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Several people who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com and wrote “A great picture, ease of use” in their review of the Sony XBR-55X850. Pcworld.com_techhive.com also said “Motion compensation, Android TV is easy to use and full of options”.
One Sony XBR-55X850 owner who reviewed the Sony XBR-55X850 considered that it had a good interface. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said “Easy interface with touchpad remote” in their Sony XBR-55X850 review.
Good Sound Quality
A few Sony XBR-55X850 owners who purchased the Sony XBR-55X850 agreed that it had good sound quality. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said in their review last year “Good sound are all positives that the 55X85C brings to the table.” and scored it 4 stars.
Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
We calculated the average reviews for all Sony TVs and specifically for Sony large TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good reviews compared to other brands.
Good Remote Control
Two customers said in their reviews that it had a good remote control. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com said “It also has a good feature set and a nice touchpad remote for browsing its A” in their review of this TVs and scored it 70 out of 100. Pcworld.com_techhive.com also said “Easy interface with touchpad remote and voice navigation”.
One customer who reviewed this TVs concluded that it was good looking. Pcworld.com_techhive.com and wrote in their review “A great all-around TV at a pretty good price”.
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Good Technical Features
One person who reviewed this TVs thought it had good features. expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “It also has a good feature set and a nice touchpad remote for browsing its A” in their review.
Good Picture Quality
One Sony XBR-55X850 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Pcworld.com_techhive.com scored the product 70 out of 100 and said “Natural colors” in their review of the Sony XBR-55X850.
Unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which are not 3D compatible, the XBR-55X850 is 3D compatible.
Has a WiFi Connection
The XBR-55X850 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago.
Three RF Ports
The XBR-55X850 is a three RF port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year only have between one and two RF ports.
Two Composite Video in Ports
The XBR-55X850 is a two composite video in port TV.
2 HDMI Version
The XBR-55X850 has a newer HDMI version than most large TVs that have been around for more than a year. This television has a 2 HDMI version, whereas most TVs of a similar age and type to it have a 1.4 HDMI version.
This TV's HDMI version (2) is actually the best HDMI version across all TVs that came out around the same time as the XBR-55X850.
The worst HDMI version across comparable types of TV is 1.4.
Has One Sound Mode
The Sony XBR-55X850 has a greater number of sound modes than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this television. The sound modes Movie|Music|Sports|Standard are also found on this TV.
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Not Smart TV
The XBR-55X850 is not Smart TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XBR-55X850 do are Smart TV.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most televisions of a similar type and age to the XBR-55X850 do not have a built-in camera. The XBR-55X850 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony XBR-55X850 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the XBR-55X850 also do not feature OLED technology.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this television was released.
The XBR-55X850 has a pretty average thickness (59.94 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the XBR-55X850.
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
RMS Rated Power
Digital, Digital Plus, Digital, Pulse, Digital Pulse, Digital
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