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Sony KDL65W855C

£1,916.38
65" Full HD Active Flat Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Type Screen Shape Release Date £185.79 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent expert reviews
Neat
Unacceptable noise level
2 Reviews
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Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 96% from Chip.de. The TV expert review sites think this Sony television is one of the very best TVs of this age and type.

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,235 owner and expert reviews (including 21 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range. 60% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Good Value for Money

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Website Amazon.co.uk gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Compact, lightweight, simple installation, great performance for the cost”. They also wrote “Inexpensive projector and PC” in their review.


Design

Good Quality

Two people who reviewed the product said that it was good quality. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “For the quality”. Prof Tbun said “The sound quality and volume is simply great”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when this television was released.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Six owners who reviewed it thought it was noisy. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Fan is kind of loud given the size”. They also mentioned “Projector fan makes audible noise” in their review. And also said “This thing 8 feet away is louder than my desktop 2 feet away”.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The KDL-65W855 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS powers of comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years range from 5W to 50W. With a subwoofer RMS power of only 10 Watts, the KDL-65W855 has one of the lower subwoofer RMS powers amongst large display diagonal TVs of this age.

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Noisy

Six owners who reviewed it thought it was noisy. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Fan is kind of loud given the size”. They also mentioned “Projector fan makes audible noise” in their review. And also said “This thing 8 feet away is louder than my desktop 2 feet away”.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The KDL-65W855 has an average 5 year running cost of £186 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 307 TVs of a comparable age and type.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

The KDL-65W855 is not 3D, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Samsung UN55H6400.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The KDL-65W855 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inch TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including cheaper TVs such as the UN55H6400, or the UE55J6300 (£590) both from Samsung.

Other TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55H6410 (£794.99).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-65W855 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-65W855 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KDL-65W855 has an ethernet port. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Other Features

Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports HDD recording. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years also support HDD recording.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-65W855 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports parental controls, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports face detection, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Has a Child Lock

The KDL-65W855 has a child lock. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a child lock.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-65W855 features local dimming. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also feature local dimming.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-65W855 supports 24p, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-65W855 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-65W855 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Sony KDL-65W855 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The KDL-65W855 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The KDL-65W855 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-65W855 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-65W855 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KDL-65W855 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports internet TV, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as this television.

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Supports Smart TV

The KDL-65W855 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The KDL-65W855 has a relatively standard depth (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Compact

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. Two years ago website Amazon.co.uk wrote “Very small and compact”. Two owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it was lightweight. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Amazing technology - low power, reasonable speed, very lightweight, tiny”.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kdl65w855cbu, sony 4548736002500, sony kdl65w855cbu, sony kdl65w855abu, sony fwl65w855c, sony c78yza00, sony p239791p, sony p222462p, sony c78yzs00, kdl65w855c0, sony w855c
Barcodes 00635131626401, 04548736002500, 04548736002524, 04905524949117, 04905524949124, 04905524949131, 05013493232662, 05054629778111

Sony KDL-65W855 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KDL-65W855 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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