Sony KDL65W955BBU
Sony KDL-65W955
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Sony KDL65W955BBU

A 3 year old 65" Full HD TV with fine features but a price that represents inferior value for money
65" Full HD Yes No Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KDL-65W955 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Sony KDL-65W955 number 179 in 3D TVs.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£140 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 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

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Sony TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for watching sport, ranking number 724 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for watching films, ranking number 794 in TVs for films.

Sony KDL-65W955 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

We checked 3,185 owner and expert reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money


Quite Large Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The KDL-65W955's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 11% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KDL-65W955 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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The Sony KDL-65W955 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The KDL-65W955 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-65W955 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Three Loudspeakers

The KDL-65W955 is a three loudspeaker TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-65W955 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The Sony KDL-65W955's RMS rated power of 30W is in the highest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-65W955 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-65W955 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-65W955 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Features Voice Control

The Sony KDL-65W955 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-65W955 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-65W955 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-65W955 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in April 2014.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The KDL-65W955 has an average 5 year running cost of £140 based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl65w955bbu
Barcodes 04905524959659, 04905524959666, 04905524959680

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