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Sony TVs Have Good Reviews
Sony 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the better rated brands.
Good Smart TV Features
One Sony KD-55S8505 owner considered that it was good for watching Freeview TV. This month M. Denis Fry gave this TV a score of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “No freesat at all, still not got sat to work, worked perfect on my panasonic, freeview is amazing, just like sky with preview.”.
Supports Smart TV
The Sony KD-55S8505 supports smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the KD-55S8505 also support smart TV.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support smart TV currently available including a cheaper television such as the Panasonic TX-43CXW754[plb_2932699_price] or you might consider a higher scoring television such as the Sony KD-65X8509[plb_2796451_price].
There are a number of other televisions which also support smart TV which you might want to look at including the Samsung HG48ED890UB[plb_3147914_price].
Has a Wi-Fi
The Sony KD-55S8505 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KD-55S8505 also have a wi-Fi.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including a cheaper television such as the TX-43CXW754[pl_2932699_price], or the TX-55CR730[pl_2839971_price] both from Panasonic or you might consider a higher rated television such as the Sony KD-65X8509[plb_2796451_price].
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many televisions that came out more than a year ago.
2160p Supported Video Modes
This television supports a 1080i|1080p|2160p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable type and age to it.
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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
Most televisions of this age and spec have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the KD-55S8505 which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The Sony KD-55S8505 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KD-55S8505 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.
Two Audio (L,R) Ins
The KD-55S8505 is a two audio (L,R) in TV.
Has Seven Smart Modess
The KD-55S8505 has a greater number of smart modes than most comparable spec televisions that came out more than a year ago. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. The smart modess "Animation", "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-55S8505, the KD-55S8505 does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE55JU6510[plb_2827581_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KD-55S8505 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-55S8505 also do not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might want to look at including the LG 55EG920[plb_3059448_price] which is also higher rated.
Only Supports One Video Formats Supported
The Sony KD-55S8505 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this Sony TV. The video formats supporteds H.265 are also supported by this television.
The depths of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-55S8505 range from 11mm to 100mm. With a depth of 99 millimeters, the Sony KD-55S8505 has a very thick depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-55S8505.
If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the UE55JS8500[pl_2828885_price] (91.5mm), the UE48JS8500[pl_2828861_price] (92.9mm), or the UE48JS9000[pl_2817727_price] (94.4mm) all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs 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.
OK Running Costs
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. The KD-55S8505 is typical compared to the other 465 TVs of this age and spec that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-55S8505 is £185.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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