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Sony KDL-47W805

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“A Competent TV”

£115.65A+
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Sony KDL-47W805
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When the Sony KDL-47W805 is compared to over 200 other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago, overall it seems to be not bad. It has a feature set that is better than that found on similar LED televisions and has average expert reviews and has excellent user reviews.

Customers were of the opinion that this LED television was good at displaying high definition TV. They were also of the opinion that this LED television had a good 3D picture quality. Also, reviewers mentioned that this LED TV was not difficult to use, that it was nicely designed and that it had a good picture quality. In addition, This TV is Full HD, is 3D compatible and has a screen size of 47 inches. However, the technology on this LED television is over two years old, and superior more up to date LED televisions are likely to be available. Owners said that this LED TV was not of a good quality. They also said that this LED TV did not have good sound quality.

LED screen experts had differing views on this LED television.

Last updated 24 Apr 2015

22 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

Ten customers thought the Sony KDL-47W805 had a good picture quality.

Six customers thought the product had good colour saturation. Mr. A. L. Cooper "jetset" mentioned on Amazon "It very good! Crisp, sharp with great colours". Digital Versus gave the product a score of 60 out of 100 and wrote "Faithful colours in Cinema mode" in their review of this LED TVs. Digital Versus also mentioned "It has natural colours, very good 3D".

Four Sony KDL-47W805 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good 3D Picture Quality

The vast majority of customers thought the Sony KDL-47W805 produced a good 3D picture.

Six people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Last year Mr. A. L. Cooper "jetset" said on Amazon "I have tried the 3D and it very good! Crisp, sharp with great colours" in their review of the Sony KDL-47W805. Trusted Reviews rated it 4 stars and said "Bright scenes and 3D look good" in their review of the Sony KDL-47W805. Digital Versus mentioned in September last year "It has natural colours, very good 3D and a handy media player".

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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, T3.com, Digital Versus and Chip.de this LED television has an overall expert rating of 75%.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this mid-size TV rated it as exceptional. This puts this LED screen in the top 3% of all the LED screens of a comparable type and age when ranked by average owner review score.

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Nice Design

Some customers thought the Sony KDL-47W805 was nicely designed.

Four customers said in their reviews that it was a good design. Mr. A. L. Cooper "jetset" gave this LED TVs a rating of 5 stars and said "The design looks amazing as soon as you get it out the box" in their review.

Good Brand

We checked 3,275 owner and expert reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD Type

The display resolution of the this LED television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec LED TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Very Big Screen Size

Across all the mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-47W805 the screen sizes range from 31" to 50". The Sony KDL-47W805 has one of the biggest screen sizes (47 inches) amongst TVs of this age.

Different 47" LED screens that you might want to also look at include a higher Kagoo Rating™ LED television such as the Toshiba 47WL968 (£649.97).

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Easy to Use

Two Sony KDL-47W805 owners thought the Sony KDL-47W805 was not hard to use.

One person mentioned that the Sony KDL-47W805 had a good interface. Last year T3.com said in their review of the Sony KDL-47W805 "Fast, funky user interface".

One Sony KDL-47W805 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use. Digital Versus said "It has natural colours, very good 3D and a handy media player".

Good High Def TV

One person thought the Sony KDL-47W805 had a superior high def picture.

One Sony KDL-47W805 reviewer said that this LED TVs was good at displaying high definition TV.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other LED TVs that have been available for more than two years the Sony KDL-47W805 is 3D compatible.

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Has a WiFi Connection

Has a WiFi Connection

The KDL-47W805 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-47W805.

There are a number of alternative LED screens with a WiFi connection that you might want to consider including a higher rated LED TV such as the Samsung UE46F6500.

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Smart TV

Unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years the Sony KDL-47W805 is Smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in other Smart TV LED TVs including the LG 42LM620 which have a better Kagoo Rating™.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LED screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

Three USB 2.0 Ports

The Sony KDL-47W805 is a three USB 2.0 port LED screen.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-47W805 is more than most LED televisions of this age and type. This LED screen supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that are older than two years. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this TV.

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Four HDMI Ports

Four HDMI Ports

The KDL-47W805 has more HDMI ports than most of the mid-size TVs that are older than two years. This LED screen is a four HDMI port LED television compared to most of the mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-47W805 which only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

Most LED screens of this age and spec have between one and three audio in ports, including the KDL-47W805 which has two audio in ports.

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Supports Seven Video

The number of video modes supported by the KDL-47W805 is more than most LED screens of a comparable spec and age to it. This Sony TV supports a 1080p video, which is the most frequently supported video supported by LED TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-47W805. The video "1080i", "480i", "480p", "576i", "576p" and "720p" are also supported by this Sony LED display.

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Has Four Screen Format Adjustments

The number of screen format adjustments found on the KDL-47W805 is more than most LED displays of this type and age. This Sony LED television has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on LED displays of a comparable type and age to the KDL-47W805. The screen format adjustments "14:9", "Auto" and "Zoom" are also found on this LED screen.

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Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Comparable spec LED screens that are a similar age to the KDL-47W805 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 230Hz. At 400 hertz, the KDL-47W805 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Features One Lifestyle App

Features One Lifestyle App

The Sony KDL-47W805 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most LED televisions of this age and type. This LED display features a Skype lifestyle app, which is the most commonly featured lifestyle app featured on mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-47W805.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

One Sony KDL-47W805 reviewer thought the Sony KDL-47W805 did not have good sound quality.

One Sony KDL-47W805 reviewer who reviewed it agreed that it did not have good sound quality. Digital Versus scored this LED TVs 3 stars and said "Mediocre sound quality".

Poor Product Quality

One person thought the Sony KDL-47W805 was poor quality.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was not good quality. Digital Versus wrote in their review "Mediocre sound quality".

Does Not Have a Built-in Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-47W805, the KDL-47W805 does not have a built-in camera.

Only Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems

The KDL-47W805 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that are more than two years old. This Sony LED television supports a NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by LED TVs that came out more than two years ago. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Only One Tuner

The Sony KDL-47W805 is a one tuner LED display.

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Only Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the KDL-47W805 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This LED television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by LED televisions of this age and spec. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this LED screen.

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Fairly Heavy

The weights of similar spec LED screens that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-47W805 range from 6.2g to 27,000g, and the average weight is 11,000g. At 14,600 grams, the Sony KDL-47W805 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec LED screens that are more than two years old.

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4 Other Reasons to Consider the Sony KDL-47W805

OK Running Costs

This LED television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KDL-47W805 has an average 5 year running cost of £118 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 201 mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.


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Over Two Years Old

This LED television was released over two years ago.

Flat Screen Shape

The screen shape of the this LED television is Flat, which is the most frequently found screen shape on LED TVs of this age and spec.

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