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Sony KDL-50W829

alaTest has collected and analyzed 273 reviews of Sony KDL-50W829. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and price. The sound and usability also get good feedback, whereas the durability and remote control get less positive reviews. Comments are divided on the tuner.

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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-50W829 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 user reviews of Sony KDL-50W829 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. People are impressed by the design and sound. The price and usability also get good comments, but many are negative about the durability.

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94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KDL50W829B 50-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D Smart TV with Freeview - BlackSony KDL50W829B 50-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D Smart TV with Freeview - Black

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse / Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
Audio system:NICAM/A2 / S-Master
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Dolby technologies:Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:16
Sound modes:Movie, Music, Standard / Music, Sports, Music

Certificates

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

Design

Colour of product:Black
Heavy metals free:Hg (mercury)
LED indicators: Yes
VESA mounting:Y

Display

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D: Yes
3D compatibility:Y
3D Type:Active / Passive
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic): / 1000000:1
Display diagonal:127 / 1270
Display diagonal (metric):125.7 / 126
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED backlighting type:Dynamic Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:600 / 800
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
OLED technology: No
Screen format adjustments:14:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:Y / Yes

Management features

Basic hotel mode:Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):Y / Yes
Hotel mode: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:BUL, CRO, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, TUR, UKR
On/Off timer:Y / Yes
Picture-and-Picture: / Yes
Sleep timer: Yes
Smart modes:Animation, Cinema, Game, Photo, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Personal, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Game, Movie, Music, Sports, Standard

Networking

Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Other features

HDD recording:Y
Skype:
USB port:

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 start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:126
Package height:768
Package width:1236

Performance

24p support:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:3GPP, ASF, LPCM, MP3, MP4, WMA / MP3, WAV, WMA
Deep colour support:Y / Yes
Digital Video Recorder (DVR): Yes
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG, MPO, RAW
Panorama:Y
Parental control:Y / Yes
Teletext:2000
Teletext function: Yes
Video formats supported:ASF, AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM / AVCHD, AVI, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, TS, WEBM, WMV, XVID

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:2
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y / Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):BRAVIA Sync
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): Yes
PC in (D-Sub):N / No
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

Annual energy consumption:71
Energy efficiency class:A++
Power consumption (max):100
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):51

Smart TV

Interactive TV: Yes
Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:skype
Screen mirroring:
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Personal, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Game, Movie, Music, Sports, Standard
Smart TV:Y / Yes

Technical Details

Face areas:
LED Backlight:Y

TV tuner

Analog signal format system: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
Tuner type:Analog & Digital / Analogue & Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.4 / 64
Depth (with stand):17.9 / 179
Height :65.6 / 656
Height (with stand):69.3 / 693
Package depth:126
Package height:768
Package width:1236
Weight:13.6 / 14800
Weight with stand:14.8 / 14800
Width:111.6 / 1116
Width (with stand):111.6 / 1116