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Sony KD-55X8507 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£188 Over 5 Years|
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:
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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Sony KD-55X8507 In-Depth Analysis
Expert Reviews Are Good
This Sony television received a rating of 80% from TV expert review website dday.it.
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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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.
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.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KD-55X8507 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The KD-55X8507 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
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.
The KD-55X8507 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
The KD-55X8507 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Sony KD-55X8507 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports Parental Controls
The KD-55X8507 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
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).
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.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The KD-55X8507 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
The Sony KD-55X8507 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.
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.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Sony released the KD-55X8507 in March 2015.
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.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony kd55x8507csu|
|Barcodes||00635131626517, 04548736002265, 04548736002289|