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Sony KDL-55HX850 Review
|23 Reviews + 7 Awards|
|Value for Money||
|$120 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 63?
It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 82%, based on 23 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 televisions 2017.
This Sony TV has running costs of $120 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,020 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KDL-55HX850 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Sony KDL-55HX850 Video Reviews
How Big is the Sony KDL-55HX850?
The Sony KDL-55HX850 is 1,274mm wide and 857mm tall. It weighs 21.7kg.
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Sony KDL-55HX850 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,998.88 it is more expensive than 86% of TVs.
Quite Large Display Diagonal
TVs have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The KDL-55HX850's display diagonal of 55" is fairly large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KDL-55HX850 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The KDL-55HX850 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.
The KDL-55HX850 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.
The KDL-55HX850 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
The KDL-55HX850 is a three loudspeaker television.
Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port
The KDL-55HX850 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The KDL-55HX850 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
Has a Built-In Subwoofer
The KDL-55HX850 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.
The KDL-55HX850 supports Skype, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support Skype.
The Sony KDL-55HX850 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.
Has a Full HD Display
The KDL-55HX850 has a Full HD display, unlike 95% of TVs which do not have a Full HD display.
Has a Wireless Connection
The Sony KDL-55HX850 has a wireless connection, unlike 99% of TVs which do not have a wireless connection.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The KDL-55HX850's RMS rated power of 30W is in the highest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
Quite Fast High Frequency Rate
The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 260Hz, with the slowest being 20Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The KDL-55HX850's high frequency rate of 800Hz is in the fastest 11% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.
Energy Star Certified
The Sony KDL-55HX850 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.
Features Extended PVR
The KDL-55HX850 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.
Features Local Dimming
The Sony KDL-55HX850 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.
Running Costs Are Average
Based on fine usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the KDL-55HX850 will cost $120 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,020 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony kdl55hx850, kdl55hx850bae2|
|Barcodes||00027242838505, 04905524829754, 04905524853308|