Hisense LTDN55K321 vs Sony KD-55SD8505

Hisense LTDN55K321
Sony KD-55SD8505

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
One more RF ports quantity Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the Hisense LTDN55K321 is two, but the Sony KD-55SD8505 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

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.

4.1kg lighter Edit
The Hisense LTDN55K321 is a 17.3kg heavy TV. That's 4.1kg 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.

£584 cheaper
The Hisense LTDN55K321 costs £584 less than the Sony KD-55SD8505.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Hisense LTDN55K321 is "A", however the rating of the Sony KD-55SD8505 is "A".
6 Reasons For
Common interface Plus (CI+) Edit
The Sony KD-55SD8505 supports common interface Plus (CI+), whereas the Hisense LTDN55K321 does not.
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Sony KD-55SD8505 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Hisense LTDN55K321 only has two 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.

70% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55SD8505 is a 155kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 107.8kWh lower than the Hisense LTDN55K321 (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.

Available from 14 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

6 Reasons Against
Does not support common interface Plus (CI+) Edit
The Hisense LTDN55K321 does not support common interface Plus (CI+), whereas the Sony KD-55SD8505 supports common interface Plus (CI+).
Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Hisense LTDN55K321 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Hisense LTDN55K321 is a 262.8kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 107.8kWh higher 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.

Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the Hisense LTDN55K321, whereas 15 stores 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.
Four months older
The Hisense LTDN55K321 is older than the Sony KD-55SD8505 by four 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.
4 Reasons Against
One less RF ports quantity Edit
The Sony KD-55SD8505 is a one RF ports quantity TV, whereas the Hisense LTDN55K321 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

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.

20% heavier Edit
The Sony KD-55SD8505 has a weight of 21.4kg. That's 4.1kg heavier than the Hisense LTDN55K321 (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.

£584 more expensive
The Sony KD-55SD8505 is more expensive than the Hisense LTDN55K321 by £584.

Date Released

16 months Ago 12 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 288.43
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 291.47
Purchase price £ 400.00
Total cost of ownership £ 691.47
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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
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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 Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
800Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Response Time
6.5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 4:3
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
138cm 138.8cm
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
Tuner Type
 Digital
 Digital

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data S-Master
Equalizer
 Equalizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
 Digital audio coaxial out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Management Features

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
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

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
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 OGG
 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
Teletext
899 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Grey
 Grey
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 77%

Ergonomics

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

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
Unknown - Click to provide data

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

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
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

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