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Sony KD65SD8505BU

£1,479.99
Sony KD65SD8505
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A huge and fully featured 4K 93mm thick television, good for watching films
65" 4K No 93mm Feb 2016 A+
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Sony KD65SD8505 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD65SD8505 number 282 in Netflix recommended TVs.
55
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
2 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £150 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some great features:
4K
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Bluetooth

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 482 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 840 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 KD65SD8505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 3,350 user and expert reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its TVs. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features and is under 2 years old but at £1,479.99 it is more expensive than 87% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The KD65SD8505 has an average 5 year running cost of £150 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony television was released in February 2016.

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the KD65SD8505 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all TVs 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The KD65SD8505's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 10% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KD65SD8505 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KD65SD8505 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Very Thick

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The KD65SD8505's thickness of 93mm is thicker than 96% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD65SD8505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD65SD8505 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KD65SD8505 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The KD65SD8505 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD65SD8505 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the TVs the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the KD65SD8505 of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the narrowest 6% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony KD65SD8505 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 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this television 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 Wi-Fi Direct

The KD65SD8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The KD65SD8505 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The Sony KD65SD8505's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 84% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the KD65SD8505 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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Supports Parental Controls

The KD65SD8505 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KD65SD8505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The KD65SD8505's high frequency rate of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 4% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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