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12 Reasons For
Sony is one of the better rated TV manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Sony also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.
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 TVs that came out around the same time as it.
£250.01 Price Drop
In the last 59 days the KD-65XD8599 has dropped in price by £250.01.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs, the Sony KD-65XD8599 supports smart TV features.
It is worth considering other TVs which also support smart TV features including the UE65KU6680[pl_3422756_price], or the LE22D450G1W[pl_3713450_price] both from Samsung or the LG 65UH770[plb_3406107_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
The KD-65XD8599 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-65XD8599.
We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the UE65KU6680[pl_3422756_price], or the LE22D450G1W[pl_3713450_price] both from Samsung or the LG 65UH770[plb_3406107_price].
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on televisions that came out in the last year.
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2160p Video Mode
This television supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on new 4K and 8K TVs.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The KD-65XD8599 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The KD-65XD8599 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (1,000 hertz) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The average motion interpolation frequency of 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the KD-65XD8599 is 570Hz.
Has Five Sound Modes
The Sony KD-65XD8599 has a greater number of sound modes than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Sony television has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on similar spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year. The sound modes "Custom", "Game", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.
Features One Video App
The KD-65XD8599 has a greater number of video apps than most new televisions. The most frequently featured video app is YouTube, but this video app is not featured on this television. The video apps NetFlix are also featured on this Sony television.
With a thickness of only 44 millimeters, the KD-65XD8599 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs. The thinnest thickness of TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-65XD8599 is 30mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the Sony KD-55XD9305[plb_3300258_price] (36mm and cheaper).
4 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The KD-65XD8599 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-65XD8599 are also not 3D compatible.
Most recently released similar spec TVs do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KD-65XD8599 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UE60JU6400[plb_2894934_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most recently released TVs do not feature OLED technology. The KD-65XD8599 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55C6[plb_3742296_price].
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
At 165 kilowatt hours, the KD-65XD8599 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-65XD8599. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-65XD8599 the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many latest 4K and 8K TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Ten Months Ago
Sony released the KD-65XD8599 ten months ago.
Average Running Costs
This television has an efficiency rating of A+, and the KD-65XD8599 has an average 5 year running cost of £194 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 388 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year.
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Average Refresh Rate
With a refresh rate of 100 hertz, the KD-65XD8599 has a relatively typical refresh rate compared to most of the other recently released televisions.
If you are looking for a faster refresh rate then you might want to look at the LG 60UH770[plb_3406080_price] (200Hz and cheaper).
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.96 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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