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Sony KD55X8507CSU

£1,699.99
Sony KD-55X8507
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A positively reviewed and fully featured 55" 4K TV, with alright running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
55" 4K No 60mm Mar 2015 A
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Sony KD-55X8507 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Sony KD-55X8507 number 101 in 3D TVs, number 151 in 55 inch TVs and number 475 in 4K TVs.
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Reviews
1 Review
54
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Sony TV has some great features:
4K
One-touch mirroring to see your smartphone screen on BRAVIA
Clear highs, deep lows with long duct speaker
Bass reflex speaker for bigger, better bass
Made to listen: clearaudio+
DSEE restores detail to your digital music
Cinematic s-force front surround
Clear phase for smooth, balanced frequencies
Enrich your viewing with the TV sideview app
Show smartphone photos in 4k with MHL
Live football mode: for all football addicts
Make the moment yours with photo share
Listen to your photos with sound photo
The wireless subwoofer made for BRAVIA
Super multi-format USB play
Enjoy optimised graphics with picture mode: game
Turn your TV into a digital recorder: USB HDD rec2
HDMI support
Larger than average display diagonal
Motionflow XR keeps the action smooth
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
The world of 4k right in front of you
4K processor x1: one chip changes everything
4K x-reality pro: enhance every picture up to 4k
TRILUMINOS display powered by 4k processor x1
Immerse yourself in 3d
Simply intuitive: the one-flick remote
Slim design for easier wall mounting
BRAVIA meets android TV
Google play: A world of content and apps
Google cast: plays nice with your other devices
Say what you want to see with voice search
Flick, find, fast: one-flick entertainment
Experience the best in 4k UHD picture quality

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KD-55X8507 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 461 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 803 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 803 in TVs for sport.
64
Watching Films
Good
63
Watching Sport
Good
69
Playing Games
Good

Sony KD-55X8507 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This TV received a rating of 80 out of 100 from expert review website dday.it.

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Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,329 owner and expert reviews (including 1,818 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,699.99 it is more expensive than 89% of TVs.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Sony television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the KD-55X8507 has an average 5 year running cost of £140 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony TV was released in March 2015.

Features

4K

4K

The Sony KD-55X8507 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all televisions 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The KD-55X8507's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 19% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

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

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3D

The KD-55X8507 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KD-55X8507's thickness of 60mm is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 51% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-55X8507 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-55X8507 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-55X8507 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-55X8507 of 900Hz is faster than 83% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-55X8507 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-55X8507 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-55X8507 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KD-55X8507 supports HDD recording, unlike 98% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KD-55X8507 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-55X8507 supports screen mirroring. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kd55x8507csu

Barcodes:

00635131626517, 04548736002265, 04548736002289, 05055760736749

Sony KD55X8507CSU

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