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Sony KD-65X8505

Sony KD-65X8505
alaScore 91

175 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 175 reviews of Sony KD-65X8505. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and size are overall positive. The design and image quality are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony KD-65X8505 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Sony KD-65X8505C

 

The Sony KD-65X8505C is the considerably more manageable and affordable 65in 4K UHD alternative to Sony's mammoth KD-75X9405C. It achieves this greater mass-market appeal predominantly by doing away with the front-firing, magnetic fluid-using speaker...

Mostly excellent picture quality ; Good connectivity ; Fair value

Backlight "flaring ; Slight luminance loss in the image's corners ; Android TV slows it down

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony KD-65X8505C review

 

This big-screen Sony TV packs in a lot of tech and delivers a good picture...

Lovely colours ; Good sharpness ; Well specified

Needs stronger contrast ; Android TV needs work

Not perfect, but a commendable stab at affordable 4K

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : John Archer (techradar.com)

Sony KD-65X8505C review

 

Nice picture, fair price, messy smarts

Excellent contrast and colour ; Very sharp 4K/HD pictures ; Skinny frame design ; Good connectivity

Clumsy adaptive contrast ; Over-eager upscaling engine ; Android TV is marmite ; Uninspiring 3D

The 65X8505C is far from perfect. A couple of surprising - given the Sony branding - backlight and excessive sharpness issues together with merely average audio performance, uninspiring 3D and a currently cumbersome Android TV smart system take some of...

Aug, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital Pulse
Audio system:ClearAudio+
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Sound modes:Movie, Music, Standard / Music, Sports, Standard

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Color of product:Black
Peak luminance ratio:75

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Active / Passive
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Display Diagonal:65
Display Diagonal (metric):64.5 / 64.6
Display refresh rates supported:24 Hz,25 Hz,30 Hz,50 Hz,60 Hz
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Direct-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:1000 / 200
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen format adjustments:14:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160, 4096 x 2160, 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) / 3840 x 2160, 4096 x 2160, 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 2160p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:207 / 218
Energy efficiency compliance:A / B
Power consumption (max):288 / 310
Power consumption (standby):0.3 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):149 / 157

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 300

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:BUL, CAT, CRO, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KAZ, LAV, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, TUR, UKR / BUL, CRO, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KAZ, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, TUR, UKR
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Music, Photo, Sports

Networking

Browser supported:Opera
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes

Other Features

Advanced contrast enhancer:Y
Apps:Y
BRAVIA Sync:Y
HDD recording: Yes
HDMI in:4
i-Manual:Y
Illumination LED:Y
On-screen display for external input:Y
Screen mirroring:Y
USB playback:Y

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes
3D glasses quantity:2
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: No

Packaging Data

Package depth:37.1 / 7.8
Package height:37.5 / 8.82
Package width:60.9 / 61.1

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:LPCM, MP3, WMA
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG, MPO
Light sensor:Y
Panorama: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Picture processing technology:Sony TRILUMINOS Display,Sony X-Reality PRO
Supported file systems:exFAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
Video compression format:AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG4, WEBM, WMV
Video formats supported:AVI,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG4,WEBM,WMV

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1 / 2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):BRAVIA Sync
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
MHL version:2.0 / 3.0
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:207 / 218
Energy efficiency class:A
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (max):288 / 310
Power consumption (standby):0.3 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):149 / 157

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:skype
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:5.0
Smart TV: Yes

Technical Details

Auto Wide mode:Y
Clear Phase technology:Y
LED backlight: Yes
Light sensor: Yes
Power save mode:Y

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-C2, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2 / DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2 / DVB-C2, DVB-S2, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.6 / 3.07
Depth (with stand):10.4 / 11.2
Height:33.2 / 34.1
Height (with stand):35.1 / 35.8
Package depth:37.1 / 7.8
Package height:37.5 / 8.82
Package width:60.9 / 61.1
Weight:53.1 / 82.7
Weight with stand:1174.6 / 56.2
Width:57 / 57.2
Width (with stand):57 / 57.2