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Sony KD55X8005CBU

£739.99
55" 4K Direct-LED Flat Sep 2015
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Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Sony TVs have good reviews
Supports Wi-Fi
Not 3D
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Reviews

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,235 owner and expert reviews (including 164 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its TVs. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV was released in September 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KD-55X8005 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

We compared this television to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think the Sony KD-65X9005 (£849.99), and the Samsung UE55JS9000 (£849.99) both of which have better reviews; or the LG 49UH600 (£698) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-55X8005 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-55X8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KD-55X8005 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have an ethernet port.

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Display

Not 3D

The Sony KD-55X8005 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of this type and age are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Sony KD-65X9005 (£849.99), or the Samsung UE55JS9000 (£849.99).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The KD-55X8005 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Sony KD-55X8005 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies (only 200 hertz) amongst TVs of this age. TVs of this type and age have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 760Hz.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

Alternative 55" TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55JS9000 (£849.99) which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Hisense HE65K5510 (£749) (65" and higher rated) or the LG 58UH635 (£580) (58" and cheaper).

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KD-55X8005 supports parental controls. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support parental controls.

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Features Voice Control

The KD-55X8005 features voice control. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also feature voice control.

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Supports 24p

The KD-55X8005 supports 24p, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-55X8005 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Game Mode

The KD-55X8005 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-55X8005 supports Picture-In-Picture. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also support Picture-In-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KD-55X8005 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Sony KD-55X8005 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The KD-55X8005 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The KD-55X8005 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acoustic kd55x8005c, summer kd55x8005c, sony kd55x8005cbu, quick kd55x8005c
Barcodes 00635131626623, 04548736008137, 04548736008144

Sony KD-55X8005 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-55X8005 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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