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76

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Sony KD-65X8509

Sony KD-65X8509
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A gigantic and fully featured 4K 78mm thick TV, with average running costs and an industry award
65" 4K No 78mm Mar 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Sony KD-65X8509 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have scored the Sony KD-65X8509 as follows:
80
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
89
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£180 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 72%. This TV has received a "Highly Recommended" award from Flatpanelshd.com. Hisense televisions also 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.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, however its running costs of £180 over 5 years are in the most expensive 17% of all 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The KD-65X8509 has some great features:
4K
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

35
Watching Films
Mediocre
85
Watching Sport
Excellent
84
Playing Games
Excellent

Sony KD-65X8509 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This Sony TV was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review website Flatpanelshd.com who thought that this TV was great.

Average Expert Reviews

This TV received a score of 72% from expert review site flatpanelshd.com.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 3,322 expert and user reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, however the KD-65X8509 is in the most expensive 17% of all 4,318 televisions that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-65X8509 is £180.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony TV has been on the market since March 2015.

Features

4K

4K

The Sony KD-65X8509 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sony KD-65X8509 of 65" is in the largest 6% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KD-65X8509 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Sony KD-65X8509 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The KD-65X8509's thickness of 78mm is thicker than 80% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-65X8509 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KD-65X8509 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 common resolution supported by televisions. This television also 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 Bluetooth

The KD-65X8509 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-65X8509 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports HDD recording. 98% of televisions do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-65X8509 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-65X8509 supports Picture-in-Picture. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-65X8509 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-65X8509 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Sony KD-65X8509's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is faster than 89% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kd65x8509c, sony kd65x8509cbu

Barcodes:

00635131626210, 04548736002340, 04548736002357, 05054629865613

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