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Sony FWD65X850E

Sony FWD65X850E
78
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
81
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Value for Money
Good
75
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A gigantic and fully featured 4K 44mm thick TV, with low running costs. It supports timeshift, Wi-Fi and screen mirroring and features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (65")
Thinner than average (44mm)
Supports timeshift
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
65"
44mm
THICK
60Hz
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$126
OVER 5 YEARS
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With excellent features and really good reviews, we have ranked the Sony FWD65X850E number 69 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 117 in 60+ inch TVs and number 211 in 4K TVs.

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75
Kagoo Score
79
Brand Rating
81
Features
63
Value for Money
75
Running Costs

75

75
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

Sony is a very good TV brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available.
This TV has running costs of $130 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ televisions that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Easily share content with google cast
Slim styling and easy cable management
Versatile remote control options
Quick set-up with professional mode
Built-in html5 for dynamic box-free signage
Practical features for better business
Energy-efficient LED backlight

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Large display diagonal
Thinner than average
Supports timeshift
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Supports Miracast
Features USB recording
Supports screen mirroring
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Has an ethernet port
Supports noise reduction
Has an ambient light sensor
Supports interactive TV
Features ambient lighting
Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight
4K
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Not 3D
Very slow high frequency rate
Very slow motion interpolation frequency
Large Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the FWD-65X850 of 65" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 94% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Televisions have display diagonals of between 7" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

The FWD-65X850 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a full hd TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. 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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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The FWD-65X850 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the FWD-65X850 is not 3D. 80% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average
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The FWD-65X850's thickness of only 44mm is in the thinnest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 77mm.

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Supports Timeshift
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The Sony FWD-65X850 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Sony FWD-65X850 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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The FWD-65X850 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Miracast
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The Sony FWD-65X850 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Features USB Recording
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The FWD-65X850 features USB recording. 89% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The FWD-65X850 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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The FWD-65X850 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 81% of televisions which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Has an Ethernet Port
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The Sony FWD-65X850 has an ethernet port, as do 65% of TVs.

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Supports Noise Reduction
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The FWD-65X850 supports noise reduction. 80% of TVs do not support noise reduction.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Sony FWD-65X850 of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is slower than 66% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 4,300Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 230Hz.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the FWD-65X850 of only 120Hz is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is slower than 67% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 410Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 4,300Hz.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony FWD-65X850 has an ambient light sensor. 94% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Interactive TV

The FWD-65X850 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The FWD-65X850 features ambient lighting, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The FWD-65X850 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight, unlike 98% of TVs which do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Sony FWD65X850E, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This TV has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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High End Good Value for Money

Sony FWD65X850E
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has mediocre features and at $1,499.99 it is more expensive than 81% of TVs.

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Value for Money of Similar TVs

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Running Costs

Sony FWD65X850E Running Costs

The FWD65X850E has an average running cost of $130 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ televisions that we checked.

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Electricity cost when switched on $123
Electricity cost when on standby $3
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sony FWD65X850E Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Vertical Viewing Angle
Native Refresh Rate
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-in Speaker
Speaker
Smart TV
Interactive TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Screen Mirroring
Smart TV
'My Home Screen'
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Welcome Messages
Hospitality Home Menu
App Store
Design
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Colour
VESA Mounting
Ambient Lighting
Power
Power Consumption (Standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Maximum Power Consumption
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Tuner
Performance
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
USB Recording
Ambient Light Sensor
Noise Reduction
Subtitles
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
ConnectShare (HDD)
Teletext Function
ConnectShare (USB)
Plug & Play
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
USB Cloning Function
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
Hospitality Plug & Play
Software Clock
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Web Browser
Management Features
Auto Power Off System
On/Off Timer
Sleep Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (With Stand)
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Width
Manual

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