Sony KD-55X9305 vs Sony KD-55XD8599
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Sony KD-55X9305vsSony KD-55XD8599

Sony KD-55X9305

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 55" 4K TV, with moderate running costs
86
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
55" 4K No 90mm Feb 2015 B
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 90mm
Release Date Feb 2015
Energy Efficiency B
Sony KD-55XD8599

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

Sony KD-55XD8599

£999.00
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and fully featured 55" 4K TV, good for watching sport
82
Reviews
2 Reviews
66
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
69
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K No 44mm Mar 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 44mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A+
Sony KD-55X9305

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 55" 4K TV, with moderate running costs
86
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
55" 4K No 90mm Feb 2015 B
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 90mm
Release Date Feb 2015
Energy Efficiency B
Sony KD-55XD8599

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

Sony KD-55XD8599

£999.00
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and fully featured 55" 4K TV, good for watching sport
82
Reviews
2 Reviews
66
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
69
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K No 44mm Mar 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 44mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

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£2,000.00
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Sony KD-55XD8599 55"4K HDR LED Television with Android TV
£999.00
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£999.00
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Sony KD55XD8599 55inch 4K HDR LED SMART TV Freeview HD Android Black
£1,187.18
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Reasons For

Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
5 Reasons For
3D
The Sony KD-55X9305 is a 3D TV, however the Sony KD-55XD8599 is not 3D.

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

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200Hz Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
The Sony KD-55X9305 is a 1,200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz faster than the Sony KD-55XD8599 (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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70W Higher RMS Rated Power
The Sony KD-55X9305 has an RMS rated power of 90W, whereas the Sony KD-55XD8599 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (70W lower).

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

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Six Loudspeakers
The number of loudspeakers on the Sony KD-55X9305 is six, but the Sony KD-55XD8599 only has two loudspeakers.

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

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User Reviews Are Hugely Better
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the Sony KD-55X9305 is 100%, but the average rating of the Sony KD-55XD8599 is 80% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons For
46mm Thinner
Sony KD-55XD8599 is 44mm thick, but the Sony KD-55X9305 is a 90mm thick TV (46mm 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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
37% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Sony KD-55XD8599 only costs £129 to run over five years but the Sony KD-55X9305 costs £205 to run (59% more).
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Better Energy Efficiency Rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55XD8599 is "A+", however the rating of the Sony KD-55X9305 is "B".

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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

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5 stars
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Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
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0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Sony KD-55X9305 has better user reviews than the Sony KD-55XD8599. The average user reviews score for the Sony KD-55X9305 is 100% based on 1 review, where as the average score for the Sony KD-55XD8599 is 80% based on 1 review.
Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
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0 reviews
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0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
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0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
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0 reviews

Date Released

Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
36 months old 23 months old Best

Key Features

3D

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Best
Yes
No

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.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599

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.
Sony KD-55X9305
Sony
KD-55X9305
26 trees 1.0 tonnes CO2
Sony KD-55XD8599
Sony
KD-55XD8599
16 trees 0.64 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Display Diagonal 55" 55"
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
High Frequency Rate 1,000Hz
BEST
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 1,200Hz
BEST
1,000Hz
Display Brightness
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Supported Video Mode
2160p 1080i
1080p 720p
576i 576p
480i 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
2160p 1080i
1080p 720p
576i 576p
480i 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Display Refresh Rate Supported
60 Hz 50 Hz
30 Hz 25 Hz
24 Hz
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
60 Hz 50 Hz
30 Hz 25 Hz
24 Hz
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
Display Technology
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
Zoom
 Zoom
Zoom
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric) 139cm 139cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° 178°
 
 
 
Audio Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
RMS Rated Power 90W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker 6
BEST
2
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
Standard Music
Movie Custom
Sports Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Custom
 Sports
 Game
Standard Music
Movie Custom
Sports Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Custom
 Sports
 Game
Speaker 6 2
 
 
 
Smart TV Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Video App
Netflix YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Netflix YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Lifestyle Apps
Google Apps Twitter
Google
 Google Apps
 Twitter
 Google
Google Apps Twitter
Google
 Google Apps
 Twitter
 Google
 
 
 
Other Features Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
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
 
 
 
Design Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Mercury Content Unknown - Click to provide data
Peak Luminance Ratio Unknown - Click to provide data 74%
 
 
 
Power Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) 166W 103W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption 230kWh 143kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption 311W 157W
BEST
 
 
 
TV Tuner Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Network Streaming Service
Netflix
 Netflix
Netflix
 Netflix
Video Formats Supported
H.265
 H.265
H.265
 H.265
Google Application
YouTube Google Play
Google+
 YouTube
 Google Play
 Google+
YouTube Google Play
Google+
 YouTube
 Google Play
 Google+
Social Network Service
Twitter Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
Twitter Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
 
 
 
Packaging Content Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
3D Glasses Quantity 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC
 
 
 
Management Features Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Smart Modes
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Sports Animation
Custom Graphics
Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Custom
 Graphics
 Photo
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Sports Animation
Custom Graphics
Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Custom
 Graphics
 Photo
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 29
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Thickness 90mm 44mm
BEST
Weight 37.3kg 15.1kg
BEST
Package Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand 37.9kg 18.6kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 255mm
BEST
263mm
Height (with Stand) 780mm 770mm
Width (with Stand) 1,484mm 1,231mm
BEST
Height 744mm 717mm
Width 1,484mm 1,231mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 1 1
SCART Port 1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
Composite Video in 2
BEST
1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 3 3
HDMI Port 4 4
VGA (D-Sub) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
CardBus PCMCIA Slot 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Sony KD-55X9305 Sony KD-55XD8599
Package Height 848mm 825mm
BEST
Package Depth 218mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 1,622mm 1,552mm
BEST

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