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11 Reasons For
Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
Sony 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the better rated manufacturers.
60 Hz Display Refresh Rates Supported
This television supports a 24 Hz|25 Hz|30 Hz|50 Hz|60 Hz display refresh rates supported, which is typical of many new TVs.
Supports Smart TV
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-65XD8599, the KD-65XD8599 supports smart TV.
Other televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at include the LG 65UH7709[plb_3584127_price] which is cheaper; or the Philips 65PUS6521[plb_3342107_price] which has better reviews.
Alternative televisions which also support smart TV that you might want to look at include the Sony KD-65XD7505[plb_3772195_price].
Has a Wi-Fi
The KD-65XD8599 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the KD-65XD8599 also have a wi-Fi.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the LG 65UH7709[plb_3584127_price] which is cheaper; or the Philips 65PUS6521[plb_3342107_price] which has better reviews.
Alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to consider include the Sony KD-65XD7505[plb_3772195_price].
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.
2160p Supported Video Modes
This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it.
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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The KD-65XD8599 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-65XD8599. This television is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television compared to most of the newly released 4K and 8K TVs which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The KD-65XD8599 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the KD-65XD8599 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
At 1,000 hertz, the KD-65XD8599 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-65XD8599. The average motion interpolation frequency of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-65XD8599 is 610Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 60Hz to 3,000Hz.
Features One Video Apps
The number of video apps featured on the KD-65XD8599 is more than most televisions that were released in the last year. The most frequently featured video apps is YouTube, but this video apps is not featured on this Sony television. The video appss NetFlix are also featured on this Sony TV.
At only 44 millimeters, the Sony KD-65XD8599 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs. The thinnest depth of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-65XD8599 is 35mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average depth is 63mm.
Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE65JU6400[plb_2804978_price] (64.6mm and cheaper), or the Sony KD-55XD9305[plb_3300258_price] (36mm and cheaper).
6 Reasons Against
The Sony KD-65XD8599 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-65XD8599 are also not 3D.
If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 60UH850[plb_3385401_price]; or the UE55KS9000[pl_3346974_price], or the UE65KS9000[pl_3346975_price] both from Samsung.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KD-65XD8599 do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KD-65XD8599 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the KD-65XD8599 do not feature OLED technology. The KD-65XD8599 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the OLED55E6[pl_3372688_price], or the OLED55C6V[pl_3372742_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.
Only Supports One Video Formats Supported
The Sony KD-65XD8599 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions that were launched around the same time as it. This television supports a H.265 video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by latest televisions.
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We think this TV looks expensive compared to other new 4K and 8K TVs. The cheapeast 4K and 8K TV that was released in the last 12 months that we found costs £175 and the most expensive costs £19,999.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The Sony KD-65XD8599 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (165 kilowatt hours) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The annual energy consumptions of latest 4K and 8K TVs range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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.
Released Eleven Months Ago
Sony released the KD-65XD8599 eleven months ago.
Price Increase of £1.00
The price of the KD-65XD8599 has increased by £1.00 in the last 3 days.
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OK Running Costs
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD-65XD8599 is £194, which is typical compared to the other 391 similar spec TVs that were released in the last year.
Average High Frequency Rate
The KD-65XD8599 has a fairly typical high frequency rate (100 hertz) compared to most of the other new comparable spec TVs.
If you want a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might also want to look at the 60UH770[pl_3406080_price] (200Hz and cheaper), or the 65UH770[pl_3406107_price] (200Hz and cheaper) both from LG.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.96 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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