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Sony KDL-65W855

65" Full HD Active Flat Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Type Screen Shape Release Date $145.54 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are excellent
Not quiet
Not good for watching on demand TV

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Expert review website Chip.de scored this TV 96%. Television experts think this Sony TV is one of the very best large display diagonal televisions that came out more than two years ago.

Sony Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 1,413 owner and expert reviews (including 33 verified purchases) for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its large display diagonal televisions. 60% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good At Displaying High Definition TV

One customer said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Playing movies and youtube videos at full HD withou” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The KDL-65W855 has a wide color enhancer, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Not 3D

The KDL-65W855 is not 3D, unlike most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this television.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might also want to consider the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which is also higher rated.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec televisions that came out 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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Design

Good Quality

Three people who reviewed the Sony KDL-65W855 agreed that it was good quality. Amazon.co.uk said two years ago “For the quality”. Prof Tbun mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “This is just a glorious side-effect, because these materials are used for sound quality reasons”. Prof Tbun also mentioned “The sound quality and volume is simply great” in their review.

Easy to Use the Menus

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk said in their review of this TV “Changed the monitor in settings menu of XBMC off the default to”. One owner who bought the product considered that it was easy to handle.

Well Made

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “It runs better than the last i 3 build I did” and rated the Sony KDL-65W855 the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Amazon.co.uk also said “Small, solid video performance” in their review.


Smart TV

Email Functionality

One person who bought it thought it had email functionality. Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV two years ago “I would recommend for areas that access a terminal server, telnet type client, or just basic e-mail”.

Has an Internet TV Function

The KDL-65W855 has an internet TV function, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Not Good for Watching On Demand TV

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was not good for watching on demand TV. Amazon.co.uk said “Desktop can be challenging, though full screen netflix or you tube is good” but in spite of that they gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One person who purchased it mentioned that it did not have good apps. Amazon.co.uk said two years ago “Projector does not run Windows 8.1 Metro Apps - Resolution too low below 768pixels vertical” but despite that they gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Two owners thought it had good sound quality. Amazon.co.uk said in their Sony KDL-65W855 review two years ago “On-board stereo speakers”.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The KDL-65W855 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Noisy

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony KDL-65W855 was noisy. Amazon.co.uk wrote “Fan is kind of loud given the size” in their review of this TV although they gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “Projector fan makes audible noise” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also said “Extremely loud, runs hot, screws are impossible to remove, little to no performance gain over previous model” in their review.

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Not Quiet

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony KDL-65W855 was noisy. Amazon.co.uk wrote “Fan is kind of loud given the size” in their review of this TV although they gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “Projector fan makes audible noise” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also said “Extremely loud, runs hot, screws are impossible to remove, little to no performance gain over previous model” in their review.

Three owners who purchased this TV considered that it was not quiet. Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of this TV “Useless in HTPC or quiet office spaces”. Amazon.co.uk also said “The foxconn site advertises this as noiseless, which is absolutely ridiculous” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “The fan is NOT noiseless” in their review.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

Across all the TVs of this age and type the subwoofer RMS powers range from 5W to 50W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 16W. At only 10 Watts, the KDL-65W855 has a fairly low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other large display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KDL-65W855 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price].

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung UE55H8000[plb_2232249_price].

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KDL-65W855 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Supports WiFi

The Sony KDL-65W855 supports WiFi, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this television.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The KDL-65W855 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The KDL-65W855 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Other Features

Has an HDD Recording

The Sony KDL-65W855 has an HDD recording. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also have an HDD recording.

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Management Features

Has a Picture-and-Picture Function

The Sony KDL-65W855 has a picture-and-picture function. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this television also have a picture-and-picture function.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KDL-65W855 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Performance

Features Face Detection

The Sony KDL-65W855 features face detection, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Features Parental Control

The KDL-65W855 features parental control. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also feature parental control.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KDL-65W855 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The KDL-65W855 features local dimming, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television.

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Has a Child Lock

The KDL-65W855 has a child lock. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also have a child lock.

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Supports 24p Support

The KDL-65W855 supports 24p support, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Game Mode

The KDL-65W855 has a game mode, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Sony KDL-65W855 has an energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The KDL-65W855 features 3D glasses included, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that came out more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Amazon.co.uk said “Small, compact”. Amazon.co.uk also said “It is a compact computer which can be hidden behind my 46" TV” in their review.

Two people concluded that this TV was lightweight. Amazon.co.uk wrote two years ago “Amazing technology - low power, reasonable speed, very lightweight, tiny”. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “Compact, lightweight, simple installation, great performance for the cost” in their review.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

One customer who purchased this TV thought it did not have good technical guidance. Amazon.co.uk wrote “Quick Setup Guide only no users manual for BIOS” yet they gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.


Benefits

Not So Good for Films

One person who reviewed it said that it was not great for watching Netflix.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the KDL-65W855 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sonybravia kdl65w855cbu, sony 4548736002500, sony kdl65w855cbu, sony kdl65w855abu, sony fwl65w855c, sony p222462p, sony c78yzs00, sony c78yza00, kdl65w855c0, sony w855c
Barcodes 00635131626401, 04548736002500, 04548736002524, 04905524949117, 04905524949124, 04905524949131, 05013493232662
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