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Sony KD-55X8509

Sony KD-55X8509
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A fully featured and multi award winning 55" 4K TV, with low running costs
55" 4K No 60mm Mar 2015 A
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Sony KD-55X8509 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Sony KD-55X8509 as follows:
94
Reviews
35 Reviews + 9 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Running Costs
$150 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%, based on 35 reviews.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Sony TV has running costs of $150 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 4,388 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KD-55X8509 has some great features:
4K
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

34
Watching Films
Mediocre
78
Watching Sport
Very Good
62
Playing Games
Good

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.

Sony KD-55X8509 front dimensions
Sony KD-55X8509 size in context

Sony KD-55X8509 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The KD-55X8509 is in the most expensive 16% of all 4,388 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the KD-55X8509 will cost $150 over 5 years to run.

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Features

4K

4K

The KD-55X8509 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all televisions ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Sony KD-55X8509's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 29% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of televisions range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Sony KD-55X8509 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The KD-55X8509 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KD-55X8509 of 60mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 49% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-55X8509 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD-55X8509 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The KD-55X8509's high frequency rate of 100Hz is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 63% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDD Recording

The Sony KD-55X8509 supports HDD recording, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-55X8509 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KD-55X8509 of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 11% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-55X8509 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony KD-55X8509 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-55X8509 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-55X8509 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-55X8509 supports parental controls, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

Like most other televisions, the Sony KD-55X8509 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Timeshift

The Sony KD-55X8509 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-55X8509 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of televisions do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports 24p

The KD-55X8509 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-55X8509 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung kd55x8509c, sony kd55x8509cbu, sony kd55x8509csu, sony x85c

Barcodes:

00635131626456, 04548736002241, 04548736002258

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