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Sony KDL75W855C

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Sony KDL75W855C

£1,799.00
Sony KDL-75W855
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An enormous and fully featured Full HD 79mm thick TV, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
75" Full HD No 79mm Feb 2015 A+
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Sony KDL-75W855 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony KDL-75W855 number 87 in 3D TVs and number 634 across all TVs.
54
Value for Money
Average
81
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 88%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Sony TV has an efficiency rating of A+, however its running costs of £200 over 5 years are in the most expensive 13% of all 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report good product quality, that it is a good size and image quality. However they also report an inferior stand.
The KDL-75W855 has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports 24p

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 327 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 565 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 566 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony KDL-75W855 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Customers Report Great Product Quality

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Difficult_guy mentioned in October this year “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 of the Sony KDL-75W855 and gave it an excellent rating. This month Feeeee wrote “The picture quality is superb and as other reviewers have mentioned, we can't imagine how 4K could produce a noticeable enough improvement to justify the massive price difference” in their Sony KDL-75W855 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. In October last year Joy H. mentioned “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” in her review and gave the Sony KDL-75W855 a score of 5 stars.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Some Sony KDL-75W855 reviewers thought it was thin. Feeeee said on Amazon a few weeks ago “The bezel is very thin so almost the full size of it is screen (if you know what I mean” in their Sony KDL-75W855 review. Last year Joy H. she wrote “I have mine wall mounted with a sonus LL22 slim line bracket which while not cheap is of great quality” in her Sony KDL-75W855 review. S Adam mentioned on Amazon “Also, because of it's amazingly thin frame, looks smaller on the stand it sits on” in their review of the Sony KDL-75W855 and scored it 5 stars.

One customer considered that the product was compact.

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Customers Report Superior Image Quality

A number of Sony KDL-75W855 reviewers who reviewed the Sony KDL-75W855 thought it had good picture quality. Little Mo said on Amazon “Incredible picture quality” in their review of this TV. Little Mo also mentioned “The picture quality is excellent even though I've not adjusted the settings since taking it out of the box”. This year Oldschool mentioned “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 who purchased it wrote that it 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?” and gave the product a very good review score.

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Users Report Good Smart TV Features

A few Sony KDL-75W855 owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good for watching on demand TV. This month Feeeee mentioned “The remote has an actual Netflix button on it which takes you straight there” in their review and scored it 5 stars.

Two people who bought the product thought it had good apps. Feeeee said on Amazon in October “The software makes navigating very easy and there are loads of apps such as YouTube, Amazon Prime” in their review of the Sony KDL-75W855 and rated it as excellent.

One Sony KDL-75W855 owner who bought it concluded that it had great smart functions. Last year Philip L. said on Amazon “The SMART functions whilst interesting are a little overwhelming” and scored the Sony KDL-75W855 80 out of 100.

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Users Report Excellent Design

A number of customers reckoned that it was good looking. In October last year Lee R. said in his review of this TV “Stunning looking TV, excellent connectivity options, beautiful picture”. Matthew Wailes mentioned on Amazon in the same month “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 of this TV. N. Grace mentioned in their Sony KDL-75W855 review “The older style TDGBR250 Sony active 3D glasses won't work with this”.

Some customers who purchased it reckoned that it had a thick frame. S Adam wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-75W855 on Amazon “The TV has a very thin bezel”.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

A few customers who purchased it thought it was easy to use. Joy H. scored it very highly and she wrote “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 her review of this TV.

One Sony KDL-75W855 owner who bought the product concluded that it had a good experience. Last year Joy H. rated the product 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Having just one remote for everything really makes viewing an effortless and enjoyable experience”.

One Sony KDL-75W855 reviewer who bought it thought it was easy to setup. D. A. Moore wrote on Amazon “The TV was relatively straightforward to set-up and operate”.

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Users Report Good Sound Quality

Five Sony KDL-75W855 owners thought it had good sound quality. Chris Farnath said “Any gripes? The speaker sound could be better.” in his review. This month Feeeee wrote “The combination of the incredible picture and rich, clear sound makes viewing a truly immersive experience” and rated the product 5 stars.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three people reckoned that it was well made. Joy H. gave the Sony KDL-75W855 a rating of 5 stars and she wrote “Amazon prime TV is built in as is Netflx” in her review. Matthew Wailes mentioned in his Sony KDL-75W855 review on Amazon “What can I say other than incredible picture is flawless build quality is excellent”.

One customer concluded that it was strong and durable. In October last year Little Mo scored it 5 stars and wrote “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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Users Report Good Quality High Def TV

Several Sony KDL-75W855 owners thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. A few weeks ago Difficult_guy mentioned “I will highly recommend this product who is willing to buy HD tv set”. Oldschool wrote on Amazon this year “The fact is this TV absolutely Loves HD Blu Ray movies” in their review. Oldschool also mentioned “If all you watch is the HD channels and BLU Ray movies”.

Customers Report Good 3D Picture Quality

Four Sony KDL-75W855 owners who bought the Sony KDL-75W855 considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. In October this year Difficult_guy mentioned “I replaced with my Sharp 60" 3d TV”. N. Grace said on Amazon “Excellent TV, just make sure you get the correct 3D glasses”. Last year S Adam rated the Sony KDL-75W855 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “Who looks at that in the first week? Note that even though this is a 3D TV, no glasses are provided”.

Customers Report Good Connectivity

A few Sony KDL-75W855 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. One person said in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Feeeee mentioned in their review “It has plenty of HDMI slots for any components you wish to connect”.

One customer who reviewed the Sony KDL-75W855 mentioned that it was good in terms of USB connections. D. A. Moore mentioned on Amazon last year “I was particularly interested in the USB sockets on the TV as I like to watch a lot of stuff that I have downloaded” in their Sony KDL-75W855 review nonetheless they gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

One Sony KDL-75W855 owner said in their reviews that the Sony KDL-75W855 had network functionality. Chris Farnath mentioned on Amazon last year “Make sure you connect the network first otherwise you'll waste a bit of time when it takes you through the auto set up” in his Sony KDL-75W855 review and scored the product very highly.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Some Sony KDL-75W855 owners who bought it considered that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote this year “Very good TV for the price, with a very good definition” in their review. David M. mentioned on Amazon “Great price on amazon price day” in his review of the Sony KDL-75W855. J. Colman said in their review of the Sony KDL-75W855 on Amazon “Great tv for the price”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Difficult_guy wrote in their review “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”.

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Customers Report Helpful Technical Guidance

Two customers thought the Sony KDL-75W855 had good technical guidance. Keith said on Amazon “The youview has definitely made the sony tv's better> the guide is now a lot easier to navigate” in his Sony KDL-75W855 review. S Adam wrote on Amazon “Screws; spacers for wall-mounting; quick start guide; a manual plus legal malarkey.I think” in their review of this TV.

Sony Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,350 expert and user reviews (including 1,813 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

One person thought it had good features. In October last year Catfreak mentioned on Amazon “It will probably take me the rest of my life to appreciate the wealth of features (and yes we do use it as a monitor for a Windows 8 media PC).” and gave the product a very good review.

Users Report it Being Good for Wall Mounting

One Sony KDL-75W855 owner reckoned that it was good for wall mounting. S Adam mentioned on Amazon last year “Ideal if you're wall mounting”.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

One customer who reviewed it thought it had a good remote control. This year Difficult_guy said in their review of the Sony KDL-75W855 “It work like a one Flick remote and it is super remote”.

Users Report an Inferior Stand

One Sony KDL-75W855 owner considered that the product did not have a good stand.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,799.00 it is in the most expensive 12% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is A+, however the KDL-75W855 is one of the most expensive to run TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the KDL-75W855 will cost £200 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-75W855 in February 2015.

Features

Only Full HD

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

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The KDL-75W855's display diagonal of 75" is in the largest 3% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KDL-75W855 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KDL-75W855 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the KDL-75W855 of 79mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-75W855 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-75W855 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-75W855 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-75W855 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-75W855 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-75W855 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Sony KDL-75W855 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-75W855 supports HDD recording, unlike 98% of televisions which do not support HDD recording.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Sony KDL-75W855's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 77% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kdl75w855c, sony kdl75w855cbaep, home kdl75w855cbu, sony kdl75w855cbu, sony xr800hz, sony w855c

Barcodes:

00635131626135, 04548736002593, 04548736002609

Sony KDL75W855C

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