDL-50W805

alaTest has collected and analyzed 761 reviews of Sony KDL-50W805. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The reliability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas views are divided on the remote control.

usability, image quality, reliability, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony KDL-50W805 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KDL-50W805

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 user reviews of Sony KDL-50W805 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the durability and design. The sound and usability also get good feedback. The size and price get mixed comments. Some have doubts about the reliability and remote control.

image quality, usability, sound, design, durability

remote control, reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL-50W805C 50-Inch Android Widescreen 1080p Full HD 3D Smart TV - BlackSony KDL-50W805C 50-Inch Android Widescreen 1080p Full HD 3D Smart TV - Black

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : S21 (s21.com)

Sony KDL-50W805C review

 

The Sony KDL-50W805C is a 50-inch TV with superb picture quality that costs around £600. It's not UHD (4K), but that doesn't worry us in the least when the image quality is this compelling. Low input lag makes this a top choice for gamers too. Only the...

We don't often award 5 star ratings to the TVs we review. The Sony 55W805C would have deserved a 5-star rating if it hadn't been for the roll-out problems with Android TV. As it is, it looks like Sony delayed the release of the TV until it met the...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony KDL-50W805C review

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With the Sony KDL-50W805C, you get Google's new smart-TV service, Android TV. It's an improvement on the previous Sony system, but not without flaws. Is the same true of this HD TV's picture quality? And does it sound good? Read on for our Sony...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (s21.com)

Sony KDL-50W805C

 

What about having the use remote control to surf the net. A bit out of date. Their O browser is not that great to say the least. The channels change of there own accord. I think a Samsug tv I bought 5 years ago is better. Yours Brian.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (s21.com)

Sony KDL-50W805C

 

this TV is great in picture quality, the sound quality is not that great but can be upgraded by yourself.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (ao.com)

Poor for SONY

 

Absoltely pitiful gui speed on the 'smart side'. Powering on and time to change a channel positively awful. You will cringe at the speed it takes for a guide to populate. My aerial cost £20,000 so nothing to do with that. Bluetooth connectivity is...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (ao.com)

Poor for SONY

 

"Absoltely pitiful gui speed on the 'smart side'. Powering on and time to change a channel positively awful. You will cringe at the speed it takes for a guide to populate. My aerial cost £20,000 so nothing to do with that. Bluetooth connectivity is...

Looks good

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (tesco.com)

Superb TV, great price

 

Purchased TV about 3 weeks ago after choosing Tesco based on price and delivery.\nGuys who deliverer were prompt and polite.\nThe TV has so many features, the picture quality is superb with the added bonus of Android built in, my tip is to download...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (tesco.com)

Brilliant picture quality

 

Bought this a month ago best picture I have seen on a TV

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (tesco.com)

Best clarity tv

 

I bought this tv from Tesco and I love it. I always see difference in picture quality Sony tc and other brand . Best clear picture quality. Love it . Happy to buy any Sony product.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (tesco.com)

Stunning Picture with everything that you need

 

Everything you could want from a modern tv, ok so there are Tvs now out there with a higher resolution, but as tv pictures go this took us a little while to get used to being \

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital Pulse / Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Pulse
Audio system:NICAM/A2, Dolby
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:16 / 20
Sound modes:Movie, Music, Sports, Standard / Standard

Certificates

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

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Chrome
Peak luminance ratio:81
Product color:Black, Chrome
VESA mounting:Y

Display

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Active
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Display Diagonal:50
Display Diagonal (metric):49.5 / 49.6 / 50
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:400
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:400 / 480 / 800
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow / Motionflow XR
Noise reduction: Yes
Peak luminance ratio:81
Screen format adjustments:14:9, Auto, Zoom / 14:9, Zoom / 4:3, 14:9, Auto, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA) / 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:100 / 71
Energy efficiency compliance:A+ / A++
Power consumption (max):100 / 110
Power consumption (standby):0.5 / 0.50
Power consumption (typical):51 / 72

Ergonomics

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

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:26 / 32
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:BUL, CAT, CRO, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KAZ, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, TUR, UKR / BUL, CRO, CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KAZ, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, TUR, UKR / BUL, CRO, CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KAZ, LAV, LIT, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, TUR, UKR
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Custom, Game, Graphics, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Personal, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Sports, Standard

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
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

Advanced contrast enhancer:Y
Apps:Y
BRAVIA Sync:Y
HDD recording: Yes
HDMI in:4
i-Manual:Y
Illumination LED:Y
On-screen display for external input:Y
USB playback:Y

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes
3D glasses quantity:2
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mounting kit: Yes
Quick installation guide: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:4.96 / 6.1
Package height:30.1 / 30.2
Package width:4.87 / 47.8 / 48.7

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:LPCM, MP3, WMA
Card reader integrated: No
Clock function: Yes
Compatible memory cards: No
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Disc types supported: No
Face detection: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG, MPO
Light sensor:Y
Optical disc player:N
Optical disc player type:Not included
Panorama: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Picture processing technology:Sony X-Reality PRO
Supported file systems:exFAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
Teletext:2000
Teletext function: Yes
USB recording:Y
Video compression format:3GP, AVC, AVCHD, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM, WMV / 3GP, AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM, WMV, XVID
Video formats supported:3GP,AVC,AVCHD,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,WEBM,WMV / 3GP,AVI,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,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
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
MHL version:2.0
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:100 / 71
Energy efficiency class:A+ / A++
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (max):100 / 110
Power consumption (standby):0.5 / 0.50
Power consumption (typical):51 / 72

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Skype
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:5.0
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart modes:Cinema, Custom, Game, Graphics, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid
Smart TV: Yes
Video apps:Youtube

Technical Details

Auto Wide mode:Y
Clear Phase technology:Y
LED backlight: Yes
Light sensor: Yes
Power save mode:Y
Subwoofer out: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL L, PAL M, SECAM
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Number of tuners:1
Supported TV bands:UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog & digital
Twin tuner:N

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.32 / 2.52
Depth (with stand):7.05 / 7.52
Height:25.7 / 25.8
Height (with stand):27.2 / 27.3
Package depth:4.96 / 6.1
Package height:30.1 / 30.2
Package width:4.88 / 47.8 / 48.7
Weight:30 / 30.2
Weight with stand:32.2 / 32.6
Width:43.9
Width (with stand):43.9