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Sony KD65X8507CSU

£1,249.00
An enormous 65" 4K TV, very good for watching sport on
65" 4K Yes No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-65X8507 Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD-65X8507 number 139 in 3D TVs, number 434 in 4K TVs and number 848 across all TVs.
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Poor
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
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£242 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
55
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
Whilst this TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, its running costs of £242 over 5 years are in the most expensive 10% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Quite thick

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport, ranking number 508 in TVs for sport. It is also excellent for playing games, ranking number 299 in TVs for gaming, but mediocre for watching films, ranking number 748 in TVs for films.
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Sony KD-65X8507 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,185 user and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its televisions. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,249.00 it is more expensive than 76% of TVs.


Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The KD-65X8507's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 7% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The KD-65X8507 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all TVs is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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 Technology

The KD-65X8507 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KD-65X8507 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Sony KD-65X8507's thickness of 78mm is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KD-65X8507's motion interpolation frequency of 900Hz is in the fastest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

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

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD-65X8507 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. The worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-65X8507 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports 24p

The KD-65X8507 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KD-65X8507 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-65X8507 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-65X8507 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KD-65X8507 supports HDD recording. 99% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Has a Mounting Kit

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

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-65X8507 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-65X8507 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst this television is rated A for energy efficiency, the KD-65X8507 has an average running cost of £242 over 5 years based on alright energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 4,025 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kd65x8507csu, sony kd65x8507csu, sony x8507c
Barcodes 00635131626203, 04548736002364, 04548736002371

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