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Sony KDL-50W800B

91points

Sony XBR-55X850A

Sony KDL-50W800B
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Sony KDL-50W800B vs Sony XBR-55X850A

Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A

Why is Sony KDL-50W800B better than Sony XBR-55X850A?

  • 143mm narrower
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    1.12mvs1259mm
  • 175W lower power consumption on operation
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    89W vs264W
  • 28.19kg lighter
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    14.8gvs28200g
  • Has a display in 24p
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  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 18kg less shipping weight
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    19kgvs37kg
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Supports two-player full-screen gaming
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Why is Sony XBR-55X850A better than Sony KDL-50W800B?

  • 4x higher resolution
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    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 9.2% bigger screen size
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    54.6"vs50"
  • Supports USB recording
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  • 1 more USB ports
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    3vs2
  • 0.3W lower power consumption on standby
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    0.2W vs0.5W
  • 14W more audio output power
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    3 x 10Wvs2 x 8W
  • 120mm thinner
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    59mmvs179mm
  • Has a child lock
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Design

1.supports a remote smartphone
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
2.width

1.12m

1.26m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
5.weight

14.8g

28.2kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.thickness

179mm

59mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.
8.height

693mm

740mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.has an LED-backlit display
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Sony XBR-55X850A
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
4.has a display in 24p
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Sony XBR-55X850A
A display that supports 24p can display content at the same speed of a screen cinema, for a more cinematic experience.
5.has an ambient light sensor
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
6.has an HDR10-enabled display
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
The display supports HDR10, which is an HDR (high dynamic range) video technology. Compared to standard dynamic range (SDR) video, HDR10 video has greater contrast and color depth, resulting in more realistic images.
7.has micro or local dimming
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
Local dimming is when sections of the LED array are turned off or dimmed to help produce the deep blacks and higher contrasts.
Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.is DLNA-certified
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Audio

1.supports Dolby Digital
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
3.has stereo speakers
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.supports Dolby Digital Plus
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.
5.has SRS TheaterSound HD
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
SRS devices create an immersive 3D soundfield using only two speakers, simulating the kind of audio experience delivered by devices that support Dolby Digital.
6.has a subwoofer
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
7.has auto volume
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
This technology adjusts the volume of the device according with what the video player needs.
8.supports Digital Out
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
Devices that support Digital Out can deliver sound through optic fiber audio cables (like TOSLINK) or coaxial audio cables, which can transmit high-resolution audio at fast speeds.

Features

1.supports USB recording
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
USB recording is the capacity of the device to record content into plugged in USB devices.
2.has a sleep timer
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
3.has a search browser
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.
4.has a child lock
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
5.supports two-player full-screen gaming
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
With this function, both players can see their own game in full-screen simultaneously by wearing special glasses.

Miscellaneous

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has Skype app
Sony KDL-50W800B
Sony XBR-55X850A
A TV set with the Skype app allows connecting with other people from your device.

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