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Overall Score

Sony XBR-65X930

reviewed.com Editor's Choice
A huge 65" 4K TV with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
65" 4K Yes No May 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony XBR-65X930 Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Sony XBR-65X930 as follows for Summary.
64
2 Reviews + 1 Award
78
Good Features
64
2 Years Old
24
£483 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
59
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has very good 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. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This Sony TV has running costs of £483 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The XBR-65X930 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology

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Sony XBR-65X930 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This Sony TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from review website Reviewed.com who decided that this TV was exceptional.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV received an expert rating of 86 out of 100 from reviewed.com. This puts this television in the top 17% of all the TVs when ranked by average expert review score.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

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


Features

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The XBR-65X930's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 7% of all TVs when sorted 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 the most common HD type of Full HD. Televisions HD types range 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 Technology

The Sony XBR-65X930 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The XBR-65X930 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the Sony XBR-65X930 of only 39mm is in the thinnest 15% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Features Local Dimming

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

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Six Loudspeakers

Most TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the XBR-65X930 which has six loudspeakers.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The XBR-65X930 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The XBR-65X930 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Sony XBR-65X930 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of televisions which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Voice Control

The XBR-65X930 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Parental Controls

The XBR-65X930 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports Bluetooth. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The XBR-65X930 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Miracast

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

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

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the XBR-65X930 of 1,440Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 5% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Very 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 RMS rated power of the XBR-65X930 of 90W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Face Detection

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

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since May 2015.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the XBR-65X930 is £483 over 5 years based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony xbr65x930e, sony xbr65x930d, sony 65x930c, sony led4k
Barcodes 00027242887916, 00027242896550, 00841434180100

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