Philips 55HFL5010 vs Sony KD-55SD8505

Philips 55HFL5010
Sony KD-55SD8505

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Significantly lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 55HFL5010 is a 76kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 79kWh lower than the Sony KD-55SD8505 (155kWh). 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.

40% lighter Edit
Philips 55HFL5010 is 15.3kg heavy. That's 6.1kg lighter than the Sony KD-55SD8505 (21.4kg). 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.

Cheaper to run by £97.36
The Philips 55HFL5010 is £97.36 cheaper to run than the Sony KD-55SD8505 over five years. Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 55HFL5010 is "A++", whereas the rating of the Sony KD-55SD8505 is "A".
4 Reasons For
Faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-55SD8505 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 800Hz faster than the Philips 55HFL5010 (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.

Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Sony KD-55SD8505 is three, but the Philips 55HFL5010 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Two more HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Sony KD-55SD8505 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Philips 55HFL5010 only has two HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Available from 16 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
800Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Philips 55HFL5010 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 800Hz slower than the Sony KD-55SD8505 (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 USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Philips 55HFL5010 is one, but the Sony KD-55SD8505 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Two less HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Philips 55HFL5010 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Sony KD-55SD8505 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Fewer sellers
Only 2 sellers sells the Philips 55HFL5010, but 18 shops sell the Sony KD-55SD8505. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Nine months older
The Philips 55HFL5010 is older than the Sony KD-55SD8505 by nine months.
4 Reasons Against
51% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55SD8505 is a 155kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 79kWh higher than the Philips 55HFL5010 (155kWh). 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.

29% heavier Edit
Sony KD-55SD8505 is 21.4kg heavy. That's 6.1kg heavier than the Philips 55HFL5010 (21.4kg). 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.

114% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Sony KD-55SD8505 are £182.51 which is £97.36 more than the Philips 55HFL5010. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Sony KD-55SD8505 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Philips 55HFL5010 has a rating of "A++".

Date Released

19 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 83.32
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 85.15
Electricity cost - switched on £ 179.47
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 182.51
Purchase price £ 984.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,166.51
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 1,000Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Display Refresh Rates Supported
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm
BEST
138.8cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interactive TV
 Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data S-Master
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 MS10
 MS10
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
Audio Input for DVI
 Audio input for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 EasyLink
 EasyLink
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RJ-48 Ports Quantity
 RJ-48 ports quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
BEST
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Custom
Firmware Upgradeable
 Firmware upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
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
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Clock Function
 Clock function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
Supported File Systems
 FAT16
 FAT32
 NTFS
 FAT
 FAT16
 FAT32
 NTFS
 FAT
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 77%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 200
 400 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
52W
BEST
112W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
BEST
 A++
Annual Energy Consumption
76kWh
BEST
155kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 175W

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 84mm
Weight
15.3kg
BEST
21.4kg
Weight With Stand
17.8kg
BEST
24.7kg
Depth (with Stand)
266mm 262mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
778mm 772mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,239mm 1,238mm
BEST
Height
712mm 718mm
Width
1,239mm 1,238mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 873mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 211mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,561mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data RMF-TX200E
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power save mode
Wake-On-LAN
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Other Features

Prison Mode
 Prison mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Multimedia and Hypermedia Experts Group (MHEG)
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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