Panasonic TX-65DX750 vs Sony KD-65X8509
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Panasonic TX-65DX750vsSony KD-65X8509

Panasonic TX-65DX750

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but marginally out of date 4K 61mm thick TV, with satisfactory running costs and a huge 65" display diagonal
60
Value for Money
Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
63
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
65" 4K No 61mm Apr 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 65"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 61mm
Release Date Apr 2016
Energy Efficiency A
Sony KD-65X8509

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 4K 78mm thick TV, with average running costs and a giant 65" display diagonal
80
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
87
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£180 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
65" 4K No 78mm Mar 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 65"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 78mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Panasonic TX-65DX750

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but marginally out of date 4K 61mm thick TV, with satisfactory running costs and a huge 65" display diagonal
60
Value for Money
Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
63
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
65" 4K No 61mm Apr 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 65"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 61mm
Release Date Apr 2016
Energy Efficiency A
Sony KD-65X8509

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 4K 78mm thick TV, with average running costs and a giant 65" display diagonal
80
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
87
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£180 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
65" 4K No 78mm Mar 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 65"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 78mm
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency A

Top Prices

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£1,195.00
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£1,499.99
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£1,599.00
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Reasons For

Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
3 Reasons For
45% Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
The Panasonic TX-65DX750 is a 1,800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 800Hz faster than the Sony KD-65X8509 (1,000Hz).

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.

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

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17mm Thinner
Panasonic TX-65DX750 is 61mm thick, but the Sony KD-65X8509 is a 78mm thick TV (17mm thicker).

The thickness of a 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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Better for Watching Films
The Panasonic TX-65DX750 is better for watching films than the Sony KD-65X8509.
When ranking TVs for their suitability to display films, we’ve concentrated on several key attributes. These include contrast ratio and local dimming, which allow the dark colours on the screen to look deeper and richer - helpful for nighttime scenes. Also the screen resolution plays a part - 4K and higher resolutions mean that the image will be clearer and more detailed. Finally the size of the screen is also important - explosions and big dramatic reveals are so much more effective when you don’t have to squint to see the screen!
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£11 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Sony KD-65X8509 is £11 cheaper to run than the Panasonic TX-65DX750.
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Better Brand
Sony TVs have an average rating of 69.3%, however Panasonic has an average rating of 46.7%.
Better for Watching Sport
The Sony KD-65X8509 is better for watching sport than the Panasonic TX-65DX750.
When ranking TVs for sport, we’ve concentrated primarily on the most important attributes. First off, we concentrate on the ‘motion interpolation frequency’. This is important for fast-moving spots, since it reduces the amount of blurring on screen. We also take the size of the screen into account - sports matches are far more immersive when viewed on a giant screen! Finally, we look at display brightness and display resolution, so that the games always appear as fully-detailed and bright.
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Better for Playing Games
The Sony KD-65X8509 is better for playing games than the Panasonic TX-65DX750.
When ranking TVs for games, we’ve concentrated on a number of key attributes: primarily ‘motion interpolation frequency’ and ‘high refresh rate’. Both connect to the quality of the image coming from the games console to the TV - both reduce instances of blurring caused by fast moving objects on the screen, and allow the image to appear more detailed and cleaner.
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
No awards found
1 Award
flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
No reviews found
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0 reviews
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1 review
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0 reviews
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Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for Sony is 69.3% based on 4,982 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 46.74% based on 1,991 reviews.
Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Panasonic

47

47

Based on 1,991 reviews
Sony

69

69

Based on 4,982 reviews

Date Released

Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
22 months old Best 35 months old

Key Features

Thickness

The thickness of a 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.

Triluminos Display

Colours that come alive BRAVIA brings all the colour you've dreamed of. Evoke the emotion in every scene with rich, vivid reds and emerald greens. You'll also get fabulous results if you're viewing photos and videos captured by cameras and camcorders from Sony with TRILUMINOS™ Color.

Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
No
Yes

Motionflow XR

Smoother on-screen movement Whatever you’re watching, you’ll enjoy a silk-smooth on-screen look in fast-moving action sequences with Motionflow XR technology.

Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
No
Yes

ClearAudio+

Make your listening as lifelike as your viewing. ClearAudio+ fine-tunes TV sound for an immersive, emotionally enriching experience that seems to surround you. Hear music, dialogue and surround effects with greater clarity and separation, whatever you’re watching. S-Force Front Surround Processing audio signals to create an immersive listening experience. Direct multi-channel processing ensures realistically clear, powerful 360° surround sound. Clear Phase Fine-tunes TV speakers' frequency response for smoother, more balanced reproduction of all frequencies-lows, mids and highs. Voice Zoom Dialogue and speech are clearer and easier to understand, even when other background sounds are loud or distracting. Long Duct Speaker Hear clear, full-range sound that comes from a long duct inside the high-capacity speaker design. Audio frequencies resonate accurately through its extended, pipe-like structure, to deliver pure, solid bass with all your favourite entertainment.

Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
No
Yes

4K X-Reality Pro

Enhance everything up to 4K quality. Discover a new world of detail, whether in 4K, HD, or any other resolution: everything's upscaled beautifully with the powerful processing engine. Scenes are analyzed and matched with a database to enhance colors, contrast, and lifelike texture.

Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
No
Yes

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Panasonic TX-65DX750
Panasonic
TX-65DX750
25 trees 0.97 tonnes CO2
Sony KD-65X8509
Sony
KD-65X8509
24 trees 0.92 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Display Diagonal 65" 65"
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
High Frequency Rate 1,800Hz
BEST
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 1,800Hz
BEST
1,000Hz
Display Brightness
Horizontal Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Display Technology
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
Zoom
 Zoom
Zoom
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric) 164cm 164cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Vertical Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
 
 
 
Audio Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
RMS Rated Power 20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Sound Modes
Standard Music
Movie
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
Standard Music
Movie
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Video App
Netflix YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Netflix YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Lifestyle Apps
Facebook Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
Facebook Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Other Features Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Sound Enhancement Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
Multimedia Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Enhancement Unknown - Click to provide data
DVB Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart TV Applications Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI in Unknown - Click to provide data 4
 
 
 
Design Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Peak Luminance Ratio Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
 
 
 
Power Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Energy Efficiency Class
A
 A
A
 A
Power Consumption (typical) 159W 149W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption 220kWh 207kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 288W
 
 
 
TV Tuner Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Video Formats Supported
MP4 WMV
AVI FLV
3GP MKV
VOB M4V
TS 3GPP
VRO PS
H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 H.265
MP4 WMV
AVI FLV
3GP MKV
VOB M4V
TS 3GPP
VRO PS
H.265
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
FLAC MP3
WAV WMA
AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
FLAC MP3
WAV WMA
AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
JPG MPO
 JPG
 MPO
JPG MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Processor Cores 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext 1,500 Pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Google Application
YouTube
 YouTube
YouTube
 YouTube
Social Network Service
Twitter Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
Twitter Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
 
 
 
Packaging Content Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC
 
 
 
Management Features Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Smart Modes
Normal True Cinema
Custom Personal
Cinema Dynamic
Graphics Vivid
Game Standard
Sports Photo
Animation
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Personal
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
Normal True Cinema
Custom Personal
Cinema Dynamic
Graphics Vivid
Game Standard
Sports Photo
Animation
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Personal
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Thickness 61mm
BEST
78mm
Weight 26kg 24.1kg
BEST
Package Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand 27kg 25.5kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 362mm 265mm
BEST
Height (with Stand) 903mm 892mm
Width (with Stand) 1,453mm 1,453mm
Height 838mm 844mm
Width 1,453mm 1,453mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 2 3
BEST
HDMI Port 3 4
BEST
Composite Video Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 Type-A Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Panasonic TX-65DX750 Sony KD-65X8509
Package Weight 36kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 940mm
BEST
943mm
Package Depth 220mm
BEST
224mm
Package Width 1,901mm 1,553mm
BEST

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