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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on latest comparable spec 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.
There are a number of other 4K Ultra HD TVs currently available which you might want to consider including the LG OLED65E6 (£4,099.00) which has a better Rating; or the Samsung UE65KS9500 (£2,990.00) which is cheaper.
Sony TVs Have Good Reviews
Sony is one of the better rated TV manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Sony also has good ratings for its large TVs.
Only Released Five Months Ago
Being released just five months ago, this Sony TV is likely to use more advanced technology.
The Sony KD-65ZD9 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other TVs that were launched in the last 12 months which are not 3D compatible.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including the LG 55EG9209 (£2,400.00) which is cheaper; or the LOEWE Reference (£3,799.00) which has a better Rating.
Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the LG OLED65C6V (£3,799.00).
The Sony KD-65ZD9 is Smart TV. Most of the other recently released comparable spec televisions also are Smart TV.
Alternative Smart TVs currently available which you might want to look at include a cheaper TV such as the LG 55EG9209 (£2,400.00) or you might consider a higher Rating TV such as the LG OLED65B6V (£3,299.00).
Televisions which are Smart TV that might be worth looking at include the LG OLED65C6V (£3,799.00).
Has a WiFi Connection
The Sony KD-65ZD9 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that came out in the last year also have a WiFi connection.
There are a number of alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at including the LG OLED65B6V (£3,299.00) which has a better Rating; or the LG 55EG9209 (£2,400.00) which is cheaper.
We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the LG OLED65C6V (£3,799.00).
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LED Display Technology
The display technology of the this TV are LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on large TVs that have been around for the last year.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
Most TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KD-65ZD9 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the KD-65ZD9 which has three USB 2.0 ports.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 480p|576p|720p|1080p|2160p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on recently released large TVs.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the new large TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz, the KD-65ZD9 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other new large TVs.
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Not Cheap for a Latest Large TV
We thought that this large TV looks expensive compared to other large TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The price range of large TVs that were launched in the last 12 months is from £77 to £5,999.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Sony KD-65ZD9 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other recently released large TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KD-65ZD9 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that have been available for the last year also do not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider including the LG OLED65B6V (£3,299.00); or the LG 55EG9209 (£2,400.00).
Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The Sony KD-65ZD9 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as it. This TV has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on latest large TVs.
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Only One RF Port
The Sony KD-65ZD9 is a one RF port television.
High Running Costs
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of B, and the KD-65ZD9 has an average 5 year running cost of £340 based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 236 large TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.
With a thickness of 78 millimeters, the KD-65ZD9 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average thickness of new large TVs is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 17mm to 100mm.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the LG OLED65E6 (£4,099.00) (56.7mm and higher rated), or the LOEWE Reference (£3,799.00) (61mm and higher rated) or the LG OLED55E6V (£2,899.99) (56.7mm and cheaper).
The lightest similar spec TV that has been available for around the same time as the KD-65ZD9 is 1.2kg heavy, the heaviest is 44kg, and the average weight is 21kg. The Sony KD-65ZD9 is one of the heavier latest large TVs (32 kilograms) amongst similar spec televisions of this age.
Very High Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KD-65ZD9 is 150kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 320kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 291 kilowatt hours, the KD-65ZD9 has one of the highest annual energy consumptions amongst similar spec TVs of this age.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 44 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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