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10 Reasons For
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many ultra large TVs that have been around for 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 all the other 4K Ultra HD TVs to this television and we think cheaper televisions such as the LG 70UF770 (£2,499.99), and the Cello C85238 (£3,010.99) is also worth considering.
We checked 1,704 owner and expert reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its ultra large TVs range.
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the Sony KD-75X8505 has a WiFi connection.
Other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG 79UF770, or the Sharp LC-70UD20.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LG 79UG880 is also worth considering.
Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the KD-75X8505, the KD-75X8505 is Smart TV.
There are a number of other Smart TVs currently available that you might want to consider including the LG 79UF770 which has a better Rating.
If you are looking for a TV that is Smart TV then you might want to look at the 79UG880, or the 79UF860 (£5,299.99) both from LG.
The KD-75X8505 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other ultra large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KD-75X8505.
We compared this TV to all the other 3D compatible TVs and we think the Sharp LC-70UD20 which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the 79UG880, or the 79UF860 (£5,299.99) both from LG.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
Most of the other TVs of this spec and age only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the KD-75X8505 has three USB 2.0 ports.
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Two Composite Video in Ports
The KD-75X8505 has more composite video in ports than most of the ultra large TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-75X8505. This TV is a two composite video in port TV compared to most of the TVs of this age and type which only have one composite video in port.
The KD-75X8505 is one of the lighter ultra large TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-75X8505 (only 34.8 kilograms) amongst ultra large TVs of this age. The weights of TVs of this type and age range from 28kg to 82kg, and the average weight is 46kg.
Has One Sound Mode
The number of sound modes found on the KD-75X8505 is more than most ultra large TVs that have been available for more than a year. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this Sony TV. The sound modes Music|Standard are also found on this television.
This TV has a Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age to it.
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Price Has Increased by £805.00
The KD-75X8505 has increased in price by £805.00 in the last 31 days.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other ultra large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KD-75X8505, the Sony KD-75X8505 does not have a built-in camera.
Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the Sony KD-75S9005 (£2,729.00).
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KD-75X8505 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.
The average thickness of TVs of a similar type and age to the KD-75X8505 is 68mm. The Sony KD-75X8505 has a quite thick thickness (79 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the KD-75X8505.
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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
TVs of a comparable type and age to the KD-75X8505 have annual energy consumptions of between 130kWh and 500kWh. At 319 kilowatt hours, the KD-75X8505 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KD-75X8505.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Sony released the KD-75X8505.
Running Costs Are Average
This television is rated B for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the KD-75X8505 is £372 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 29 TVs of a similar type and age.
Digital, Digital Plus, Digital, Digital Pulse, Pulse
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Picture and Picture
Picture in Picture Function
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Electronic Programme Guide
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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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