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Sony KD65XD8599BU

£1,349.00
£1,099.00 £250.00 cheaper than 53 days ago
A fairly new 4K television with good features and a gigantic 65" display diagonal
65" 4K No No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-65XD8599 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Sony KD-65XD8599 number 131 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 311 in 4K TVs and number 431 across all TVs.
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£194 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 63?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, however its running costs of £194 over 5 years are in the most expensive 16% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for playing games on, ranking number 148 in TVs for gaming. It is also excellent for watching sport on, ranking number 294 in TVs for sport, but good for watching films on, ranking number 401 in TVs for films.
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Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony KD-65XD8599 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its televisions. 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 good features and is less than 18 months old but at £1,099.00 it is more expensive than 74% of TVs.

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Features

4K

4K

The Sony KD-65XD8599 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all televisions the worst resolution 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.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The KD-65XD8599's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 8% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-65XD8599 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KD-65XD8599 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The KD-65XD8599's thickness of only 44mm is quite thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 20% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-65XD8599 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-65XD8599 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KD-65XD8599 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-65XD8599 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD-65XD8599 supports screen mirroring. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KD-65XD8599 of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 12% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The KD-65XD8599 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-65XD8599 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KD-65XD8599 of 1,000Hz is very fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 4% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 20Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-65XD8599 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-65XD8599 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. TVs resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KD-65XD8599 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-65XD8599 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-65XD8599 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports 24p

The KD-65XD8599 supports 24p, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This TV was released in March 2016.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A+, however the average 5 year running cost of the KD-65XD8599 is £194 based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kd65xd8599bu, sony kd65xd8599black, acoustic kd65xd8599, summer kd65xd8599, sony kd65xd8599bu, sony xr1000hz
Barcodes 00635131626081, 04548736023147, 04548736024939

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