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6 Reasons For
Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
We checked 1,507 owner and expert reviews for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.
The KD-75X8505 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year are not 3D compatible.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 65EF950[plb_3059572_price].
If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the LOEWE 54433B40[plb_2973680_price], or the Samsung UE78JU7500[plb_2824275_price].
Supports Smart TV Features
The KD-75X8505 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago also support smart TV features.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the 65EF950[pl_3059572_price], or the 65EG960[pl_2880027_price] both from LG.
It is worth considering alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the Samsung UE78JU7500[plb_2824275_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-75X8505, the KD-75X8505 has a WiFi connection.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 65EF950[plb_3059572_price] is also worth considering.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this television and we think the LOEWE 54433B40[plb_2973680_price], or the Samsung UE78JU7500[plb_2824275_price] is also worth considering.
Two Composite Video in Ports
The KD-75X8505 is a two composite video in port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-75X8505 only have one composite video in port.
3 MHL Version
The KD-75X8505 supports a newer MHL version than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports a 3 MHL version, whereas most TVs that were released one year ago support a 1.3 MHL version.
A 3 MHL version is actually the best supported MHL version across all similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KD-75X8505.
Across comparable types of TV the worst supported MHL version is 1.3.
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7 Reasons Against
The price range of TVs of this age and type is from £280 to £13,999. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other TVs of this age and type.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year, the Sony KD-75X8505 does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the UE65JS9500[pl_2824055_price], or the UE78JS9500[pl_2824104_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most televisions of this type and age do not feature OLED technology. The Sony KD-75X8505 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 65EF950[pl_3059572_price], or the 65EG960[pl_2880027_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.
High Running Costs
This 4K and 8K TV is rated B for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the KD-75X8505 is £372 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 4% of all 435 TVs of this type and age.
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Across all the TVs of a similar age and type to the KD-75X8505 the thicknesses range from 11mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. With a thickness of 79 millimeters, the KD-75X8505 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago.
The KD-75X8505 is one of the heavier televisions of a comparable type and age to the KD-75X8505 (34.8 kilograms) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KD-75X8505 have weights of between 1.1kg and 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-75X8505 the annual energy consumptions range from 61kWh to 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 319 kilowatt hours, the KD-75X8505's annual energy consumption is one of the highest amongst televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-75X8505.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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 a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this television was released.
Digital Plus, Digital, Pulse, Digital Pulse, Digital
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Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse
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Headphone Output Port
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 48 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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