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Sony XBR65X850D

64.5" Active Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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XBR65X850 Sony HDTV Review
Sony XBR65X850 REVIEW

9 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

TV expert review website lcdtvbuyingguide.com scored this Sony TV 92%. This means that experts think this television is one of the very best TVs of a similar type and age.

Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

On average Sony 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs produced by Sony.

Nice Design

One Sony XBR-65X850 owner said that it was smooth. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned “Smooth upscaling with realistic color”.

3D Compatible

The XBR-65X850 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony XBR-65X850 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the XBR-65X850, the XBR-65X850 has a WiFi connection.

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2160p Video Mode

This television supports a 480i|480p|720p|1080i|1080p|2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The Sony XBR-65X850 is a two composite video in port TV.

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3 MHL Version

The XBR-65X850 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than the 1.3 MHL version supported by most similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

This television's MHL version (3) is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago.

The worst supported MHL version across similar types of television is 1.3.

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

Several customers who purchased the product concluded that it did not have good picture quality. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote in October last year “Awesome dark shadow detail and black levels” but despite that they scored it 5 stars.

Difficult to Use

One customer concluded that the product did not have a good interface. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned “Menu Interface can be confusing at first” in their review of this TV however they gave the Sony XBR-65X850 a rating of 5 stars.

Poor Product Quality

One Sony XBR-65X850 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was not good quality. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said in their review of this TV “Excellent night time (dark room) picture quality” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The XBR-65X850 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the XBR-65X850 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the XBR-65X850 do not feature OLED technology. The Sony XBR-65X850 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony XBR-65X850 of only 120 hertz is one of the slowest amongst TVs of this type and age. The motion interpolation frequencies of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the XBR-65X850 range from 100Hz to 2,400Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 810Hz.

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Fairly Thick

TVs of this spec and age have thicknesses of between 11mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 61mm. The Sony XBR-65X850 has one of the thicker thicknesses (78 millimeters) amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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Heavy

The Sony XBR-65X850 is one of the heavier 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the XBR-65X850 (24.1 kilograms) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The weights of 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the XBR-65X850 range from 1.1kg to 82kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony XBR-65X850

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago. 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

It was over a year ago when Sony released the XBR-65X850.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Sound Mode
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
MHL Version
Audio Out Port
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
Performance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
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

Expert Reviews

(1)
20 September 2015

The difference between the X850C and the X830C is the lack of the Triluminous Display in the X830C. Compared to the X900C and 950C top of the line Sony, the notable picture quality attributes... Read more…

Awesome dark shadow detail and black levels
Excellent night time (dark room) picture quality
Smooth upscaling with realistic color
Sound especially voice quality (after adjustments), Android Smart TV operation is fast, quality, and voice search works
Glitchy processor when operating many functions quickly
Menu Interface can be confusing at first
No included web browser
Some of the preset picture modes are no good

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 9 June 2015 by Amos43
Amos43 would recommend the Sony XBR-65X850C

I love the TV however when you purchase a 3D TV you would think Sony would include 3d glasses?

1080p Upscaling To 4k
Android OS
Little Motion Lag
Picture Quality

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $325.75
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $328.12
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 54 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 120, sony 120h, sony x850, XBR65X850D, sony x850b, sony 120hz, XBR-65X850D, sony xbrx850, sony 10w10w10, sony xbrx850d, sony xbr65x850, sony 10w10w10w, sony xbr65x850a, sony xbr65x850b, sony xbr65x850d, sony xbr65x850c
Barcodes 00027242871489, 00027242879140, 00027242887794, 00027242896413

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