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Sony KD55XD8577SU

£999.00
Sony KD-55XD8577
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A fully featured but moderately out of date 55" 4K television, with satisfactory running costs but representing only moderate value for money
55" 4K No 44mm Feb 2016 A
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Sony KD-55XD8577 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD-55XD8577 number 139 in 55 inch TVs, number 212 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 441 in 4K TVs.
64
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has average user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £130 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Larger than average display diagonal
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 426 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 733 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 739 in TVs for sport.
64
Watching Films
Good
63
Watching Sport
Good
69
Playing Games
Good

Sony KD-55XD8577 Video Reviews

Sony KD-55XD8577 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,329 expert and owner reviews (including 1,818 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 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 very good features and is under 2 years old but at £999.00 it is more expensive than 78% of TVs.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the KD-55XD8577 will cost £130 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,330 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since February 2016.

Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD-55XD8577 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the KD-55XD8577 of 55" is in the largest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-55XD8577 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-55XD8577 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The KD-55XD8577's thickness of only 44mm is thinner than 80% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-55XD8577 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-55XD8577 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-55XD8577 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Voice Control

The KD-55XD8577 features voice control. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-55XD8577 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of televisions which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KD-55XD8577 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the KD-55XD8577 is more than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The KD-55XD8577's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-55XD8577 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-55XD8577 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 frequently found resolution supported by televisions. In addition, this Sony TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz. The Sony KD-55XD8577's high frequency rate of 1,000Hz is faster than 93% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-55XD8577 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-55XD8577 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-55XD8577 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kd55xd8577silver, acoustic kd55xd8577, samsung kd55xd8577, sony kd55xd8577su, sony c847zs00, sony xr1000hz, sony c847za00

Barcodes:

00635131626272, 04548736023192, 04548736023208

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