Sony KD-55XD7005 vs Sony KD-55XD8005

Sony KD-55XD7005
Sony KD-55XD8005

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
£117 cheaper
The Sony KD-55XD7005 costs £419.00, whereas the Sony KD-55XD8005 is £536.00.
Available from 10 shops
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55XD7005 is "A", but the rating of the Sony KD-55XD8005 is "A".
7 Reasons For
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-55XD8005 has a motion interpolation frequency of 400Hz, however the Sony KD-55XD7005 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (200Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

26kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55XD8005 has an annual energy consumption of 129kWh, whereas the Sony KD-55XD7005 is a 155kWh annual energy consumption TV (26kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

78% thinner Edit
The Sony KD-55XD8005 has a thickness of 44mm. That's 34mm thinner than the Sony KD-55XD7005 (44mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Lighter Edit
Sony KD-55XD8005 is 14.7kg heavy, but the Sony KD-55XD7005 is a 16.9kg heavy TV (2.2kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper to run by £30.45
Over five years the Sony KD-55XD8005 is £30.45 cheaper to run than the Sony KD-55XD7005. Read more
Better selling
The Sony KD-55XD8005 ranks No. 1867 by number of sales, whereas the Sony KD-55XD7005 ranks No. 12936.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Sony KD-55XD8005 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Sony KD-55XD7005 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
200Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-55XD7005 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz slower than the Sony KD-55XD8005 (400Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55XD7005 is a 155kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 26kWh higher than the Sony KD-55XD8005 (129kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

34mm thicker Edit
The Sony KD-55XD7005 is a 78mm thick TV, whereas the Sony KD-55XD8005 is a 44mm thick TV (34mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

14% heavier Edit
The Sony KD-55XD7005 has a weight of 16.9kg. That's 2.2kg heavier than the Sony KD-55XD8005 (14.7kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Two months older
The Sony KD-55XD7005 is older than the Sony KD-55XD8005 by two months.
More expensive to run over five years by 20%
The running costs of the Sony KD-55XD7005 are £182.51 which is £30.45 more than the Sony KD-55XD8005 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Sony KD-55XD7005 ranks No. 12936 by sales volume, but the Sony KD-55XD8005 ranks No. 1867.
2 Reasons Against
More expensive by £117
The Sony KD-55XD8005 is £117 more expensive than the Sony KD-55XD7005.
Fewer sellers
The Sony KD-55XD8005 is only stocked by 18 sellers, but the Sony KD-55XD7005 is stocked by 28 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

9 months Ago 6 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 179.47
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 182.51
Purchase price £ 419.00
Total cost of ownership £ 601.51
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 149.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 152.06
Purchase price £ 536.00
Total cost of ownership £ 688.06
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.91T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.75T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 400Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
Display Refresh Rate
 50 Hz
BEST
 50 Hz
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
139cm 139cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Operating System
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface plus
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDCP Security Feature
 HDCP security feature
 HDCP security feature
HDMI Port
4 4
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Bluetooth Connection
 Bluetooth connection
 Bluetooth connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
 WiFi direct connection
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
 Network browsing

Management Features

On/off Timer
 On/off timer
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS
 SLK
 LAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS
 SLK
 LAT
OSD Language
32 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
Parental Controls
 Parental controls
 Parental controls
24p Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p playback
Picture Processing Technology
 Sony TRILUMINOS Display
 Sony TRILUMINOS Display
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
75% 76%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
112W 93W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
155kWh 129kWh
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
78mm 44mm
BEST
Weight
16.9kg 14.7kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18kg
Depth (with Stand)
235mm
BEST
262mm
Height (with Stand)
770mm 769mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,245mm 1,231mm
BEST
Height
730mm 717mm
Width
1,245mm 1,231mm
Packaging Height
839mm 825mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
229mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
1,371mm
BEST
1,552mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
RMT-TX200E Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out Port
 Subwoofer out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Save Mode
 Power save mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Sensor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Stand Width
628mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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