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12 Reasons For
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on large 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.
We compared this television to all the other 4K Ultra HD TVs and we think a cheaper television such as the Panasonic TX-65DX750 (£1,549.00), and the LG 60UH770 (£1,299.00) or you might consider a higher scoring television such as the Samsung UE60KS7000 (£1,449.00) are also worth considering.
Sony Has Good TV Reviews
We checked 1,704 expert and user reviews for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its large TVs.
Only Released Six Months Ago
Being released just six months ago, this large TV is likely to have more advanced features.
60 Hz Display Refresh Rate
This TV supports a 24 Hz|25 Hz|30 Hz|50 Hz|60 Hz display refresh rate, which is typical of many televisions that were launched in the last 12 months.
Price Has Recently Dropped by £210.00
The KD-65XD8599 has dropped in price by £210.00 in the last 45 days.
The Sony KD-65XD8599 is Smart TV. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-65XD8599 also are Smart TV.
The KD-65XD8599 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-65XD8599 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on new large TVs.
Features One Video App
The KD-65XD8599 has a greater number of video apps than most large TVs that were launched in the last year. The most commonly 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 TV.
Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The number of screen format adjustments found on the Sony KD-65XD8599 is more than most recently released large TVs. The most frequently found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this television. The screen format adjustments 14:9|Zoom are also found on this TV.
The average thickness of comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-65XD8599 is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 17mm to 100mm. With a thickness of only 44 millimeters, the Sony KD-65XD8599 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst similar spec TVs of this age.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the Sony KD-55XD9305 (£1,569.80) (36mm and cheaper).
6 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The KD-65XD8599 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions that have been around for the last year are also not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the LG 55EF950 (£1,699.00) or the Panasonic TX-65CR852 (£1,400.00).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-65XD8599, the KD-65XD8599 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KD-65XD8599 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.
It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EF950 (£1,699.00), the OLED55B6 (£1,600.00), or the 55EG9109 all from LG.
Not Cheap Compared to Other TVs That Were Launched in the Last 12 Months
We think this television looks expensive compared to other TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The price range of TVs that were launched in the last 12 months is from £77 to £5,999.
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Only One RF Port
Most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-65XD8599 have between one and two RF ports, including the Sony KD-65XD8599 which has one RF port.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
Similar spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year have annual energy consumptions of between 59kWh and 320kWh. The KD-65XD8599 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (165 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other new large TVs.
1 Other reason to consider the Sony KD-65XD8599
Running Costs Are Average
This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the average 5 year running cost of the KD-65XD8599 is £194 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 236 large TVs that have been available for the last year.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.96 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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