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Hisense LTDN55K321 vs Sony KD-55SD8505

Hisense LTDN55K321 vs Sony KD-55SD8505

Hisense LTDN55K321
Sony KD-55SD8505

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Out of stock
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
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Standard delivery: £4.99
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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
1mm thinner Edit
Hisense LTDN55K321 is 83mm thick, but the Sony KD-55SD8505 is an 84mm thick TV (1mm 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.

Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Hisense LTDN55K321 is "A", however the rating of the Sony KD-55SD8505 is "A".
4 Reasons For
Faster high frequency rate Edit
Sony KD-55SD8505 is 1,000Hz refresh rate. That's 200Hz faster than the Hisense LTDN55K321 (1,000Hz). Read more

The refresh rate (also known as the high frequency rate) is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. It affects how smoothly motion on the screen appears.

Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate: a TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. However a TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

Available from 17 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£108.96 cheaper to run
The Sony KD-55SD8505 is £108.96 cheaper to run than the Hisense LTDN55K321 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55SD8505 is "A", but the rating of the Hisense LTDN55K321 is "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
25% slower high frequency rate Edit
The Hisense LTDN55K321 has a high frequency rate of 800Hz. That's 200Hz slower than the Sony KD-55SD8505 (1,000Hz). Read more

The refresh rate (also known as the high frequency rate) is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. It affects how smoothly motion on the screen appears.

Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate: a TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. However a TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Hisense LTDN55K321, whereas 18 retailers sell the Sony KD-55SD8505. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Six months older
The Hisense LTDN55K321 is older than the Sony KD-55SD8505 by six months.
More expensive to run over five years by 60%
The Hisense LTDN55K321 costs £291.47 to run which is £108.96 more to run than the Sony KD-55SD8505 over five years. Show assumptions.
1 Reason Against
Moderately thicker Edit
The Sony KD-55SD8505 is an 84mm thick TV, whereas the Hisense LTDN55K321 is an 83mm thick TV (1mm thinner). 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.

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Date Released

19 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 288.43
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 291.47
Electricity cost - switched on £ 179.47
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 182.51
Purchase price £ 939.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,121.51
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

1.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
37
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
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
800Hz 1,000Hz
BEST
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Response Time
6.5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Refresh Rate 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
 4:3
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 138.8cm
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data S-Master
Equalizer
 Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 MS10
 MS10
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
 Twitter
 Google Apps
 Twitter
BEST
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
News Apps
 BBC
 BBC
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android

Other Features

Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Colour
 Grey
 Grey
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 77%

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
180W 112W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
262.8kWh 155kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 175W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Digital
 Digital
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

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 H.265
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
Google Application
 YouTube
 Google Play
 Google+
 YouTube
 Google Play
 Google+
Teletext
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported File Systems
 FAT16
 FAT32
 NTFS
 FAT
 FAT16
 FAT32
 NTFS
 FAT
Social Network Service
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
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
Number of OSD Languages
17 30
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
83mm
BEST
84mm
Weight
17.3kg
BEST
21.4kg
Package Weight
22kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.7kg
Depth (with Stand)
262mm 262mm
Height (with Stand)
771mm
BEST
772mm
Width (with Stand)
1,239mm 1,238mm
BEST
Height
717mm 718mm
Width
1,239mm 1,238mm
Package Height
858mm
BEST
873mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 211mm
Package Width
1,371mm
BEST
1,561mm

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
 Digital audio coaxial out
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2
BEST
1
SCART Port
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Special Features

X-Reality PRO
Unknown - Click to provide data
 X-Reality PRO
Triluminos Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Triluminos Display
Motionflow XR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motionflow XR
4K X-Reality Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
 4K X-Reality Pro

Technical Details

Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power save mode
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
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