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Sony KD65X8509CBU

£1,699.00
£1,049.00 £650.00 cheaper than 5 days ago
65" 4K Ultra HD Active Mar 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £241.80 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good contrast ratio
Supports Wi-Fi
flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

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

Average Expert Reviews

This 4K and 8K TV received an expert rating of 72 out of 100 from flatpanelshd.com.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KD-65X8509 in March 2015.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is A. The average 5 year running cost of the KD-65X8509 is £242 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 314 TVs of this age and type.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a similar spec and age to 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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Good Contrast Ratio

One Sony KD-65X8509 reviewer who bought this TV concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Flatpanelshd.com said in their Sony KD-65X8509 review “Goed contrast”.

Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television is 160° and the widest is 180°. The KD-65X8509 has a very wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KD-65X8509 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inch TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KD-65X8509 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE55JS8500 (£1,099), and the Sony KD-55X9305 (£999) which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

Alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Samsung HU7500 (£1,049).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-65X8509 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KD-65X8509 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The KD-65X8509 supports parental controls. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The KD-65X8509 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also support 24p.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KD-65X8509 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KD-65X8509 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-65X8509 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KD-65X8509 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

With a depth of 78 millimeters, the Sony KD-65X8509 has one of the thicker depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The depths of 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV range from 10mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 58mm.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55HU6900 (£799) (69mm) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd65x8509cbu
Barcodes 04548736002340, 04548736002357, 05054629865613

Sony KD-65X8509 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-65X8509 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

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Considerably Better Expert Reviews
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Samsung UE55JS9000 vs Sony KD-65X8509

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£ 849.99 £1,049.00
£199 Cheaper
Five More Awards
Much Better Expert Reviews
1,000Hz Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
19% Smaller Display Diagonal
12.7mm Thicker
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