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Sony KDL65W857CSU

£949.99
65" Full HD Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Wi-Fi Release Date
Good picture quality
Good product quality
Good smart TV
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Reasonably Priced

Some customers who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Sony KDL-65W857 “Very good TV for the price, with a very good definition” . Feeeee mentioned this month “As other reviewers have mentioned, we can't imagine how 4K could produce a noticeable enough improvement to justify the massive price difference”. J. Colman mentioned “Great tv for the price” in their review of this TV.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Difficult_guy gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and said this month “Negatives, * SD channels doesnt look nice, * Tv stand does look cheap * No USB 3 * Cheap looking plastic remote * Setting could be very difficult for new user * 3D glasses” in their review of this TV.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers who reviewed the Sony KDL-65W857 agreed that it was good quality. David C mentioned in his review of the Sony KDL-65W857 “The sound quality is surprisingly good for a flat panel, to be fair I have mine linked to the recommended Sony accessory wireless subwoofer which requires no separate controls”. Difficult_guy mentioned on Amazon this month “I just fall in love with excellent picture quality, lots of contents to watch as you can download lot of apps like kodi, netflix, plex etc” in their review. Little Mo wrote in their review last year “Incredible picture quality” .

Nice Design

Several Sony KDL-65W857 reviewers thought the product was good looking. Lee R. wrote “Stunning looking TV, excellent connectivity options, beautiful picture” and rated it 5 stars. Matthew Wailes mentioned “Even the sound is pretty good for a flat screen, only drawback is you don't get any 3d glasses in the box” in his review. Prosper Afeeva gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “A very good looking tv”.

Easy to Use

Two customers agreed that this TV was easy to use. David C said on Amazon “I find the new software interface both more intuitive and easier to use than the 55 inch 2014 model I bought for another room” in his review of the Sony KDL-65W857.

One Sony KDL-65W857 owner considered that it had a good experience. David C gave it an excellent review and he wrote in his Sony KDL-65W857 review on Amazon “Having just one remote for everything really makes viewing an effortless and enjoyable experience”.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. D. A. Moore wrote on Amazon “The TV was relatively straightforward to set-up and operate” in their review of this TV.

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Robust

A number of Sony KDL-65W857 owners wrote in their reviews that it was well made. David C said in his review on Amazon in November last year “Amazon prime TV is built in as is Netflx”. Matthew Wailes he wrote “What can I say other than incredible picture is flawless build quality is excellent” in his review of the Sony KDL-65W857.

One person mentioned that it was strong and durable. Little Mo scored it very highly and said on Amazon “The stand is just a tiny piece of rounded metal (don't be put off by that though because it's actually very sturdy”.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

A number of customers who reviewed the Sony KDL-65W857 said that it had good sound quality. Feeeee mentioned a few weeks ago “The combination of the incredible picture and rich, clear sound makes viewing a truly immersive experience”. P said this month “Great picture, sound etc”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A number of Sony KDL-65W857 reviewers considered that this TV was thin. David C rated it as excellent and he wrote in November last year “I have mine wall mounted with a sonus LL22 slim line bracket which while not cheap is of great quality” in his review of the Sony KDL-65W857. In November Feeeee gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Sony KDL-65W857 review “The bezel is very thin so almost the full size of it is screen (if you know what I mean”.


Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,235 user and expert reviews (including 21 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its large display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 60% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

A few Sony KDL-65W857 owners who reviewed the Sony KDL-65W857 considered that it was good for watching on demand TV. Feeeee wrote in their Sony KDL-65W857 review on Amazon “The remote has an actual Netflix button on it which takes you straight there”.

A few Sony KDL-65W857 owners who reviewed the product considered that it had good apps. Feeeee mentioned on Amazon this month “The software makes navigating very easy and there are loads of apps such as YouTube, Amazon Prime” in their review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had great smart functions. Philip L. gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review “The SMART functions whilst interesting are a little overwhelming”.

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Good Connectivity

Several Sony KDL-65W857 reviewers concluded that the product was good in terms of connectivity. One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Feeeee said in their review of this TV on Amazon in November this year “It has plenty of HDMI slots for any components you wish to connect”.

One Sony KDL-65W857 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Last year D. A. Moore mentioned “I was particularly interested in the USB sockets on the TV as I like to watch a lot of stuff that I have downloaded”.

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Supports Smart TV

The Sony KDL-65W857 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television also support Smart TV.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Some customers who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality. Little Mo gave this TV a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “The picture quality is excellent even though I've not adjusted the settings since taking it out of the box”. Oldschool wrote this year “I will admit that like other purchasers of this TV I too am truly amazed at the Superb picture quality whilst watching a select certain Type of Media”.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was good for watching movies. Little Mo mentioned on Amazon “The sound quality is good, although for movies I play it through my sony surround sound which also seems to be enhanced somehow (maybe I'm imagining it?” in their review.

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Good High Def TV

A few Sony KDL-65W857 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Difficult_guy rated it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon in November this year “I will highly recommend this product who is willing to buy HD tv set”. In the same month Oldschool rated the product 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “The fact is this TV absolutely Loves HD Blu Ray movies”. Oldschool also mentioned “If all you watch is the HD channels and BLU Ray movies”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Sony KDL-65W857 owner who reviewed this TV concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. In November this year Difficult_guy scored the Sony KDL-65W857 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I replaced with my Sharp 60" 3d TV” in their review of this TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that were released 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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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inch TV.

Alternative 65" TVs currently available which you might want to consider include because of its better review score, the Sony KDL-65W855 (£1,916.38).

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Keith wrote “The youview has definitely made the sony tv's better> the guide is now a lot easier to navigate”.


Features

Good Remote Control

One Sony KDL-65W857 reviewer who purchased it thought it had a good remote control. Difficult_guy scored it 5 stars and said in November this year “It work like a one Flick remote and it is super remote”.

Poor Stand

One Sony KDL-65W857 owner wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good stand.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in March 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-65W857 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE55H6800 (£999.99) which has better reviews; or the Sony KDL-65W859 (£929.98) which is cheaper.

There are a number of other TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at including the Samsung UN65H6400.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kdl65w857c, sony kdl65w857csu, sony kdlw857csu
Barcodes 00635131626388, 04548736002531, 04548736002548

Sony KDL-65W857 Review Sources

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