Sony KDL-50W829 TV reviews and prices: 50" Full HD 1080p LED edgelit screen

93 customer reviews

This television is a good all rounder.

£896 at 1 retailer out of 423 retailers checked

8.8 out of 10 based on 93 reviews.
Sony KDL-50W829 with 50" Full HD 1080p LED edgelit screen, 4 HDMI ports and Freeview HD. See full product description

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JANE, Coventry Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Good picture
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 27 Feb 2015

Terry, Kelso Sports and games fan

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
None at the moment because it only lasted 1 day before packing up
Bad points:
It only lasted for 1 use then packed up
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 2.0
Image quality 2.0
Sound quality 2.0
Design 1.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 22 Apr 2015

Dave, Hyde Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Picture quality is really good with Blu-ray and games looking particularly great on it.
Bad points:
My only gripe with it is that the stand is too low for my set up
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 21 Apr 2015

Colin, Rotherham Multi-purpose viewer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Slim light TV, good image and sound quality.
Bad points:
Remote a bit poor, IE football button, the stand is poor doesn't hold TV steady TV wobbles, don't let kids near it, watched a program on Amazon prime and found it juddering my old Sony had no problem with downloading action was smooth. the screen is very reflective like a mirror ok at night.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 6.0
Value for money 8.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Jan 2015

Allan, bordon Occasional TV watcher

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
remote control buttons
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 16 Feb 2015

Lee, Fleetwood Occasional TV watcher

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Looks really nice, very thin border
Bad points:
No
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 12 Mar 2015

Jodie, nuneaton Film and documentary lover

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
love everything about the tv. best tv i have ever had.
Bad points:
nothing at all
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Mar 2015

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Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 50
Type of screen LED edgelit
3D Yes
HD TV Full HD 1080p
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview HD
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of scart ports 1
Connections Component
Connections PCMCIA
Connections USB
Connections Ethernet
Connections WiFi
Smart TV Yes

Also known as: Sony KDL50W829BBU, Sony KDL50W829

TV Buyers Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

For the magic of 3D in the comfort of your living room, consider the Sony BRAVIA KDL50W829BBU Smart 3D 50" LED TV, featuring superb Smart TV, X-Reality PRO for top-quality viewing and a bass reflex speaker to bring more booming bass to your films.

Smarter viewing
You won’t miss a moment of your favourite viewing with the BRAVIA 50W829. Using the built-in WiFi connection, this Smart TV lets you catch up on all your favourite programmes thanks to the BBC iPlayer and Demand 5 apps, or you can even more to watch using Video Unlimited, Netflix or LOVEFiLM. There’s also a range of content available on the exclusive Sony Entertainment Network.

There are a number of apps available using the Opera Apps System, and you’ll be able to access the internet using the Opera internet browser. You can even stay in touch with friends and family from the comfort of your sofa using the Skype application.

If that isn’t enough for you, this television also includes a built-in Freeview HD tuner that provides you with a range of digital HD channels and radio stations without the hassle of any monthly fees.

Entertainment at your fingertips
With One Flick Entertainment, you’ll be able to enjoy a range of viewing quicker than ever before. Using the new interface, all you need is your thumb to find and launch apps within seconds. This means you can cycle through TV channels, view photos on your network and much more with a simple movement. The unobtrusive menu appears at the bottom of your screen so it won’t disturb what’s currently showing on your TV.

The 50" W829 also includes the TweetView system, which lets you view what people around the world are saying about the programme that you’re watching. Your TV will suggest relevant keywords related to the current programme, or you can enter your own. Tweets will then flow across the bottom of your television screen, making your viewing more social than ever.

A new dimension
Whether you’re watching creatures creeping through cover in a nature documentary, catching up with the latest sporting action or engrossed in the latest movies, the 50W829 offers fantastic Active 3D technology that immerses you in your favourite programmes. You’ll be able to watch the latest 3D movies on your Blu-ray player, 3D TV broadcasts and view 3D images that will please the whole family. It offers comfortable viewing thanks to the natural depth of field.

Amazing picture quality and bigger bass
With X-Reality PRO technology built into this TV, you can enjoy the very best viewing in your living room with the BRAVIA W829. Whether you’re settling down to a film or streaming a video from your mobile device, this technology analyses the scene to provide you with the perfect image. It compares the scene to a database of images, and sharpens the image and refines detail in nano seconds.

To truly get the best from your entertainment, you need sound that’s every bit as good as the images. With the Bass Reflex speaker and a compact speaker system, you’ll hear everything from crisp high notes to deep and rumbling low notes, treating you to a full range of sound.

Get your head in the game
Perfect for enjoying the biggest football matches, this Sony TV includes the live football mode, bringing you the match day experience from the comfort of your sofa. It automatically adjusts the picture and sound settings to simulate the stadium experience, so you can feel like you’re there watching it.

It also includes access to the latest FIFA World Cup standings, and YouTube videos of memorable World Cup moments, perfect for footy fans.

Making connections
With four HDMI connections to make use of, you’ll be able to connect plenty to your television, whether it’s the latest games consoles or your home cinema kit. View your own content using the USB 2.0 ports on the TV, perfect for connecting external hard drives or USB devices.

Enjoy your smartphone’s content on the large screen using screen mirroring technology, connecting your phone wirelessly before zipping through videos, photos, apps, games and more on your TV.

A design for life
The BRAVIA W829 has a graceful presence in your living room thanks to the high-quality aluminium design, with a slim and elegant stand that can also double as a wall mount.

It also includes an intelligent core which sits below the screen and softly cascades a light below, showing any interaction between you and the television.

Don’t forget your HDMI cables
Check out our range of HDMI cables to connect your HD devices and to make sure your new TV has a perfect picture with improved transfer speeds.

Bring the best in entertainment to your living room with the Sony BRAVIA KDL50W829BBU Smart 3D 50" LED TV.

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