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Sony KD65X8507CSU

£1,249.00
65" 4K Ultra HD Active Mar 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £241.80 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has good TV reviews
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 2,295 owner and expert reviews (including 163 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its televisions. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 88% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Sony KD-65X8507 has one of the wider viewing angle, horizontals amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of TVs that have been available for more than two years is 160° and the widest is 180°.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inch TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 65" TVs and we think because of their better review scores, the Samsung UE65HU7200 (£1,499), and the Sony KD-65X8509 (£1,049) are also worth considering.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A, and the KD-65X8507 is typical compared to the other 314 TVs of a comparable type and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the KD-65X8507 will cost £242 over 5 years to run.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KD-65X8507 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including the LG 60UF770 (£1,199), or the Panasonic TX-55CX700 (£1,194.79) both of which have better reviews; or the Panasonic TX-50CX800 which is cheaper.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-65X8507 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KD-65X8507 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Other Features

Supports HDD Recording

The KD-65X8507 supports HDD recording, as do most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The Sony KD-65X8507 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KD-65X8507 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports parental controls. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV also support parental controls.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-65X8507 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports 24p

The KD-65X8507 supports 24p, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-65X8507 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-65X8507 supports Picture-In-Picture. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KD-65X8507 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The KD-65X8507 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The thinnest depth of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years is 10mm and the thickest is 100mm. At 78 millimeters, the KD-65X8507 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

There are a number of alternative 78mm thick televisions currently available that you might want to consider including the Sony KD-65X8509 (£1,049) which has better reviews.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the LG 55UC970 (£1,430.09) (72.1mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd65x8507csu
Barcodes 04548736002364, 04548736002371

Sony KD-65X8507 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-65X8507 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.

Other TVs to Consider

Samsung HU7500 vs Sony KD-65X8507

Samsung HU7500 vs Sony KD-65X8507
Samsung HU7500 Sony KD-65X8507
£ 1,049.00 £1,249.00
£200 Cheaper
Two Times Thinner
10.1kg Lighter
Higher RMS Rated Power
Older by Nine Months
Inferior Energy Efficiency Rating

LG 70UF772 vs Sony KD-65X8507

LG 70UF772 vs Sony KD-65X8507
LG 70UF772 Sony KD-65X8507
£ 2,339.00 £1,249.00
Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
One More RF Port
Four Loudspeakers
A Lot Thinner
£1,090 More Expensive
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Samsung UE55JS8500 vs Sony KD-65X8507

Samsung UE55JS8500 vs Sony KD-65X8507
Samsung UE55JS8500 Sony KD-65X8507
£ 1,099.00 £1,249.00
£150 Cheaper
Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Better Energy Efficiency Rating
One More RF Port
10" Smaller Screen Size
Thicker
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