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Sony KD65A1

£2,469.00
(12 reviews)
Sony KD65A1
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A fully featured and award winning 4K OLED / QLED technology TV, with moderate running costs and an enormous 65" display diagonal
4K 65" Yes 86mm Apr 2017 A
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Purchase price £2,999.00. APR 20%.
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£3,280.72
£328.07*
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Purchase price £2,999.00. APR 20%.
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£3,663.28
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Purchase price £3,199.00. APR 19.9%.
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£3,833.34
£146.39*
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Purchase price £2,999.00. APR 19.9%.
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£3,906.05
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Purchase price £2,999.00. APR 20%.
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Sony KD65A1 Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony KD65A1 number 26 in OLED TVs, number 54 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 108 across all TVs.
96
Reviews
12 Reviews + 3 Awards
54
Value for Money
Average
89
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Age
16 Months Old
60
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
84
Popularity
Widely Available
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has terrific expert reviews with an average expert rating of 91%, based on 12 reviews. This TV has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Tek.no plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from Avforums.com. Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung televisions are also excellent.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency rating of A, its running costs of £190 over 5 years are in the most expensive 20% of all 6,410 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
Features OLED / QLED technology
Supports Wi-Fi
Everything else pales in contrast
Reality as it was meant to be experienced
Uncover the detail with 4k HDR
Life's brilliance, revealed with extra colours
Acoustic surface technology
360 degrees of sophistication
Just talk to explore new worlds
TV how-to videos

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the KD65A1 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching sport, ranking number 209 in TVs for sport. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 117 in TVs for films.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £2,995 to £2,469 in the last 13 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Sony KD65A1 Video Reviews

96
Reviews
12 Reviews + 3 Awards
54
Value for Money
Average
73
Features for Films
Very Good
85
Age
16 Months Old
60
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
84
Popularity
Widely Available
77
Overall Score for Films
Very Good
High Dynamic Range Ima...
Yes
OLED / QLED Technology
Yes
90
HD Type
4K
100
Video Apps
Amazon Video, Netflix
95
Display Diagonal
65"
73
Features for Films
Very Good

Sony KD65A1 Video Reviews

96
Reviews
12 Reviews + 3 Awards
54
Value for Money
Average
73
Features for Sport
Very Good
85
Age
16 Months Old
60
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
84
Popularity
Widely Available
77
Overall Score for Sport
Very Good
95
Display Diagonal
65"
92
Display Resolution
3840 X 2160 Pixels
73
Features for Sport
Very Good

Sony KD65A1 Video Reviews

Sony KD65A1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three industry awards

Amongst TVs, this TV is one of the most awarded by expert review sites.

The editors of websites Tek.no and 01net.com both endorse this Sony TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The expert at review site Avforums.com strongly endorse this TV and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Excellent expert reviews

The average expert rating of this TV is 91 out of 100 based on five expert reviews from sites including hifitest.de, homecinemamagazine.nl, tek.no and avforums.com. This puts this Sony TV in the top 8% of all the televisions when ranked by average expert review score.

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Sony has very good TV reviews

Based on 5,128 user and expert reviews (including 2,430 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its televisions. 94% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Features

Larger than average display diagonal

The Sony KD65A1's display diagonal of 65" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 94% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 43", with the smallest being 7" and the largest being 110".

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4K

The highest resolution of the Sony KD65A1 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the resolution ranges 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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Features OLED / QLED technology

The Sony KD65A1 features OLED / QLED technology. 99% of TVs do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the Sony KD65A1 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker than average

The Sony KD65A1's thickness of 86mm is thicker than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 90% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 2.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 59mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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The Sony KD65A1 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 53% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features voice control

The Sony KD65A1 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Higher than average RMS rated power

The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 1W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W. The Sony KD65A1's RMS rated power of 50W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 97% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only 3840 x 2160 pixels display resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony KD65A1 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from 4K UHD (2160p) pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports parental controls

The Sony KD65A1 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Sony KD65A1 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 89% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD65A1 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a built-in subwoofer

The Sony KD65A1 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports screen mirroring

The Sony KD65A1 supports screen mirroring, unlike 89% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Miracast

The Sony KD65A1 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD65A1 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features USB recording

The Sony KD65A1 features USB recording. 92% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Only supports Amazon Video and Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the Sony KD65A1 is more than most TVs. This television supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "Amazon Video" is also supported by this Sony television.

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Has an equalizer

The Sony KD65A1 has an equalizer, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD65A1 supports Bluetooth. 86% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Age

Released 16 months ago

Sony released the KD65A1 in April 2017.

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Running Costs

Running costs are very high

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD65A1 is £190, which makes it one of the least economic to run televisions.

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Popularity

Widely available

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Value for Money

Price has gone down by £526 (18%)

The price has dropped from £2,995 to £2,469 in the last 13 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

OLED / QLED Technology

features OLED / QLED technology

HD Type

4K

Video Apps

only supports Amazon Video and Netflix

Display Diagonal

larger than average display diagonal

Typical Contrast Ratio

typical contrast ratio

Local Dimming

local dimming

Display Diagonal

larger than average display diagonal

Display Resolution

only 3840 x 2160 pixels display resolution

Motion Interpolation Frequency

motion interpolation frequency

Display Brightness

display brightness

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony corporation kd65a1bu, sony kd65a1baep, samsung kd65a1, menu kd65a1bu, that kd65a1bu, sony kd65a1bu, sony ubpx800, sony 65a1bu, that 2160p

Barcodes:

04548736061729, 04548736061743, 05013493347298

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