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Sony KD65XD9305BU

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Sony KD-65XD9305
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A good spec and multi award winning 65" 4K TV, with satisfactory running costs but representing not very good value for money
65" 4K Yes No Feb 2016 B
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Sony KD-65XD9305 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony KD-65XD9305 number 39 in 3D TVs, number 60 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 182 in best selling TVs.
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270 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Value for Money
Poor
76
Features
Good Features
74
Age
1 Year Old
40
Running Costs
£207 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others. This TV has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Flatpanels.dk plus one other site and more industry awards from Altomdata.dk plus two other sites. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £207 over 5 years are in the most expensive 12% of all 4,449 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report superior picture quality, product quality and great technical features.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Larger than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KD-65XD9305 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for playing games, ranking number 59 in TVs for gaming. It is also excellent for watching sport, ranking number 160 in TVs for sport as well being good for watching films, ranking number 270 in TVs for films.
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Watching Films
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Watching Sport
Excellent
86
Playing Games
Excellent

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How Big is the Sony KD-65XD9305?

The Sony KD-65XD9305 is 1,458mm wide and 839mm tall. It weighs 28.9kg.

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Sony KD-65XD9305 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

This Sony TV has received nine awards from expert review sites.

This television received a "Recommended" award from both websites Flatpanels.dk and Hdtvtest.co.uk, both of which said that this Sony TV was very good.

The editors of three more expert review sites all decided that this Sony television was very good. This Sony TV received a "Test Winner" award from Altomdata.dk, it received a "Safe Buy" award from Tweak.dk and it received a "Highlight Award" from Audiovision.de.

The authors at three other expert review sites all concluded that this television was very good. This Sony TV received a "Best in Test" award from both Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbilde.no and Lydogbillede.dk gave it a "Best in Test 5 Star" award.

The writer at one other expert review site said that this TV was very good. This was from Areadvd.de who gave it an "Reference Award".

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this TV is 82% based on 30 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint and fwdmagazine.be.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this television rated it as 84%. 80 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Superior Image Quality

16 people who reviewed the Sony KD-65XD9305 said that it had good picture quality.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

19 customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Five customers mentioned that the product had good features.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 3,350 owner and expert reviews (including 1,294 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 91% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Four customers who reviewed it thought it was thin and two customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was compact.

Customers Report Nice Design

Seven people who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was well designed.

Customers Report That it is Great for Watching Sport

Two customers who purchased it thought it was great for watching football.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers said that the Sony KD-65XD9305 was well made.

  • Questionable build quality / software - significant delay between pressing a remote button…
  • For the retail price it is expected to fetch, this should have a far more reliable and stable operating system in it…
  • The built in wall hanging bracket is great just no where to run the cables…
  • Have been using this product for several months and it has been a pleasure quality of build and design is superb…
    Steyr (Johnlewis.com) - November 2016

Users Report Superior Audio Quality

14 people who purchased the product wrote that it had good sound quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Five owners who reviewed this TV considered that it was easy to use, four owners who purchased the product wrote that it was easy to use the menus and three customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. two owners who bought it considered that it had a good interface.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is under 2 years old, however at £1,789.00 it is more expensive than 87% of TVs.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

This Sony TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD-65XD9305 is £207, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the KD-65XD9305 in February 2016.

Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD-65XD9305 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all TVs is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KD-65XD9305 of 65" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 11% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the KD-65XD9305 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Sony KD-65XD9305 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-65XD9305 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The KD-65XD9305 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Sony TV.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony KD-65XD9305 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 88% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-65XD9305 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD-65XD9305 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-65XD9305 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-65XD9305 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 88% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The KD-65XD9305's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-65XD9305 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Voice Control

The KD-65XD9305 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Four Loudspeakers

The KD-65XD9305 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-65XD9305 supports parental controls. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-65XD9305 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

TVs have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz. The KD-65XD9305's high frequency rate of 1,000Hz is faster than 95% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W. The KD-65XD9305's RMS rated power of 30W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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