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Sony KD55XD8599BU

£599.97
A fairly new 55" 4K television, very good for playing games on
55" 4K No No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-55XD8599 Review

Released 1 year ago and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Sony KD-55XD8599 number 38 in 55 inch TVs, number 40 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 88 in 4K TVs.
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£169 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
72
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has not bad expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 64%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy 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:
4K
Quite large display diagonal
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 23 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 72 in TVs for sport, but good for watching films, ranking number 113 in TVs for films.
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Sony KD-55XD8599 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This TV received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review site Cnetfrance.fr.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

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


Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is less than 18 months old. At £599.97 it is cheaper than 51% of TVs.

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There is a Hughes voucher for £50 off available. £50 Off when you spend over £650. The voucher expires on 1 Aug 2017.

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Features

4K

4K

The KD-55XD8599 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common 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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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Televisions have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the KD-55XD8599 of 55" is in the largest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KD-55XD8599 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-55XD8599 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the KD-55XD8599 of only 44mm is quite thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 21% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-55XD8599 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KD-55XD8599 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-55XD8599 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD-55XD8599 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-55XD8599 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KD-55XD8599 of 1,000Hz is fairly fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-55XD8599 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-55XD8599 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The Sony KD-55XD8599 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This Sony TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-55XD8599 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD-55XD8599 is 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 resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-55XD8599 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-55XD8599 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The Sony KD-55XD8599's high frequency rate of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 5% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 20Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-55XD8599 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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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This Sony television has been on the market since March 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+. The KD-55XD8599 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-55XD8599 is £169.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers warranty kd55xd8599bu, samsung kd55xd8599bu, sony kd55xd8599black, sony sonkd55xd8599bu, acoustic kd55xd8599, sony kd55xd8599bu, sony xr1000hz
Barcodes 00635131626265, 04548736023239, 04548736024953

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