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65" Edge-LED Jun 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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24 Reasons For

Good Sound Quality

Several Sony KD-65S8005 reviewers thought it had good sound quality. Bro.duck mentioned “And lots of pic settings to keep setting adjustments people happy for hours Sound” in their review. This month Dr. A. K. Agrawal mentioned on Amazon “Internal speakers are the only sound deliver system unless you go for add on woofer” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005. Ignas said “Sound is really clear and nice even without any sound bar systems” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005.

Good Product Quality

A number of Sony KD-65S8005 reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was good quality. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent, really good black levels” in their Sony KD-65S8005 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “Brilliant picture quality - a fantastic all rounder”. Amazon Customer also said “Sound quality is pretty good for such a thin TV, bass.”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of Sony KD-65S8005 owners said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. This month Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “I have actually been most impressed with the 3D” and rated the product 5 stars. Declan said in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005 “So I would steer clear of ANY 3D TV's from Sony until they have committed to fix the problem” . In December this year Elderberry22 mentioned on Amazon “The picture brilliant in 4K and the 3D is very impressive” in their review and scored the product very highly.

Good Picture Quality

A number of customers concluded that it had good picture quality. Anonymo mentioned in their review in December last year “The picture quality is very rich” . David B. said on Amazon “Hey ! Picture quality and sound awesome and easy to connect to wifi”. David B. also wrote “I'm nearly the BIG 50 " and sound perfect and picture quality wow”.

Four people who reviewed the Sony KD-65S8005 considered that it had good colour saturation. Elgato wrote “The picture quality is quite simply stunning, rich colours, no judders (which in itself is amazing given all the data processing that is going on), just gorgeous” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005. Last year Ignas wrote on Amazon “Visual quality and colours are spot on, I'd say there's small to none different between 55" BRAVIA TV” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005. Just William wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon in December last year “The colours are impressive” and rated it as excellent.

One Sony KD-65S8005 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Baneesh Chopra wrote on Amazon this year “Gives a great viewing angle; i have found i can now sit more to the side which surprised me! Very good for casting things straight from your phone too” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005.

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Smart TV Features Are Good

A few customers who bought it considered that it had good apps. Bro.duck said in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005 on Amazon this month “That just causes much frustration when you want to use the android side of the TV you are confined to apps they have pre chosen for you”. Bro.duck also wrote “Only useful apps where Amazon and Netflix both which I have access on other set tops so on this one TV I now have three inputs for Amazon”. David B. said on Amazon “Apps may work out cheaper than sky rent” in his review of this TV.

Six customers reckoned that the Sony KD-65S8005 was good for watching on demand TV. This month Dr. A. K. Agrawal said in their Sony KD-65S8005 review on Amazon “TV has preinstalled netflix, amazon, google play (all needs subscription), you tube etc which is handy to see videos”. N.langford mentioned on Amazon “The response for opening apps / streaming amazon prime videos streaming is instant with no crashing or reboots needed like some” in their Sony KD-65S8005 review and rated it 5 stars. In December this year P. Holloway said on Amazon “I only watch my movies or what is on Amazon prime and don't watch any normal telly” in their review.

Some people who purchased it thought it had great smart functions. Amazon Customer said “This television is great as a display and the smart functions are good” in their Sony KD-65S8005 review.

A few people said in their reviews that the product was good for watching YouTube on. G Singh wrote in their Sony KD-65S8005 review on Amazon in December this year “At the moment theres not a lot of 4K content (movies etc) unless you are a youtube junkie Hope this helps all the potential buyers for this product!”. S. Herbertson said “4K content on YouTube is instantly impressive”.

One person who reviewed the Sony KD-65S8005 wrote that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Just William gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The TV viewing has been joyous, iPlayer and YouTube a doddle compared to the way I had to join my laptop with a cable in the past” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005.

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Robust

Seven people who reviewed it thought it was well made. Last year Ignas mentioned “It's really a solid piece of product” in their Sony KD-65S8005 review. Just William wrote on Amazon in December last year “It feels as though something this expensive could do with a remote that feels a little more solid”. Also in December last year Mister R said “The Amazon and Netflix apps built in to the TV can stream 4K content” and scored the Sony KD-65S8005 5 stars.

One Sony KD-65S8005 reviewer said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Mr. C. J. Thorpe gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said “UNPACKING This arrives in a sturdy box with styrofoam packing”.

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Nice Design

Twenty people concluded that it was good looking. A. Lucas mentioned “The colours beautiful” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Beautiful to! Love it!” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005. Last year Anonymo said “The rep at the store did a pretty decent demo of some of the functionality so i was persuaded” however despite that they gave it a rating of 2 stars.

Some people reckoned that it was neat. Anonymo mentioned on Amazon last year “They all sit neatly in main and sub folders on the drive” in their review. One customer reckoned that it was a good design.

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Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use. In December last year A. Lucas said on Amazon “Whatever the reason, I find this one simple to use” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005. Anonymo said in their review on Amazon “The image quality is superb and if it would only allow me to use my media properly”. David B. wrote last year “Very pleased how easy to use You Tube” .

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good experience. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Android TV is quite a nice experience” in their Sony KD-65S8005 review. Deacon wrote on Amazon this year “I'm sure it'll be an experience to remember! Pleased with the desgin over all 10/10 from me”. Mr. C. J. Thorpe said in their Sony KD-65S8005 review “Sleek, Elegant and a beautiful immersive experience” and rated it 5 stars.

A few Sony KD-65S8005 owners who purchased it concluded that it was easy to setup. David B. mentioned in his review of the Sony KD-65S8005 “Perfect packaging and easy to set up after ( two people needed to unpack” and scored the product 5 stars. Elgato mentioned on Amazon “Quick and simple to set up out of the box the TV quickly integrated itself with the Sony blu ray player, sound bar” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005. Last year Mr. C. J. Thorpe gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote “SETUP Once turned on it is relatively easy to setup”.

One Sony KD-65S8005 owner concluded that the product had a good interface. S. Herbertson gave it a very good review and said in their Sony KD-65S8005 review this month “The interface is great and it's an absolute beauty”.

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Reasonably Priced

Some Sony KD-65S8005 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Great price great item”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Fantastic TV and great price”. Dr. A. K. Agrawal rated the product as excellent and said in their review this month “So Price 5 star”.

One person who reviewed this TV considered that it was a bargain for the price. Last year David B. rated it 5 stars and he said in his Sony KD-65S8005 review “Happy Days Black Friday Deal bagged for £925”. One person who purchased it concluded that it was cheap. Ghost said “The 3D works with cheaper 3D party glasses from the few 3D movies out there, don't bother with the expensive Sony ones”.

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Good Connectivity

A few Sony KD-65S8005 owners said in their reviews that this TV was wifi compatible. David B. mentioned on Amazon “Sound awesome and easy to connect to wifi and smart phone for you tube etc”. A few weeks ago Dr. A. K. Agrawal mentioned on Amazon “Has Wi-fi link, 4 HDMI ports etc (I think this is standard for most TVs now”.

A few customers thought this TV was good in terms of HDMI connections. Just William mentioned on Amazon “There are 4 HDMI ports, 3 USB, SCART”. Mr. C. J. Thorpe wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “This has 4 HDMI ports so even with my Virgin Media, AppleTV, Playstation 3”.

One Sony KD-65S8005 reviewer concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. In December last year Mr. C. J. Thorpe rated it 5 stars and said in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005 “It also has three USB slots which can be used to insert a memory stick to view content placed on it or record live television”.

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Good High Def TV

A number of Sony KD-65S8005 owners who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. This month Cassie mentioned “The HD picture is excellent buit i cant see where it is four times better” in her review of the Sony KD-65S8005. Deacon wrote in their Sony KD-65S8005 review “The picture quality is second to none, I was amazed how different the graphics look on my PS4 compared to my previous full HD 1080 sony TV”. Just William mentioned “Stunning in HD, impressive elsewhere” in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005.

Good Technical Features

Some customers agreed that this TV had good features. Baneesh Chopra gave the product a very good review score and wrote on Amazon in December “It has a fantastic picture quality, very good sound for inbuilt speakers and a good selection of smart features”. Dr. A. K. Agrawal wrote in their Sony KD-65S8005 review on Amazon this month “Remote is good with all features”. Mister R rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their Sony KD-65S8005 review on Amazon “Smart TV features - it has android built in, so there's a wide variety of apps”.

Good Remote Control

A number of Sony KD-65S8005 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good remote control. David B. mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon in December last year “Realised no flick remote included and dreadful customer services when complaining about the deliver date ! Not an experience I ever won't to experience again” and rated it as very good. Elgato wrote on Amazon “Amplifier that we already have (a real bonus as the TV controller also controls the blu ray”.

Good Size

Three Sony KD-65S8005 reviewers who purchased the product wrote that it was thin. In December G Singh said in their review “The sound it good considering the slim line TV Although I have connected external speakers for Bass”. Just William mentioned in their Sony KD-65S8005 review “What I mean by that is that the body of the TV is amazingly thin, far thinner than the Samsung that this replaced”.

One person who purchased the Sony KD-65S8005 reckoned that it was a good weight. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in December last year “It's so light (well, in comparison to my old Phillips which is about a tonne in weight!) it was dead simple to wall mount”.

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Good Stand

Some people who reviewed the Sony KD-65S8005 agreed that it had a good stand. G Singh said this month “Id hold out for the glasses right not, Although seems to me 3D is dying out AGAIN Setting ups the stand was fairly simple” and gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100. Mr. C. J. Thorpe rated it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The stand looks sleek and stylish”. S. Herbertson rated it as very good and said on Amazon “I recommend the Alphason Lithium stand with Universal bracket for the TV”.

Good for Wall Mounting

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good for wall mounting. P. Shepherd said “It looks fantastic (wall mounted) and the picture quality is brilliant”.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 1,318 user and expert reviews for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the KD-65S8005, the KD-65S8005 has a wi-Fi.

Other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper TVs such as the Sony KD-65X8507[plb_2796454_price], the Panasonic TX-50CX800[plb_2831341_price], or the LG 49UH5B[plb_3158684_price].

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Supports Smart TV

The KD-65S8005 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the KD-65S8005.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV and we think cheaper TVs such as the Sony KD-65X8507[plb_2796454_price], and the Panasonic TX-50CX800[plb_2831341_price] is also worth considering.

There are a number of other televisions which also support smart TV which you might also want to consider including the LG 58UF830[plb_3260586_price].

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3 MHL Version

The KD-65S8005 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than the 1.3 MHL version supported by most TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

A 3 MHL version is in fact the best supported MHL version across all televisions of this age and spec.

The worst supported MHL version across comparable types of TV is 1.3.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

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The Sony KD-65S8005 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Two Composite Video Ins

The KD-65S8005 is a two composite video in TV.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 480i|1080i|480p|1080p|2160p|720p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the KD-65S8005 is more than most televisions that came out more than a year ago. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on comparable spec televisions that were released more than a year ago. The smart modess "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Sony KD-65S8005 reviewer considered that it was not quiet. Clive Colbert said in their review of the Sony KD-65S8005 on Amazon “Think the picture not quiet has good has the 46 inch Samsung we had”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the Sony KD-65S8005 does not have a built-in camera.

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Running Costs Are Very High

The average 5 year running cost of the KD-65S8005 is £237 based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 465 TVs of a similar age and spec.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the KD-65S8005, the Sony KD-65S8005 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The Sony KD-65S8005 is a one RF ports quantity TV.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 203 kilowatt hours, the Sony KD-65S8005 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. The annual energy consumptions of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-65S8005 range from 61kWh to 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.

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Heavy

With a weight of 30.1 kilograms, the KD-65S8005 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-65S8005. The lightest TV that came out more than a year ago is 1.1kg heavy and the heaviest is 98kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-65S8005

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago. 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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Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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Electricity cost when switched on £233.95
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £236.99
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 31 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 65S8005C, sony s8005, KD-65S8005C, sony s8005c, sony p226851, sony p226851p, sony kd65s8005, sony kd65s8005c, sony kd65s8005cb, sony kd65s8005cbu
Barcodes 04548736008045, 04548736008052

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