This large TV is one of the most recent TVs to be released.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many new large TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Sony TVs Have Good Reviews
We checked 1,704 owner and expert reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its large TVs.
The Sony XBR-55X700 is Smart TV. Most of the other televisions that were released in the last year also are Smart TV.
Has a WiFi Connection
The XBR-55X700 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the XBR-55X700 also have a WiFi connection.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of the this TV are LED, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
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2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 480i|480p|720p|1080i|1080p|2160p video mode, which is typical of many large TVs that have been available for the last year.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for the last year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the XBR-55X700 which has three USB 2.0 ports.
Two Composite Video in Ports
Most of the other TVs that came out in the last 12 months only have one composite video in port, however the XBR-55X700 has two composite video in ports.
Has One Smart Mode
The number of smart modes found on the Sony XBR-55X700 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for the last year. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Animation|Custom|Game|Graphics|Sports|Standard|Theater|Vivid are also found on this Sony television.
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Not 3D Compatible
The XBR-55X700 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other recently released similar spec TVs are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other televisions that were released in the last 12 months, the XBR-55X700 does not have a built-in camera.
Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
When compared to other recently released similar spec TVs that we have assessed, the XBR-55X700's motion interpolation frequency of only 60 hertz is one of the slowest. Large TVs that came out around the same time as the XBR-55X700 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The XBR-55X700 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the XBR-55X700 also do not feature OLED technology.
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At 77.9 millimeters, the XBR-55X700 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the XBR-55X700. Across all the latest large TVs the thicknesses range from 17mm to 100mm.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of large TVs that were released in the last year range from 59kWh to 320kWh. The Sony XBR-55X700 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (173 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other latest large TVs.
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 35 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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