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Sony KD55X8507CSU

£1,699.99
A 2 year old 55" 4K TV, good for watching sport on
55" 4K Yes No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-55X8507 Review

With very good features but good reviews, we have ranked the Sony KD-55X8507 number 84 in 3D TVs, number 103 in 55 inch TVs and number 273 in 4K TVs.
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2 Years Old
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£188 Over 5 Years
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Why Has it Scored 61?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, however its running costs of £188 over 5 years are in the most expensive 18% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KD-55X8507 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching sport, ranking number 377 in TVs for sport. It is also very good for playing games, ranking number 224 in TVs for gaming, but mediocre for watching films, ranking number 611 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. There was a cheaper price of £849 at RGB Direct 20 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 65% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Sony KD-55X8507 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

This Sony television received a rating of 80% from TV expert review website dday.it.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,699.99 it is more expensive than 85% of TVs.

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD-55X8507 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of televisions range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sony KD-55X8507 of 55" is in the largest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KD-55X8507 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KD-55X8507 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony KD-55X8507's thickness of 60mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 52% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-55X8507 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-55X8507 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-55X8507 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-55X8507 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-55X8507 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-55X8507 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all televisions the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-55X8507 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-55X8507 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KD-55X8507's motion interpolation frequency of 900Hz is in the fastest 16% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KD-55X8507 in March 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, however the KD-55X8507 has an average running cost of £188 over 5 years based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 4,025 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd55x8507csu
Barcodes 00635131626517, 04548736002265, 04548736002289

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KD-55X8507

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Expert reviews are moderately better
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