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Sony FWD-85X9600
Sony FWD-85X9600
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Sony FWD-85X9600

85" 4K Ultra HD 4000:1 Oct 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date £514.60 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
3D
A bit expensive

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,295 expert and owner reviews (including 163 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 88% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

A Bit 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”.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs 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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Very Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 585 candellas per square meter, the FWD-85X9600 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago the display brightnesses range from 170 cd/m² to 590 cd/m².

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85 Inches Display Diagonal

This is an 85 inch TV.

There are a number of alternative 85" TVs currently available that you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the Samsung UE85HU7500, or the Sony KD-85X9505.

If this television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the LG 105UC9 (105") which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the FWD-85X9600 in October 2014.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony FWD-85X9600 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think the Toshiba 58L9363, and the LG 43UF690 which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony FWD-85X9600 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The FWD-85X9600 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The FWD-85X9600 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Audio

Four Loudspeakers

The FWD-85X9600 is a four loudspeaker TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs of this spec and age range from 8W to 120W. The Sony FWD-85X9600 has a fairly high RMS rated power (40 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The FWD-85X9600 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The FWD-85X9600 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Features Local Dimming

The FWD-85X9600 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also feature local dimming.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony FWD-85X9600 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television also support screen mirroring.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The Sony FWD-85X9600 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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Supports Internet TV

The FWD-85X9600 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Only Supports One Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the FWD-85X9600 is more than most TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video apps is Sky Online, but this video apps is not supported by this TV. The video apps TV SideView are also supported by this Sony television.

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Energy

High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the FWD-85X9600 is £515 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run TVs of a comparable age and spec.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony fwd85x9600p
Barcodes 05013493248786

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