Too many problems after a few months of ownership. . I’ll start off by saying that i am still on the fence with this tv, and very tempted to box it up and send it back. Bought it on a bit of a whim when seeing it on a lightning deal for under £600, but the very favourable reviews helped seal the deal. When it arrived, the first thing i did was to compare the picture to my 5+ year old 42′ panasonic plasma (p42g20b). I watched three different things side by side. Now i know i was comparing apples with pears here given they are totally different technologies, but nevertheless wanted to see if it beat the old plasma hands down. Whilst full hd content did show this 55w755c to have an overall superior picture, with great colours and surprisingly dark blacks (something a plasma excels at), i did find that some areas of detail weren’t actually as clear,eg : the skin on a shark on one of the recent attenborough shows on iplayer (with hd selected). I was also a little disappointed to see some signs of ghosting on fast moving pictures, but it was far better than my old tv (one of the deciding factors to ‘upgrade’). The biggest downfall of this tv i’ve found so far is the sd upscaling, or lack thereof.Not sure if it is due to poor picture processing, or just a typical symptom of such a large screen.
Nice tv, beautiful display, only issue i’ve experienced is that on occasions the tv doesn’t register the hdmi port. I have a bluray and xbox connected to it and sometimes it doesn’t pick up the signal and you have to pull the power out of the tv and reset it. Also it can glitch when you try to look at the guide and takes 20+ seconds to load but if you have satellite you wouldn’t experience this problem.
Sony KDL-50W755C 50 inch Smart Full HD TV and HT-CT80 2.1 Channel Sound Bar with Virtual Sound System
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- Motionflow XR 800 Hz and X-Reality PRO for a high picture quality
- Sony’s signal-to-sound-architecture for enhanced sound quality
- Massive range of Smart content with the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN)
- 2.1 channel sound bar and 80 W power output enables cinema quality surround sound with virtual surround sound processing
- Wireless music streaming over Bluetooth, bass you can feel with an integrated subwoofer
A very good unit (you can tell a lot of effort has been put on it). The picture quality is really good, certainly due to the 800hz motion rate, x-pro reality and all that. It is a very thin tv and i was quite impressed. The os is very very very fast. Very fast response to any command, and really smooth. Smart functions & features: the tv is really smart and offer many useful features such as making suggestions based on what you usually watch. The users interface: smooth , beautiful to the eye. Built in freeview and satellite (astra 28. 2 e) tuner : very impressive. More than 500 hundred channels hd and non hdcons:1. The design: the fact that all connection are based at the bottom of the unit ruins it all.Come on sony, all the cable are visible at the bottom of the unit and it is not net at all. If like samsung, all the slots should have been placed on the side of the units to keep all the cables behind the scene. I knew before buying it that there would be some issues here and there. (i am not a fan of google play to be honest. Some don’t even work properly on tablets and phones. Imagine what it would be with the sony tv, vevo and aol on don’t work. And this has turned me down. Those particular aps work very well on samsung smart tvs. User interface is complicated to use. You will need some time to get the hang of it. Even the remote is complicated to use (compared for example to the samsung smart tvs remotes) the big fat netflix button in the middle of the remote is not necessary at all in my opinion 🙂 🙂 🙂 why not a amazon prime button, or a youtube button or a vevo 🙂 🙂 :)4. You must sign using you google account. Doesn’t come with the one flick remote. You need to buy it separatly.
From going from a 22′ to this gad been amazing i am seeing stuff the was bit there before. What a tv from going from a 22′ to this gad been amazing i am seeing stuff the was bit there before lol.
Good, but software needs to improve and become more stable. Positives- good picture- plenty of functionality since it’s running androidnegatives- the tv is not always very responsive to the remote, it can take several seconds to change channel or bring up a menu- occasionally tv reboots.