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Sony KD55XD7005BU

£599.00
55" 4K Direct-LED Flat Apr 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £182.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony TVs have good reviews
Features USB recording
Not 3D
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Reviews

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

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


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2016 when this television was released.


Performance

Features USB Recording

The KD55XD7005 features USB recording. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV also feature USB recording.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD55XD7005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports parental controls. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support parental controls.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD55XD7005 is £183, which is typical compared to the other 473 televisions of this spec and age.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KD55XD7005 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the Philips 65PUS8901.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KD55XD7005 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Display

Not 3D

The Sony KD55XD7005 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE55JS8502.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 200 hertz, the KD55XD7005 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of a similar age and spec to this television is 760Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We compared all the other 55" televisions to this TV and we think because of its better review score, the LG 55EG960 is also worth considering.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic TX-58EX700 (£1,095) (58"), or the Samsung UE60KU6020 (£599.99) (60").

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD55XD7005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Internet TV

The KD55XD7005 does not support internet TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV do support internet TV.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD55XD7005 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Smart TV

The KD55XD7005 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KD55XD7005 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KD55XD7005 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV have depths of between 17mm and 100mm. With a depth of 78 millimeters, the Sony KD55XD7005 has one of the thicker depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 78mm thick televisions currently available including the Sony KD55XD7005 (£599) which has better reviews.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the LG 43UH650 (£349.99) (77.2mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony sonkd55xd7005bu, sony kd55xd7005baep, sony kd55xd7005bu, quick kd55xd7005c, smart kd55xd7005, sony kd55xd7005c, ultra kd55xd7005, sony c84czs00, sony c84cza00, sony xr200hz, sony kl3rq, sony uhd4k
Barcodes 04548736024137, 04548736024144, 06574365876340

Sony KD55XD7005 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD55XD7005 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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