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Running Costs Are Low
This Sony TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the KD-75XD8505 is one of the more economic to run similar spec televisions that were launched in the last year that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KD-75XD8505 will cost £239 over 5 years to run.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on recently released similar spec televisions. 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 televisions to this TV and we think a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE75JU6400 (£2,579.00) or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the Hisense H75M7900 (£2,260.46) are also worth considering.
Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
On average Sony ultra large TVs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs built by Sony.
Just Released Five Months Ago
This TV was only released five months ago.
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other ultra large TVs that are a similar age to the KD-75XD8505, the KD-75XD8505 has a WiFi connection.
Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at include the Samsung UE75JU6400 (£2,579.00) which is cheaper; or the Hisense H75M7900 (£2,260.46) which has a better Rating.
The KD-75XD8505 is Smart TV. Most of the other ultra large TVs that were released in the last year also are Smart TV.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative Smart TV televisions currently available including the Hisense H75M7900 (£2,260.46) which has a better Rating; or the Samsung UE75JU6400 (£2,579.00) which is cheaper.
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Four HDMI Ports
The KD-75XD8505 is a four HDMI port television.
The KD-75XD8505 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other ultra large TVs that are a similar age to the KD-75XD8505 have between two and five loudspeakers.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The KD-75XD8505 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
2160p Video Mode
This television supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on recently released ultra large TVs.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
At only 204 kilowatt hours, the KD-75XD8505 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-75XD8505. New ultra large TVs have annual energy consumptions of between 140kWh and 390kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 250kWh.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Ultra large TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-75XD8505 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 120Hz and 1,200Hz. At 800 hertz, the KD-75XD8505 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other newly released similar spec televisions.
Has One Sound Mode
The number of sound modes found on the Sony KD-75XD8505 is more than most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most commonly found sound mode is Sports, but this sound mode is not found on this TV. The sound modes Custom|Game|Movie|Music|Sports|Standard are also found on this Sony television.
At only 49 millimeters, the KD-75XD8505 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other ultra large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KD-75XD8505. The thicknesses of ultra large TVs that are a similar age to the KD-75XD8505 range from 49mm to 90mm, and the average thickness is 63mm.
If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE75JU6400 (£2,579.00) (66mm) which is also cheaper.
This TV has a Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on ultra large TVs that were launched around the same time as it.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Sony KD-75XD8505 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-75XD8505 are also not 3D compatible.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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