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Sony FWD-65X8600

Sony FWD-65X8600

65" 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-65X8600P produces over 8 megapixels (four times the resolution of Full HD) for an incredible level of... More
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7 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Sony is one of the better rated TV brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Sony also has good ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The FWD-65X8600 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the FWD-65X8600 also have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE85HU7500[plb_2416327_price].

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The FWD-65X8600 supports a better video mode than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas 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 actually the best supported video mode amongst all 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the FWD-65X8600.

The worst supported video mode amongst comparable types of television is 480p.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the FWD-65X8600 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Sony FWD-65X8600 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The FWD-65X8600 is a four HDMI ports quantity television.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The FWD-65X8600 has more audio (L,R) ins than most of the TVs of this age and type. Most of the TVs that are a similar age to the FWD-65X8600 only have one audio (L,R) in, however this TV has two audio (L,R) ins.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the FWD-65X8600 support smart TV, however the FWD-65X8600 does not support smart TV.

Other TVs which also support smart TV that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_2354169_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years, the Sony FWD-65X8600 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the 65LA970[pl_1734265_price], or the 65LA9709[pl_2010542_price] both from LG or the Panasonic TX-55AXW904[plb_2914938_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the FWD-65X8600 do not feature OLED technology. The FWD-65X8600 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the UE55HU7200[pl_2432088_price], the UE65HU7200[pl_2433629_price], or the UE65HU8200[pl_2433648_price] all from Samsung.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs of a comparable age and type to the FWD-65X8600 have motion interpolation frequencys of between 120Hz and 3,000Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 200 hertz, the FWD-65X8600 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencys amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Fairly Thick

The depths of comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago range from 6.5mm to 94mm, and the average depth is 52mm. At 66 millimeters, the Sony FWD-65X8600 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the FWD-65X8600.

There are a number of alternative 66mm thick TVs currently available which you might want to look at including the Sony FWD-55X8600[plb_2361513_price] which has better reviews.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55HU6900[plb_2276974_price] (69mm).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony FWD-65X8600

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as 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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OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the FWD-65X8600 will cost £254 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 115 TVs of a similar age and spec.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
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
On/Off 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
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual

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Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
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Electricity cost when switched on £251.58
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £253.41
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1.3T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
33
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 05013493248816

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