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Overall Score

Sony KDL-65W855

A critically acclaimed 65 inch Full HD TV with good features
65" Full HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Sony KDL-65W855 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have scored the Sony KDL-65W855 as follows for Summary.
84
2 Reviews
64
Good Features
29
47
$149 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has superb expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 78%.
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 2017.
This Sony TV has running costs of $149 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 19% of all 3,997 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The KDL-65W855 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
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Average
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Good
79
Very Good

Sony KDL-65W855 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The KDL-65W855's display diagonal of 65" is quite large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 11% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-65W855 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Sony KDL-65W855 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The KDL-65W855's thickness of 64mm is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KDL-65W855 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-65W855 supports HDD recording, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support HDD recording.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Sony KDL-65W855 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a mounting kit.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-65W855 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The KDL-65W855 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports parental controls. 89% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Face Detection

The KDL-65W855 supports face detection, unlike 98% of televisions which do not support face detection.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The KDL-65W855 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 94% of televisions which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-65W855 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the KDL-65W855 of 800Hz is in the fastest 24% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 24p

The KDL-65W855 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Energy Star Certified

The KDL-65W855 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-65W855 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Child Lock

The Sony KDL-65W855 has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not have a child lock.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports Bluetooth. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-65W855 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The KDL-65W855 is in the most expensive 19% of all 3,997 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-65W855 is $149.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sonybravia kdl65w855cbu, sony kdl65w855cbucr, sony 4548736002500, sony fwl65w855c, sony c78yza00, sony c78yzs00, kdl65w855c0, sony w855c

Barcodes:

00635131626401, 04548736002500, 04548736002524, 04905524949117, 04905524949124, 05013493232662, 05056129211693

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