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Sony KD-65X9305
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Sony KD-65X9305

65" 100Hz Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
Excite your senses with absolute picture and sound perfection The world of 4K right in front of you: Take your viewing into an exciting new era. 4K images contain over 8 million individual pixels... More
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

Sony has good average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other brands.

3D Compatible

The KD-65X9305 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the KD-65X9305 which are not 3D compatible.

Other 3D compatible televisions currently available that you might want to consider include the 65UF850[pl_2805519_price], or the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KD-65X9305 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV features and we think the 65UF850[pl_2805519_price], and the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the KD-65X9305 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the 65UF850[pl_2805519_price], or the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080i|1080p|2160p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions that have been around for more than a year is 10W and the highest is 120W. When compared to other televisions that were released one year ago, the RMS rated power of the KD-65X9305 of 90 Watts is one of the highest.

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Six Loudspeakers

Most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-65X9305 have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the Sony KD-65X9305 which has six loudspeakers.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The KD-65X9305 is a two composite video in port television.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most TVs that were released more than a year ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the KD-65X9305 which has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-65X9305 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Sony KD-65X9305 which has four HDMI ports.

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3 MHL Version

The KD-65X9305 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it support a 1.3 MHL version.

A 3 MHL version is in fact the best supported MHL version across all televisions of a similar age and type to the KD-65X9305.

A 1.3 MHL version is the worst supported MHL version amongst similar types of TV.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 1,200 hertz, the KD-65X9305 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KD-65X9305. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KD-65X9305 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 2,400Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 810Hz.

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Has Three Sound Modes

The Sony KD-65X9305 has a greater number of sound modes than most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on TVs that have been around for more than a year. The sound modes "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the Sony KD-65X9305 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-65X9305. The smart modes "Animation", "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this Sony TV.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KD-65X9305 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the KD-65X9305 also do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

The KD-65X9305 has a quite slow refresh rate (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the KD-65X9305. Similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-65X9305 have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 2,000Hz.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the KD-65X9305, the KD-65X9305 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price], or the 55EG920[pl_3059448_price] both from LG.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The Sony KD-65X9305 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this type and age. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats H.265 are also supported by this TV.

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Only One RF Port

The Sony KD-65X9305 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and three RF ports.

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Fairly Thick

At 90 millimeters, the KD-65X9305 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the KD-65X9305. The thicknesses of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-65X9305 range from 11mm to 100mm.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the UE65JU7000[pl_2826272_price] (68.8mm), or the UE55HU8500[pl_2232250_price] (92.9mm) both from Samsung or the LG 65UF950[plb_2798638_price] (48.5mm) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago have annual energy consumptions of between 61kWh and 500kWh. The KD-65X9305 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (266 kilowatt hours) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Heavy

When compared to other TVs of this age and spec that we have checked the weight of, the Sony KD-65X9305's weight of 47.3 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The lightest TV of this age and type is 1.1kg heavy, the heaviest is 82kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-65X9305

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type to 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

This television has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
MHL Version
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Video Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

21 November 2015

Der riesige Sony KD-65X9305C ist ein High-End-TV im besten Sinne. Das Bild bricht Rekorde und geht dabei mit den Bildsignalen der Zukunft um: UHD und HDR. Der Klang benötigt keine Unterstützung...

Spectacular colour performance
Bright, detailed pictures with 4K and HD alike
Stunning sound for a TV
Gorgeously colourful and detailed pictures, extraordinarily good sound quality, good futureproofing, lots of smart apps on board
Une superbe qualit d'image Ultra HD
Light inconsistencies at the left and right edges
Clumsy onoff backlight during very dark scenes, Android system can be overbearing and sluggish
Its design is huge, Android TV isn't customisable enough and can cause the TV to be sluggish, a number of backlight lighting flaws
Quelques lgres traces de DSE, Android TV et ses bugs
Temps de latence lors de la saisie d'une commande, quelques plantages, lenteur de la mise sous tension

User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 November 2015 by Anonymous

Well worth the money , stylish , easy to use , spec to the max. Fantastic picture and sound...

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Electricity cost when switched on $237.24
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $239.59
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Energy Rating
1.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
40
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 40 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers KD-65X9305C, sony p222452, sony p222452p, sony kd65x9305, sony kd65x9305c, sony kd65x9305cb, sonytv kd65x9305, sony kd65x9305cba, sonytv kd65x9305c, sony kd65x9305cbu, sony kd65x9305cbae, sonytv kd65x9305cb, sony kd65x9305cbaep, sonytv kd65x9305cbu
Barcodes 04548736002647, 04548736002661
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