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Sony KD55XD7005BU

£699.00
Sony KD55XD7005
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A fully featured but a little out of date 55" 4K TV, with satisfactory running costs and a reasonable price
55" 4K No 78mm Apr 2016 A
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Sony KD55XD7005 Review

Released 2 years ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the Sony KD55XD7005 number 129 in 55 inch TVs, number 168 in best selling TVs and number 719 across all TVs.
71
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
68
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some great features:
4K
Content bar: find everything fast
Stream playstation games straight to your TV
Enrich your viewing with the TV sideview app
Turn your TV into a digital recorder: USB HDD REC
IR blaster control everything with one remote
Cinematic s-force front surround
DSEE restores detail to your digital music
Clear phase for smooth, balanced frequencies
Made to listen: clearaudio+
Say what you want to see with voice search
Larger than average display diagonal
Google cast: plays nice with your other devices
Google play: A world of content and apps
Slim design for easier wall mounting
BRAVIA meets android TV
Motionflow XR keeps the action smooth
4K x-reality pro: enhance every picture up to 4k
The world of 4k right in front of you
Supports screen mirroring
Supports Wi-Fi
Experience the best in 4k UHD picture quality

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 370 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 626 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 631 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Sony KD55XD7005?

The Sony KD55XD7005 is 1,245mm wide and 78mm tall. It is 730mm thick and weighs 16.9kg.

Sony KD55XD7005 front dimensions
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Sony KD55XD7005 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 3,350 user and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 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 good features and is under 2 years old but at £699.00 it is in the most expensive 30% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an efficiency rating of A, and the KD55XD7005 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KD55XD7005 will cost £140 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the KD55XD7005 in April 2016.

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD55XD7005 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The KD55XD7005's display diagonal of 55" is larger than 78% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KD55XD7005 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD55XD7005 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the Sony KD55XD7005 of 78mm is in the thickest 20% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD55XD7005 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD55XD7005 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD55XD7005 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD55XD7005 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the KD55XD7005 does not support internet TV. 59% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD55XD7005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features USB Recording

The KD55XD7005 features USB recording. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD55XD7005 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD55XD7005 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kd55xd7005bu kd55xd7005, samsung kd55xd7005bu, sony kd55xd7005bu, sony xr200hz, sony uhd4k

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04548736024144

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