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Sony KD85XD8505

£7,499.00
£4,999.00 £2,500.00 cheaper than 40 days ago
85" 4K 800Hz Edge-LED Feb 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £193.72 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Not cheap
17 Reviews + 2 Awards
benchmark.pl Good Product ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The editor of review websites Ljudochbild.se concluded that this TV was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writer at one other expert review site thought that this 4K and 8K TV was good. This TV received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including hifitest.de, notebookcheck.nl, tek.no and Chip.de this 4K and 8K TV has an average expert rating of 77 out of 100.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 2,235 expert and owner reviews (including 164 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £2,500 (33%)

The price has dropped from £7,499 to £4,999 in the last 40 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 55% chance that the price will go down further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 45% chance that the price will actually go back up.

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Not Cheap

After checking the price of 203 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year they range in price from £229 to £14,899. We think that this 4K and 8K TV looks expensive compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was February 2016 when Sony released the KD-85XD8505.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst this 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, the KD-85XD8505 is one of the most expensive to run comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than a year that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-85XD8505 is £194.


Performance

Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD-85XD8505 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD-85XD8505 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports 24p

The KD-85XD8505 supports 24p, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KD-85XD8505 features voice control. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also feature voice control.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-85XD8505 supports parental controls, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Display

Not 3D

The KD-85XD8505 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television are also not 3D.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The KD-85XD8505 has a fairly standard high frequency rate (800 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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85 Inches Display Diagonal

This is an 85 inches television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-85XD8505 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-85XD8505 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-85XD8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KD-85XD8505 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD-85XD8505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Sony KD-85XD8505 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KD-85XD8505 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KD-85XD8505 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-85XD8505 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Internet TV

The KD-85XD8505 supports internet TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Supports Smart TV

The KD-85XD8505 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television.

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Supports Three Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the KD-85XD8505 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to this television. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kd85xd8505bu, sony sonkd85xd8505bu, sony kd65xd8505baep, acoustic kd85xd8505, sony kd85xd8505bu, sony kd55xd8505
Barcodes 00635131625923, 04548736023000, 04548736023017, 04548736023062, 04548736023154

Sony KD-85XD8505 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-85XD8505 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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