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65" Passive Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including whathifi.com and product-test.ru this television has an overall expert rating of 70 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Some people who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Two years ago Whathifi.com mentioned “Superb picture quality”. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Impressive sound quality”. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Solid build quality”.

Good Picture Quality

Some Sony KD-65X9005 owners concluded that the Sony KD-65X9005 had good picture quality. Whathifi.com said in their review of the Sony KD-65X9005 “Sensational image quality” nonetheless they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Whathifi.com also said “Spectacular 2D picture quality”. Whathifi.com also said “4K picture quality is insanely good”.

Three Sony KD-65X9005 owners who reviewed it said that it had good colour saturation. Whathifi.com wrote two years ago “Good colours” in their review of this TV. Whathifi.com also said “Pictures are top class due to their excellent contrasts, warm colours and deep black levels”.

One person who purchased it thought it had image ghosting. Whathifi.com said “Low ghosting (good screen response time” in their review of this TV. One Sony KD-65X9005 reviewer thought the product was good for watching blu-ray discs. Two years ago Whathifi.com mentioned “Great Bluray upscaling”.

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Good Sound Quality

A few Sony KD-65X9005 owners who purchased this TV concluded that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Whathifi.com mentioned “Best in class audio performance” in their Sony KD-65X9005 review although they scored the product 3 stars. Whathifi.com also said “Audio quality worthy of a”. Whathifi.com also mentioned “The set also produces wonderfully fullbodied sound from its massive speakers”.

Good High Def TV

Six Sony KD-65X9005 reviewers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Whathifi.com wrote “Ultra HD resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels” in their review. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Ultra HD content is still hard to come by”. Whathifi.com also said “Trs belle qualit d'image Ultra HD”.

Nice Design

A number of customers said that this TV was a good design. Whathifi.com wrote “Bold wedge design” in their review but they scored it 3 stars. Whathifi.com also said “Distinctive wedge design”.

A number of Sony KD-65X9005 owners who bought the Sony KD-65X9005 considered that it was good looking. Whathifi.com mentioned two years ago “Stunning colours with true blacks, brilliant 4K upscaling, fantastic sound, beautiful wedge design, genuinely intelligent smart features, really easy to use”. Whathifi.com also said “Beautiful, premium design”.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Sony KD-65X9005 owners concluded that the product was good value for money. Expert website Whathifi.com said in their review of this TV “It is certainly flawed – look elsewhere if you're after the best performance at this price” however despite that they gave the Sony KD-65X9005 a rating of 60 out of 100. Whathifi.com also wrote “Attractive price”. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Great value by 4K standards”.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 1,312 expert and user reviews, Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of Sony KD-65X9005 reviewers who reviewed this TV thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Whathifi.com mentioned “Flickery Active Shutter 3D” nonetheless they only gave this TV a score of 3 stars. Whathifi.com also said “Excellent 3D mode with hardly any crosstalk”. Whathifi.com also mentioned “3D images are the best we've seen”.

Easy to Use

One Sony KD-65X9005 owner who reviewed the Sony KD-65X9005 thought it was easy to use.

Good Technical Features

One person reckoned that this TV had good features.

Good Connectivity

One customer who bought the Sony KD-65X9005 thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Whathifi.com wrote “Strong connectivity technologies”.

Robust

One Sony KD-65X9005 reviewer who reviewed this TV wrote that it was well made.

Smart TV Features Are Good

One Sony KD-65X9005 reviewer thought this TV had great smart functions.

Good Size

A number of Sony KD-65X9005 reviewers who bought the Sony KD-65X9005 reckoned that it was thin. Expert website Whathifi.com mentioned “‘Ultra slim' Sony calls it” in their review. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Its 4.9mm-thick top half is thinner th”. Whathifi.com also mentioned “However, if you're after one of the thinnest TVs in existence, this may do the”.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Sony KD-65X9005 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the KD-65X9005.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the 55EG920[pl_3059448_price], or the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65JU6500[plb_2830311_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV

The KD-65X9005 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KD-65X9005.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might also want to consider include the 55EG920[pl_3059448_price], or the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65JU6500[plb_2830311_price] which has better reviews.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|2160p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Sony KD-65X9005 supports an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is newer than the 802.11a wi-Fi standards supported by most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This Sony TV also support an 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best supported WiFi standard across all TVs of this type and age.

Across comparable types of TV the worst supported WiFi standard is IEEE 802.11n.

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3 MHL Version

The KD-65X9005 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than the 1.3 MHL version supported by most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

This television's MHL version (3) is in fact the best supported MHL version across all televisions that have been around for more than a year.

A 1.3 MHL version is the worst supported MHL version amongst comparable types of television.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The KD-65X9005 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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2 HDMI Version

This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-65X9005 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Sony KD-65X9005 which has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Two Composite Video Ins

The KD-65X9005 is a two composite video in television.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The KD-65X9005 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on TVs of this spec and age. The smart modess "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this Sony TV.

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Has Four Sound Modess

The KD-65X9005 has a greater number of sound modes than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. This TV has a Music sound modes, which is the most commonly found sound modes found on comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the KD-65X9005. The sound modess "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Quite Thin

With a depth of only 39 millimeters, the Sony KD-65X9005 has one of the thinner depths amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. Televisions of this age and type have depths of between 11mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of a similar age and spec to the KD-65X9005 do not have a built-in camera. The KD-65X9005 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE60JU6400[plb_2894934_price].

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High Running Costs

Whilst this television is rated A for energy efficiency, the average 5 year running cost of the KD-65X9005 is £255 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run TVs of this age and type.

Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the KD-65X9005 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Sony TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL and SECAM are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The KD-65X9005 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec televisions that have been available for more than a year. This Sony television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year do not feature OLED technology. The KD-65X9005 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the 55EG920[pl_3059448_price], or the 55EG960[pl_2879979_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KD-65X9005 the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 25W. The KD-65X9005 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 15 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

The Sony KD-65X9005 has one of the lower subwoofer RMS powers (only 15 Watts) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The lowest subwoofer RMS power of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-65X9005 is 10W, the highest is 40W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 21W.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The KD-65X9005 is a one RF ports quantity television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and three RF ports quantitys.

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Not Cheap

We checked 148 televisions of this age and type and they range in price from £120 to £12,899. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other televisions of this age and type.

Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

At 218 kilowatt hours, the KD-65X9005 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age. The average annual energy consumption of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-65X9005 is 140kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-65X9005

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KD-65X9005 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
24p Support
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Operating System Installed
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Ambient Light Sensor
Teletext
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
Subwoofer Out

Expert Reviews

(2)
7 December 2015

For the money, the Sony KD65X9005 is a decent TV. It does well in some key areas, but it is certainly flawed ? look elsewhere if you're after the best performance at this price.However, if you're...

It's really thin
Crisp picture
Good colours
Superb picture quality
Very accurate images
Patchy, bleeding backlight
Needs better contrast
Design might not appeal to everyone
Merest hint of banding
Input lag a bit high for some
12 November 2015

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Superb picture quality
Very accurate images
Fantastic black levels
Great screen uniformity
Excellent video processing
Design might not appeal to everyone
Merest hint of banding
Input lag a bit high for some
It's big and very heavy
UHD support remains weak

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 3 October 2015 by Alarm mannie

Had this to about 2 months now and getting more disappointed. It takes a long time to react to button pushes when 1st switched on, the status bar sometimes stays on and a reset has to be done to... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2015 by Dan9100
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I bought these before Christmas at a good price with the intention of using to connect to my bluetooth pc laptop. Tried several bluetooth laptops and never did get it pair up. What it did do, was... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £251.58
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £254.62
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Energy Rating
1.3T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
33
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony x9005, sony x9005c, KD-65X9005C, sony p227020, sony p227020p, sony kd65x9005, sony kd65x9005b, sony kd65x9005c, sonytv kd65x9005, sony kd65x9005bb, sony kd65x9005cb, sony kd65x9005cbu, sonytv kd65x9005c, sony kd65x9005bbu, sonytv kd65x9005cb, sonytv kd65x9005cbu
Barcodes 04548736002449, 04548736002463, 04905524932485, 04905524932492, 04905524975345, 04905524975352, 04905524975369, 08427247084938

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