Sony KD-55S8005 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£185 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 69?
It has exceptional user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
Whilst this Sony TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, its running costs of £185 over 5 years are in the most expensive 19% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is easy to use.
The KD-55S8005 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching sport, ranking number 136 in TVs for sport. However mediocre for watching films, ranking number 394 in TVs for films.
Should You Buy it Now?
|RGB Direct||£1,499.00||Go to Store|
Sony KD-55S8005 In-Depth Analysis
User Reviews Are Excellent
Based on 19 user reviews the average user rating of this TV is outstanding. 14 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.
Customers Report That it is Easy to Use
Three customers who purchased the Sony KD-55S8005 considered that it was easy to setup.
The functions are easy to use and navigate and the most important thing is that the colours
It is very easy to set up
Picture excellent, easy to set up
Easy to set up and use for the whole family
Users Report Good Product Quality
Two owners who purchased the Sony KD-55S8005 considered that it was good quality.
The picture quality is fantastic
It is perfect quality design sound five stars all round
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs
We checked 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,499.00 it is more expensive than 78% of TVs.
Price Has Gone Up by £469 (31%)
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The highest resolution of the Sony KD-55S8005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Fairly Large Display Diagonal
The display diagonals of TVs range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the KD-55S8005 of 55" is in the largest 19% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KD-55S8005 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The Sony KD-55S8005 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.
The KD-55S8005's thickness of 99mm is very thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The Sony KD-55S8005 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the KD-55S8005 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all televisions is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The KD-55S8005 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support screen mirroring.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The KD-55S8005 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
The KD-55S8005 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-55S8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports HDD Recording
The Sony KD-55S8005 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not support HDD recording.
Supports Parental Controls
The KD-55S8005 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of TVs is 150°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The Sony KD-55S8005's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is quite narrow compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 8% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The Sony KD-55S8005 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
The Sony KD-55S8005 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This TV was released in June 2015.
Very High Running Costs
Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this television is A, the KD-55S8005 has an average 5 year running cost of £185 based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sonybravia kd55s8005cbu, refurbished kd55s8005c, sony kd55s8005cbu, quick kd55s8005c|
|Barcodes||00635131626371, 04548736008069, 04548736008076|