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Sony KD55X9305CBU

£999.00
55" 4K Active Apr 2015
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £269.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
3D
Very high running costs
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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 2,235 user and expert reviews (including 164 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 88% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when Sony released the KD-55X9305.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated B for energy efficiency. The KD-55X9305 has an average 5 year running cost of £270 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 320 TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-55X9305 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the LG 55UF950 (£929), or the Samsung UE55JS8500 (£679.99) both of which have better reviews; or the Panasonic TX-55AX630 (£951.39) which is cheaper.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-55X9305 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-55X9305 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KD-55X9305 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Audio

Six Loudspeakers

The Sony KD-55X9305 is a six loudspeaker TV.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 28W. With an RMS rated power of 90 Watts, the KD-55X9305 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KD-55X9305 supports parental controls, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Sony KD-55X9305 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-55X9305 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-55X9305 supports 24p, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The Sony KD-55X9305 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a Game Mode

The KD-55X9305 has a game mode. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-55X9305 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-55X9305 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KD-55X9305 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Sony KD-55X9305 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KD-55X9305 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The KD-55X9305 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The KD-55X9305 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Display

Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the TVs of a similar type and age to this television the horizontal viewing angles range from 160° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The Sony KD-55X9305 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years, the KD-55X9305 does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs of this age and type the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 870Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz, the KD-55X9305 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst TVs of this age.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 55" televisions currently available including the Panasonic TX-55AX630 (£951.39), or the Sony KD-55X8507 (£849) both of which are cheaper; or the Panasonic TX-55CX700 (£1,194.79) which has better reviews.

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the LG 60UF770 (£1,199) (60").

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

With a depth of 90 millimeters, the KD-55X9305 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The depths of similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV range from 10mm to 100mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Sony KD-55X8507 (£849) (60mm and cheaper), or the Panasonic TX-55AX630 (£951.39) (62mm and cheaper); or the Panasonic TX-55CX700 (£1,194.79) (54mm and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

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

Sony KD-55X9305 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-55X9305 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

Other TVs to Consider

LG 65EF950 vs Sony KD-55X9305

LG 65EF950 vs Sony KD-55X9305
LG 65EF950 Sony KD-55X9305
£ 2,992.00 £999.00
88% Lighter
Significantly Thinner
Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
One More RF Port
£1,993 More Expensive
Four Times Lower RMS Rated Power

Samsung UE65JU6000 vs Sony KD-55X9305

Samsung UE65JU6000 vs Sony KD-55X9305
Samsung UE65JU6000 Sony KD-55X9305
£ 799.99 £999.00
£199 Cheaper
76% Thinner
13.4kg Lighter
Two RF Ports
Four Less Loudspeakers
One Less Composite Video in Port

LG 70UF770 vs Sony KD-55X9305

LG 70UF770 vs Sony KD-55X9305
LG 70UF770 Sony KD-55X9305
£ 2,499.99 £999.00
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
50% Thinner
A Lot Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
8.6kg Lighter
£1,501 More Expensive
Four Less Loudspeakers
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