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Sony KD65X8505BBU
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Sony KD65X8505BBU

65" 4K Ultra HD Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Release Date
Two industry awards
Reasonably priced
Not 3D
12 Reviews + 2 Awards Outstanding Recommended

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Two Industry Awards

The editor of websites endorse this Sony television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

One additional expert review site decided that this TV was good. This television received an "Outstanding" award from

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including PC,, and this 4K and 8K TV has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100.

Sony Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 2,295 expert and owner reviews (including 163 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 88% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Reasonably Priced

Two customers concluded that this TV was expensive. Expert review site mentioned “Image quality is spectacular – in fact it performs better than the slimmer, more expensive X90C” in their review of this TV and rated it 80 out of 100.


4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. 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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Not 3D

The KD-65X8505 is not 3D, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television which are 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Sony KD-65S9005, the Panasonic TX-65DX902 (£1,899), or the Samsung UE65JU7500 (£1,599).

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inch TV.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd65x8505bbu, sony kd65x8505c, kd65x8505a
Barcodes 04548736002296, 04905524975468, 04905524975475, 04905524975482

Sony KD-65X8505 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-65X8505 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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