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Sony KD-55X8509 Review
|$150 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 46?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of $150 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 18% of all 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Does not have a pair of 3D glasses included
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How Big is the Sony KD-55X8509?
The Sony KD-55X8509 is 1,236mm wide and 722mm tall. It is 60mm thick and weighs 19.9kg.
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Sony KD-55X8509 In-Depth Analysis
The highest resolution of the KD-55X8509 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the worst resolution 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-55X8509 of 55" is in the largest 23% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of televisions 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-55X8509 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.
The Sony KD-55X8509 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the Sony KD-55X8509 of 60mm is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.
The KD-55X8509 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the KD-55X8509 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The Sony KD-55X8509 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The KD-55X8509 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Sony KD-55X8509 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The KD-55X8509's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 23% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
The KD-55X8509 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.
The KD-55X8509 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The Sony KD-55X8509's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The KD-55X8509 supports 24p, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support 24p.
The KD-55X8509 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The KD-55X8509 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, although it is worth keeping in mind that 85% of televisions also do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Average High Frequency Rate
The high frequency rate of the KD-55X8509 of 100Hz is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony KD-55X8509 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of televisions which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Supports Parental Controls
The KD-55X8509 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support parental controls.
Running Costs Are Very High
The average 5 year running cost of the KD-55X8509 is $150 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||samsung kd55x8509c, sony kd55x8509cbu|