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Sony XBR-65X930

Sony XBR-65X930
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reviewed.com Editor's Choice
A top of the range and award winning 4K 39mm thick TV, with alright running costs and a giant 65" display diagonal
65" 4K No 39mm May 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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Sony XBR-65X930 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have scored the Sony XBR-65X930 as follows:
80
Reviews
2 Reviews + 1 Award
90
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 58%. This TV has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com. Hisense TVs also 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 2018.
This Sony TV has running costs of £190 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The XBR-65X930 has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Welcome to the world of 4k
Stream playstation 3 games directly to your TV
Thousands of apps
Perfectly paired
Access everything fast
BRAVIA meets android TV
Clear phase audio
S-Force front surround
DSEE
Made to listen
Liquid audio magic
How high-resolution audio works
The world's first high-resolution audio tv6
All your 4k, any source
4K
High dynamic range (hdr) compatible
4K processor x1 dynamic contrast enhancer
Backlit brilliance
4K processor x1 precision color mapping
Every color breathes
4K processor x1 precision detail enhancer
Enhance every picture to 4k quality
Contrast
Color
Clarity
4K processor x1 one chip changes everything
Thinner than average
3D
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Sony XBR-65X930 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review site Reviewed.com who thought that this television was spectacularly good.

Good Expert Reviews

This TV received a score of 86 out of 100 from TV expert review website reviewed.com. Experts think this television is one of the better TVs.

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Sony Has Very Good Television Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The XBR-65X930 is one of the most expensive to run TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the XBR-65X930 is £190.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the XBR-65X930 in May 2015.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Sony XBR-65X930 of 65" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Sony XBR-65X930 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all televisions ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The XBR-65X930 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The XBR-65X930 is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thickness of the XBR-65X930 of only 39mm is thinner than 85% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The XBR-65X930 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The XBR-65X930 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The XBR-65X930 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Local Dimming

The XBR-65X930 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Miracast

The XBR-65X930 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The XBR-65X930 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The XBR-65X930's RMS rated power of 90W is higher than 99% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The XBR-65X930's motion interpolation frequency of 1,440Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 5% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this Sony TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Six Loudspeakers

The Sony XBR-65X930 is a six loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Supports Parental Controls

The XBR-65X930 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Features Voice Control

The Sony XBR-65X930 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony e1snxbr65x930e, sony e2snxbr65x930e, sony xbrx930eseries, sony xbr65x930e, sony xbr65x930c, sony xbr65x930d, sony 65x930d, sony 65x930e, sony x930d

Barcodes:

00027242887916, 00027242903586, 00841434180100, 00841434180308

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