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Sony KDL-65W855

75

Overall Score

Sony KDL-65W855

Sony KDL-65W855
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A good spec and critically acclaimed 65" Full HD television, with average running costs and one of the largest display diagonals available
65" Full HD No 64mm Sep 2013 A+
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Sony KDL-65W855 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Sony KDL-65W855 as follows:
90
Reviews
2 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
69
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has fantastic 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 2018.
This Sony TV has running costs of $130 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The KDL-65W855 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Sony KDL-65W855 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The KDL-65W855 is typical compared to the other 4,333 televisions that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-65W855 is $130.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the KDL-65W855 of 65" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 90% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The KDL-65W855 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The KDL-65W855 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the KDL-65W855 of 64mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 61% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Energy Star Certified

The KDL-65W855 is Energy Star certified. 83% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

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

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Supports 24p

The KDL-65W855 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The KDL-65W855 has a wide color enhancer. 95% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The KDL-65W855 has a mounting kit. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Sony KDL-65W855 of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 20% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-65W855 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports Picture-In-Picture. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Lower Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS power of the KDL-65W855 of only 10W is lower than 73% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the subwoofer RMS powers range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-65W855 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports HDD Recording

The KDL-65W855 supports HDD recording. 98% of TVs do not support HDD recording.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony KDL-65W855 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Face Detection

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports face detection. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Has a Child Lock

The KDL-65W855 has a child lock. 88% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KDL-65W855 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KDL-65W855 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

kdl65w855cbucr kdl65w855c, manufacturer kdl65w855cbu, sonybravia kdl65w855cbu, sony kdl65w855cbucr, samsung kdl65w855c, sony kdl65w855abu, sony fwl65w855c, sony p239791p

Barcodes:

00635131626401, 04548736002500, 04548736002524, 04905524949117, 04905524949124, 04905524949131, 05013493232662, 05055760736909, 05056129211693

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