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Sony FWD55X8600P

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55" Passive Jul 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) - four times the quality of Full HD With 16:9 4K resolution, the FWD-55X8600P produces over 8 megapixels (four times the resolution of Full HD) for an incredible level of... More
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15 Reasons For

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. In October this year Lrc scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “The smart TV function is simple to use, especially the touchpad remote control (once you get used to it) which comes alongside the standard remote, which makes using the Apps” in their review of the Sony FWD-55X8600.

One Sony FWD-55X8600 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to setup. Lrc said on Amazon this year “It is very simple to set up” in their review of this TV.

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Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews

Sony 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the superior brands.

Good Product Quality

One Sony FWD-55X8600 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Lrc mentioned on Amazon “The 4K media they had playing in the store is mind blowing, on its clarity and just top quality to watch”.

Good Size

One person wrote in their reviews that it was a good size.

Good Connectivity

One person concluded that the product was able to connect to the internet.

Good High Def TV

One customer who bought it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. In October Lrc scored the Sony FWD-55X8600 5 stars and said on Amazon “Dancing 4K Ultra HD TV's that maybe that was the right choice for us”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Sony FWD-55X8600 reviewer who purchased it thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Lrc gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote a few weeks ago “The 3D function is also brilliant”.

Good Picture Quality

One Sony FWD-55X8600 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Sony FWD-55X8600 had good colour saturation. In October this year Lrc wrote in their Sony FWD-55X8600 review “Wow it is great, superb colours” and rated the Sony FWD-55X8600 5 stars.

Nice Design

One Sony FWD-55X8600 owner who reviewed this TV thought it was neat. Lrc mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “It folds neatly out of the way” and rated it 5 stars.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The FWD-55X8600 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the FWD-55X8600 also have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available including the UE65HU8500[pl_2233906_price], or the UE65HU7500[pl_2232252_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price] which has better reviews.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The Sony FWD-55X8600 supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than most televisions of this age and type. Most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago support a 1080p supported video modes. This TV also support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i and 576p and 720p supported video modess.

A 2160p supported video modes is in fact the best supported video mode across all TVs of this type and age.

Across similar types of TV the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The FWD-55X8600 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the televisions of this spec and age. Most of the TVs of this type and age only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The Sony FWD-55X8600 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The Sony FWD-55X8600 has more audio (L,R) ins than most of the TVs of a comparable spec and age to the FWD-55X8600. Most of the TVs that were launched around the same time as the FWD-55X8600 only have one audio (L,R) in, however this TV has two audio (L,R) ins.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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6 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Sony FWD-55X8600 reviewer who bought the Sony FWD-55X8600 said that it was not cheap. Lrc mentioned in their review of the Sony FWD-55X8600 a few weeks ago “No silly flickering etc (which can't be good for your eyes), or expensive purchase of batteries, or having to charge up glasses before you can watch your movie” .

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Sony FWD-55X8600 does not support smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the FWD-55X8600 do support smart TV.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also support smart TV including the UE65HU8500[pl_2233906_price], or the UE65HU7500[pl_2232252_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Sony FWD-55X8600 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the FWD-55X8600 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE65HU8500[plb_2233906_price], or the Sony KD-65S9005[plb_2442942_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years do not feature OLED technology. The FWD-55X8600 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the FWD-55X8600 the motion interpolation frequencys range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 880Hz. At only 200 hertz, the Sony FWD-55X8600 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Thick

The FWD-55X8600 has one of the thicker depths (66 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The depths of comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the FWD-55X8600 range from 10mm to 99mm, and the average depth is 53mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony FWD-55X8600

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age to it. 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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Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the FWD-55X8600 is £225 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 116 TVs of this age and spec.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony TV was released over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
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Motion Interpolation Technology
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Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
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Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
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Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Picture-and-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Clock Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
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Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
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Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 19 April 2016 by LRC

Wow, what can I say what an amazing TV. Having just down-sized into a new home, and being massive film fans we wanted a great TV. In our previous house we had a dedicated movie room with an... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £222.73
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £224.56
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 29 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony sonyfwd55x8600, sony sonyfwd55x8600p
Barcodes 05013493248809, 05054484778219

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