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Sony KD75XD8505BU

£2,699.00
A gigantic 75" 4K TV, very good for watching sport on
75" 4K No No Feb 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
RGB Direct
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Sony KD75XD8505 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Sony KD75XD8505 number 200 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 441 in 4K TVs and number 757 across all TVs.
18
Poor
70
Good Features
73
18 Months Old
28
£239 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
56
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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 televisions 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £239 over 5 years are in the most expensive 11% of all 4,021 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
4K
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 excellent for watching sport on, ranking number 497 in TVs for sport. It is also excellent for playing games on, ranking number 269 in TVs for gaming as well being very good for watching films on, ranking number 412 in TVs for films.
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Sony KD75XD8505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Television Reviews

Based on 3,179 owner and expert reviews (including 1,166 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £2,699.00 it is more expensive than 92% of TVs.


Features

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony KD75XD8505 of 75" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 3% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110".

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4K

4K

The KD75XD8505 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. 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

Like most other TVs, the KD75XD8505 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the KD75XD8505 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Sony KD75XD8505 of 49mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 28% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KD75XD8505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD75XD8505 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD75XD8505 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Four Loudspeakers

The KD75XD8505 is a four loudspeaker television.

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Has a Child Lock

The KD75XD8505 has a child lock, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a child lock.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The KD75XD8505 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD75XD8505 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KD75XD8505 features voice control, unlike 85% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Supports 24p

The KD75XD8505 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Sony KD75XD8505 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Features Local Dimming

The Sony KD75XD8505 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KD75XD8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD75XD8505 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD75XD8505 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The KD75XD8505 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The KD75XD8505's high frequency rate of 800Hz is in the fastest 10% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The high frequency rates of TVs range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KD75XD8505's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 22% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The KD75XD8505's RMS rated power of 30W is in the highest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD75XD8505 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the Sony KD75XD8505 is more than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, 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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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

Sony released the KD75XD8505 in February 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, the average 5 year running cost of the KD75XD8505 is £239 based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 4,021 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acoustic kd75xd8505, sony kd75xd8505bu
Barcodes 04548736023031, 04548736023048

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Sony KD75XD8505

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Smaller display diagonal
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20W higher RMS rated power
799 times slower motion interpolation frequency
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3" larger display diagonal
Two less loudspeakers

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