Sony KDL-65W858 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£201 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 51?
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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?
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.
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.
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.
The KDL-65W858 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.
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.
The Sony KDL-65W858 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
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).
The KDL-65W858 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.
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.
Supports Parental Controls
The KDL-65W858 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
The Sony KDL-65W858 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.
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.
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.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The KDL-65W858 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Sony released the KDL-65W858 in March 2015.
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.