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Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV - KDL-55W950B

Abt Model: KDL55W950B | UPC Code: 027242875036
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1080P HDTV/ 3D Format Support/ Color, Clarity And Detail At Their Best With X-Reality PRO/ Motionflow XR 480/ Clear Audio Technology/ Stream HD Entertainment Wirelessly With Built-In Wi-Fi/ Customize Shortcuts/ Photo Sharing Fun/ Full HD Display Resolution/ Black Finish
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Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV - KDL55W950B

Features:

  • Color, clarity and detail at their best with X-Reality™ PRO
  • TRILUMINOS display with more brilliant colors than ever
  • Dynamic Edge LED with X-tended Dynamic Range for 2x brightness range
  • Iconic TV design with large speakers and enhanced sound
  • Lifelike clear movement with Motionflow™ XR 480
  • Stream HD entertainment wirelessly with built-in Wi-Fi®
  • Customize shortcuts for quick access to online videos
  • Follow tweets, Skype with friends and watch TV all at once

Specifications:

3D Features

  • 3D Format Support: Yes
  • Simulated 3D: Yes
  • 3D Super-resolution: Yes
  • Auto 3D Depth Adjustment: Yes
  • 3D: Passive

Audio

  • Audio Power Output: 10W+10W
  • Speaker Configuration: 2ch, Two way speaker [Tweeter (30 mm) x 2, Woofer (40 x 100 mm) x 2]
  • Speaker Position: Down Firing

Audio Features

  • Sony Original Surround: S-Force Front Surround
  • Headphone/Speaker Link: Yes
  • Alternate Audio (Digital): Yes
  • Clear Phase Speaker: Yes
  • Signal-to-Sound Architecture: Yes
  • Digital Out Format: Dolby Digital, PCM
  • Reflector: Yes
  • Sound Mode: Standard; Cinema; Sports; Music; Game; Compressed Audio
  • S-Master: Yes
  • Advanced Auto Volume: Yes
  • Sound Booster: Yes
  • Stereo System: MTS (AUTO SAP)
  • Audio Out: Fixed / Variable
  • Dolby®: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
  • 5.1 Channel Audio Out: Yes

Convenience Features

  • Picture Adjustments Lock: Yes
  • On-Screen Operating Instructions: Yes
  • On/Off Timer: Yes
  • Auto Shut-off: Yes
  • On-Screen Display for External Input: Yes
  • Info Banner: Yes
  • Parental Control: Yes
  • Channel Block (with password): Analog, Digital
  • Auto Photo Mode: Yes
  • BRAVIA® Sync™ : Yes
  • Picture Frame Mode: Yes
  • Twin Picture: PAP (Variable)
  • USB Play (Contents): MPEG1 / MPEG2PS / MPEG2TS / AVCHD / MP4Part10 / MP4Part2 / AVI (XVID) / AVI (MotionJpeg) / MOV / WMV / MKV / WEBM / 3GPP / MP3 / WMA / WAV / JPEG / MPO / RAW (ARW)
  • Scene Select: Photo; Music; Cinema; Game; Graphics; Sports; Animation
  • Show/Hide Channels: Yes
  • Panorama: Yes
  • Skin Naturalizer: Yes
  • USB Super Multi-Format Play: Yes
  • Label Inputs: Yes
  • USB Play: Yes (USB viewer supports FAT16, FAT32, exFAT and NTFS file systems.)
  • Channel Jump: Yes
  • On-Screen Clock: Yes
  • Edit Channel Labels: Yes
  • Channel Surf: Yes
  • Multiple Language Display: English; Spanish; French
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Input Skip: Auto

Customizing Capability

  • RS-232C Control: Yes for SonySTD

Design Features

  • Illumination LED: Yes
  • Stand Design: Chrome Mirror

Display

  • Screen Size (measured diagonally): 55"(54.6")
  • Display Resolution: Full HD
  • Viewing Angle (Up/Down): 89/89 degree
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Screen Size (cm): 138.8cm
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: Over 1 million
  • Viewing Angle (Right/Left): 89/89 degree

Display Features

  • Triluminos Display: Yes
  • Backlight Type: LED
  • Display Device: LCD
  • Dimming Type: Local Dimming

Energy Saving & Efficiency

  • Energy Star® compliant: Yes, V5.3 & V6
  • Dynamic Backlight Control: Yes
  • Power Consumption (On Mode) for Energy Star: 57.38W
  • Power Consumption (Standby Mode) for Energy Star: 0.13W
  • Backlight Off Mode: Yes

General Features

  • Hotel Mode Menu: Yes
  • Closed Captions (CC): Analog; Digital
  • Demo Mode: Yes
  • HDMI™ InstaPort: Yes
  • Finish (Surface Color): Black
  • Start Up Sony Logo Display: Yes
  • Audio Return Channel: Yes

Inputs and Outputs

  • Subwoofer Out: 1 (Side / Hybrid w / HP and Audio Out)
  • Analog Audio Input(s) (Total): 2 (Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 1 (Rear / Hybrid)
  • Audio Out: 1 (Side / Hybrid w/ HP)
  • USB 2.0: 3 (Side)
  • Composite Video Input(s): 2 (1 Rear / 1 Rear Hybrid w/ Component)
  • AC Power Input: 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™ Connection(s) (Total): 4 (Side)
  • Headphone Output(s): 1 (Side / Hybrid w/ Audio Out)
  • Ethernet Connection(s): 1 (Rear)
  • MHL: Yes
  • RF Connection Input(s): 1 (Side)
  • HDMI PC Input Format: 640x480@60Hz; 800x600@60Hz; 1280x768@60Hz-R; 1280x768@60Hz; 1360x768@60Hz; 1024x768@60Hz; 1280x1024@60Hz; 1920x1080@60Hz
  • RS-232C Input(s): 1 (Side / Stereo Mini Jack)
  • Digital Audio Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™ PC Input: Yes

Network Features

  • Wi-Fi Standard: a/b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Frequency: 2.4 Ghz / 5 Ghz (for Wi-Fi Direct / Screen mirroring: 2.4 Ghz Only)
  • Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
  • Skype™: Integrated
  • Guide and Search: Yes
  • TV Tweet: Yes
  • One-touch mirroring: Yes
  • TV SideView™: Yes
  • Screen mirroring: Yes
  • Related Search: Yes
  • Search: Yes
  • One-Flick entertainment: Yes
  • Social Viewing: Yes (Skype and Tweet)
  • X2 Widget (System): Yes
  • Photo Share: Yes
  • Net AD: Yes (depends on ad provider)
  • Seamless Streaming: Yes
  • DLNA Content: MPEG1 / MPEG2PS / MPEG2TS / AVCHD / MP4Part10 / MP4Part2 /AVI (XVID) / AVI (MotionJpeg) / MOV / WMV / MKV / WEBM / 3GPP / MP3 / WMA / LPCM / JPEG / MPO
  • Wireless LAN: Integrated
  • Sony Entertainment Network: Yes
  • Opera Apps (System): Yes
  • Wi-Fi Certified: Yes
  • Internet Browser: Yes (Opera)

Power

  • Power Consumption (in Standby): 120V : 0.2W / 240V : 0.3W
  • Power Requirements (frequency): 60Hz for UL cUL 50/60Hz for other
  • Power Requirements (voltage): AC 120V for UL cUL AC110-240V for other
  • Power Consumption (in Operation) max.: 134W

Regulation and Standards Compliance

  • VESA® Hole Spacing Compatible: Yes

Sensing Features

  • LightSensor™ Technology: Yes

Service and Warranty Information

  • Limited Warranty Term: 12 months

TV System

  • TV System (Analog): M
  • Number of Tuners (Terrestrial/Cable): 1 (Digital / Analog)
  • Channel Coverage (Analog): VHF: 2-13 / UHF: 14-69 / CATV: 1-135
  • Channel Coverage (Digital Terrestrial): VHF: 2-13 / UHF: 14-69
  • TV System (Digital Terrestrial): ATSC
  • TV System (Digital Cable): Clear QAM
  • Channel Coverage (Digital Cable): CATV: 1-135
  • Color System: NTSC

Video

  • Video Signal: 1080/24p (HDMI only); 1080/60i; 1080/60p (HDMI / Component); 480/60i; 480/60p; 720/60p; 1080/30p (HDMI only); 720/30p (HDMI only); 720/24p (HDMI only)

Video Features

  • 3D Comb Filter: Yes
  • MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes
  • Blinking Type: Frame Blinking
  • Intelligent Picture Optimizer: Yes
  • Wide Mode: Full; Normal; Wide Zoom; Zoom; Caption; Normal / Full1 / Full2 for PC
  • 4:3 Default: Yes
  • PhotoTV HD: Yes
  • Picture Mode: Vivid; Standard; Custom; Photo-Vivid; Photo-Standard; Photo-Original; Photo-Custom; Cinema1; Cinema2; Game-Standard; Game-Original; Graphics; Sports; Animation
  • 24p True Cinema™ Technology: Yes
  • Auto Wide: Yes
  • CineMotion® Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology: Yes
  • Video Processing: X-Reality PRO
  • Deep Color: Yes
  • Portable Game Mode: Fine Full; Fine Normal; Portable Game1; Portable Game2
  • Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE): Yes
  • Motionflow™ Technology: Motionflow XR 480
  • Impulse Mode: Yes
  • Clear Mode: Yes
  • Face Area Detection: Yes
  • Scene Optimized Energy Saving: Yes
  • Super-resolution for Game Mode: Yes
  • Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes
  • SimulView™: Yes (TDG-SV5P required)

In The Box

  • 3D Glasses x 2 (TDG-500P)
  • Table Top Stand (separate, assembly required)
  • Touchpad Remote Control (RMF-YD003)
  • Remote Control (RM-YD102)
  • AC Power Cord (Pigtail)
  • Screws
  • Batteries (R03)
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Card

Approximate Dimensions:

  • TV only (W x H x D): 48 7/8" x 29 3/4" x 3 5/8"
  • TV with stand (W x H x D):48 7/8" x 31 1/4" x 10"
  • Carton Dimensions (W x H x D): 53 1/8" x 33" x 8 1/8"

Approximate Weight:

  • TV with Stand: 44.5 lbs
  • TV only: 43 lbs
  • Shipping: 50 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts And Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Television TypeLED
Screen Size55
Aspect Ratio16:09
Resolution1080p
Curved PanelNo
3DYes
Refresh Rate120Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power Per Channel10 Watts
LEDYes
Built-In WiFiYes
Internet Movie StreamingYes
Number of HDMI Inputs4
USB PortYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, Analog Audio, Ethernet, MHL, USB, RF
Output ConnectorsAnalog Audio, Digital Audio
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)48.78
Height (inches)31.25
Panel Depth (inches)3.63
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV
 
4.5

(based on 70 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good remote control (3)
  • Great picture quality (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

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    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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Best TV I Have Owned

I have owned a new TV every year for the past 4 years. Sadly they were all Samsung TV's. Every TV before that was a sony. I switched over to samsung because everything...Read complete review

I have owned a new TV every year for the past 4 years. Sadly they were all Samsung TV's. Every TV before that was a sony. I switched over to samsung because everything you read says Samsung is one of the best or is the best. Well, I have 4 years of experence that says otherwise. 2 of the TV's in that four year went bad within the first year. That being said, I have had the 55W950B for a week now and have been playing with setting every day. This is by far the best TV I have ever owned. Great black levels. Beautiful colors. The Playstation 4 looks sick on this TV as well as blu-ray movies. The TV sound is also great on its own . I purchased the CT770 sound bar with it and makes this a complete package. I am so happy I purchased this TV and will never try another brand. If your looking for the best 2K TV of 2014 Please try this TV. You will not regret it!!!

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The good, the bad, and the ugly

The good is the picture: Sony has the most beautiful picture out there, rivaling all those 4D sets flooding the market, and anyone suggesting the black level is anything short of pitch black...Read complete review

The good is the picture: Sony has the most beautiful picture out there, rivaling all those 4D sets flooding the market, and anyone suggesting the black level is anything short of pitch black needs their eyes examined. The viewing angles are also extraordinary, as good as any of the high priced curved screens.The bad is the shiny screen; looks beautiful when turned off, but really reflective of lights and windows. The ugly is the menu and related functions, one thousand one, one thousand two, that is how long it takes to switch channels. Go into the "channels" icon to scroll more quickly and if you do not have your stations memorized, the "boxes" fly by so fast you cannot read them. Which takes you back to clicking the remote to advance to the next channel. Really? Such a fantastic TV dragged down with such poor user functions is a shame. Sorry Sony, you can do better.

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5.0

Overall, a very good TV to own.

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Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

The picture quality on this TV is nothing short of excellent and the sound is also very good. This is also the only TV where I actually like the preset picture modes. The only thing that I would change would be a little more consistency in how the local dimming works across the different picture modes.

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5.0

Great T.V !

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from Fort Wayne, IN 46808, USA

Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

I bought this a few month's ago, And let me say....WOW! Great picture. It was between this one and the Samsung led. And I'm happy I chose this one. I love everything about it.

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1.0

Very Unhappy and Disappointed

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from 91326

Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

I have never been more frustrated with a television set than I have been with this Sony TV. The clarity of the picture is not what I was expecting from Sony. It's horrible! I tried for over a week to adjust the picture quality and nothing seems to be easy. I called my cable company to come out to see if it was a signal problem. He changed the cable box, added a signal amplifier and still looked like all the shows and scenes were filmed in an overcast day. I will never again buy a Sony television.

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5.0

Excellent TV

By 

from Evanston

About Me Casual User

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Pros

  • Best looking TV out there
  • Good Remote Control
  • Great Picture Quality
  • Great Sound Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

      Very happy with the purchase and the installation!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Good Picture

      By 

      from Saint Augustine, FL 32092, USA

      Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

      Everything was great on the TV except the table stand that was supposed to double as mall mount bracket but did not work I had to buy the extra wall mount bracket .

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      4.0

      Pleased to date.

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      from 97225

      Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

      After my 40" Bravia from 2009 this was a pleasant update. My choice was dependent on keeping my older Bravia working or basically smart/internet connected. Support was solid and helpful. I am glad Sony does not subscribe the Apple doctrine to leave their older models unusable to force new purchases. I bought this Sony specifically as a result of the support team actions to keep my older purchase alive and well.

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      5.0

      Great TV

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      from Delaware, USA

      Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

      Very thin and light with crystal clear screen.

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      5.0

      Wow - 4K picture from 1080

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      from 91326

      Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

      At this price, cannot imagine a better TV! To me, picture is undetectable inferior to 4K; LED backlight seems to enhance 1080, and Motionflow is great. I am very pleasantly surprised how many channels are available in Sony Entertainment Network. Only negative, not that important - our home internet speed is too slow to access PS3 games. (good reason to upgrade our internet)

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      5.0

      Best TV I ever had!

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      from Undisclosed

      Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

      Great TV. Looks fantastic. WIFI works great. No complaints. I like Sony because my experience is that the picture still looks great many years later.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Super Skinny LED HD flat screen best in class

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      from 48116

      Comments about Sony 55" Black LED 1080P 3D HDTV:

      This TV coupled with the Sony sound bar and sub-woofer delivers the best home entertainment experience we have ever experienced. On top of that it's a "smart TV" expanding our viewing access way beyond the cable offerings and enabling us to view laptop, Kindle and Iphone videos, podcasts and live events. We couldn't be happier!

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