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Sony KD-55X8509

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 579 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 84/100. The average review date is Apr 10, 2016. We have compared these reviews to 1568304 reviews from other TVs. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KD-55X8509

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Sony KD-55X8509 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the sound and durability are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the reliability, and the remote control and size get critical reviews.

image quality, usability, price, durability, sound

size, remote control

45% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KD-55X8509C 55 -inch LCD 1080 pixels 1000 Hz 3D TVSony KD-55X8509C 55 -inch LCD 1080 pixels 1000 Hz 3D TV

Dec, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony KD-55X8509C review

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The Sony KD-55X8509C has a Triluminos display, designed to boost the colours you'll see on screen. We were impressed with the sound quality of this 4K ultra HD TV, but can it continue the good work with great, natural-looking pictures? Read on for our...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KD55X8509C

 

Fantastic picture quality.

Takes a little time to think about what your needs are.

Feb, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KD55X8509C

 

Compatible with movie streaming apps that my Samsung wasn't HDR is stunning

Software can be a little slow

Nov, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KD55X8509C

 

Went for smaller screen Sony rather then a bigger Samsung and prefer quality rather then size and I love it! Great for UHD & gaming

universal soundbar fitting is difficult to fit as back of TV is not flat

Nov, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KD55X8509C

 

Excellent

Nov, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KD55X8509C

 

This is one of the best displays I came across in purchasing a new TV. I bought the 55" and the image and movies are simply incredible. I found it hard to believe this when visiting the stores, as most of them were promoting the new generations....

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KD55X8509C

 

It came with a 5 yr manufactures guarantee .

No 3D glasses supplied with TV.Had to purchase from another supplier .

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KD55X8509C

 

Really happy overall. Being able to download apps directly onto the tv is great.

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KD55X8509C

 

Stunning picture, lovely looking television.

Sound syncronisation with picture is very poor indeed. Using a (Sony) soundbar makes this even worse. The inbuilt youview is also painfully slow to use. System often lags and reboots itself. Desperately needs software update from Sony to rectify these...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Bravia KD55X8509C

 

Loverly bit of kit in fairness! For the money the quality is superb!! Highly recommend!!

Haven't found any yet!!!

Oct, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Digital Pulse
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, Sports, Standard

Certificates

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

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Active
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:55
Display Diagonal (metric):55.1
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Direct-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:1000
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Screen format adjustments:14:9, 16:9
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input voltage:220 - 240
Energy efficiency compliance:A
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):115

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:300 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, DAN, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KAZ, LAT, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLV, SWE, TUR, UKR
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Smart modes:Movie, Personal, Photo, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Bluetooth: 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: No
Batteries included: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.65
Package height:33
Package width:52.4

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Picture processing technology:Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
Screen saving functions: Yes
Teletext function: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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

Power

AC input voltage:220 - 240
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):115

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:5.0
Smart TV: Yes
Timeshift: Yes

Technical Details

Auto Wide mode:Y
Clear Phase technology:Y
LED backlight: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.36
Depth (with stand):8.74
Height:28.4
Height (with stand):29.9
Package depth:6.65
Package height:33
Package width:52.4
Weight:43.9
Weight with stand:46.3
Width:48.7
Width (with stand):48.7