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Sony FWD-65W855

65" Full HD Active Oct 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £382.89 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good picture quality
Good product quality
Good smart TV features

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Good Picture 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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Good 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”.

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.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large display diagonal televisions that have been around for around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Design

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”.

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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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.

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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Smart TV

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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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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Has an Internet TV Function

The Sony FWD-65W855 has an internet TV function. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The FWD-65W855 supports smart TV features. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support smart TV features.

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Price

Reasonably 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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Audio

Good Sound 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.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The FWD-65W855 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television have RMS rated powers of between 7W and 100W. With an RMS rated power of 30 Watts, the FWD-65W855 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other large display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

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.


Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 1,413 expert and owner reviews (including 33 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range. 60% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Support

Good Support

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.


Features

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.

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The FWD-65W855 supports Skype. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years also support Skype.

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Poor 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”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The FWD-65W855 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at including the KDL-65W855 (£1,099.00), or the KDL-60W855 both from Sony or the Samsung UE55H8000 which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The FWD-65W855 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Supports WiFi

The FWD-65W855 supports WiFi. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support WiFi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The FWD-65W855 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-and-Picture Function

The FWD-65W855 has a picture-and-picture function. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television also have a picture-and-picture function.

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Ergonomics

Has a Swivelling

The Sony FWD-65W855 has a swivelling, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony FWD-65W855 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Local Dimming

The Sony FWD-65W855 features local dimming. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub)

The FWD-65W855 has a PC in (D-Sub), which is unusual. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub).

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The FWD-65W855 has an average running cost of £383 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 285 large display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony blackfwd65w855p, sony kdl65w855cbu, sony kdl65w855abu, sony 4xhdmi3xusb, sony xbr65x950b, sony fwd65w855p, sony xbr65x800b, sony xbr65x850b, sony p222462p, sony 65quot, fwd65w855pt, KDL65W950B, sony 1080p, sony 120hz, sony 2160p, sony w855c, XBR65X900B, sony 1080i, sony x850b, sony w85c
Barcodes 00027242879119, 00027242879140, 00027242885677, 04548736002524, 04905524949131, 05013493244061, 05013493244078, 05054484482116, 05054565345286

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