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9 Reasons For
We calculated the average ratings for all Sony TVs and also specifically for Sony 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings compared to other brands.
Price Drop of £209.00
In the last 49 days the KD-55SD8505 has dropped in price by £209.00.
60 Hz Display Refresh Rate
This TV supports a 24 Hz|25 Hz|30 Hz|50 Hz|60 Hz display refresh rate, which is the most frequently supported display refresh rate on comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year, the Sony KD-55SD8505 supports smart TV features.
There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the UE55KS7500[pl_3346919_price], or the UE55KS7000[pl_3346968_price] both from Samsung.
It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Panasonic TX-58DX802B[plb_3758550_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
The KD-55SD8505 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-55SD8505.
We compared all the other televisions with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the UE55KS7500[pl_3346919_price], and the UE55KS7000[pl_3346968_price] both from Samsung is also worth considering.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Panasonic TX-58DX802B[plb_3758550_price] is also worth considering.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many TVs that were launched around the same time as it.
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2160p Video Mode
This television supports a 480i|480p|576i|576p|720p|1080p|2160p video mode, which is typical of many new similar spec TVs.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The KD-55SD8505 is a three USB 2.0 port television.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The average motion interpolation frequency of 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-55SD8505 is 570Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 60Hz to 3,000Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,000 hertz, the KD-55SD8505 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-55SD8505.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Sony KD-55SD8505 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs are also not 3D compatible.
TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the TX-58DX750[pl_3392182_price], the TX-58DX802B[pl_3758550_price], or the TX-65CR852[pl_3257055_price] all from Panasonic.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Sony KD-55SD8505 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the KD-55SD8505 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-55SD8505 do not feature OLED technology. The KD-55SD8505 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KD-55SD8505 have thicknesses of between 30mm and 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. At 84 millimeters, the KD-55SD8505 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other newly released TVs.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that were released in the last year. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Ten Months Ago
This 4K and 8K TV was released ten months ago.
OK Running Costs
This television has an efficiency rating of A, and the average running cost of the KD-55SD8505 is £183 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 388 latest 4K and 8K TVs.
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