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Sony FWD-55X8600

74

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Sony FWD-55X8600

Sony FWD-55X8600
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A fully featured but 4 year old 55" 4K TV, with average running costs
55" 4K No 66mm Jul 2014
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Sony FWD-55X8600 Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Sony FWD-55X8600 as follows:
87
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of £220 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

61
Watching Films
Good
66
Watching Sport
Good
52
Playing Games
Average

Sony FWD-55X8600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,322 owner and expert reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its televisions. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The FWD-55X8600 has an average 5 year running cost of £220 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the FWD-55X8600 in July 2014.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the FWD-55X8600 of 55" is in the largest 29% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of televisions range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The Sony FWD-55X8600 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions 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.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony FWD-55X8600 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The FWD-55X8600 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the FWD-55X8600 of 66mm is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 34% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The FWD-55X8600 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony FWD-55X8600 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The FWD-55X8600 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of televisions which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The FWD-55X8600 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony FWD-55X8600 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

The FWD-55X8600 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fwd55x8600p fwd55x8600p, sony sonyfwd55x8600p, sony fwd55x8600pa

Barcodes:

05013493248809, 05054484778219, 05054533778214, 05054629481004

Sony FWD-55X8600

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