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This Sony TV received an expert rating of 96% from Chip.de. If all the TVs of this age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this TV is in the top 4%.
Sony Televisions Have Good Reviews
Sony large TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Sony is one of the superior brands.
The KDL-65W855 is 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-65W855 are not 3D compatible.
We compared all the other 3D compatible TVs to this TV and we think the LG 55EG910 which is cheaper is also worth considering.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the KDL-65W855 supports smart TV features.
We compared this television to all the other televisions which support smart TV features and we think the LG 55EG910 which is cheaper is also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
The KDL-65W855 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other large TVs that were released more than a year ago.
Alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at include the LG 55EG910 which is cheaper.
Two SCART Ports
The KDL-65W855 has more SCART ports than most of the large TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-65W855. This TV is a two SCART port TV compared to most of the similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the KDL-65W855 which only have one SCART port.
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Three USB 2.0 Ports
Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-65W855 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the Sony KDL-65W855 has three USB 2.0 ports.
Four HDMI Ports
The Sony KDL-65W855 is a four HDMI port TV.
Supports Two Image Formats
The Sony KDL-65W855 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this TV. The image formats JPEG XR and MPO are also supported by this Sony TV.
Features One App
The number of lifestyle apps featured on the Sony KDL-65W855 is more than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on TVs that came out more than a year ago.
2 MHL Version
This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is the most commonly supported MHL version on TVs of a similar spec and age to it.
Supports Three Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the Sony KDL-65W855 is more than most large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by large TVs that came out more than a year ago. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.
Has Four Smart Modes
The Sony KDL-65W855 has a greater number of smart modes than most large TVs that were released more than a year ago. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs of this age and spec. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on large TVs that are a comparable age to it.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other large TVs that were released more than a year ago, the KDL-65W855 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the KDL-65W855, the KDL-65W855 does not feature OLED technology.
It is worth also looking at other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EG910 which is also cheaper.
Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power
The lowest subwoofer RMS power of televisions of a similar age and spec to the KDL-65W855 is 10W, the highest is 20W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 16W. With a subwoofer RMS power of only 10 Watts, the Sony KDL-65W855 has one of the lower subwoofer RMS power amongst large TVs of this age.
Only Supports Eleven Video Formats
The number of video formats supported by the KDL-65W855 is more than most similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that were released more than a year ago. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.
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Only One RF Port
The Sony KDL-65W855 is a one RF port television.
Very High Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of large TVs that were released more than a year ago range from 62kWh to 230kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 226 kilowatt hours, the KDL-65W855 has a very high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-65W855.
Large TVs that came out around the same time as the KDL-65W855 have weights of between 5.2kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 17kg. The weight of the Sony KDL-65W855 of 35.6 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst large TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-65W855.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this television was released.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that came out around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
With a thickness of 64 millimeters, the KDL-65W855 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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