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Sony KD-55S8005

55" Active Jun 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

This 4K and 8K TV has an average owner rating of 89% based on 19 owner reviews.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average Sony 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs built by Sony.

Supports Smart TV

The KD-55S8005 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the KD-55S8005.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the LOEWE Art 40[plb_3211990_price], or the Sony KD-55X9305[plb_2834289_price].

Other televisions which also support smart TV that you might also want to look at include the LG 55UX960[plb_3386981_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year, the KD-55S8005 has a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LOEWE Art 40[plb_3211990_price], and the Sony KD-55X9305[plb_2834289_price] is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the LG 55UX960[plb_3386981_price].

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 480i|1080i|480p|1080p|2160p|720p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Two Composite Video Ins

Most of the other TVs of this age and spec only have one composite video in, however the KD-55S8005 has two composite video ins.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The KD-55S8005 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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3 MHL Version

The KD-55S8005 supports a newer MHL version than most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports a 3 MHL version, whereas most comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as it support a 1.3 MHL version.

This TV's MHL version (3) is actually the best supported MHL version across all TVs of this age and type.

A 1.3 MHL version is the worst supported MHL version across comparable types of TV.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The Sony KD-55S8005 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the KD-55S8005. The smart modess "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KD-55S8005 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the KD-55S8005 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55JU6510[plb_2827581_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-55S8005, the Sony KD-55S8005 does not feature OLED technology.

Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the LG 55EG920[plb_3059448_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only Features One Lifestyle Apps

The KD-55S8005 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly featured lifestyle apps is Google Apps, but this lifestyle apps is not featured on this television. The lifestyle appss Samsung Smart View are also featured on this Sony TV.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The KD-55S8005 is a one RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-55S8005 have between one and three RF ports quantitys.

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Very Thick

The depths of televisions of a similar age and spec to the KD-55S8005 range from 11mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 62mm. With a depth of 99 millimeters, the KD-55S8005's depth is one of the thickest amongst comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KD-55S8005.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the UE48JS8500[pl_2828861_price] (92.9mm), or the UE48JS9000[pl_2817727_price] (94.4mm) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-55S8005

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions that came out 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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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Sony television was released.

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the KD-55S8005 is £185 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 465 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
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Screen Mirroring
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Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
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Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Parental Control
24p Support
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Colour of Product
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VESA Mounting
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Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Quick Installation Guide
Technical Details
Clear Phase Technology
Auto Wide Mode
Other Features
HDD Recording
I-Manual
USB Playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
Illumination LED
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User Reviews

(19)
Reviewed 2 January 2016 by Chris
Chris would recommend the Sony KD55S8005C

It is perfect quality design sound five stars all round...

Reviewed 23 December 2015 by Anonymous
Anonymous would recommend the Sony KD55S8005C

Good TV to by Sony Curved screen 4K, Android TV money more...

Reviewed 23 December 2015 by Kaf59Kevin
Kaf59Kevin would recommend the Sony KD55S8005C

Nice curved TV great brillent picture & sound & nice 3D picture plus you have twin tuners & sat...

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Bigdish
Bigdish would recommend the Sony KD55S8005C

Awesome piece of kit, simple set up, wonderful pictures, looks great even when it;s switched off, I love it...

Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Sam777
Sam777 would recommend the Sony KD55S8005C

I bought this month ago still happy with the purchase...

Reviewed 8 December 2015 by Patsy1
Patsy1 would recommend the Sony KD55S8005C

The picture quality is fantastic,and it is very easy to set up...

Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Learner
Learner would recommend the Sony KD55S8005C

All working fine. A bit complicated but we will get used to it...

Reviewed 18 November 2015 by Aik1

No doubt a beautiful TV, love the gentle curve and picture quality. The kids are also enjoying the built in games. BUT I had higher expectations. Initially I was delighted it had built in FreeSat... Read more…

Reviewed 18 November 2015 by Electcetra
Electcetra would recommend the Sony KD55S8005C

I can't find fault in the TV. Lives up to all expectations and then some. What let's it down is there is no manual to explain all the optional settings. Online help is available and indeed helpful... Read more…

Reviewed 16 November 2015 by Wozzle
Wozzle would recommend the Sony KD55S8005C

I have had this tv for about a month now and am sooooo impressed with everything. I am not a techno expert but I know what I like. The aesthetics of the tv are lovely (and so pleases my partner... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £181.07
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £184.11
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kd55s8005, kd55s8005c, sony s8005, KD-55S8005C, sony s8005c, sony 55s8005, sony p226849, sony p226849p, sony 55s8005c, sony kd55s8005, quick kd55s8005, sony kd55s8005c, quick kd55s8005c, sony kd55s8005cb, sony kd55s8005cbu, sonybravia kd55s8005, refurbished kd55s8005, sonybravia kd55s8005c, sonybravia kd55s8005cb, refurbished kd55s8005c, sonybravia kd55s8005cbu
Barcodes 00635131626371, 04548736008069, 04548736008076

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