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55" Direct-LED Flat Sep 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

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.

Good Product Quality

One Sony KD-55X8005 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was good quality. In December Colin T. Leck mentioned in his review of this TV “The picture quality is superb”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the Sony KD-55X8005 reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Supports Smart TV Features

The KD-55X8005 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the UE48JS8500[pl_2828861_price], the UE50JU6800[pl_2955154_price], or the UE55JU7500[pl_2817750_price] all from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Sony KD-55X8005 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year also have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to consider including the UE48JS8500[pl_2828861_price], the UE50JU6800[pl_2955154_price], or the UE55JU7500[pl_2817750_price] all from Samsung which has better reviews.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The KD-55X8005 is a two composite video in port TV.

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3 MHL Version

The Sony KD-55X8005 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it support a 1.3 MHL version.

This TV's MHL version (3) is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-55X8005.

Amongst similar types of TV the worst supported MHL version is 1.3.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The KD-55X8005 has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and spec. The audio formats "FLAC", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Ten Video Formats

supports ten video formats

The number of video formats supported by the KD-55X8005 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs that came out more than a year ago. The video formats "3GPP", "H.265", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The KD-55X8005 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the KD-55X8005 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the UE48JS8500[pl_2828861_price], the UE55JU7500[pl_2817750_price], or the UE40JU7000[pl_2823162_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony KD-55X8005 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the KD-55X8005 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the Sony KD-55X8005 is more than most TVs that were released more than a year ago. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-55X8005.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KD-55X8005 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KD-55X8005 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago range from 100Hz to 2,400Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 800Hz. At only 200 hertz, the KD-55X8005 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-55X8005.

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Only One RF Port

The Sony KD-55X8005 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type have between one and three RF ports.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony KD-55X8005

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
MHL Version
Audio Out Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Parental Controls
Game Mode
24p Playback
Ambient Light Sensor
Voice Control
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 by Colin T. Leck
(Verified Purchase)

A fantastic TV, the picture quality is superb, and setup was a breeze. I like Smart & Simple, and this one more than met those criteria. My wife wasn't keen on a 55" TV, as she was happy with the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kd55x8005, sony xr200, kd55x8005c, sony xr200h, sony xr200hz, sony kd55x8005, quick kd55x8005, sony kd55x8005c, summer kd55x8005, sony kd55x8005cb, quick kd55x8005c, sony kd55x8005cba, summer kd55x8005c, sony kd55x8005cbu, sony kd55x8005cbae, sony kd55x8005cbaep
Barcodes 00635131626623, 04548736008137, 04548736008144

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