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65" Active Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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9 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Flatpanelshd.com said that this television was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website flatpanelshd.com scored this television 72 out of 100.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 1,507 owner and expert reviews, Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

3D Compatible

The KD-65X8509 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KD-65X8509 which are not 3D compatible.

Other 3D compatible TVs currently available which you might also want to consider include a cheaper TV such as the LG 49UX960[plb_3386982_price] or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the Sony KD-55X9305[plb_2834289_price], or the Samsung UE55JS8000[plb_3021523_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KD-65X8509, the Sony KD-65X8509 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Panasonic TX-55CR730[plb_2839971_price], or the Sony KD-55X9305[plb_2834289_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 49UX960[plb_3386982_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KD-65X8509 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to consider including the LG 49UX960[plb_3386982_price] which is cheaper; or the Panasonic TX-55CR730[plb_2839971_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this television and we think the LG 49UH5B[plb_3158684_price] is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 1,000 hertz, the KD-65X8509 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KD-65X8509. 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago have motion interpolation frequencies of between 100Hz and 2,400Hz.

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Has Nine Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the KD-65X8509 is more than most TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-65X8509. The smart modes "Animation", "Cinema", "Custom", "Graphics", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KD-65X8509 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KD-65X8509 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the UE55JU6510[pl_2827581_price], or the UE55JU6500[pl_2830306_price] both from Samsung; or the Samsung UE55JS8500[plb_2828885_price].

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Very High Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A, however the KD-65X8509 is in the most expensive 14% of all 435 televisions of a comparable type and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-65X8509 is £242.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-65X8509, the KD-65X8509 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the Sony KD-65X8509 is more than most TVs of this age and type. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats H.265 are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thick

The Sony KD-65X8509 has a fairly thick thickness (78 millimeters) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KD-65X8509. Across all the televisions of a similar type and age to the KD-65X8509 the thicknesses range from 11mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Sony KD-65X8507[plb_2796454_price] (78mm).

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Heavy

At 24.1 kilograms, the Sony KD-65X8509 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. The weights of TVs that are a similar age to the KD-65X8509 range from 1.1kg to 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KD-65X8509 is 140kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 61kWh to 550kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 207 kilowatt hours, the Sony KD-65X8509 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago.

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4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were launched 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Operating System Version
Operating System
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Composite Video Out Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Network Browsing
Management Features
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Video Format
Parental Controls
24p Playback
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
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Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Special Features
Triluminos Display
Motionflow XR
ClearAudio+
4K X-Reality Pro

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £238.76
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £241.80
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Energy Rating
1.2T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 31 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 65X8509C, sony x8509, sony x8509c, KD-65X8509C, sony 65x8509, sony p222451, sony 65x8509c, sony p222451p, sony kd65x8509, sony kd65x8509c, sonytv kd65x8509, sony kd65x8509cb, sony kd65x8509cbu, sony kd65x8509cba, sonytv kd65x8509c, sony kd65x8509cbae, sonytv kd65x8509cb, sonytv kd65x8509cbu, sony kd65x8509cbaep, sonybravia kd65x8509, sonybravia kd65x8509c
Barcodes 00635131626210, 04548736002340, 04548736002357, 05054629865613

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