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Sony KD65S9005BBU

65" 4K Ultra HD Active Nov 2014
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £290.26 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Robust
Thin
16 Reviews + 4 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended tek.no Recommended homecinemachoice.com Best Buy areadvd.de Reference Award

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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This TV is one of the most awarded of all the televisions of a similar age and spec.

The reviewers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this 4K and 8K TV. This TV received a "Recommended" award from both Trusted Reviews and Tek.no.

Homecinemachoice.com decided that this TV would make a great purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

The editor of one additional expert review site thought that this television was good. Areadvd.de gave this Sony TV a "Reference Award".

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, erenumerique.fr, tek.no and 01net.com the average expert rating of this TV is 82%.

Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,413 expert and user reviews (including 161 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 88% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Nice Design

One person who reviewed this TV concluded that it was smooth. R. Patel said on Amazon.co.uk “The images are smooth even though fast moving frames are jumping from every angle” in their review of this TV.

Robust

Two customers who bought it reckoned that it was well made. R. Patel mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Sound is great coming from the built in surround sound speakers”.

Easy to Use

One owner wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to use.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this TV was comfortable and easy to hold. R. Patel mentioned in their review of the Sony KD-65S9005 “I believe it does give you that perception of cinema feel and possibly makes the viewing angles more comfortable”.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The KD-65S9005 has a built-in camera, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Superb 2D Picture Quality

Four owners thought this TV was good quality. Homecinemachoice.com gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said two years ago “Terrific overall image quality and outstanding audio”. Three years ago Trusted Reviews wrote “Superb 2D picture quality” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Amazon.co.uk said “Stunning Video Quality” in their review of the Sony KD-65S9005.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One customer reckoned that this TV was good value for money. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review of this TV “It's debatable whether the marginal benefits of its gently curved screen are worth the extra cost.” .


Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

Four owners who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. R. Patel gave this TV a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon.co.uk “They love the 3D on this TV compared to the Sammy”. R. Patel also said “The 3D was brilliant” in their review. R. Patel also wrote “Amazing Spiderman 2 in 3D looked sublime” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. R. Patel gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “The picture is outstanding it has an abundance of clarity that others cannot match”.

One customer who bought this TV concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. R. Patel said on Amazon.co.uk “The panel black levels are brilliant” in their review of this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the KD-65S9005 does not feature OLED technology.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KD-65S9005 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including cheaper TVs such as the Samsung UE65JU7500 (£1,599.00), or the LG 65UF950 (£1,469.25).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-65S9005 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-65S9005 has a Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KD-65S9005 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an ethernet port.

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Audio

Awesome Sound

Five owners who bought this TV thought it had good sound quality. Three years ago Trusted Reviews gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “Awesome sound”. Two years ago Pgpg wrote in their Sony KD-65S9005 review “A great all rounder (no sound bar needed here)”.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The KD-65S9005 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV is 8W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 28W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the KD-65S9005 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Performance

Features Parental Control

The Sony KD-65S9005 features parental control, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Features Face Detection

The KD-65S9005 features face detection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-65S9005 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports 24p Support

The KD-65S9005 supports 24p support. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support 24p support.

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Has a Game Mode

The KD-65S9005 has a game mode, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Features Local Dimming

The KD-65S9005 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also feature local dimming.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring Function

The KD-65S9005 supports screen mirroring function, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The KD-65S9005 has an internet TV function. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KD-65S9005 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support smart TV features.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-and-Picture Function

The KD-65S9005 has a picture-and-picture function, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KD-65S9005 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KD-65S9005 features 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also feature 3D glasses included.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This Sony TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and the KD-65S9005 is one of the least economic to run televisions of this age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the KD-65S9005 will cost £291 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd65s9005bbu
Barcodes 04905524986495, 04905524986501, 04905524986518

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