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Sony KD-55S8505 Review
|$147 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 46?
It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has running costs of $147 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 4,020 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Sony TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Sony KD-55S8505 In-Depth Analysis
The highest resolution of the Sony KD-55S8505 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Fairly Large Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the KD-55S8505 of 55" is in the largest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the Sony KD-55S8505 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
The KD-55S8505 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The KD-55S8505's thickness of 99mm is very thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.
The KD-55S8505 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
The KD-55S8505 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
TVs have horizontal viewing angles of between 150° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The KD-55S8505's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 7% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The KD-55S8505 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The KD-55S8505's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W.
Supports Parental Controls
The KD-55S8505 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Sony KD-55S8505 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The KD-55S8505 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.
Supports Face Detection
The Sony KD-55S8505 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.
The KD-55S8505 supports 24p. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-55S8505 of 800Hz is in the fastest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Very High Running Costs
Based on passable energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the KD-55S8505 is $147, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 4,020 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sonybravia kd55s8505cbu, samsung kd55s8505cbu, acoustic kd55s8505c, sony kd55s8505cbu|
|Barcodes||00635131626425, 04548736003804, 04548736003828|