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Overall Score

Sony KD55X8005CBU

£849.00
£649.00 £200.00 cheaper than 22 days ago
A 2 year old 55" 4K TV with not bad features but a price that represents inferior value for money
55" 4K No No Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-55X8005 Review

Released 2 years ago and with good features, we have ranked the Sony KD-55X8005 number 157 in 55 inch TVs, number 459 in 4K TVs and number 877 across all TVs.
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Why Has it Scored 54?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for watching sport, ranking number 604 in TVs for sport. It is also average for playing games, ranking number 409 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 697 in TVs for films.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £849 to £649 in the last 22 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 68% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.
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How Big is the Sony KD-55X8005?

The Sony KD-55X8005 is 1,362mm wide and 837mm tall.

Sony KD-55X8005 front dimensions

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Sony KD-55X8005 size in context

Sony KD-55X8005 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,185 expert and owner reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 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 is under 2 years old but has average features and at £649.00 it is more expensive than 53% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Down by £200 (24%)

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD-55X8005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KD-55X8005 of 55" is in the largest 24% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Televisions have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KD-55X8005 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-55X8005 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-55X8005 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-55X8005 supports Bluetooth. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-55X8005 supports parental controls. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-55X8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD-55X8005 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. TVs resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-55X8005 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-55X8005 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KD-55X8005 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KD-55X8005 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The KD-55X8005 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the KD-55X8005 in September 2015.


Product Identifiers

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

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