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11 Reasons For
Based on 1,507 expert and owner reviews, Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands.
Has a Built-In Camera
The Sony KD-75S9005 has a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other TVs with a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_2354169_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Like most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KD-75S9005, the KD-75S9005 is 3D compatible.
We compared this TV to all the other 3D compatible televisions and we think the Samsung UE75HU7500[plb_2285236_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_2354169_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Hisense XT910[plb_2743165_price].
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the KD-75S9005 supports smart TV features.
We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV features to this television and we think a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE75HU7500[plb_2285236_price] or you might consider a higher scoring TV such as the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_2354169_price] are also worth considering.
Other TVs which also support smart TV features that you might want to look at include the Hisense XT910[plb_2743165_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
The KD-75S9005 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the KD-75S9005 also have a WiFi connection.
Alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might also want to consider include the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_2354169_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE75HU7500[plb_2285236_price] which is cheaper.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The KD-75S9005 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the KD-75S9005 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
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Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The Sony KD-75S9005 has one of the higher RMS rated power (60 Watts) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago is 8W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 31W.
Features One App
The Sony KD-75S9005 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs of this age and spec. This television features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.
Supports Thirteen Video Formats
The KD-75S9005 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Sony TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPO", "RAW", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
Supports Four Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the KD-75S9005 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the KD-75S9005. The audio formats "WAV", "WMA" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it.
8 Reasons Against
Very High Running Costs
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, however the KD-75S9005 is in the most expensive 18% of all 116 TVs of a similar type and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-75S9005 is £348.
Televisions of this spec and age range in price from £399 to £19,999. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other televisions of this spec and age.
Quite Low Subwoofer RMS Power
TVs of a similar age and type to the KD-75S9005 have subwoofer RMS power of between 2W and 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 21W. With a subwoofer RMS power of only 2 Watts, the KD-75S9005 has one of the lowest subwoofer RMS power amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.
Only Supports One Image Format
The Sony KD-75S9005 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. This Sony TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of this age and type.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most televisions of this spec and age do not feature OLED technology. The KD-75S9005 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
Only Has Seven Smart Modes
The Sony KD-75S9005 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this age and type. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of this type and age. The smart modes "Cinema", "Energy saving", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.
Only One RF Port
Most similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the KD-75S9005 have between one and two RF ports, including the KD-75S9005 which has one RF port.
Televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KD-75S9005 have weights of between 2.2kg and 120kg. At 50.2 kilograms, the KD-75S9005 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions 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.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Sony released the KD-75S9005.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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