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55" Direct-LED Flat Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Sony 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions Sony is one of the better rated brands.

Good Product Quality

One customer considered that it was good quality. Colin T. Leck rated it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Sony KD-55X8005 “The picture quality is superb”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who bought this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KD-55X8005 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KD-55X8005 also have a wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40JU7000[plb_2823162_price].

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic TX-55CR430[plb_2911003_price], or the LG 55UF860[plb_2834087_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV

The KD-55X8005 supports smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the KD-55X8005 also support smart TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40JU7000[plb_2823162_price].

We compared all the other televisions which also support smart TV to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-55CR430[plb_2911003_price], or the LG 55UF860[plb_2834087_price] is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Two Composite Video Ins

Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KD-55X8005 only have one composite video in, however the KD-55X8005 has two composite video ins.

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3 MHL Version

The KD-55X8005 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec televisions that were released one year ago support a 1.3 MHL version.

A 3 MHL version is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all TVs of a similar age and spec to the KD-55X8005.

The worst supported MHL version amongst comparable types of TV is 1.3.

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Has Seven Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the Sony KD-55X8005 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The smart modess "Animation", "Photo", "Sports", "Vivid", "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Has Four Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the KD-55X8005 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This television has a Music sound modes, which is the most frequently found sound modes found on TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KD-55X8005. The sound modess "Standard", "Movie" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the KD-55X8005 are not 3D. The KD-55X8005 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE40JU7000[plb_2823162_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KD-55X8005 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-55X8005 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE55JU6510[plb_2827581_price].

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The KD-55X8005 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KD-55X8005.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this spec and age do not feature OLED technology. The KD-55X8005 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 200 hertz, the KD-55X8005 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the KD-55X8005. The average motion interpolation frequency of 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the KD-55X8005 is 760Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The KD-55X8005 is a one RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec have between one and three RF ports quantitys.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-55X8005

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 of a similar age and spec to 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

This 4K and 8K TV was released over a year ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Voice Control
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 by Colin T. Leck
(Verified Purchase)

A fantastic TV, the picture quality is superb, and setup was a breeze. I like Smart & Simple, and this one more than met those criteria. My wife wasn't keen on a 55" TV, as she was happy with the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kd55x8005, sony xr200, kd55x8005c, sony xr200h, sony xr200hz, sony kd55x8005, quick kd55x8005, sony kd55x8005c, sony kd55x8005cb, summer kd55x8005, quick kd55x8005c, sony kd55x8005cba, sony kd55x8005cbu, summer kd55x8005c, sony kd55x8005cbae, acoustic kd55x8005, acoustic kd55x8005c, sony kd55x8005cbaep
Barcodes 00635131626623, 04548736008137, 04548736008144

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