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Sony KD65X8507CSU

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Sony KD65X8507CSU

£1,249.00
Sony KD-65X8507
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A fully featured but 3 year old 4K 78mm thick television, with satisfactory running costs and a huge 65" display diagonal
65" 4K No 78mm Mar 2015 A
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Sony KD-65X8507 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD-65X8507 number 134 in 3D TVs and number 595 in 4K TVs.
56
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£180 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Hisense TVs 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 2018.
Whilst this TV has an efficiency rating of A, its running costs of £180 over 5 years are in the most expensive 17% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 543 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 940 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 937 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KD-65X8507 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,350 owner and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,249.00 it is in the most expensive 11% of televisions.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Whilst this TV has an efficiency rating of A, the average running cost of the KD-65X8507 is £180 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of televisions range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The Sony KD-65X8507's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 9% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The Sony KD-65X8507 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KD-65X8507 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KD-65X8507 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the KD-65X8507 of 78mm is in the thickest 20% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KD-65X8507's motion interpolation frequency of 900Hz is faster than 82% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KD-65X8507 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Sony KD-65X8507 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports HDD recording. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-65X8507 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-65X8507 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-65X8507 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports 24p

The KD-65X8507 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-65X8507 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kd65x8507csu, samsung kd65x8507csu, sony kd65x8507csu

Barcodes:

00635131626203, 04548736002364, 04548736002371, 05055760736763

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