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Sony KDL-65W850
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Sony KDL-65W850

reviewed.com Editor's Choice
65" Active May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
A Picture As Real As Life Itself.So realistic you might just forget you're watching TV. Stunning images are produced using our most advanced X-Reality PRO picture engine that brings individual... More
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14 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at Reviewed.com decided that this television was exceptional and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This Sony TV has an average expert rating of 80% based on two expert reviews from sites including parentesis.com and reviewed.com.

Good High Def TV

Several Sony KDL-65W850 owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony KDL-65W850 was good at displaying high definition TV. Last year expert website Reviewed.com wrote in their review “This is Sony's best-in-class 1080p (Full HD) model for 2015”. Reviewed.com also mentioned “Sony's top-tier Full HD option may be one of the best this year Lately”. Reviewed.com also wrote “Sony's W850C is proof that there's still plenty of room for Full HD resolution”.

Good Brand

Sony is one of the superior television manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Sony also has good ratings for its large TVs.

Easy to Use

One person considered that it was easy to use. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote in October last year “If you're looking to make a practical TV purchase” .

3D Compatible

The KDL-65W850 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the KDL-65W850.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The KDL-65W850 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years, the KDL-65W850 has a WiFi connection.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The KDL-65W850 has more composite video in ports than most of the TVs of a comparable age and type to the KDL-65W850. Most of the TVs of this age and type only have one composite video in port, however this television has two composite video in ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on televisions of a similar type and age to it.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Sony KDL-65W850 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this TV. The image formats JPEG XR and MPO are also supported by this Sony television.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on large TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The KDL-65W850 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago. This Sony TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the KDL-65W850. The audio formats "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The KDL-65W850 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Sony television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the KDL-65W850.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The KDL-65W850 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-65W850 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-65W850, the KDL-65W850 does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of only 10 Watts, the Sony KDL-65W850 has one of the lower subwoofer RMS power amongst large TVs of this age. TVs that are a comparable age to the KDL-65W850 have subwoofer RMS power of between 10W and 50W.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats

The KDL-65W850 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-65W850. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Heavy

The weight of the KDL-65W850 of 34.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst TVs that were released around the same time as the KDL-65W850. The weights of televisions that were released more than two years ago range from 2.3kg to 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KDL-65W850

Released Over Two Years Ago

This large TV was released over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that were launched around the same time as 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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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 64.2 millimeters, the Sony KDL-65W850 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Channels Quantity
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Supported TV Bands
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Control Type
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Face Detection
Motion Control
Supported File Systems
Deep Colour Support
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Mounting Kit
Technical Details
LED Backlight

1 Award

reviewed.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(2)
16 October 2015

Sony's top-tier Full HD option may be one of the best this year Lately, the boss-man's been dumping a lot of 4K TVs on my plate, but Sony's W850C is proof that there's still plenty of room for...

Reviewed.com

2 September 2014

Esta televisión LED de Sony es ideal para la familia, ya que todos los integrantes pueden disfrutar de sus ventajas y funciones. Gracias a que es calidad Full HD y es compatible con contenido en...

The Sony KDL 850B evinced very good picture quality with deep black levels, relatively accurate color, solid video processing, and one of the best brightroom images in the business
Unusual styling with wedgeshaped design
Wellrounded feature set with amp
Excellent color and resolution
Good blacks and shadow detail
Expensive
Smart TV interface is annoyingly Sonycentric and at times overwhelming
Poor 3D picture quality
Typical LCD offaxis limitations
Minor 3D flicker and ghosting

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 23 June 2015 by BigF78
BigF78 would recommend the Sony KDL-65W850C

I don't how to rate this TV based on my first 2 hours or after that! Let's start with the first couple of hours of experience: Stunning picture! WOW! Playing Destiny never felt that good. Lots of... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $106.72
Electricity cost when on standby $0.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $107.08
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kdl65w850, kdl65w850a, sony kdl65w850, sony kdl65w850c
Barcodes 00027242887848
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