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Compare the 10 Best Sony TVsDecember 2017(Last Updated 15 December 2017)

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{Samsung HG49EE694
£511.18
Was £634 (42 days ago)
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KDL-43WE753BU

Sony KDL‑43WE753BU

35 Reviews
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£449.00

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49"
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£84
Over 5 years
May 2017
A positively reviewed and bargain price 49" Full HD TV, with low running costs but only middle of the road features

77

KD55XD8005

Sony KD55XD8005

33 Reviews
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£770.00

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55"
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£120
Over 5 years
Jun 2016
A relatively new and very highly rated 55" 4K TV, with average running costs but representing only moderate value for money

75

KD65A1

Sony KD65A1

10 Reviews + 3 Awards
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£3,995.00

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65"
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£190
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A fairly new and award winning 65" 4K TV, with satisfactory running costs and one of the largest display diagonals on the market

73

KD-55XE9305

Sony KD‑55XE9305

13 Reviews + 6 Awards
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£1,474.99

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55"
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£170
Over 5 years
Feb 2017
A multi award winning and fairly new 55" 4K TV, with alright running costs but representing not very good value for money

72

KD49XE9005

Sony KD49XE9005

2 Reviews + 1 Award
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£995.00

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49"
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£120
Over 5 years
Jan 2017
A relatively new and good spec 49" 4K TV, with OK running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money

71

XBR65Z9D

Sony XBR65Z9D

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£99.99

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65"
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An astoundingly cheap and new 65" 4K TV, with good features and one of the largest display diagonals on the market

70

KD65XE9005

Sony KD65XE9005

5 Reviews + 2 Awards
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£1,565.00

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65"
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£160
Over 5 years
Jan 2017
A fairly new and award winning 4K 60mm thick television, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site

70

55 XE7002

Sony 55" XE7002

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£599.99

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55"
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£110
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A fairly new and good value for money 55" 4K TV, marvellous for watching films

69

KD75ZD9

Sony KD75ZD9

34 Reviews + 4 Awards
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£4,998.99

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75"
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£320
Over 5 years
Jun 2016
A multi award winning and relatively new 4K 78mm thick TV, with average running costs and a giant 75" display diagonal

69

KD-65XD9305

Sony KD‑65XD9305

185 Reviews + 9 Awards
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£1,789.00

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65"
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£210
Over 5 years
Feb 2016
A gigantic and multi award winning 4K 36mm thick television, good for watching films

68

KD55XE7073

Sony KD55XE7073

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£629.00

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55"
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£110
Over 5 years
Aug 2017
A cheap and newly released 55" 4K TV, with OK running costs and good features

68

KDL-48W705

Sony KDL‑48W705

3 Reviews
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£494.57

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48"
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£59
Over 5 years
Feb 2015
A very economical to run and top-rated 48" Full HD TV, with a reasonable price but only average features

68

KDL-48WD653

Sony KDL‑48WD653

41 Reviews
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£469.00

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48"
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£78
Over 5 years
Apr 2016
A good value for money and fairly highly rated 48" Full HD TV, with low running costs but only middle of the road features

67

KDL-32R403

Sony KDL‑32R403

26 Reviews
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£199.98

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32"
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£43
Over 5 years
Mar 2015
An affordable and very economical to run 32" HD Ready TV, but with poor features

67

KDL-55W756

Sony KDL‑55W756

28 Reviews
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£709.00

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55"
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£94
Over 5 years
Apr 2015
A good value for money but 3 year old 55" Full HD TV, good for playing games

67

KD49XE8005

Sony KD49XE8005

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£629.00

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49"
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£110
Over 5 years
Jan 2017
A good value for money and relatively new 49" 4K television, with average running costs and good features

67

KDL-40WD653

Sony KDL‑40WD653

41 Reviews
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£359.00

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40"
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£65
Over 5 years
Feb 2016
An impressive value for money and economical to run 40" Full HD TV, with very good user reviews but only average features

67

KDL-32W705

Sony KDL‑32W705

105 Reviews
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£284.99

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32"
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£50
Over 5 years
Feb 2014
A very economical to run and very cheap 32" Full HD television, but with not very good features

67

KD-43XE7073

Sony KD‑43XE7073

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£519.00

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43"
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£86
Over 5 years
Aug 2017
A newly released and good value for money 43" 4K TV, great for watching films

67

KD-49X8307

Sony KD‑49X8307

148 Reviews
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£648.00

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49"
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£110
Over 5 years
Mar 2015
A positively reviewed and good spec 49" 4K TV, with alright running costs but representing only average value for money

66

KD49XE8004

Sony KD49XE8004

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£579.00

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49"
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£110
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A fairly new and very popular 49" 4K TV, with OK running costs and good features

66

KD-43X8307

Sony KD‑43X8307

92 Reviews
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£669.00

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43"
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£91
Over 5 years
Aug 2015
A highly rated but 2 year old 43" 4K television, with moderate running costs but only middle of the road features

66

KD-49XD8077

Sony KD‑49XD8077

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£589.00

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49"
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£100
Over 5 years
Aug 2016
A relatively new and good value for money 49" 4K television, with average running costs and good features

66

KD49XE7073

Sony KD49XE7073

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£539.00

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£110
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A relatively new and cheap 49" 4K TV, with average running costs but only middle of the road features

66

KD-49XD8088

Sony KD‑49XD8088

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£589.00

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49"
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£100
Over 5 years
Apr 2016
A good value for money but slightly out of date 49" 4K TV, with satisfactory running costs and good features

65

KDL-49WE663BU

Sony KDL‑49WE663BU

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£429.90

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49"
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£80
Over 5 years
Aug 2017
A new and bargain price 49" Full HD TV, very good for watching films

65

KD55XE8596BU

Sony KD55XE8596BU

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£895.00

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55"
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£130
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A relatively new and good spec 55" 4K TV, great for playing games

65

A1

Sony A1

25 Reviews + 2 Awards
Techradar - Recommendeddv.com - Excellence Award
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£172.54

MCL Media
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A newly released and affordable TV, with two industry awards but inferior features

65

KD-65S8005

Sony KD‑65S8005

51 Reviews
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£1,799.00

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65"
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£180
Over 5 years
Jun 2015
A good spec but slightly out of date 65" 4K TV, with satisfactory running costs and one of the largest display diagonals on the market

65

KD55XE8577

Sony KD55XE8577

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£895.00

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55"
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£130
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A good spec and relatively new 55" 4K TV, very good for playing games

64

KD-75X9405

Sony KD‑75X9405

1 Review + 1 Award
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£4,499.00

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75"
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£370
Over 5 years
Feb 2015
A fully featured and award winning 4K TV, with a massive 75" display diagonal but high running costs

64

KD65XE8596BU

Sony KD65XE8596BU

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£1,075.00

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65"
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£140
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A good spec and relatively new 4K 44mm thick TV, with satisfactory running costs and an enormous 65" display diagonal

64

KD-55S8005

Sony KD‑55S8005

121 Reviews
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£1,499.00

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55"
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£140
Over 5 years
Jun 2015
A very highly rated and good spec 55" 4K TV, good for watching sport

64

KD43XE8004

Sony KD43XE8004

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£530.00

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42.5"
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£88
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A fairly new and very popular 42.5" 4K TV, with moderate running costs but only average features

64

KD49XD7005

Sony KD49XD7005

26 Reviews
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£549.00

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49"
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£110
Over 5 years
Apr 2016
A top-rated but slightly out of date 49" 4K television, with average running costs but representing inferior value for money

63

KD49XE8096

Sony KD49XE8096

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£774.64

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49"
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£110
Over 5 years
Feb 2017
A fairly new but only middle of the road value for money 49" 4K TV, with moderate running costs and good features

63

KD-55XD8599

Sony KD‑55XD8599

2 Reviews
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£999.00

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55"
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£130
Over 5 years
Mar 2016
A good spec but moderately out of date 55" 4K TV, great for playing games

63

KD-65XE9305

Sony KD‑65XE9305

6 Reviews + 2 Awards
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£1,998.99

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64.5"
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£200
Over 5 years
Feb 2017
A fairly new and good spec 64.5" 4K TV, good for watching films

63

KD-85XD8505

Sony KD‑85XD8505

18 Reviews + 4 Awards
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£6,899.00

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85"
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£150
Over 5 years
Apr 2016
A multi award winning and enormous 4K 73mm thick TV, with satisfactory running costs but representing poor value for money

63

KD-55XE7002

Sony KD‑55XE7002

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£619.00

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55"
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£110
Over 5 years
Jan 2016
A moderate value for money and 2 year old 55" 4K TV, with moderate running costs and good features

62

KDL-32WD603

Sony KDL‑32WD603

41 Reviews
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£250.00

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32"
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£48
Over 5 years
Feb 2016
A phenomenally good value for money and very economical to run 32", 66mm thick TV, with great user reviews but poor features

62

KD-55XE7073

Sony KD‑55XE7073

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£629.00

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55"
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£110
Over 5 years
Jan 2016
A moderately out of date and moderate value for money 55" 4K television, with average running costs and good features

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KD43XE8005

Sony KD43XE8005

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£628.99

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43"
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£88
Over 5 years
Jan 2017
A fairly new but only middle of the road value for money 43" 4K TV, with moderate running costs but only average features

62

KDL-49WD751

Sony KDL‑49WD751

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£419.00

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49"
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£81
Over 5 years
Apr 2016
An affordable but moderately out of date 49" Full HD television, with average running costs but only middle of the road features

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KD-43XD8077

Sony KD‑43XD8077

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£609.00

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43"
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£100
Over 5 years
Oct 2016
A fairly new but only moderate value for money 43" 4K television, with satisfactory running costs but only average features

62

KD-43XE7002

Sony KD‑43XE7002

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£499.00

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£83
Over 5 years
Jan 2016
A good value for money but 2 year old 43" 4K TV, with OK running costs but only average features

62

KD-49XE7073

Sony KD‑49XE7073

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£539.00

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£110
Over 5 years
Jan 2016
A good value for money but 2 year old 49" 4K TV, with average running costs but only average features

61

KDL-40W705

Sony KDL‑40W705

6 Reviews
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£369.00

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40"
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£57
Over 5 years
Feb 2015
A highly rated and very economical to run 40" Full HD television, but representing only average value for money and with only middle of the road features

61

KDL40RE453BU

Sony KDL40RE453BU

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£379.00

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40"
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£65
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A fairly new and very popular 40" Full HD TV, with an affordable price and low running costs

61

KD-65S8505

Sony KD‑65S8505

2 Reviews + 1 Award
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£1,549.00

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65"
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£180
Over 5 years
Feb 2015
A good spec and award winning 65" 4K TV, with average running costs and one of the largest display diagonals available

61

KD49XE8077

Sony KD49XE8077

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£749.00

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49"
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£110
Over 5 years
Jan 2017
A fairly new but only middle of the road spec 49" 4K TV, with alright running costs but representing only average value for money

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XE7002

Sony XE7002

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£652.60

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£110
Over 5 years
Jun 2017
A fairly new but only average spec 49" 4K TV, very good for watching films

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KD-65XE7096

Sony KD‑65XE7096

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£1,140.00

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64.5"
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Over 5 years
Feb 2017
A good spec and fairly new 64.5" 4K television, good for watching films

61

KD-43XE70

Sony KD‑43XE70

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£519.00

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Over 5 years
Jan 2016
A cheap but 2 year old 43" 4K TV, with alright running costs but only average features

61

KD-49XE7002

Sony KD‑49XE7002

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£539.00

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Over 5 years
Jan 2016
A good value for money but 2 year old 49" 4K television, with average running costs but only average features

61

KDL-43WE750

Sony KDL‑43WE750

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£512.00

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43"
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£68
Over 5 years
Feb 2017
A good value for money and relatively new 43" Full HD television, with low running costs but only middle of the road features

61

KD-55XE8577

Sony KD‑55XE8577

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£948.99

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£130
Over 5 years
Jan 2017
A relatively new and good spec 55" 4K television, good for watching sport

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KD55A1

Sony KD55A1

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£2,495.00

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£170
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A good spec and fairly new 55" 4K TV, excellent for watching films

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KDL-75W855

Sony KDL‑75W855

36 Reviews
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£1,799.00

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£200
Over 5 years
Feb 2015
A good spec but 3 year old 75" Full HD TV, with alright running costs and one of the largest display diagonals around

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KD65XE7002BU

Sony KD65XE7002BU

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£919.00

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KD-55XE8596
£849.99
£345 cheaper
Cheaper to run
by £11 over
five years
3mm thinner
Sony KD-55XE9305
Sony
KD-55XE9305
£1,474.99
Thinner
VS
LG OLED55B7
LG
OLED55B7
£1,439.90
£35 cheaper
Better brand
Expert reviews
are vastly
better
Sony KD-55XE8596
Sony
KD-55XE8596
£849.99
Superior energy
efficiency
rating
Better for
playing games
Better for
watching sport
VS
Samsung UE55MU7000
Samsung
UE55MU7000
£775.00
£75 cheaper
Better brand
Better for
watching films
Sony KD49XE9005
Sony
KD49XE9005
£995.00
Better for
playing games
Better for
watching sport
Better for
watching films
VS
Sony KD49XE8004
Sony
KD49XE8004
£579.00
£416 cheaper
Superior energy
efficiency
rating
Cheaper to run
by £17 over
five years
Sony KD49XE8004
Sony
KD49XE8004
£579.00
£40 cheaper
More popular
Moderately
thinner
VS
LG 49SJ800V
LG
49SJ800V
£618.84
Better brand
Higher energy
efficiency
rating
£24 cheaper to
run over five
years
LG 49SJ810
LG
49SJ810
£849.00
Better brand
Energy
efficiency
rating is
superior
Cheaper to run
by £24 over
five years
VS
Sony KD49XE8005
Sony
KD49XE8005
£629.00
£220 cheaper
9% thinner
Panasonic TX-50EX700
Panasonic
TX-50EX700
£399.00
£230 cheaper
Better for
playing games
A lot thinner
VS
Sony KD49XE8005
Sony
KD49XE8005
£629.00
Better brand
LG OLED65E7
LG
OLED65E7
£3,349.00
£646 cheaper
Six more awards
Better brand
VS
Sony KD65A1
Sony
KD65A1
£3,995.00
Better
Avforums.com
review score
Sony KD49XE8005
Sony
KD49XE8005
£629.00
Thinner
VS
LG 49SJ800V
LG
49SJ800V
£618.84
£10 cheaper
Better brand
Higher energy
efficiency
rating
Sony KD49XE8077
Sony
KD49XE8077
£749.00
Better for
watching sport
Better for
watching films
VS
Sony KD49XE8396
Sony
KD49XE8396
£629.00
£120 cheaper
3% cheaper to
run over five
years
Sony KD-55XE9305
Sony
KD-55XE9305
£1,474.99
Thinner
Better for
watching sport
2% cheaper to
run over five
years
VS
Samsung QE55Q7
Samsung
QE55Q7
£1,149.99
£325 cheaper
Better brand
Expert reviews
are a lot
better
Sony KD-65XD9305
Sony
KD-65XD9305
£1,789.00
More popular
Seven more
awards
Thinner
VS
Sony KD65XE9005
Sony
KD65XE9005
£1,565.00
£224 cheaper
Better
Avforums.com
review score
Better
Whathifi.com
review score
Sony KD-65XE9305
Sony
KD-65XE9305
£1,995.00
21mm thinner
VS
Sony KD65XE9005
Sony
KD65XE9005
£1,565.00
£430 cheaper
Better for
playing games
21% cheaper to
run over five
years

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QHow are TV displays measured?
AThe size of a TV is dictated by the diagonal diameter of the screen. This is calculated by measuring from the top left to bottom right of the screen itself - the measurement doesn't include the bezel (the casing around the screen) or any extras - just the screen.
QWhat is a 4k TV?
A4K TVs are ultra-high definition - they have a horizontal resolution of around 4,000 pixels, which is 4 times higher than "Full HD". This means the image will stay sharp even with larger screen sizes.
QWhat is the difference between 4k, Full HD and HD Ready?
AThese 3 are a measurement of the "resolution" of a TV - how many pixels the screen can display at once, and therefore how sharp the image is. HD Ready TVs have a resolution of around 1280x720 pixels, whereas Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. 4k TVs have a substantially higher density, being somewhere around 3840x2160 pixels.

The higher the resolution, the sharper the image will be on large screens. An 80 inch TV that only supports HD Ready will look muddy and blurry. On the other hand, 4k resolution will be wasted on a small 3 inch TV, since the screen is too small to make effective use of it.
QWhat is a Smart TV?
AA Smart TV has a net connection, and the ability to run apps like a computer. This means that as well as watching TV, you can use the device to access sites such as YouTube or Netflix, display news updates, browse social media and play music using apps such as Spotify.
QWhat do I need to watch Netflix?
ATo watch Netflix on your TV, you will need a Smart TV-enabled device (most modern TVs have this capability), a net connection hooked up to the TV, and a Netflix account.
QWhat is a 3D TV?
A3D TVs have the technology to display compatible programmes and movies in 3D, adding increased depth and realism. However they require both special glasses and 3D-compatible media to properly function. They also require a large-sized screen screen - at least 40" or larger. When these requirements are all met however, they provide an immersion hard to gain from any other TV.
QWhat is the difference between Passive & Active 3D?
AThere are 2 forms of 3D projection current used for 3D TVs. Passive 3D isn?t as detailed, but the TV and glasses required are cheaper. Moreover the glasses tend to be lighter and more comfortable to wear.

Active 3D, on the other hand, is higher resolution and gives a much better 3D image. However the equipment required tends to be more expensive, and the glasses are bulkier and heavier to wear.
QWhat is the difference between LCD & LED TVs?
ALiquid Crystal Displays (LCD) TVs work by shining light through a matrix of coloured liquid cells, whereas Light Emitting Diodes (LED) TVs utilise an enormous amount of tiny LED lights to shine light through, rather than a small number of lamps. LCD TVs still make up the largest amount of TVs on the market, but LED TVs tend to be significantly thinner and lighter, and give a better backlight coverage due to the larger number of lamps.
QWhat is an OLED TV?
AOLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) TVs are a new technology that utilises a large number of coloured LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes), each one producing a single pixel, together making up the whole screen. Because they don't require a backlight like LCD or LED TVs screens, the colour depth and contrast are far superior, however they are far more expensive.

How to Find the Best TV to Buy

Most people would agree: Buying a TV can be really confusing. It can seem complicated to understand what's behind the technical jargon and what the advantages and disadvantages of technologies like ‘HD Ready’, ‘OLED TVs’ and ‘Edge-lit LED TVs’ really are.

But it doesn’t have to be difficult to find the best TV for your room and budget. We will explain the different technologies in detail and highlight exactly what to look out for when choosing a new TV.

One of the first questions people ask is: what size TV do I need? When it comes to choosing the right size TV, there is one simple rule:

Buy the biggest TV you can afford and your room can accommodate.

It is incredibly easy to get used to a large TV. At first, you might think that a new TV is huge, but after a short while, you will become used to it and wonder how you ever lived with the small TV you had before. Wishing they had bought a bigger TV is one of the most common regrets people have.

Luckily, large televisions have become incredibly affordable in recent years and there are many TV deals available, including larger sizes of 50-inches and above.

The Difference Between Full HD, HD Ready 1080p and HD Ready Explained

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TVs advertised as ‘Full HD’ or ‘HD Ready 1080p’ can handle and display High-Definition signals with 1080 horizontal lines. Most likely, these TVs also have a built in HD tuner such as Freeview HD.

Many televisions are also advertised as ‘HD Ready’. This is not the same as Full HD. It means the television can handle a HD signal from an external source such as a DVD Player or Sky, but it can only display 720 horizontal lines. This is less than Full HD but still better than the standard TV signal.

For small TVs (up to 32 inches), 720p HD Ready will be sufficient. If you are looking for anything larger, it makes sense to choose a television with a higher resolution.
Full HD TV prices have dropped significantly over the last couple of years making a Full HD TV with 1080p resolution great value for money.

When A 4K TV Makes Sense – And When It Doesn’t

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Ultra HD TVs have been all the rage since their release a couple of years ago and there are now 4K TVs for sale from all the big brands, including Samsung and Sony.

4K refers to a horizontal resolution of around 4,000 pixels (usually 3840 x 2160 pixels). This means the resolution of an Ultra HD 4K television is four times higher compared to Full HD.

But why is this important?

As TVs get bigger, it is necessary to increase the screen resolution to prevent individual pixels becoming visible. With 4K resolution, images remains super-sharp even on a 80-inch television.

4K TVs have been on sale for a number of years and prices have reduced dramatically and there are some great 4K TV deals available. But:

4K content is not widely available yet, although this is improving gradually. Netflix started streaming it’s in-house produced series “House of Cards” and ‘Breaking Bad” in 4K resolution in 2014 and YouTube started supporting 4K as early as 2010.

So, is a 4K television worth its higher price? This really depends on your personal preference. If you are looking for the latest technology and are willing to pay slightly more for an ultra-sharp picture then 4K might well be a great choice. Especially for screen sizes above 55 inches, a 4K television will provide you with the highest picture quality available today.

A Cinematic Experience Like No Other: Curved Screen TVs

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A couple of years ago, curved screen TVs from Samsung and other manufacturers appeared on the scene. They look stylish and promise a more immersive viewing experience.

We all know that manufactures are always on the lookout for new and exciting ways to market their products and some have said that a slightly different screen shape is just an attempt to generate sales. However, others say that curved screen TVs have real benefits:

Some people have reported a more immersive viewing experience due to the screen gently ‘wrapping’ around the viewers filed of vision. Each point on the curved screen has the same distance from the viewer when sitting in the ‘sweet spot’, which is usually 10-13 feet away. Reflections and distortions, which can be a problem on flat screen TVs, will also be slightly reduced.

However, due to the curve, the edges of the screen can also appear to be slightly larger than the centre of the screen. This ‘bow tie’ effect is noticeable to varying degrees and also depends on the viewer’s vertical position.

Prices of curved screen TVs are usually higher than flat televisions, although you might feel that the stylish appearance is well worth the added cost.

Special curved screen TV brackets are also available for wall-mounting.

Access Amazing Content With Smart TVs

Smart TVs can be connected to the Internet and give you access to a huge range of content, apps and games. Most TVs released these days have ‘smart’ capability. While you can still watch TV using the built-in tuner, the Smart Hub of your TV gives you access to a whole new world of content:

  • Watch movies, documentaries and your favourite series on streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video.
  • Missed a programme? Not a problem with catch-up TV services like BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4 on Demand and Sky Go.
  • Stay connected with apps including Skype, Facebook and Twitter.
  • Browse the web, just like you would on a PC or smartphone. Most smart televisions have built-in web browsers although some are easier to use than others.
  • Each manufacturers includes additional services like guides, recommendations of what to watch and customisation options.

Every manufacturer has their own preferred operating system and Smart TV platforms tend to change every couple of years.

As operating systems become more sophisticated, many services which were previously available as separate apps have now been integrated into the user interface. Before buying a TV make sure it has all the apps you want to use.

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To find the best smart TV for your needs it’s worth knowing a bit more about the differences:

Samsung Smart TVs have had an overhaul for 2015 and Samsung’s Smart Hub is now built on it’s Tizen OS. A horizontal strip along the bottom provides easy access to apps and shortcuts. There is a slight similarity to LG’s webOS. Samsung’s operating system allows access to all the UK’s catch-up TV apps.

Sony, Sharp and Philips are using Google's Android TV OS to varying degrees. Andriod is offering rich content and apps with an easy to use interface.

Panasonic’s Firefox OS is the simplest and best-looking Smart TV interface around. It scores highly for being easy to customise but doesn’t compare to Google’s Android OS on content although it includes all popular apps such as Netflix and BBC iPlayer.

LG has completely refreshed its smart interface with the release of webOS 2.0 in 2014. It is fast and relies on an app bar located at the bottom of the screen, not unlike Samsung’s Smart TVs. Content is pretty good although it can be a bit tricky to use. Some smart TV reviews have pointed out that it may take a short while to get used to.

Another Dimension: 3D TV

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The first 3D TVs became available a few years ago and especially higher-end LED and LCD TVs often have 3D capability.

While manufacturers are currently directing most of their attention towards ultra high-resolution displays, 3D TVs are not dead and can offer an additional sense of depth that provides a similar experience as watching a 3D movie in the cinema.

There are a few things to keep in mind about 3D TVs:

  • Screen size is important to provide a good 3D experience. A 32-inch 3D TVs might be too small for it to work well, so aim for a screen of at least 40 inches or bigger.
  • Make sure you watch from the optimal distance and avoid sitting at an angle to get the best 3D effect.
  • While 3D TVs without glasses would be ideal, they are required control the picture each eye sees to create the 3D effect. Check how many 3D glasses are included before buying a TV and make sure they sit comfortable.
  • There are two types of 3D television technology: active and passive. Each has it's own advantages and cost.

Passive 3D TVs

Mostly used by LG 3D TVs
Not as detailed as active 3D
Glasses are cheap and use a similar technology as 3D cinemas

Active 3D TVs

Used by Panasonic, Samsung and Sony
Higher resolution 3D image
Glasses synchronise with the TV
Glasses are heavier and more bulky & expensive

Are 3D TVs Worth the Money?

A lack of available, free content has been one of the biggest obstacles preventing 3D TV from becoming widely adopted.

Connecting a 3D compatible Blu-ray player is probably the best way to enjoy 3D content.

There are currently no 3D TV programmes available for free but some broadcasters like Sky, Virgin Media and BT vision offer a limited amount of 3D on-demand content to their subscribers.

LCD TVs vs LED TVs – Advantages & Differences Explained

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LCD is the most common type of display used in TVs today. The days of plasma TVs are over and while OLED TVs are predicted to be the future, they are still relatively expensive. More recently all major brands have marketed ‘LED TVs’ as the new must-haves.

So, what exactly is the difference between LED and LCD TVs? Actually, the difference is not as great you might think:

A liquid crystal display (LCD) creates a picture by shining light from behind the screen through a matrix of coloured liquid crystal cells. Each pixel is controlled individually and adjusters how much light and colour is let through.

The backlight in ‘traditional’ LCD screens is created by a relatively small number of lamps. LED TVs, on the other hand, use a much larger number of tiny LEDs to create the backlight. This allows for much thinner displays, since the LEDs are much smaller.

The difference between LCD and LED televisions lies in their source of backlight. However the underlying screen technology is the same.

Back-lit vs Edge-lit LED TVs

In the search for ever-slimmer displays, manufactures are increasingly promoting edge-lit LED televisions. These models have tiny LEDs placed around the edge of the screen allowing for super-slim displays. The picture on some edge-lit TVs used to suffer from inconsistent lighting levels but the technology has improved a lot in recent years so this should no longer be an issue.

A direct-lit LED TV has lights covering the rear of the screen. While this ensures light is evenly distributed it does not allow screens to be as thin as edge-lit televisions.

OLED TVs – Everything You Need to Know

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OLED is a completely different technology compared to LCD. The pixels in and OLED produce their own light instead of relying on a backlight. This is why OLED pixels are also called ‘emissive’. The technology is similar to the screens used in more expensive mobile phones such as the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge.

Because each pixel emits its own light, controlling each pixel’s brightness is much easier resulting in better contrasts and deeper blacks. On LCD screens the display is not always completely black as some of the backlight shines through.

Prices for OLED TVs tend to be higher, although OLED TVs are now common enough that some price deals are starting to emerge. OLED TVs are incredibly difficult to produce and only a few manufacturers have ventured into this field so far.

Sony TVs

Sony Television Prices

We currently list 174 Sony televisions ranging from £99 to £19,995. On average, a new Sony television costs £1,267 and 80% of Sony televisions are priced between £350 and £2,695. The Sony KD-77A1 is the most expensive Sony television that we found at £19,995, and the Sony XBR65Z9D is the cheapest at only £100.

Price Range of Sony TVs

The %8highest average TV price out of all brands is Sony televisions with an average price of £1,267. Sony televisions start at £100 and the most expensive Sony TV costs £19,995.

Average Rating of Sony Televisions

We have checked 9,761 expert reviews and 163,499 user reviews for televisions available online and used this information to evaluate an average rating for televisions of 69%. This means that Sony the 30th best rated TV brand.

When Are Most New Sony Televisions Released?

Most new Sony TVs tend to be released between February and March. If you wait until February 2018 then you might be able to get better features on your Sony television. Also the price of the current Sony TVs may drop off just before the latest models are released in February. Last year most new Sony TVs were released in February, with 25 new Sony TVs released that month. 24 new Sony TVs were released in March 2015 making it the biggest month that year for new Sony television releases. May was the biggest month in 2014 for new Sony TVs, with 17 new Sony TVs released that month.

How Fast Do Sony TV Prices Drop After Release?

Most televisions drop in price by 13% in the first 6 months after release, however Sony TVs tend to depreciate faster. New Sony TVs drop in price by an average of 21% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £197 on a typical £926 new Sony TV by waiting 6 months before buying.