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Sony XBR55X900E

$1,398.00
A best selling and poor value for money 55 inch 4K television
55" 4K Yes No May 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony XBR-55X900 Review

With good features, we have ranked the Sony XBR-55X900 number 10 in best selling TVs, number 57 in 3D TVs and number 80 in 55 inch TVs.
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$221 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of $221 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 7% of all 3,997 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It is one of the best selling TVs currently on the market. View best selling TVs July 2017.
This Sony TV 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?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $699 on eBay 45 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 64% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony XBR-55X900 Video Reviews


How Big is the Sony XBR-55X900?

The Sony XBR-55X900 is 1,463mm wide and 749mm tall. It is 60mm thick and weighs 16.9kg.

Sony XBR-55X900 front dimensions

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Sony XBR-55X900 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

A Best Selling TV

According to sales data from Amazon, the XBR-55X900 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased TVs in the last 3 months.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,398.00 it is more expensive than 75% of televisions.

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Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The XBR-55X900's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 25% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the XBR-55X900 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The worst resolution of all televisions 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 Technology

The Sony XBR-55X900 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The XBR-55X900 is 3D, unlike 74% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Sony XBR-55X900's thickness of 60mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 1% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The XBR-55X900 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Sony XBR-55X900 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 televisions the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Sony XBR-55X900 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The XBR-55X900 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Sony XBR-55X900 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports 24p

The XBR-55X900 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The XBR-55X900 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The XBR-55X900's motion interpolation frequency of 960Hz is fairly fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 16% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports Miracast

The XBR-55X900 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Sony XBR-55X900's RMS rated power of 65W is very high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 2% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

The XBR-55X900's subwoofer RMS power of 40W is in the highest 3% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The lowest subwoofer RMS power of televisions is 1W, the highest is 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Sony XBR-55X900 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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Features Voice Control

The XBR-55X900 features voice control. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The XBR-55X900 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of televisions which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony XBR-55X900 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The XBR-55X900 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Four Loudspeakers

The XBR-55X900 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.

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Features Local Dimming

The XBR-55X900 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The XBR-55X900 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony XBR-55X900 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The XBR-55X900 is one of the less economic to run TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the XBR-55X900 will cost $221 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony xbrx900eseries, sony xbr55x900e, sony 55x900e, sony x900e

Barcodes:

00027242903609, 00600291709288

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