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Sony FWD-65X8600
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Sony FWD-65X8600

65" Passive Jun 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
With 16:9 4K resolution, the FWD-85X9600P produces over 8 megapixels (four times the resolution of Full HD) for an incredible level of depth, quality and realism. Ideal for business, retail and... More
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8 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Television Reviews

Sony 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the superior manufacturers.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, the FWD-65X8600 is 3D compatible.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 65PUS9809[plb_2436937_price], or the Samsung UE48HU7500[plb_2284995_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The FWD-65X8600 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the FWD-65X8600.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-65AXW804[plb_2315311_price].

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2160p Video Mode

The Sony FWD-65X8600 supports a 2160p video mode which is better than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. Most similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it support a 1080p video mode. In addition, this television support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i and 576p and 720p video modes.

This television's video mode (2160p) is actually the best supported video mode amongst all similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the FWD-65X8600.

Amongst similar types of television the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Sony FWD-65X8600 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the FWD-65X8600. Most of the 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Sony FWD-65X8600 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the FWD-65X8600 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

The FWD-65X8600 is a two audio in port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the FWD-65X8600 only have one audio in port.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The FWD-65X8600 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the FWD-65X8600.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the Panasonic TX-65AXW804[plb_2315311_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the FWD-65X8600, the Sony FWD-65X8600 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a built-in camera and we think the 65PUS9109[pl_2452813_price], or the 65PUS9809[pl_2436937_price] both from Philips or the Panasonic TX-65AXW804[plb_2315311_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the Sony FWD-65X8600 does not feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55HU7200[plb_2432088_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 200 hertz, the FWD-65X8600 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the FWD-65X8600. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago the motion interpolation frequencies range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Quite Thick

The Sony FWD-65X8600 has a quite thick thickness (66 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type. The average thickness of televisions of a similar age and type to the FWD-65X8600 is 52mm, and the thicknesses range from 10mm to 94mm.

We compared this TV to all the other 66mm thick TVs and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony FWD-55X8600[plb_2361513_price] is also worth considering.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55HU6900[plb_2276974_price] (69mm).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony FWD-65X8600

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the FWD-65X8600 will cost £254 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 116 TVs of a comparable age and type.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 4K and 8K TV has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI 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
OSD Language
Performance
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Clock Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £251.58
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £253.41
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony FWD-65X8600uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
1.3T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
33
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fwd65x8600, fwd65x8600p
Barcodes 05013493248816

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