Sony FWD-55X8500 Review
|3 Years Old|
|£264 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 50?
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This TV has running costs of £264 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Sony FWD-55X8500 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs
Based on 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its televisions. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
The highest resolution of the FWD-55X8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the FWD-55X8500 of 55" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 71% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The FWD-55X8500 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.
The FWD-55X8500's thickness of 59mm is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 50% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The Sony FWD-55X8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The FWD-55X8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The FWD-55X8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The motion interpolation frequency of the FWD-55X8500 of 800Hz is quite fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The RMS rated power of the Sony FWD-55X8500 of 30W is in the highest 13% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The FWD-55X8500 is a three loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The FWD-55X8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
The FWD-55X8500 supports Skype, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support Skype.
Features Local Dimming
The FWD-55X8500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The FWD-55X8500 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.
Three USB Ports
The FWD-55X8500 is a three USB port TV.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This TV has been on the market since October 2013.
High Running Costs
The FWD-55X8500 has an average running cost of £264 over 5 years based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run televisions.
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