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Sony KD55XD8577SU

£869.90
A fairly new 55" 4K TV, very good for playing games on
55" 4K No No Feb 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Purchase price £869.90. APR 20%. An additional fee of £29.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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£951.62 £95.16* Go to Store

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Sony KD-55XD8577 Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have ranked the Sony KD-55XD8577 number 80 in 55 inch TVs, number 92 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 222 in 4K TVs.
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£169 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has ok user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £169 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs 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
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for playing games, ranking number 96 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 196 in TVs for sport, but mediocre for watching films, ranking number 440 in TVs for films.
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Mediocre
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £829 at RGB Direct 20 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Sony KD-55XD8577 Video Reviews


Sony KD-55XD8577 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Television Reviews

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


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £869.90 it is more expensive than 66% of TVs.

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Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The KD-55XD8577's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The KD-55XD8577 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found 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.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KD-55XD8577 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD-55XD8577 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The KD-55XD8577's thickness of only 44mm is in the thinnest 21% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-55XD8577 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports 24p

The KD-55XD8577 supports 24p. 84% of TVs 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). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-55XD8577 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KD-55XD8577 of 1,000Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 13% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony KD-55XD8577 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KD-55XD8577 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs 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 Sony TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Sony television.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

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

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Sony KD-55XD8577 of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 4% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-55XD8577 supports Bluetooth. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KD-55XD8577 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market since February 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KD-55XD8577 will cost £169 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd55xd8577silver, acoustic kd55xd8577, sony kd55xd8577su, close kd55xd8577s, sony c847zs00, sony xr1000hz, sony c847za00
Barcodes 00635131626272, 04548736023192, 04548736023208

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KD-55XD8577

Faster motion interpolation frequency
Better user reviews
Higher RMS rated power
£20 More Expensive
50% faster motion interpolation frequency
A lot higher RMS rated power
Four loudspeakers
£25 More Expensive
£38 Cheaper
Cheaper to run by £7.62
A lot thicker

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