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Sony KD55XD9305BU

£1,249.00
Sony KD55XD9305
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A fully featured but 2 year old 55" 4K TV, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
55" 4K No 36mm Feb 2016 B
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Sony KD55XD9305 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD55XD9305 number 118 in 3D TVs, number 165 in 55 inch TVs and number 251 in Netflix recommended TVs.
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Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
2 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £170 over 5 years are in the most expensive 19% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some great features:
4K
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Thinner than average

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 480 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 848 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 838 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KD55XD9305 Video Reviews

Sony KD55XD9305 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Television 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 manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has very good features and is under 2 years old but at £1,249.00 it is more expensive than 85% of televisions.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this Sony TV is B, and the KD55XD9305 is in the most expensive 19% of all 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KD55XD9305 will cost £170 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KD55XD9305 in February 2016.

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Features

4K

4K

The KD55XD9305 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. TVs HD types range from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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 Sony KD55XD9305's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 79% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the Sony KD55XD9305 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KD55XD9305 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The KD55XD9305's thickness of only 36mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thinner than 87% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD55XD9305 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Features Voice Control

The KD55XD9305 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD55XD9305 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of televisions which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KD55XD9305 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the KD55XD9305 is more than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Sony KD55XD9305 of 30W is higher than 86% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Sony KD55XD9305 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KD55XD9305 of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 84% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD55XD9305 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD55XD9305 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Four Loudspeakers

The KD55XD9305 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the KD55XD9305 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. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. TVs resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD55XD9305 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the KD55XD9305 of 1,000Hz is very fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 4% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD55XD9305 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kd55xd9305bu, panasonic kd55xd9305bu, samsung kd55xd9305bu, sony kd55xd9305black, acoustic kd55xd9305, sony kd55xd9305bu, summer kd55xd9305, name kd55xd9305bu, mega kd55xd9305

Barcodes:

00635131626128, 04548736023307, 04548736023314

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