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12 Reasons For
Sony has good average ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.
Has a Built-In Camera
The KD-55X8505 has a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a built-in camera.
Alternative televisions with a built-in camera currently available which you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-58AX802[plb_2285175_price] which has better reviews.
Supports Smart TV
The KD-55X8505 supports smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.
We compared this television to all the other TVs which support smart TV and we think the UE55HU7500[pl_2233904_price], and the UE55HU7200[pl_2432088_price] both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-58AX802[plb_2285175_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a Wi-Fi
The KD-55X8505 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the TX-58AX802[pl_2285175_price], or the TX-50AX802[pl_2285104_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE55HU7500[plb_2233904_price] which has better reviews.
2160p Supported Video Modes
The Sony KD-55X8505 supports a better video mode than most TVs of this spec and age. This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it support a 1080p supported video modes. In addition, this Sony TV support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i and 576p and 720p supported video modess.
A 2160p supported video modes is actually the best supported video mode amongst all 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the KD-55X8505.
A 480p supported video modes is the worst supported video mode amongst comparable types of TV.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The Sony KD-55X8505 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other televisions of this type and age only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
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3 MHL Version
The KD-55X8505 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than the 2 MHL version supported by most TVs that were launched more than two years ago.
A 3 MHL version is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all televisions of this type and age.
A 2 MHL version is the worst supported MHL version across comparable types of TV.
Features One Lifestyle Apps
The number of lifestyle apps featured on the KD-55X8505 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This television features a Skype lifestyle apps, which is the most frequently featured lifestyle apps featured on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KD-55X8505.
Supports Seven Video Formats Supporteds
The number of video formats supported by the KD-55X8505 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable age and type to the KD-55X8505. The video formats supporteds "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG4", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this Sony television.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds
The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KD-55X8505 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Sony TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that were released around the same time as the KD-55X8505. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.
Has Five Smart Modess
The KD-55X8505 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of this spec and age. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KD-55X8505. The smart modess "Cinema", "Music", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this Sony TV.
Analog Tuner Type
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.
5 Reasons Against
Average Expert Reviews
This Sony TV received a rating of 67% from television expert review site lydogbillede.dk.
Price Has Recently Increased by £101.12
In the last 45 days the price of the KD-55X8505 has increased by £101.12.
Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The number of image formats supported by the KD-55X8505 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Sony television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this spec and age. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the KD-55X8505, the KD-55X8505 does not feature OLED technology.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the UE55HU7200[pl_2432088_price], or the UE65HU7200[pl_2433629_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years have motion interpolation frequencys of between 120Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 880Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 200 hertz, the KD-55X8505 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-55X8505.
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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 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Sony released the KD-55X8505 over two years ago.
At 66 millimeters, the KD-55X8505 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the KD-55X8505.
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