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Sony XBR55X850D

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Sony XBR55X850D

$898.00
Sony XBR-55X850
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A good spec and highly rated 55" 4K TV, with a fair price and low running costs
55" 4K No 43.2mm Apr 2015
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$998.00
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Refurbished - SONY 55" LCD LED 2160p 120Hz HDTV Smart TV | XBR55X850D (Certified Refurbished)
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Used - Sony XBR55X850D 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV (2016 model)
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Used - Sony XBR55X850C 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV (2015 Model)
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Sony XBR-55X850 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony XBR-55X850 number 13 in 3D TVs, number 43 in 55 inch TVs and number 103 in 4K TVs.
89
Reviews
3 Reviews
74
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$93 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 73%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions 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 $93 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 XBR-55X850 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
Enjoy greater clarity, color & contrast with the new 4k processor x1
Whatever you re watching, watch it in our true 4k
A wide world of breathtakingly natural colors
Dynamic contrast enhancer improves contrast for everything you watch
All your 4k, any source
Made to listen
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Does not have an optical disc player

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Sony XBR-55X850 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $898.00 it is in the most expensive 29% of televisions.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The XBR-55X850 has an average running cost of $93 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The XBR-55X850's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 22% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the XBR-55X850 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the XBR-55X850 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The XBR-55X850 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thickness of the Sony XBR-55X850 of only 43.2mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 20% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony XBR-55X850 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

The Sony XBR-55X850 does not have an optical disc player, although it is worth noting that 99% of TVs also do not have an optical disc player.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony XBR-55X850 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Bluetooth

The XBR-55X850 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Sony XBR-55X850 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Parental Controls

The XBR-55X850 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Sony XBR-55X850 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony XBR-55X850 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The XBR-55X850 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the XBR-55X850 of 960Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 16% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 450Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The XBR-55X850 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

beach camera e4snxbr55x850d, beach camera xbr55x850d, sony xbr55x850dhtct790, sony xbr55x850a, sony xbr55x850c, sony xbr55x850b, sony x850b

Barcodes:

00027242079133, 00027242871472, 00027242887770, 00027242896420, 00636156049640, 00841434132840, 00887401055095

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