Sony KDL-65W858
Sony KDL-65W858
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Sony KDL-65W858

A gigantic but 2 year old 65" Full HD TV, very good for playing games
65" Full HD Yes No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-65W858 Review

Released 2 years ago and with average features, we have ranked the Sony KDL-65W858 number 159 in 3D TVs and number 938 across all TVs.
Average Features
2 Years Old
£201 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 51?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
Whilst this TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £201 over 5 years are in the most expensive 16% of all 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for playing games, ranking number 255 in TVs for gaming. However good for watching sport, ranking number 621 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 745 in TVs for films.

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. There was a cheaper price of £1,406.29 at Wellindal 76 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 85% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony KDL-65W858 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,175 verified purchases) for Sony televisions and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has average features and is over 6 months old and at £1,492.49 it is more expensive than 81% of TVs.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The KDL-65W858's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 6% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-65W858 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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The KDL-65W858 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Sony KDL-65W858's thickness of 78mm is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Sony KDL-65W858 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The KDL-65W858 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-65W858 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the KDL-65W858 of 20W is quite high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 19% of all televisions 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 KDL-65W858 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-65W858 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The KDL-65W858's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The KDL-65W858 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-65W858 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-65W858 in March 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst this TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, the KDL-65W858 is in the most expensive 16% of all 4,373 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KDL-65W858 will cost £201 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

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