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Sony KD-65ZD9

A relatively new 65" 4K television with good features but high running costs
65" 4K Yes No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-65ZD9 Review

73
Good Features
76
16 Months Old
24
£340 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
56
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

Samsung televisions 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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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 £340 over 5 years are in the most expensive 4% 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:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Quite thick
20
Mediocre
52
Mediocre
64
Average

Sony KD-65ZD9 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 3,185 owner and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sony KD-65ZD9 of 65" is quite large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 11% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD-65ZD9 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KD-65ZD9 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The Sony KD-65ZD9 is 3D, unlike 74% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the KD-65ZD9 of 78mm is in the thickest 19% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-65ZD9 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-65ZD9 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KD-65ZD9 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. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-65ZD9 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features USB Recording

The KD-65ZD9 features USB recording. 93% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-65ZD9 of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 7% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The number of video apps supported by the KD-65ZD9 is more than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-65ZD9 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 KD-65ZD9 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This TV was released in April 2016.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

This Sony TV has an efficiency rating of B, and the KD-65ZD9 has an average running cost of £340 over 5 years based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony sonledkd65zd9bubk, sony sonkd65zd9bu, summer kd65zd9bu, acoustic kd65zd9, sony kd65zd9bu
Barcodes 04548736023864, 04548736052321

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KD-65ZD9

13% larger display diagonal
£20.83 cheaper to run
Thinner
75% higher RMS rated power
25% larger display diagonal
10.6mm thinner
Older by two months
Cheaper to run by £235.55
Vastly faster motion interpolation frequency
25" smaller display diagonal

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