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Sony KD-79X9005 Review
|2 Years Old|
|£369 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 52?
It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Samsung televisions 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 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency rating of A, its running costs of £369 over 5 years are in the most expensive 3% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very large display diagonal
Sony KD-79X9005 In-Depth Analysis
Expert Reviews Are Poor
This TV received a score of 60% from expert review site whathifi.com. Experts don't rate this Sony television very highly.
Very Good Brand
Based on 3,185 expert and owner 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.
Very Large Display Diagonal
The KD-79X9005's display diagonal of 79" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 2% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".
The highest resolution of the KD-79X9005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found 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.
The KD-79X9005 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.
The KD-79X9005 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The KD-79X9005 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-79X9005 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KD-79X9005 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Has a Built-In Camera
The KD-79X9005 has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a built-in camera.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The Sony KD-79X9005 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.
Supports Face Detection
The KD-79X9005 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.
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 frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Sony KD-79X9005 has a built-in microphone, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not have a built-in microphone.
The KD-79X9005 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The RMS rated power of the Sony KD-79X9005 of 65W is in the highest 2% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.
The KD-79X9005 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The KD-79X9005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Most TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the KD-79X9005 which has six loudspeakers.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
TVs 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-79X9005 of 800Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 20% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony KD-79X9005 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Sony TV has been on the market since September 2014.
High Running Costs
Whilst this TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, the KD-79X9005 is in the most expensive 3% of all 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-79X9005 is £369.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sonytv kd79x9005bbu, sony kd79x9005bbu|
|Barcodes||04905524975376, 04905524975383, 04905524975390|