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Sony KD55XD9305BU

£1,149.00
£699.99 £449.01 cheaper than 39 days ago
55" 4K 1,000Hz Apr 2016
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £217.76 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
3D
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Reviews

Good Brand

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


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2016 when Sony released the KD-55XD9305.


Performance

Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-55XD9305 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year also feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Voice Control

The KD-55XD9305 features voice control, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-55XD9305 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This Sony TV is rated B for energy efficiency. The KD-55XD9305 has an average running cost of £218 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs of a comparable type and age.


Display

Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The Sony KD-55XD9305 has one of the faster high frequency rates (1,000 hertz) amongst TVs of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 55" TVs currently available including the Philips 55PUT6400 (£529) which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55JS9000 (£849.99) which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the LG 58UH635 (£580) (58" and higher rated) or the Samsung UE60KU6020 (£599.99) (60" and cheaper).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KD-55XD9305 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider including the Panasonic TX-40EX600 (£695), or the Samsung UE55MU6100 (£692) both of which are cheaper; or the LG 49UH600 (£698) which has better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-55XD9305 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KD-55XD9305 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KD-55XD9305 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other comparable 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-55XD9305 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Audio

Four Loudspeakers

The KD-55XD9305 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs of this age and type range from 10W to 200W. The Sony KD-55XD9305 has a fairly high RMS rated power (30 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Sony KD-55XD9305 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Sony KD-55XD9305 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KD-55XD9305 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD-55XD9305 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Supports Internet TV

The KD-55XD9305 supports internet TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KD-55XD9305 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Supports Three Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the KD-55XD9305 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This Sony television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

Across all the TVs of a comparable age and type to this television the depths range from 17mm to 100mm. At only 36 millimeters, the KD-55XD9305 has a very thin depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released one year ago.

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Sony KD-49X8005 (£649.99) (44mm) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00635131626128, 04548736023307, 04548736023314

Sony KD-55XD9305 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-55XD9305 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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.

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