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14 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The reviewer at one expert review site decided that this TV was good. This television received an "Outstanding" award from Areadvd.de.
Sony TVs Have Good Reviews
We checked 1,318 expert and owner reviews 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.
60 Hz Display Refresh Rates Supported
This TV supports a 24 Hz|25 Hz|30 Hz|50 Hz|60 Hz display refresh rates supported, which is typical of many televisions that are a similar age to it.
Has a Built-In Camera
The KD-65X8505 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-65X8505 do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other televisions with a built-in camera currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the KD-65S9005[pl_2442942_price], or the KD-55X8505[pl_2043707_price] both from Sony or the Panasonic TX-58AX802[plb_2285175_price].
Supports Smart TV
Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the KD-65X8505 supports smart TV.
Alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might want to consider include the Panasonic TX-65CX410[plb_2955157_price], the LG 65UB950[plb_2256370_price], or the Samsung UE65HU7200[plb_2433629_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Wi-Fi
The Sony KD-65X8505 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the KD-65X8505 also have a wi-Fi.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-65CX410[plb_2955157_price], the LG 65UB950[plb_2256370_price], or the Samsung UE65HU7200[plb_2433629_price].
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2160p Supported Video Modes
The Sony KD-65X8505 supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 1080p supported video modes. In addition, this television support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i and 576p and 720p supported video modess.
This television's video mode (2160p) is in fact the best supported video mode amongst all 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.
A 480p supported video modes is the worst supported video mode across similar types of television.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The KD-65X8505 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the televisions of this age and spec. This TV is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television compared to most of the TVs of this age and type which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
3 MHL Version
The KD-65X8505 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than most televisions that have been around for more than two years. Most TVs of this age and type support a 2 MHL version.
This TV's MHL version (3) is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all TVs of this spec and age.
Amongst comparable types of TV the worst supported MHL version is 2.
Features One Lifestyle Apps
The KD-65X8505 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV features a Skype lifestyle apps, which is the most commonly featured lifestyle apps featured on TVs of this age and spec.
Supports Seven Video Formats Supporteds
The number of video formats supported by the Sony KD-65X8505 is more than most TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This Sony TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by televisions of this type and age. The video formats supporteds "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG4", "WEBM" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds
The number of audio formats supported by the KD-65X8505 is more than most TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the KD-65X8505. The audio formats supporteds "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.
Has Nine Smart Modess
The Sony KD-65X8505 has a greater number of smart modes than most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on TVs that came out more than two years ago. The smart modess "Animation", "Cinema", "Custom", "Music", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this Sony TV.
Analog Tuner Type
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.
The number of image formats supported by the KD-65X8505 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-65X8505. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KD-65X8505 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the KD-65X8505 also do not feature OLED technology.
Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE65HU7200[plb_2433629_price] which also has a higher rating.
Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
At only 200 hertz, the Sony KD-65X8505 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-65X8505. 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago have motion interpolation frequencys of between 120Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 880Hz.
+2 More reasons against
Across all the televisions of a similar age and spec to the KD-65X8505 the weights range from 2.2kg to 120kg, and the average weight is 30kg. With a weight of 37.5 kilograms, the KD-65X8505 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago.
2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-65X8505
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions of a similar type and age to it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
With a depth of 66 millimeters, the KD-65X8505 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-65X8505.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 66mm thick televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony KD-55X8505[plb_2043707_price].
4K Ultra HD
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Motionflow, Motionflow XR
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Video Modes
1080i, 1080p, 2160p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Display Refresh Rates Supported
24 Hz, 25 Hz, 30 Hz, 50 Hz, 60 Hz
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160, 4096 x 2160, 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)