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Sony KD-85X9505 Review
|1 Review + 1 Award|
|3 Years Old|
|£884 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 63?
It has terrific expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%. This TV has received an industry award from 01net.com. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Sony TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
The KD-85X9505 has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £884 over 5 years are in the most expensive 1% of all 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very large display diagonal
Quite narrow horizontal viewing angle
Sony KD-85X9505 In-Depth Analysis
One Industry Award
The editor of one expert review site decided that this Sony television was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "5 Star".
Excellent Expert Reviews
This TV received an expert rating of 100% from 01net.com. The TV expert review sites think this Sony television is one of the very best TVs.
Very Good Brand
Based on 3,185 owner and expert reviews (including 1,175 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.
Very Large Display Diagonal
The display diagonals of televisions range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the KD-85X9505 of 85" is in the largest 1% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The highest resolution of the Sony KD-85X9505 is 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.
The Sony KD-85X9505 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.
The KD-85X9505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The KD-85X9505 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. TVs resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).
The Sony KD-85X9505 is a four loudspeaker television.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KD-85X9505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
The KD-85X9505 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The KD-85X9505's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 18% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The KD-85X9505 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
Across all the TVs the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the KD-85X9505 of only 176° is quite narrow compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 21% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The KD-85X9505 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The Sony KD-85X9505's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 6% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KD-85X9505 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This TV was released in June 2014.
Running Costs Are High
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of B. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD-85X9505 is £884, which makes it one of the more expensive to run TVs.