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Sony KD75X8505CBU

£3,599.00
A 2 year old 4K 3D TV with good features and a giant 75" display diagonal
75" 4K Yes No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
RGB Direct
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Sony KD-75X8505 Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD-75X8505 number 148 in 3D TVs, number 485 in 4K TVs and number 878 across all TVs.
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Poor
74
Good Features
61
2 Years Old
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£372 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
54
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £372 over 5 years are in the most expensive 3% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Quite thick

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport on, ranking number 605 in TVs for sport. It is also excellent for playing games on, ranking number 337 in TVs for gaming, but mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 809 in TVs for films.
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Sony KD-75X8505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

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


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £3,599.00 it is more expensive than 95% of TVs.


Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The KD-75X8505's display diagonal of 75" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 4% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The KD-75X8505 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the best resolution 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KD-75X8505 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The KD-75X8505 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Sony KD-75X8505's thickness of 79mm is in the thickest 16% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD-75X8505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-75X8505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-75X8505 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-75X8505 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-75X8505 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KD-75X8505 of 800Hz is in the fastest 18% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-75X8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KD-75X8505 supports HDD recording. 99% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-75X8505 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The KD-75X8505 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD-75X8505 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is B. The KD-75X8505 is in the most expensive 3% of all 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-75X8505 is £372.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd75x8505cbu
Barcodes 04548736002388, 04548736002401, 05054629778128

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