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Sony KD-65X8509 Review
|1 Review + 1 Award|
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£242 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 58?
It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 72%. This TV has received a "Highly Recommended" award from Flatpanelshd.com. Samsung televisions also 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.
This Sony TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, however 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.
The KD-65X8509 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport, ranking number 403 in TVs for sport. It is also excellent for playing games, ranking number 235 in TVs for gaming, but mediocre for watching films, ranking number 708 in TVs for films.
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Sony KD-65X8509 In-Depth Analysis
One Industry Award
The writer at one expert review site concluded that this TV was great. This was from Flatpanelshd.com who gave it an "Highly Recommended".
Average Expert Reviews
This TV received a rating of 72 out of 100 from TV expert review website flatpanelshd.com.
Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews
We checked 3,185 owner and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,699.00 it is more expensive than 85% of TVs.
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Fairly Large Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the KD-65X8509 of 65" is fairly large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 7% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110".
The highest resolution of the Sony KD-65X8509 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the KD-65X8509 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
The KD-65X8509 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The Sony KD-65X8509's thickness of 78mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The KD-65X8509 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
The Sony KD-65X8509 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KD-65X8509 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-65X8509 of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 14% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony KD-65X8509 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Supports Screen Mirroring
The KD-65X8509 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the KD-65X8509 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-65X8509 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
The KD-65X8509 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The KD-65X8509 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
The KD-65X8509 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The Sony KD-65X8509 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Released Over Two Years Ago
Sony released the KD-65X8509 in March 2015.
High Running Costs
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, however the average 5 year running cost of the KD-65X8509 is £242 based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sonybravia kd65x8509c, sony kd65x8509cbu|
|Barcodes||00635131626210, 04548736002340, 04548736002357, 05054629865613|