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Sony FWD85X9600

£4,561.07
Sony FWD-85X9600
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A huge and fully featured 4K television, with satisfactory running costs but representing only moderate value for money
85" 4K Yes 4000:1 Oct 2014
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Sony FWD-85X9600 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony FWD-85X9600 number 999 across all TVs.
54
Value for Money
Average
85
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£390 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has average user reviews with an average user rating of 67%. Hisense TVs 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 2018.
It has running costs of £390 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report that it is expensive.
This Sony TV has some great features:
Very large display diagonal
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the FWD-85X9600 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport, ranking number 9999999 in TVs for sport. It is also excellent for playing games, ranking number 9999999 in TVs for gaming as well being very good for watching films, ranking number 9999999 in TVs for film.
80
Watching Films
Very Good
87
Watching Sport
Excellent
81
Playing Games
Excellent

Sony FWD-85X9600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 3,350 expert and user reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV 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”.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £4,561.07 it is in the most expensive 2% of televisions.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the FWD-85X9600 is £390, which makes it one of the more expensive to run TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the FWD-85X9600 in October 2014.

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Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sony FWD-85X9600 of 85" is larger than 99% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the FWD-85X9600 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Televisions HD types range from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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 Sony FWD-85X9600 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The FWD-85X9600 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony FWD-85X9600 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Local Dimming

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

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The FWD-85X9600 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Only Supports a TV SideView Video App

The FWD-85X9600 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this television. The video apps TV SideView are also supported by this Sony television.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony FWD-85X9600 of 800Hz is faster than 77% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of TVs is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m². The FWD-85X9600's display brightness of 585 cd/m² is very bright compared to most other TVs. It is in the brightest 3% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The FWD-85X9600's RMS rated power of 40W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 89% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the FWD-85X9600 of only 176° is narrower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is narrower than 76% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of televisions range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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Four Loudspeakers

The FWD-85X9600 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other televisions have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The FWD-85X9600 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratios (typical) of TVs range from 300 to 5,000,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 38,000. The Sony FWD-85X9600's contrast ratio (typical) of 4,000 is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony FWD-85X9600 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The FWD-85X9600 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The FWD-85X9600 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony fwd85x9600, sony pt1185ir10

Barcodes:

05013493248786, 05013493284036

Sony FWD85X9600

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