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Sony KD85XD8505BU

£6,899.00
Sony KD-85XD8505
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A multi award winning and fully featured 4K 73mm thick TV, with average running costs and an enormous 85" display diagonal
85" 4K No 73mm Apr 2016 A
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Pay in Parts - 36 months
Purchase price £7,899.00. APR 19.9%.
- £789.90 - 36
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£10,288.05
£263.84*
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Purchase price £7,899.00. APR 24.9%. An additional fee of £25.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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£10,952.01
£282.28*
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Purchase price £7,899.00. APR 26.3%.
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£8,783.79
£799.39*
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Sony KD-85XD8505 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony KD-85XD8505 number 139 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 323 in 4K TVs and number 474 across all TVs.
89
Reviews
15 Reviews + 4 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
65
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 77%, based on 15 reviews. This TV has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Prohardver.hu plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £150 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Sony TV has some great features:
4K
Very large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Faster than average motion interpolation frequency
4K high dynamic range
Adding 4k magic into every scene
4K clarity
4K colour
4K contrast

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KD-85XD8505 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 338 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 583 in TVs for film as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 582 in TVs for sport.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
76
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KD-85XD8505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

This TV has received four awards from television experts.

This Sony TV received a "Recommended" award from both review websites Prohardver.hu and Digitallife.se, both of which said that this television was very good.

The author at review website Ljudochbild.se strongly endorse this television and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The expert at one more expert review site said that this Sony TV was very good. This was from Benchmark.pl who gave it an "Good Product".

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 15 expert reviews from sites including digitallife.se, ljudochbild.se, dinside.no/data and notebookcheck.nl the average expert rating of this Sony TV is 77 out of 100.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 3,322 owner and expert reviews (including 1,904 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its televisions. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is under 2 years old, however at £6,899.00 it is more expensive than 99% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this Sony television is A, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD-85XD8505 is £150, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the KD-85XD8505 in April 2016.

Features

4K

4K

The Sony KD-85XD8505 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all televisions 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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Very Large Display Diagonal

The KD-85XD8505's display diagonal of 85" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Televisions have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KD-85XD8505 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the KD-85XD8505 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the Sony KD-85XD8505 of 73mm is thicker than 74% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-85XD8505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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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 motion interpolation frequency of the KD-85XD8505 of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 10% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-85XD8505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-85XD8505 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-85XD8505 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-85XD8505 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-85XD8505 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD-85XD8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-85XD8505 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-85XD8505 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KD-85XD8505 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The KD-85XD8505's high frequency rate of 800Hz is in the fastest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the KD-85XD8505 is more than most TVs. This Sony TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by televisions. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-85XD8505 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KD-85XD8505 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kd85xd8505bu, sony kd65xd8505baep, acoustic kd85xd8505, sony kd85xd8505bu, sony kd55xd8505

Barcodes:

00635131625923, 04548736023000, 04548736023017, 04548736023062, 04548736023154

Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KD-85XD8505

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