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54

Overall Score

Sony KD65X8505

£1,599.99
areadvd.de Outstanding hdtvtest.co.uk Recommended
A gigantic 65" 4K TV with good features and alright reviews
65" 4K No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-65X8505 Review

With good features and at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD-65X8505 number 844 across all TVs.
60
9 Reviews + 2 Awards
21
Poor
64
Good Features
61
2 Years Old
27
£254 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
54
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has not bad expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 55%. This TV has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk and an industry award from Areadvd.de. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This Sony TV has running costs of £254 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The KD-65X8505 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

How Big is the Sony KD-65X8505?

The Sony KD-65X8505 is 1,448mm wide and 865mm tall. It weighs 24.1kg.

Sony KD-65X8505 front dimensions

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Sony KD-65X8505 size in context

Sony KD-65X8505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This TV was given a "Recommended" award by review website Hdtvtest.co.uk who said that this television was very good.

One other expert review site said that this television was very good. This was from Areadvd.de who gave it an "Outstanding".

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Advisor.co.uk, lydogbillede.dk and ljudochbild.se the average expert rating of this television is 71%.

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Sony Has Very Good Television Reviews

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


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £1,599.99 it is more expensive than 84% of TVs.


Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD-65X8505 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KD-65X8505 of 65" is in the largest 7% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KD-65X8505 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KD-65X8505 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-65X8505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-65X8505 of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 11% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-65X8505 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-65X8505 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KD-65X8505 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The KD-65X8505 has a built-in microphone, which is unusual. 99% of televisions do not have a built-in microphone.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-65X8505 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-65X8505 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Televisions resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-65X8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The KD-65X8505 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KD-65X8505 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The KD-65X8505 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-65X8505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KD-65X8505 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KD-65X8505 in March 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The KD-65X8505 is one of the less economic to run TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-65X8505 is £254.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kd65x8505 kd65x8505, sony kd65x8505c, kd65x8505a
Barcodes 04548736002296, 04905524975468, 04905524975475, 04905524975482

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User reviews are significantly better
Cheaper to run by £92.94
£99 More Expensive
£100 Cheaper
799Hz faster motion interpolation frequency
14% larger display diagonal
£22.43 more expensive to run over five years

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