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14 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The reviewer at one expert review site thought that this Sony TV was marvellous and gave it their highest award. Reviewed.com gave this TV an "Editor's Choice" award.
Expert Reviews Are Good
Expert review website reviewed.com scored this television 86%.
Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions
We checked 1,507 owner and expert reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.
Good Picture Quality
One person who purchased it wrote that it had good picture quality.
Good Product Quality
One Sony XBR-65X930 reviewer thought it was good quality. Expert website Reviewed.com mentioned “If you're looking for the best picture quality money can buy, you always want to look to each company's flagship models”.
The Sony XBR-65X930 is 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the XBR-65X930 are not 3D compatible.
There are a number of alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE65JU7502[plb_2841302_price], or the LG 49UF8507[plb_2841759_price] which has better reviews.
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Supports Smart TV Features
The XBR-65X930 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the XBR-65X930.
We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the LG 43UF6807[plb_3048766_price], the Grundig 55 VLX 8481[plb_2865483_price], and the Samsung UE48JU6580[plb_3113046_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
The XBR-65X930 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the XBR-65X930 also have a WiFi connection.
Alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at include the UE48JU6495[pl_2857965_price], or the UE65JU6450[pl_2835403_price] both from Samsung or the TCL-Digital U50S7806[plb_2940717_price] which has better reviews.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Very High RMS Rated Power
4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 25W. With an RMS rated power of 90 Watts, the Sony XBR-65X930 has one of the highest RMS rated power amongst TVs of this age.
The XBR-65X930 is a six loudspeaker TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the XBR-65X930 have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.
Two Composite Video in Ports
Most of the other TVs of this age and type only have one composite video in port, however the XBR-65X930 has two composite video in ports.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the XBR-65X930 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 2,400Hz. The XBR-65X930 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (1,440 hertz) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.
Has Nine Smart Modes
The XBR-65X930 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This Sony TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on televisions that are a similar age to the XBR-65X930. The smart modes "Animation", "Cinema", "Custom", "Graphics", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The XBR-65X930 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other televisions which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the UE55JU7580[pl_3029503_price], or the UN88JS9500[pl_3186351_price] both from Samsung or the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price].
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony XBR-65X930 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as the XBR-65X930 also do not feature OLED technology.
Alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price], or the 65EF9509[pl_3048925_price] all from LG.
Only One RF Port
Most TVs of this age and spec have between one and three RF ports, including the Sony XBR-65X930 which has one RF port.
The thinnest thickness of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the XBR-65X930 is 11mm and the thickest is 100mm. At 90 millimeters, the XBR-65X930 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the XBR-65X930.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 90mm thick TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the KD-55X9305[pl_2834289_price], or the KD-65X9305[pl_2834290_price] both from Sony or the Changhong UHD55D5000[plb_3070716_price].
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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
Televisions of this type and age have annual energy consumptions of between 61kWh and 550kWh. At 282 kilowatt hours, the Sony XBR-65X930 has a very high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.
The Sony XBR-65X930 is very heavy (47.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the XBR-65X930. The average weight of comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the XBR-65X930 is 20kg.
1 Other reason to consider the Sony XBR-65X930
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. 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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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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