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SONY KD-55X8509C 55" SMART 4K UHD ULTRA HD WIFI LED TV 2160P FREEVIEW HD HDMI (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Sony KD-55X8509 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£188 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 62?
Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, however its running costs of £188 over 5 years are in the most expensive 18% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Does not have a pair of 3D glasses included
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching sport, ranking number 325 in TVs for sport. However good for playing games, ranking number 285 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 622 in TVs for films.
Should You Buy it Now?
How Big is the Sony KD-55X8509?
The Sony KD-55X8509 is 1,236mm wide and 722mm tall. It is 60mm thick and weighs 19.9kg.
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Sony KD-55X8509 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews
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 good features but is over 6 months old but at £499.97 it is cheaper than 61% of TVs.
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The KD-55X8509 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Fairly Large Display Diagonal
The Sony KD-55X8509's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 22% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the KD-55X8509 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.
The KD-55X8509 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the KD-55X8509 of 60mm is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 52% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The KD-55X8509 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
The KD-55X8509 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KD-55X8509 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-55X8509 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Average High Frequency Rate
The KD-55X8509's high frequency rate of 100Hz is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 46% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The KD-55X8509 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.
The Sony KD-55X8509 supports Bluetooth. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The Sony KD-55X8509 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KD-55X8509 of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 14% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The KD-55X8509 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the KD-55X8509 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.
The Sony KD-55X8509 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The KD-55X8509 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The KD-55X8509 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, although it is worth keeping in mind that 85% of TVs also do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This television was released in March 2015.
Very High Running Costs
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, however the KD-55X8509 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 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||samsung kd55x8509c, sony kd55x8509cbu|