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51

Overall Score

Sony FWD-55X8600

A 3 year old 55" 4K television with good features but high running costs
55" 4K Yes No Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony FWD-55X8600 Review

With good features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony FWD-55X8600 as follows for Summary.
69
Good Features
51
3 Years Old
29
£225 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has running costs of £225 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
3D
Does not feature OLED technology

Sony FWD-55X8600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Sony FWD-55X8600's display diagonal of 55" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 69% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the FWD-55X8600 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony FWD-55X8600 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The FWD-55X8600 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the FWD-55X8600 of 66mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 68% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The FWD-55X8600 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The FWD-55X8600's RMS rated power of 20W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The FWD-55X8600 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. The worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The FWD-55X8600 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The FWD-55X8600 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

The FWD-55X8600 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The FWD-55X8600 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The FWD-55X8600 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since June 2014.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the FWD-55X8600 is £225 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony sonyfwd55x8600p
Barcodes 05013493248809

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