Sony KDL-65W859
Sony KDL-65W859
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Sony KDL-65W859

A 2 year old 65" Full HD television with satisfactory features and one of the largest display diagonals on the market
65" Full HD Yes No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-65W859 Review

Released 2 years ago and with average features, we have scored the Sony KDL-65W859 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
2 Years Old
£201 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 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 TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Sony KDL-65W859 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Very Good TV Reviews

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


Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The KDL-65W859's display diagonal of 65" is fairly large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 6% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the KDL-65W859 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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The KDL-65W859 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The KDL-65W859's thickness of 78mm is in the thickest 18% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Sony KDL-65W859 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-65W859 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-65W859 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Sony KDL-65W859's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 19% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KDL-65W859 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-65W859 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-65W859 of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KDL-65W859 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-65W859 supports Picture-In-Picture. 95% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in March 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst this Sony TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the KDL-65W859 is one of the most expensive to run TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the KDL-65W859 will cost £201 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kdl65w859cbu, sony kdl65w859cbaep, home kdl65w859c


00635131626364, 04548736002579, 05055760736916

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