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Sony KDL-55HX850

54.6" Full HD Active Feb 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
Expert reviews are good
Good picture quality
Nice design
8 Reviews

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including macworld.com.au, hometheaterreview.com, webnews.it and fwdmagazine.be the average expert rating of this television is 82%.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 1,413 owner and expert reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 94% of those that bought a Sony television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Some Sony KDL-55HX850 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality. Some customers said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation.

One Sony KDL-55HX850 owner thought it had a wide viewing angle. Hometheaterreview.com said in their Sony KDL-55HX850 review “Both uniformity and viewing angle were very good” and scored it 80 out of 100.

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Good High Def TV

One customer said in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Sony KDL-55HX850 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good 3D picture quality. Hometheaterreview.com wrote in their Sony KDL-55HX850 review five years ago “Reasonably good 3D” and scored it 4 stars.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Full HD Display

The KDL-55HX850 has a Full HD display. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a Full HD display.

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Design

Nice Design

Several Sony KDL-55HX850 owners thought the product was good looking. Hometheaterreview.com rated the product 4 stars and wrote “This TV also has a more stylish design and a slightly thinner form” in their review. Hometheaterreview.com also said “Beautiful picture with excellent colors”. Expert website Slashgear.com said “Beautiful colors, superlative connectivity” in their review of the Sony KDL-55HX850.

One person who reviewed it said that it was a good design. Hometheaterreview.com said in their review of this TV five years ago “Simple design exudes grace and poise”.

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Good Product Quality

A few Sony KDL-55HX850 owners concluded that the product was good quality. Five years ago Hometheaterreview.com wrote in their Sony KDL-55HX850 review “The Sony KDL-H 850 delivers excellent picture quality for an LCD, with deep blacks”. Hometheaterreview.com also wrote “Excellent HD picture quality”. Expert review site Macworld.com.au wrote “Our panel of judges rated its picture quality as very good”.

Robust

One person thought this TV was strong and durable. Hometheaterreview.com said “The Gorilla Glass front adds both toughness and good looks” in their review of the Sony KDL-55HX850.

Easy to Use

One Sony KDL-55HX850 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Sony KDL-55HX850 was easy to use. Hometheaterreview.com mentioned five years ago “Good tabletphone control feature”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One Sony KDL-55HX850 owner who bought it concluded that it was wifi compatible. Hometheaterreview.com wrote “Builtin WiFi” . One Sony KDL-55HX850 owner concluded that it had network functionality. Hometheaterreview.com rated the Sony KDL-55HX850 4 stars and mentioned five years ago “Good network content”.

One customer thought this TV was good in terms of connectivity.

One Sony KDL-55HX850 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Expert review site Macworld.com.au wrote “When you combine that with the set’s excellent sound and a truly exceptional collection of internet offeri” in their Sony KDL-55HX850 review.

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Good Smart TV Features

One person thought the product was good for watching on demand TV. Hometheaterreview.com said in their review of this TV “At least the remote has a dedicated Netflix button”.

Supports Wireless Connection

The KDL-55HX850 supports wireless connection. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support wireless connection.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The Sony KDL-55HX850 has an internet TV function. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this television also have an internet TV function.

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Features

Good Remote Control

Two Sony KDL-55HX850 owners said in their reviews that it had a good remote control. Hometheaterreview.com said in their Sony KDL-55HX850 review “Menus are a mess, remote is meh”.

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The KDL-55HX850 supports Skype. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also support Skype.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The KDL-55HX850 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs of this spec and age range from 4W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W. With an RMS rated power of 30 Watts, the Sony KDL-55HX850 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer said in their reviews that the Sony KDL-55HX850 was good in terms of power usage. Hometheaterreview.com wrote in their review of the Sony KDL-55HX850 “Energy efficient” and gave it a score of 4 stars.


Support

Good Support

One Sony KDL-55HX850 owner considered that it had good technical guidance. Five years ago expert review site G4tv.com said “If you're in the market for a new LED TV, Matt Mira and John Barrowman are here to help with the Sony Bravia HX850 55" LED TV”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-55HX850 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-55HX850 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The KDL-55HX850 features local dimming. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Sony KDL-55HX850 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a game mode.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Sony KDL-55HX850 has an energy Star certified. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have an energy Star certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub)

The Sony KDL-55HX850 has a PC in (D-Sub). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a PC in (D-Sub).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kdl55hx850, kdl55hx850bae2
Barcodes 00027242838505, 04905524829754, 04905524853308

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