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Sony KD-65X8505 Review
|9 Reviews + 2 Awards|
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£254 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 54?
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:
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
How Big is the Sony KD-65X8505?
The Sony KD-65X8505 is 1,448mm wide and 865mm tall. It weighs 24.1kg.
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Sony KD-65X8505 In-Depth Analysis
Two Industry Awards
Average Expert Reviews
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.
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.
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".
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.
The Sony KD-65X8505 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The Sony KD-65X8505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
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.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KD-65X8505 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
The Sony KD-65X8505 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony KD-65X8505 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
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.
The Sony KD-65X8505 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.
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).
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-65X8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
The KD-65X8505 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The Sony KD-65X8505 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.
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.
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).
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.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Sony released the KD-65X8505 in March 2015.
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.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||kd65x8505 kd65x8505, sony kd65x8505c, kd65x8505a|
|Barcodes||04548736002296, 04905524975468, 04905524975475, 04905524975482|