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65" Active Feb 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
Bring colour and sound to life A picture as real as life itself: So realistic you might just forget you're watching TV. Stunning images are produced using our most advanced X-Reality PRO picture... More
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15 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

This Sony TV received a rating of 96% from expert review website Chip.de. If all the comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year are ranked by average expert review score then this large TV is in the top 4%.

Good Brand

Large TVs manufactured by Sony have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just large TVs) and found that Sony also has good reviews across its entire range.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than a year which are not 3D compatible, the Sony KDL-65W855 is 3D compatible.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including the LG 55EG910[plb_3056188_price] which is cheaper.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-65W855, the Sony KDL-65W855 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the LG 55EG910[plb_3056188_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The KDL-65W855 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LG 55EG910[plb_3056188_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Two SCART Ports

Most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago only have one SCART port, however the KDL-65W855 has two SCART ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The KDL-65W855 is a three USB 2.0 port TV.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The KDL-65W855 has more HDMI ports than most of the televisions of a comparable age and type to the KDL-65W855. Most of the large TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-65W855 only have between one and three HDMI ports, however this Sony TV has four HDMI ports.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Sony KDL-65W855 is more than most televisions of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Sony television. The image formats JPEG XR and MPO are also supported by this television.

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Features One App

features one app

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the KDL-65W855 is more than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on televisions of a similar age and type to the KDL-65W855.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is the most frequently supported MHL version on large TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The KDL-65W855 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This Sony TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KDL-65W855. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Supports Eleven Video Formats

supports eleven video formats

The KDL-65W855 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-65W855. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "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.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the KDL-65W855 is more than most large TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs of a similar type and age to the KDL-65W855. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony TV.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many large TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-65W855 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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Expensive

We think this Sony TV looks expensive compared to other televisions of this age and type. The price range of televisions of this age and type is from £259 to £1,328.

Very High Running Costs

Whilst this television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KDL-65W855 is £186, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 127 similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the Sony KDL-65W855 does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the LG 55EG910[plb_3056188_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

The KDL-65W855 has one of the lower subwoofer RMS power (only 10 Watts) amongst televisions of this age. The average subwoofer RMS power of TVs of this age and spec is 17W, and the subwoofer RMS power range from 10W to 20W.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

When compared to other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-65W855, the Sony KDL-65W855's annual energy consumption of 226 kilowatt hours is one of the highest. The lowest annual energy consumption of large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-65W855 is 62kWh and the highest is 230kWh.

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Very Heavy

Across all the large TVs that have been available for more than a year the weights range from 5.2kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 17kg. With a weight of 35.6 kilograms, the KDL-65W855 is very heavy compared to most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-65W855.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-65W855

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this age and spec. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Thickness

At 64 millimeters, the Sony KDL-65W855 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-65W855.

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Specification

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Motion Interpolation Technology
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TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
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Internet Browser
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Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
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Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
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Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Mobile High-Definition Link
MHL Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Parental Controls
Child Lock
Game Mode
24p Playback
Wide Color Enhancer
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Panorama Feature
Face Detection
Clock Function
File System
Deep Colour
Picture Processing Technology
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Colour
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Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
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DLNA Certificate
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Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
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3D Glasses Included
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Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Quick Installation Guide
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LED Backlight
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HDD Recording
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Weight Without Stand

Expert Reviews

(1)
16 December 2015

Im Test setzt der Sony KDL-65W855C gleich zwei neue Spitzenwerte. Sowohl bei der Bildqualität als auch bei der Ausstattung ist der Sony-TV das aktuell beste Gerät über 43 Zoll. Während auch...

Balanced colours
Strong contrast
Sharpness
Sizetoprice ratio
Bardzo dobra jako obrazu
Narrow viewing angles
Could do with more apps
Brak okularw 3D w zestawie
Brak dodatkowego pilota
Hoher Stromverbrauch im Standby

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 6 July 2015 by Prof TBun

The last time I tried in-ear phones in this price bracket (Bose) they were an all-round disappointment. These Optoma earphones are the exact opposite. The moment I saw the box, I knew I was in for... Read more…

Compact, lightweight, simple installation, great performance for the cost. Met my expectations. Just bought a stick of 8GB DD 3 SO-DIMM RAM and a 750GB 2.5" Notebook HDD to go in it and it works great
It's small, it's "silent" when turned off
Small, solid video performance
Small size. light weight. options for how to display the device
We have a number of these in our network. They are great low power desktops for non-power users. I would recommend for areas that access a terminal server, telnet type client, or just basic e-mail and
The fan seems to run most of the time when I'm working on it and it's fairly loud; about as loud as when a laptop fan kicks on high, or a little louder. Other than that, no complaints
The foxconn site advertises this as noiseless, which is absolutely ridiculous. This thing 8 feet away is louder than my desktop 2 feet away. I'm running openelec 3.2.2 on it and the fan never slows do
Extremely loud, runs hot, screws are impossible to remove, little to no performance gain over previous model. Useless in HTPC or quiet office spaces
Hot, VERY HOT drivers don't install. no way to disable UEFI. no external Antenna for wireless device
They are not super powerful gaming machines. But that's not what we purchased them for

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £184.27
Electricity cost when on standby £1.52
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Total running cost over 5 years £185.79
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Energy Rating
0.92T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony w855, kdl65w855, sony xr800, sony w855c, kdl65w855c, sony xr800h, sony w855ct, sony p222462, sony xr800hz, sony c78yzs00, sony p222462p, sony c78yza00, sony kdl65w855, sony fwl65w855, sony kdl65w855c, sony kdl65w855a, sony fwl65w855c, sony kdl65w855ab, sony fwl65w855ct, sony kdl65w855cb, sony kdl65w855cbu, sony kdl65w855abu, sonybravia kdl65w855, sonybravia kdl65w855c, sonybravia kdl65w855cb, sonybravia kdl65w855cbu
Barcodes 00635131626401, 04548736002500, 04548736002524, 04905524949117, 04905524949124, 04905524949131, 05013493232662

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