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Sony FWD-65W855

Sony FWD-65W855

65" Active Oct 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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Good Product Quality

A few Sony FWD-65W855 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Difficult_guy rated the product 5 stars and wrote in August “I just fall in love with excellent picture quality, lots of contents to watch as you can download lot of apps like kodi, netflix, plex etc” in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855. Also in August Feeeee mentioned in their review of this TVs on Amazon “The picture quality is superb and as other reviewers have mentioned, we can't imagine how 4K could produce a noticeable enough improvement to justify the massive price difference”. Joy H. wrote “The sound quality is surprisingly good for a flat panel, to be fair I have mine linked to the recommended Sony accessory wireless subwoofer which requires no separate controls”.

Good Picture Quality

Some Sony FWD-65W855 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony FWD-65W855 had good picture quality. Difficult_guy said on Amazon a few weeks ago “I just fall in love with excellent picture quality, lots of contents to watch as you can download lot of apps like kodi, netflix, plex etc”. Feeeee wrote in their review this month “The picture quality is superb and as other reviewers have mentioned, we can't imagine how 4K could produce a noticeable enough improvement to justify the massive price difference”. Little Mo said “Incredible picture quality” and rated the product 5 stars.

One Sony FWD-65W855 reviewer reckoned that this TVs was good for watching movies. Little Mo said in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855 on Amazon “The sound quality is good, although for movies I play it through my sony surround sound which also seems to be enhanced somehow (maybe I'm imagining it?”.

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Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed the Sony FWD-65W855 concluded that it was easy to use. Joy H. and she mentioned “I find the new software interface both more intuitive and easier to use than the 55 inch 2014 model I bought for another room”.

One Sony FWD-65W855 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good experience. Joy H. wrote in her review of the Sony FWD-65W855 in August last year “Having just one remote for everything really makes viewing an effortless and enjoyable experience”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. D. A. Moore wrote in their review in August last year “The TV was relatively straightforward to set-up and operate”.

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Good High Def TV

Several Sony FWD-65W855 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Difficult_guy and wrote in August “I will highly recommend this product who is willing to buy HD tv set” in their review. A few weeks ago Oldschool gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “The fact is this TV absolutely Loves HD Blu Ray movies”. Oldschool also wrote “If all you watch is the HD channels and BLU Ray movies”.

Smart TV Features Are Good

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good for watching on demand TV. Feeeee wrote in their review of this TVs “The remote has an actual Netflix button on it which takes you straight there”. In August last year Joy H. and she mentioned in her review on Amazon “Amazon prime TV is built in as is Netflx”.

A few Sony FWD-65W855 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good apps. Feeeee scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “The software makes navigating very easy and there are loads of apps such as YouTube, Amazon Prime” in their review of this TVs.

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Nice Design

A number of Sony FWD-65W855 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Last year Lee R. said in his review of the Sony FWD-65W855 “Stunning looking TV, excellent connectivity options, beautiful picture” and gave it a score of 99 out of 100. Prosper Afeeva said in August last year “A very good looking tv” in their review of this TVs and gave this TVs a score of 5 stars.

Reasonably Priced

Four people agreed that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned “Very good TV for the price, with a very good definition” in their Sony FWD-65W855 review. This month Feeeee rated this TVs 5 stars and wrote “As other reviewers have mentioned, we can't imagine how 4K could produce a noticeable enough improvement to justify the massive price difference” in their review of this TVs. J. Colman mentioned in their review of this TVs “Great tv for the price”.

One Sony FWD-65W855 owner who reviewed it thought it was a bargain for the price. Difficult_guy gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855 in August “Negatives, * SD channels doesnt look nice, * Tv stand does look cheap * No USB 3 * Cheap looking plastic remote * Setting could be very difficult for new user * 3D glasses”.

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Good Connectivity

Two people said in their reviews that the Sony FWD-65W855 was good in terms of connectivity. Lee R. wrote in his review of the Sony FWD-65W855 “Excellent connectivity options”. One Sony FWD-65W855 reviewer who bought the Sony FWD-65W855 thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Feeeee said in August “It has plenty of HDMI slots for any components you wish to connect”.

One person who reviewed the Sony FWD-65W855 said that it was good in terms of USB connections. D. A. Moore said “I was particularly interested in the USB sockets on the TV as I like to watch a lot of stuff that I have downloaded” in their Sony FWD-65W855 review yet scored it 3 stars.

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Good Sound Quality

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Feeeee scored it 99 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “The combination of the incredible picture and rich, clear sound makes viewing a truly immersive experience” in their review. Joy H. scored the Sony FWD-65W855 5 stars and she said in August last year “The sound quality is surprisingly good for a flat panel, to be fair I have mine linked to the recommended Sony accessory wireless subwoofer which requires no separate controls”. Little Mo said “The sound quality is good, although for movies I play it through my sony surround sound which also seems to be enhanced somehow (maybe I'm imagining it?” in their review.

Robust

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Little Mo gave the Sony FWD-65W855 a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon last year “The stand is just a tiny piece of rounded metal (don't be put off by that though because it's actually very sturdy” in their Sony FWD-65W855 review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Sony FWD-65W855 was well made. Joy H. mentioned on Amazon “Amazon prime TV is built in as is Netflx”.

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Good Brand

Sony has good average reviews for its large TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other brands.

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Good Size

A number of people thought this TVs was thin. In August this year Feeeee wrote “The bezel is very thin so almost the full size of it is screen (if you know what I mean” in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855 and rated the Sony FWD-65W855 5 stars. Joy H. said in her review of this TVs on Amazon in August last year “I have mine wall mounted with a sonus LL22 slim line bracket which while not cheap is of great quality” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good Support

One person concluded that it had good technical guidance. In August this year Keith mentioned in his review of this TVs “The youview has definitely made the sony tv's better> the guide is now a lot easier to navigate” and gave this TVs a rating of 5 stars.

Good Remote Control

One person concluded that it had a good remote control. Difficult_guy said on Amazon this month “It work like a one Flick remote and it is super remote” in their review.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Sony FWD-65W855 owner who bought this TVs wrote that it had a good 3D picture quality. This year Difficult_guy wrote on Amazon “I replaced with my Sharp 60" 3d TV” and gave the Sony FWD-65W855 a score of 99 out of 100.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the FWD-65W855, the Sony FWD-65W855 is 3D compatible.

There are a number of alternative 3D compatible televisions currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the LG 55LB670[plb_2232213_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony FWD-65W855 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the FWD-65W855 also support smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the Sony KDL-50W828[plb_2229287_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the FWD-65W855, the FWD-65W855 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the LG 55LB561[plb_2233834_price], or the Sony KDL-60W605[plb_2296576_price] which has better reviews.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The FWD-65W855 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other televisions of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Three Loudspeakers

The Sony FWD-65W855 is a three loudspeaker TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the FWD-65W855 have between one and seven loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 30 Watts, the Sony FWD-65W855 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. The RMS rated power of televisions of a comparable age and type to the FWD-65W855 range from 7.5W to 100W.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor Stand

One Sony FWD-65W855 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good stand. Difficult_guy wrote in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855 on Amazon “Negatives, * SD channels doesnt look nice, * Tv stand does look cheap * No USB 3 * Cheap looking plastic remote * Setting could be very difficult for new user * 3D glasses”.

Inferior Standard Def TV

Two Sony FWD-65W855 owners who reviewed this TVs agreed that it was not good at displaying standard definition TV. Difficult_guy mentioned on Amazon this year “Negatives, * SD channels doesnt look nice, * Tv stand does look cheap * No USB 3 * Cheap looking plastic remote * Setting could be very difficult for new user * 3D glasses” but despite that still scored the product 99 out of 100. Oldschool said this month “This TV truly hates anything broadcast in SD quality and in fact nearly all of the lower quality SD channels are sometimes virtually unwatchable (blurred”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The Sony FWD-65W855 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55ES8000[plb_403312_price], or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804[plb_2382034_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The FWD-65W855 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price], or the 55EA880[pl_2403544_price] all from LG which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are High

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the FWD-65W855 is £383, which makes it one of the less economic to run televisions of this spec and age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 34.2 kilograms, the Sony FWD-65W855 is one of the heaviest TVs of this age and spec amongst large TVs of this age. The average weight of televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the FWD-65W855 is 20kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony FWD-65W855

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony TV was released over three years ago.

Average Thickness

At 64 millimeters, the FWD-65W855 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the NEC MultiSync E554[plb_1571785_price] (63.5mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
App
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Picture and Picture
On Screen Display
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
24p Playback
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £381.37
Electricity cost when on standby £1.52
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Total running cost over 5 years £382.89
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony FWD-65W855uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
1.9T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
49
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 49 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 65, sony 65q, sony 120, sony 1080, sony x850, fwd65w855, sony 120h, sony 2160, sony w855, sony 65qu, sony w855c, XBR65X800B, xbr65x850b, XBR65X900B, sony 1080i, sony 65quo, sony 1080p, sony x850b, sony xr800, XBR65X950B, KDL65W950B, fwd65w855p, sony 120hz, sony 2160p, sony 65quot, sony w855ct, XBR-65X950B, sony xr800h, FWD-65W855P, fwd65w855pt
Barcodes 00027242879119, 00027242879140, 00027242885677, 04548736002524, 04905524949131, 05013493244061, 05013493244078, 05054484482116, 05054565345286

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