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Sony KDL-65W850
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Sony KDL65W850C

reviewed.com Editor's Choice
65" Active May 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
A Picture As Real As Life Itself.So realistic you might just forget you're watching TV. Stunning images are produced using our most advanced X-Reality PRO picture engine that brings individual... More
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Sony TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Reviewed.com who thought that this TV was brilliant.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Two experts from sites including parentesis.com and reviewed.com have rated this television on average 80 out of 100.

Good High Def TV

Several Sony KDL-65W850 owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony KDL-65W850 was good at displaying high definition TV. Last year expert website Reviewed.com wrote in their review “This is Sony's best-in-class 1080p (Full HD) model for 2015”. Reviewed.com also mentioned “Sony's top-tier Full HD option may be one of the best this year Lately”. Reviewed.com also wrote “Sony's W850C is proof that there's still plenty of room for Full HD resolution”.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Sony large TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the superior brands.

Easy to Use

One person considered that it was easy to use. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote in October last year “If you're looking to make a practical TV purchase” .

3D Compatible

The KDL-65W850 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the KDL-65W850 are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-65W850 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KDL-65W850.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year, the KDL-65W850 has a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago only have one composite video in port, however the KDL-65W850 has two composite video in ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The KDL-65W850 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age have between one and four HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the KDL-65W850 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the KDL-65W850 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the KDL-65W850 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this television. The image formats JPEG XR and MPO are also supported by this TV.

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2 MHL Version

This television supports a 2 MHL version, which is the most commonly supported MHL version on large TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The KDL-65W850 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the KDL-65W850. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Sony KDL-65W850 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-65W850.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-65W850, the KDL-65W850 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only One Channel

The KDL-65W850 is a one channel TV. Most of the other TVs of this type and age have between 1 and 8,099 channels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The KDL-65W850 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

TVs that were released more than a year ago have subwoofer RMS power of between 10W and 20W. The Sony KDL-65W850 has one of the lower subwoofer RMS power (only 10 Watts) amongst TVs of this age.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats

The KDL-65W850 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-65W850. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 34.2 kilograms, the Sony KDL-65W850 is very heavy compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-65W850. Televisions of this spec and age have weights of between 5.2kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 17kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-65W850

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-65W850 has a fairly typical thickness (64.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Channel
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
MHL Version
Audio Out Port
Networking
Internet Browser
WiFi Standard
Management Features
Control
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
File System
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package 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
Technical Details
Light Sensor

1 Award

reviewed.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(2)
16 October 2015

Sony's top-tier Full HD option may be one of the best this year Lately, the boss-man's been dumping a lot of 4K TVs on my plate, but Sony's W850C is proof that there's still plenty of room for...

Reviewed.com

2 September 2014

Esta televisión LED de Sony es ideal para la familia, ya que todos los integrantes pueden disfrutar de sus ventajas y funciones. Gracias a que es calidad Full HD y es compatible con contenido en...

The Sony KDL 850B evinced very good picture quality with deep black levels, relatively accurate color, solid video processing, and one of the best brightroom images in the business
Unusual styling with wedgeshaped design
Wellrounded feature set with amp
Excellent color and resolution
Good blacks and shadow detail
Expensive
Smart TV interface is annoyingly Sonycentric and at times overwhelming
Poor 3D picture quality
Typical LCD offaxis limitations
Minor 3D flicker and ghosting

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 23 June 2015 by BigF78
BigF78 would recommend the Sony KDL-65W850C

I don't how to rate this TV based on my first 2 hours or after that! Let's start with the first couple of hours of experience: Stunning picture! WOW! Playing Destiny never felt that good. Lots of... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $112.54
Electricity cost when on standby $0.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $112.92
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl65w850, kdl65w850a, sony kdl65w850, sony kdl65w850c
Barcodes 00027242887848
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