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Sony XBR-65X930
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Sony XBR-65X930

reviewed.com Editor's Choice
65" Active May 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This television was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Reviewed.com who thought that this 4K and 8K TV was excellent.

Good Expert Reviews

This Sony television received a score of 86 out of 100 from television expert review website reviewed.com.

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

On average Sony 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all TVs built by Sony.

Good Picture Quality

One person who purchased it wrote that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Sony XBR-65X930 reviewer thought it was good quality. Expert website Reviewed.com mentioned “If you're looking for the best picture quality money can buy, you always want to look to each company's flagship models”.

Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed the Sony XBR-65X930 thought it was good value for money.

Supports Smart TV

The Sony XBR-65X930 supports smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the XBR-65X930 also support smart TV.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the UE48JS8502, or the UE40JU6485 both from Samsung or the LG 40UF7727.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The XBR-65X930 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were released more than a year ago also have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55JU6445, and the LG 43UF7767 is also worth considering.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on televisions of this age and spec.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions of a comparable spec and age to the XBR-65X930 the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 25W. With an RMS rated power of 90 Watts, the XBR-65X930 has one of the highest RMS rated powers amongst TVs of this age.

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Six Number of Loudspeakerss

The Sony XBR-65X930 is a six number of loudspeakers TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the XBR-65X930 have between 1 and 23 number of loudspeakerss.

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Two Composite Video Ins

The XBR-65X930 has more composite video ins than most of the TVs that are a similar age to the XBR-65X930. This television is a two composite video in TV compared to most of the TVs that came out around the same time as the XBR-65X930 which only have one composite video in.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago the motion interpolation frequencys range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz. The Sony XBR-65X930 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencys (1,440 hertz) amongst televisions of this age.

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Has Four Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the XBR-65X930 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV has a Music sound modes, which is the most commonly found sound modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the XBR-65X930. The sound modess "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Has Nine Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the XBR-65X930 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the XBR-65X930. The smart modess "Animation", "Cinema", "Custom", "Graphics", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year, the Sony XBR-65X930 does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Panasonic TX-55AX900, the Samsung UN65JS9500, or the LG 105UC9 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XBR-65X930 do not feature OLED technology. The XBR-65X930 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the 55EG9609, the 65EG9609, or the 65EF9509 all from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

Most TVs that are a similar age to the XBR-65X930 have between one and three RF ports quantitys, including the Sony XBR-65X930 which has one RF ports quantity.

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High Running Costs

The average running cost of the XBR-65X930 is £483 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly Thick

With a depth of 90 millimeters, the Sony XBR-65X930 has one of the thicker depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. TVs that are a similar age to the XBR-65X930 have depths of between 11mm and 100mm.

Other 90mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to look at include the KD-55X9305 (£999.00), or the KD-65X9305 (£1,899.00) both from Sony or the Changhong UHD55D5000 (£647.89) which has better reviews.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the XBR-65X930 is 61kWh and the highest is 550kWh. When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago, the annual energy consumption of the XBR-65X930 of 282 kilowatt hours is one of the highest.

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Heavy

The weights of 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago range from 1.1kg to 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg. The XBR-65X930 is very heavy (47.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the XBR-65X930.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony XBR-65X930

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. 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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Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the XBR-65X930 over a year ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Parental Control
Face Detection
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Technical Details
Power Save Mode
Light Sensor

1 Award

reviewed.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
5 October 2015

A high-end option that promises to look great today, and even better tomorrow. As one of Sony's flagship TVs, the X930C lives at the cutting-edge of upcoming TV tech, aimed at early adopters and...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 31 July 2015 by DennisO

The TV has a great picture but it is difficult to understand all of the features. This TV apparently comes without any manuals...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £479.11
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £482.15
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 62 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers XBR65X930D, sony xbrx930, sony xbrx930d, sony xbr65x930, sony xbr65x930c, sony xbr65x930d, sony snxbr65x930, sony snxbr65x930d
Barcodes 00027242887916, 00027242896550, 00841434125996, 00841434132826, 00841434141750

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