Sony KD-55S8505 vs Sony KD-55X8507 vs Sony KD-55X8509

Sony KD-55S8505
Sony KD-55X8507
Sony KD-55X8509

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 has an annual energy consumption of 157kWh, but the Sony KD-55X8507 is a 160kWh annual energy consumption TV (3kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

£4.41 cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony KD-55S8505 is £4.41 cheaper to run than the Sony KD-55X8507 and £4.41 cheaper to run than the Sony KD-55X8509. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Sony KD-55S8505 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Sony KD-55X8507 has a rating of "A" and the Sony KD-55X8509 has a rating of "A".
3 Reasons For
Hugely thinner Edit
Sony KD-55X8507 is 60mm thick (as does the Sony KD-55X8509), but the Sony KD-55S8505 is a 99mm thick TV (39mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

3kg lighter Edit
The Sony KD-55X8507 is a 19.9kg heavy TV, and so does the Sony KD-55X8509. That's 3kg lighter than the Sony KD-55S8505 (19.9kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55X8507 is "A", however the rating of the Sony KD-55S8505 is "A" and the rating of the Sony KD-55X8509 is "A".
6 Reasons For
20% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-55X8509 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz faster than the Sony KD-55S8505 (1,000Hz) and 100Hz faster than the Sony KD-55X8507 (1,000Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Two composite video ins Edit
The number of composite video ins on the Sony KD-55X8509 is two, but the Sony KD-55X8507 only has one composite video in. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

Vastly thinner Edit
The Sony KD-55X8509 has a depth of 60mm (as does the Sony KD-55X8507), however the Sony KD-55S8505 is a 99mm thick TV (39mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Lighter Edit
Sony KD-55X8509 is 19.9kg heavy, and so does the Sony KD-55X8507. That's 3kg lighter than the Sony KD-55S8505 (19.9kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

£249 cheaper
The Sony KD-55X8509 is £449.01 cheaper than the Sony KD-55S8505 and £249.01 cheaper than the Sony KD-55X8507.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55X8509 is "A", whereas the rating of the Sony KD-55S8505 is "A" and the rating of the Sony KD-55X8507 is "A".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
200Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 has a motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz, whereas the Sony KD-55X8507 is a 900Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (100Hz faster) and the Sony KD-55X8509 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (200Hz faster). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

One less composite video in Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 has one composite video in (as does the Sony KD-55X8507), however the Sony KD-55X8509 only has two composite video ins. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

40% thicker Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 is a 99mm thick TV. That's 39mm thicker than the Sony KD-55X8507 and the Sony KD-55X8509 (60mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

14% heavier Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 has a weight of 22.9kg, however the Sony KD-55X8507 and the Sony KD-55X8509 are both 19.9kg heavy TVs (3kg lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

More expensive by £449
The Sony KD-55S8505 is £200 more expensive than the Sony KD-55X8507 and £449.01 more expensive than the Sony KD-55X8509.
Older by one month
The Sony KD-55S8505 is one month older than the Sony KD-55X8507 and one month older than the Sony KD-55X8509.
5 Reasons Against
Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-55X8507 is a 900Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz faster than the Sony KD-55S8505 (1,000Hz) and 100Hz slower than the Sony KD-55X8509 (1,000Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Only one composite video in Edit
The Sony KD-55X8507 is a one composite video in TV, and so does the Sony KD-55S8505, whereas the Sony KD-55X8509 only has two composite video ins. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

2% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55X8507 is a 160kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 3kWh higher than the Sony KD-55S8505 (). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

£249 more expensive
The Sony KD-55X8507 is more expensive than the Sony KD-55X8509 by £249.01.
2% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Sony KD-55X8507 costs £187.31 to run which is £4.41 more to run than the Sony KD-55S8505. Show assumptions.
1 Reason Against
2% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Sony KD-55X8509 are £187.31 which is £4.41 more than the Sony KD-55S8505. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 181.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 182.90
Purchase price £ 1,049.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,231.90
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 184.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 187.31
Purchase price £ 849.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,036.31
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 184.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 187.31
Purchase price £ 599.99
Total cost of ownership £ 787.30
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.91T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.93T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.93 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.93T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.93 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz 900Hz 1,000Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 Zoom
 14:9
 16:9
 Zoom
 14:9
 16:9
 Zoom
 14:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
140cm
BEST
139cm 140cm
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.0 5.0
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
 Android

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1 2
BEST
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 2.0
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4 4
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
1 1 1
Audio (L,R) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
 3.0
BEST
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
 Picture-and-Picture
 Picture-and-Picture
 Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Custom
 Personal
 Movie
 Photo
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Custom
 Personal
 Movie
 Photo
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Custom
 Personal
 Movie
 Photo
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 LAT
 SER
 LAV
 UKR
 TUR
 CRO
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 LAT
 SER
 LAV
 UKR
 TUR
 CRO
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 LAT
 SER
 LAV
 UKR
 TUR
 CRO
 CAT

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Parental Control
 Parental control
 Parental control
 Parental control
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
24p Support
 24p support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Clock Function
 Clock function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Deep Colour Support
 Deep colour support
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Saving Functions
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen saving functions
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
73% Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
113W
BEST
115W 115W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
157kWh
BEST
160kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
 20-24
Power Consumption (max)
227W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
99mm 60mm
BEST
60mm
BEST
Weight
22.9kg 19.9kg
BEST
19.9kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
25.1kg 21kg
BEST
21kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
274mm 222mm
BEST
222mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
767mm 759mm
BEST
759mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,234mm
BEST
1,236mm 1,236mm
Height
719mm 722mm 722mm
Width
1,234mm 1,236mm 1,236mm
Package Height
869mm Unknown - Click to provide data 838mm
BEST
Package Depth
218mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,351mm Unknown - Click to provide data 1,330mm
BEST

Packaging Content

3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D glasses included
Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
R03 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
RMT-TX100D Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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