With 16:9 4K resolution, the FWD-55X8500P produces over 8 megapixels (four times the resolution of Full HD) for an incredible level of depth, quality and realism. Ideal for business, retail and...
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Sony is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Sony also has good ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs.
Has a Wi-Fi
The FWD-55X8500 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also have a wi-Fi.
There are a number of alternative televisions with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at including the Samsung UE48HU7500[plb_2284995_price] which has better reviews.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
Most of the other televisions of this age and type only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the FWD-55X8500 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Three Number of Loudspeakerss
The Sony FWD-55X8500 is a three number of loudspeakers television.
Features One Lifestyle Apps
The FWD-55X8500 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs of this type and age. This Sony TV features a Skype lifestyle apps, which is the most frequently featured lifestyle apps featured on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.
Analog Tuner Type
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it.
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Does Not Support Smart TV
The FWD-55X8500 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Sony FWD-55X8500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.
Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the TX-65AXW804[pl_2315311_price], or the TX-55AXW904[pl_2914938_price] both from Panasonic or the LG 65LA970[plb_1734265_price].
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most TVs of a similar age and type to the FWD-55X8500 do not feature OLED technology. The FWD-55X8500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the UE55HU7200[pl_2432088_price], the UE65HU7200[pl_2433629_price], or the UE65HU8200[pl_2433648_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Running Costs Are OK
The FWD-55X8500 has an average running cost of £264 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 116 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when Sony released the FWD-55X8500.
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With a depth of 59 millimeters, the FWD-55X8500 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the FWD-55X8500.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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