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Sony KD55XD7005BU

£599.00
55" 4K Direct-LED Flat Feb 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £182.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Top seller
Unacceptable noise level
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

TV expert review site product-test.ru scored this television 79 out of 100.

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

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


Other

Top Seller

The KD55XD7005 is a popular choice of TV.

Released Over a Year Ago

This television was released in February 2016.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who bought the Sony KD55XD7005 wrote that it was noisy. Website Johnlewis.com wrote “It's not screaming loud.” in their review of this TV. They also mentioned “There is no bass response and they don't get loud at all” in their review.

Good Sound Quality

Two customers who bought it thought it had good sound quality. Website Johnlewis.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “The speakers are nice, nothing to complain about it”.

Noisy

Two people who bought the Sony KD55XD7005 wrote that it was noisy. Website Johnlewis.com wrote “It's not screaming loud.” in their review of this TV. They also mentioned “There is no bass response and they don't get loud at all” in their review.


Performance

Features USB Recording

The Sony KD55XD7005 features USB recording, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD55XD7005 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports parental controls. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support parental controls.

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Design

Well Made

Two customers said in their reviews that it was well made. Website Johnlewis.com wrote “Solid machine” in their review of this TV and scored it 5 stars out of 5. They also said “Thin, Light, solid aluminum construction” in their review.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this 4K and 8K TV is A. The average 5 year running cost of the KD55XD7005 is £183 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 473 TVs of this age and type.


Power

Good Battery Life

Three people agreed that it had a good battery life. Website Johnlewis.com wrote “Battery life is fairly good for a gaming laptop” in their review of this TV. They also said “Excellent battery life for a high performance Windows laptop” in their review. And also mentioned “Good battery life 5 to 6 hours of productivity”.


Display

Not 3D

The KD55XD7005 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago are also not 3D.

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Good Picture Quality

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it had good picture quality. Website Johnlewis.com mentioned “Good graphics Performance”. Frankie18 wrote in their review of this TV in April last year “The picture quality is simply superb! Watching live sport is just like you were there” and scored this TV a maximum of 5 stars.

Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 200 hertz, the KD55XD7005 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a similar type and age to this TV is 50Hz and the fastest is 3,000Hz.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 55" televisions currently available including the Philips 55PUS6501 (£619.97) which has better reviews.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including the LG 58UH635 (£580), or the Philips 49PUS6401 (£579.99) both of which are cheaper; or the Philips 55PUS6501 (£619.97) which has better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD55XD7005 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Miracast

The KD55XD7005 supports Miracast, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD55XD7005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KD55XD7005 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD55XD7005 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KD55XD7005 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KD55XD7005 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD55XD7005 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Smart TV

The KD55XD7005 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Supports Four Video Apps

The Sony KD55XD7005 has a greater number of video apps than most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV. The video apps "NetFlix", "TV SideView" and "maxdome" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The KD55XD7005 has one of the thicker depths (78 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age. The thinnest depth of similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year is 17mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm.

Other televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Philips 55PUS6501 (£619.97) (85mm and higher rated); or the LG 58UH635 (£580) (54.2mm and cheaper), or the Philips 49PUS6401 (£579.99) (79mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony sonkd55xd7005bu, sony kd49xd7005baep, sony kd55xd7005baep, sony kd55xd7005bu, sony kd49xd7005bu, quick kd55xd7005c, ultra kd55xd7005, smart kd55xd7005, sony kd55xd7005c, sony c84czs00, sony c84cza00, sony xr200hz, sony uhd4k, sony kl3rq
Barcodes 04548736024137, 04548736024144, 04548736024175, 04548736024182, 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 1,041,700 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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