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Sony XBR55X850D

$999.92
A 55 inch 4K TV with average reviews and good features
55" 4K Yes No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony XBR-55X850 Review

With good reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony XBR-55X850 number 46 in 3D TVs, number 66 in 55 inch TVs and number 100 in best selling TVs.
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$262 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
54
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has ok expert reviews and below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 54%.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of $262 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 5% of all 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony XBR-55X850 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $999.92 it is more expensive than 54% of televisions.

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Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Sony XBR-55X850's display diagonal of 55" is quite large compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 18% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The XBR-55X850 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all televisions the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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 Technology

The Sony XBR-55X850 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The XBR-55X850 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The XBR-55X850's thickness of only 43.2mm is in the thinnest 20% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The XBR-55X850 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The XBR-55X850 supports screen mirroring. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The XBR-55X850 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony XBR-55X850 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The XBR-55X850 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports 24p

The XBR-55X850 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The XBR-55X850 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The XBR-55X850's motion interpolation frequency of 960Hz is in the fastest 15% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The XBR-55X850 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The XBR-55X850 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of televisions which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the XBR-55X850 will cost $262 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the less economic to run televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony xbr55x850dhtct790, sony xbr55x850a, sony xbr55x850b, sony xbr55x850c, sony x850b

Barcodes:

00027242079133, 00027242871472, 00027242887770, 00027242896420, 00636156049640

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