We've collated all the key information on Sony TVs in this handy guide. We've analysed over 160,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,200 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 8,100 TVs to impartially compare each TV brand.
Sony are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning TVs. Their TVs start at $298 for the KDL-32W600 which has a display diagonal of 32", a thickness of 66mm and is an hd TV and go up to $3,399 for the XBR-85X950 which has a display diagonal of 85", a thickness of 103mm and is a 4K TV. The average price of a new Sony TV is $1,071.
Sony are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning TVs.
Is Sony the Best TV Brand?
So are Sony TVs any good? We give every TV a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all TVs we are able to impartially rank all the TV brands.
Sony is ranked the No. 4 best TV brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sony is the 4th best TV brand out there.
Let's look at how Sony TVs compare to the other TV brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Sony have better reviews than the typical TV brand, with the average rating of a Sony TV being 78%. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Sony TV is $34 (based on a person typically using a TV for 5 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other TV brands.
The average review score for a Sony TV is 78%.
There's a smaller selection of Sony TVs available compared to other TV brands, with only 25 Sony TVs currently on the market in the US. Sony TVs also tend to be more expensive than most other TV brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of TVs
Average Price $912
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price $1,071
Price Distribution of Sony TVs
What Do the Sony TV Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Sony TV to work out the average distribution of reviews for Sony and then compared this to the other TV brands.
Sony has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its TVs than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 91% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for Sony TVs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 92% respectively across all TV brands.
Purchasers of Sony TVs frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had a superior high def picture and a good design. Their TVs have also won 130+ awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Sony TVs by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other TV brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 131 industry awards for Sony TVs. The table below compares the number of awards received by Sony to other popular TV brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 160,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Sony TVs. over 120 of these reviews mention reliability of which 92% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Sony TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
92% of reviewers think Sony TVs are reliable.
So, most people think that Sony TVs are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Sony TVs that mention reliability:
The Sony Bravia KD-65X9005A is a beautifully engineered
The 55X8505 is another superbly well engineered TV from Sony
Sony proved that its HX850 series of HDTVs is able to deliver models that are very reliable
thanks to some ingenious engineering
For content there's a Freeview HD tuner built in as well as some smart TV type functionality
the glass is fragile (like 1/2 mm) so no food fights
Once you've strapped on the stand it sits firmly upright - you don't need to worry about a heavy duty table to go underneath this one
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