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Sony KD79X9005BBU

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Sony KD-79X9005
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A fully featured and gigantic 4K TV, good for playing games
79" 4K No Yes Sep 2014 A
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Sony KD-79X9005 Review

With excellent features and very good reviews, we have ranked the Sony KD-79X9005 number 157 in 3D TVs and number 636 in 4K TVs.
75
Reviews
1 Review
54
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£280 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A, however its running costs of £280 over 5 years are in the most expensive 6% of all 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some great features:
Very large display diagonal
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KD-79X9005 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 557 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 962 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 957 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

How Big is the Sony KD-79X9005?

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Sony KD-79X9005 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This television received a rating of 60% from television expert review site whathifi.com. The TV expert review sites don't rate this TV very highly.

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Sony Has Very Good Television Reviews

We checked 3,350 owner and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £4,890.00 it is more expensive than 98% of televisions.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A, however the average running cost of the KD-79X9005 is £280 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KD-79X9005 in September 2014.

Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the KD-79X9005 of 79" is in the largest 2% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The KD-79X9005 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 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/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KD-79X9005 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KD-79X9005 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-79X9005 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-79X9005 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-79X9005 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Face Detection

The KD-79X9005 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support face detection.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The KD-79X9005's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 26% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-79X9005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KD-79X9005 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Six Loudspeakers

The KD-79X9005 is a six loudspeaker TV.

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Supports 24p

The KD-79X9005 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The KD-79X9005 has a built-in microphone, unlike 99% of TVs which do not have a built-in microphone.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-79X9005 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD-79X9005 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-79X9005 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The KD-79X9005 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the KD-79X9005 of 65W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 98% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KD-79X9005 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony kd79x9005bbu

Barcodes:

04905524975376, 04905524975383, 04905524975390

Sony KD79X9005BBU

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