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65

Overall Score

Sony KD55XD7005BU

£669.99
A pretty new 55" 4K TV with good features and low price
55" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD55XD7005 Review

Released 1 year ago and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Sony KD55XD7005 number 72 in 55 inch TVs, number 200 in 4K TVs and number 323 across all TVs.
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Very Good
63
Good Features
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16 Months Old
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£183 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
65
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

Samsung televisions 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency classification of A, its running costs of £183 over 5 years are in the most expensive 19% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for watching sport, ranking number 258 in TVs for sport. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 214 in TVs for films as well being average for playing games, ranking number 227 in TVs for gaming.
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64
Good
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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

Sony TVs Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has average features but at £669.99 it is cheaper than 56% of TVs.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Sony KD55XD7005's display diagonal of 55" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 69% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The Sony KD55XD7005 has a maximum resolution of 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KD55XD7005 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KD55XD7005 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The KD55XD7005's thickness of 78mm is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD55XD7005 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 pixels. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD55XD7005 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Features USB Recording

The KD55XD7005 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Sony KD55XD7005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the KD55XD7005 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD55XD7005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD55XD7005 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This television has been on the market since April 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst this Sony television has an energy efficiency classification of A, the KD55XD7005 is in the most expensive 19% of all 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on adequate energy prices, we estimate the KD55XD7005 will cost £183 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd55xd7005baep, sony kd55xd7005bu, quick kd55xd7005c, sony kd55xd7005c, sony xr200hz, sony uhd4k
Barcodes 04548736024144

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