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Sony FWD-65W855

Sony FWD-65W855
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A fully featured but 4 year old 65" Full HD TV, with moderate running costs
65" Full HD No 64mm Oct 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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Sony FWD-65W855 Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Sony FWD-65W855 as follows:
81
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£380 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
This Sony TV has running costs of £380 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report product quality, picture quality and it is easy to use. However they also report an inferior stand.
The FWD-65W855 has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Web browser
Advanced motionflow XR picture processing accurately reproduces fast-moving action from videos or animations for more natural viewing
Friendly interface for easy access and control
Select inputs, manage connected devices and easily adjust display settings via the intuitive graphical interface
Energy-saving ambient light sensor
Display brightness automatically adjusts to suit ambient lighting conditions. reduces energy consumption without compromising picture quality
Internet ready
Ethernet connector and built-in wi-fi allow easy wired or wireless internet connection
Connect to the internet to run apps and view web pages via the in-built browser. control on-screen cursor and input text from your smartphone or tablet with free TV sideview app for ios/android
BRAVIA plays media content from USB flash memory in a total of 37 different file formats
Skype ready
Connect to the internet and hold crisp, clear HD quality video calls with skype requires optional cmu-br200 camera / microphone accessory)
Versatile control options
Control BRAVIA remotely including on/off, input signal select and adjust volume over IP via rj45 by web API or via rs-232c (rs-232c control requires optional HDMI convertor box cbx-h11/1)
Illumination LED
Colour-coded leds give instant visual confirmation of display status and functions including device connection, timer setting, remote control, shop/demo mode on and skype call waiting
Installation friendly
Smoother, sharper pictures
Play virtually any media file format
3D
HTML support for simple box-free digital signage
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports 24p
Impress your audience with high-contrast full HD images
Energy-efficient LCD panel
The panel's LED backlight consumes less power than conventional fluorescent backlighting
TRILUMINOS display technology
Produces a much broader colour range, reproducing more tones and textures than a standard display system
HTML5 browser displays networkedcontent including text, graphics, video and web feeds with no extra player needed
Play videos and other media content direct from USB flash memory in wide range of formats. NTFS file system is supported alongside fat32 and exfat
D-Sub 15 pin and HDMI input connections
Easily link BRAVIA to a PC via the display'sstandard d-sub 15 pin connector, or via HDMI
Hotel mode
Customise and store display settings and features. settings can be easily copied from display to display via USB flash memory
Quartz edge design
Enhance any business environment or public space with stylish, contemporary quartz edge design and super-slim 17mm bezel
Integrated media player
The slim, stylish display offers a wide range of mounting options and integrates neatly into any corporate, retail or educational environment

What is This TV Best Used For?

53
Watching Films
Average
59
Watching Sport
Average
70
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony FWD-65W855 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Users Report Good Product Quality

A few Sony FWD-65W855 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Difficult_guy rated the product 5 stars and wrote in August “I just fall in love with excellent picture quality, lots of contents to watch as you can download lot of apps like kodi, netflix, plex etc” in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855. Also in August Feeeee mentioned in their review of this TVs on Amazon “The picture quality is superb and as other reviewers have mentioned, we can't imagine how 4K could produce a noticeable enough improvement to justify the massive price difference”. Joy H. wrote “The sound quality is surprisingly good for a flat panel, to be fair I have mine linked to the recommended Sony accessory wireless subwoofer which requires no separate controls”.

Customers Report Good Image Quality

Some Sony FWD-65W855 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony FWD-65W855 had good picture quality. Difficult_guy said on Amazon a few weeks ago “I just fall in love with excellent picture quality, lots of contents to watch as you can download lot of apps like kodi, netflix, plex etc”. Feeeee wrote in their review this month “The picture quality is superb and as other reviewers have mentioned, we can't imagine how 4K could produce a noticeable enough improvement to justify the massive price difference”. Little Mo said “Incredible picture quality” and rated the product 5 stars.

One Sony FWD-65W855 reviewer reckoned that this TVs was good for watching movies. Little Mo said in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855 on Amazon “The sound quality is good, although for movies I play it through my sony surround sound which also seems to be enhanced somehow (maybe I'm imagining it?”.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed the Sony FWD-65W855 concluded that it was easy to use. Joy H. and she mentioned “I find the new software interface both more intuitive and easier to use than the 55 inch 2014 model I bought for another room”.

One Sony FWD-65W855 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good experience. Joy H. wrote in her review of the Sony FWD-65W855 in August last year “Having just one remote for everything really makes viewing an effortless and enjoyable experience”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. D. A. Moore wrote in their review in August last year “The TV was relatively straightforward to set-up and operate”.

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Users Report Good Quality High Def TV

Several Sony FWD-65W855 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Difficult_guy and wrote in August “I will highly recommend this product who is willing to buy HD tv set” in their review. A few weeks ago Oldschool gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “The fact is this TV absolutely Loves HD Blu Ray movies”. Oldschool also wrote “If all you watch is the HD channels and BLU Ray movies”.

Customers Report Good Smart TV Features

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good for watching on demand TV. Feeeee wrote in their review of this TVs “The remote has an actual Netflix button on it which takes you straight there”. In August last year Joy H. and she mentioned in her review on Amazon “Amazon prime TV is built in as is Netflx”.

A few Sony FWD-65W855 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good apps. Feeeee scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “The software makes navigating very easy and there are loads of apps such as YouTube, Amazon Prime” in their review of this TVs.

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Users Report Nice Design

A number of Sony FWD-65W855 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Last year Lee R. said in his review of the Sony FWD-65W855 “Stunning looking TV, excellent connectivity options, beautiful picture” and gave it a score of 99 out of 100. Prosper Afeeva said in August last year “A very good looking tv” in their review of this TVs and gave this TVs a score of 5 stars.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four people agreed that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned “Very good TV for the price, with a very good definition” in their Sony FWD-65W855 review. This month Feeeee rated this TVs 5 stars and wrote “As other reviewers have mentioned, we can't imagine how 4K could produce a noticeable enough improvement to justify the massive price difference” in their review of this TVs. J. Colman mentioned in their review of this TVs “Great tv for the price”.

One Sony FWD-65W855 owner who reviewed it thought it was a bargain for the price. Difficult_guy gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855 in August “Negatives, * SD channels doesnt look nice, * Tv stand does look cheap * No USB 3 * Cheap looking plastic remote * Setting could be very difficult for new user * 3D glasses”.

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Customers Report Good Connectivity

Two people said in their reviews that the Sony FWD-65W855 was good in terms of connectivity. Lee R. wrote in his review of the Sony FWD-65W855 “Excellent connectivity options”. One Sony FWD-65W855 reviewer who bought the Sony FWD-65W855 thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Feeeee said in August “It has plenty of HDMI slots for any components you wish to connect”.

One person who reviewed the Sony FWD-65W855 said that it was good in terms of USB connections. D. A. Moore said “I was particularly interested in the USB sockets on the TV as I like to watch a lot of stuff that I have downloaded” in their Sony FWD-65W855 review yet scored it 3 stars.

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Users Report Superior Audio Quality

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Feeeee scored it 99 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “The combination of the incredible picture and rich, clear sound makes viewing a truly immersive experience” in their review. Joy H. scored the Sony FWD-65W855 5 stars and she said in August last year “The sound quality is surprisingly good for a flat panel, to be fair I have mine linked to the recommended Sony accessory wireless subwoofer which requires no separate controls”. Little Mo said “The sound quality is good, although for movies I play it through my sony surround sound which also seems to be enhanced somehow (maybe I'm imagining it?” in their review.

Users Report That it is Robust

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Little Mo gave the Sony FWD-65W855 a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon last year “The stand is just a tiny piece of rounded metal (don't be put off by that though because it's actually very sturdy” in their Sony FWD-65W855 review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Sony FWD-65W855 was well made. Joy H. mentioned on Amazon “Amazon prime TV is built in as is Netflx”.

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Customers Report That it is a Good Size

A number of people thought this TVs was thin. In August this year Feeeee wrote “The bezel is very thin so almost the full size of it is screen (if you know what I mean” in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855 and rated the Sony FWD-65W855 5 stars. Joy H. said in her review of this TVs on Amazon in August last year “I have mine wall mounted with a sonus LL22 slim line bracket which while not cheap is of great quality” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,350 owner and expert reviews (including 1,813 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.

Users Report Helpful Technical Guidance

One person concluded that it had good technical guidance. In August this year Keith mentioned in his review of this TVs “The youview has definitely made the sony tv's better> the guide is now a lot easier to navigate” and gave this TVs a rating of 5 stars.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

One person concluded that it had a good remote control. Difficult_guy said on Amazon this month “It work like a one Flick remote and it is super remote” in their review.

Customers Report Good 3D Picture Quality

One Sony FWD-65W855 owner who bought this TVs wrote that it had a good 3D picture quality. This year Difficult_guy wrote on Amazon “I replaced with my Sharp 60" 3d TV” and gave the Sony FWD-65W855 a score of 99 out of 100.

Customers Report an Inferior Stand

One Sony FWD-65W855 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good stand. Difficult_guy wrote in their review of the Sony FWD-65W855 on Amazon “Negatives, * SD channels doesnt look nice, * Tv stand does look cheap * No USB 3 * Cheap looking plastic remote * Setting could be very difficult for new user * 3D glasses”.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The FWD-65W855 is in the most expensive 3% of all 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the FWD-65W855 is £380.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This television was released in October 2013.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The FWD-65W855's display diagonal of 65" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 89% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The FWD-65W855 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Sony FWD-65W855 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the FWD-65W855 of 64mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 61% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony FWD-65W855 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The Sony FWD-65W855 supports 24p, unlike 85% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Supports Skype

Skype

The FWD-65W855 supports Skype, unlike 97% of TVs which do not support Skype.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The FWD-65W855 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The FWD-65W855's RMS rated power of 30W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The FWD-65W855 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features Local Dimming

The FWD-65W855 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The FWD-65W855 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The FWD-65W855 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Swivelling

The FWD-65W855 supports swivelling. 96% of TVs do not support swivelling.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony FWD-65W855 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The FWD-65W855 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 70% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Three Loudspeakers

The Sony FWD-65W855 is a three loudspeaker television. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony blackfwd65w855p, sony kdl65w855cbu, sony kdl65w855abu, sony 4xhdmi3xusb, sony xbr65x800b, sony xbr65x850b, sony xbr65x950b, sony fwd65w855p, fwd65w855pt, sony 65quot, XBR65X900B, sony 1080i, sony x850b, KDL65W950B, sony 1080p, sony 120hz, sony 2160p

Barcodes:

00027242879119, 00027242879140, 00027242885677, 04548736002524, 04905524949131, 05013493244061, 05013493244078, 05054484482116, 05054565345286

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