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Overall Score

Sony FWD-85X9600

A 3 year old 85" 4K TV with good features and one of the largest display diagonals on the market
85" 4K Yes 4000:1 Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date

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Sony FWD-85X9600 Review

With very good features,
75
Good Features
52
3 Years Old
23
£515 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

It has ok user reviews with an average user rating of 67%. Samsung televisions 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 televisions 2017.
It has running costs of £515 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report that it is expensive.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very large display diagonal
4K
Only supports a TV SideView video app
Quite narrow horizontal viewing angle

Sony FWD-85X9600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Expensive

One Sony FWD-85X9600 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was not cheap. Liam said in their review of the Sony FWD-85X9600 “Very expensive”.


Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The FWD-85X9600's display diagonal of 85" is in the largest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The FWD-85X9600 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all TVs 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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3D

The FWD-85X9600 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony FWD-85X9600 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The FWD-85X9600's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is in the fastest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Four Loudspeakers

The Sony FWD-85X9600 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The FWD-85X9600's display brightness of 585 cd/m² is in the brightest 3% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The dimmest display brightness of TVs is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The FWD-85X9600 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The FWD-85X9600 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The FWD-85X9600 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the FWD-85X9600 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Only Supports a TV SideView Video App

The number of video apps supported by the FWD-85X9600 is more than most TVs. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this TV. The video apps TV SideView are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The Sony FWD-85X9600's RMS rated power of 40W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 9% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Features Local Dimming

The Sony FWD-85X9600 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The FWD-85X9600 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the televisions the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Sony FWD-85X9600 of only 176° is in the narrowest 25% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The FWD-85X9600 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in June 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The FWD-85X9600 is in the most expensive 1% of all 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on adequate energy prices, we estimate the FWD-85X9600 will cost £515 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony fwd85x9600p
Barcodes 05013493248786

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