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Sony KD-55X9305

A 2 year old 55" 4K television with good features but high running costs
55" 4K Yes No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-55X9305 Review

With good features and at over 2 years old,
67
Good Features
60
2 Years Old
25
£270 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Samsung televisions 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 televisions 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £270 over 5 years are in the most expensive 7% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Quite thick
60
Good
83
Excellent
80
Excellent

Sony KD-55X9305 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

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


Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the KD-55X9305 of 55" is quite large compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 18% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The KD-55X9305 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. TVs HD types range from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KD-55X9305 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The Sony KD-55X9305 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the KD-55X9305 of 90mm is in the thickest 7% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-55X9305 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-55X9305 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of televisions which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-55X9305 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-55X9305 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The Sony KD-55X9305's RMS rated power of 90W is in the highest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-55X9305 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Local Dimming

The KD-55X9305 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-55X9305 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-55X9305 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KD-55X9305 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 TVs the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-55X9305 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KD-55X9305 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-55X9305 of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 7% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports 24p

The KD-55X9305 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Six Loudspeakers

Most televisions have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the KD-55X9305 which has six loudspeakers.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KD-55X9305 in February 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

This TV has an efficiency rating of B, and based on alright energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD-55X9305 is £270, which is in the most expensive 7% of all 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd55x9305cbaep, acoustic kd55x9305c, sony kd55x9305cbu
Barcodes 04548736002616, 04548736002623, 04548736002630

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