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Sony KD-55S8505C

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews of Sony KD-55S8505C. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and price. The design and image quality also get good opinions. The remote control and sound get critical views. There are mixed comments on the glare and reliability.

usability, image quality, design, price, durability

sound, remote control

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony KD-55S8505C is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony KD-55S8505C

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony KD-55S8505C from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony KD-55S8505C 55" 4K Ultra HD 3D compatibility Smart TV Wi-Fi Black - LED TVs (4K Ultra HD, Android, A, 16:9, 14:9, 16:9, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p, 480iSony KD-55S8505C 55" 4K Ultra HD 3D compatibility Smart TV Wi-Fi Black - LED TVs (4K Ultra HD, Android, A, 16:9, 14:9, 16:9, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p, 480i

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

The TV I purchased failed within 1 week, this was replaced no problem, but Sony customer service is now based in Egypt and is not good at all. I also purchased a surround sound system, this also failed and Sony had two attempts at repairing it , in the...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

Ripped off £400 cheaper a week later

Ripped off £400 cheaper a week later

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

Operating system & software issues make it a nightmare to use

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

in clearance bargain! Picture is great, easy use, apps, added a sound bar and sub to complete the set up.

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

The picture

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

Design

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

Excellent picture

Not many broadcasting in uhd format

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

All Good

Sound could be better

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

Very good looking, Easy to use, Liked by all friends and Full value for money

no

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony KD55S8505CBU

 

Great picture and also Android built in so can use Kodi straight on the tv

Sound quality is ok but you really need a true surround sound system with a tv of this quality anyway so is a very minor thing.

Sep, 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:Game, Movie, Music, Sports, Standard / Music, Standard

Certificates

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

Design

Color of product:Black
LED Indicators: Yes
On/Off switch:Y
Peak luminance ratio:73
VESA mounting:Y

Display

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Active
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:55
Display Diagonal (metric):54.7 / 55.1
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:800
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Peak luminance ratio:73
Screen format adjustments:14:9, 16:9
Screen shape:Curved
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 2160p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 2160p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:170 / 178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:157
Energy efficiency compliance:A
Power consumption (max):227
Power consumption (standby):0.3 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):113

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:20.8 x 6.77 x 14.3 / BUL, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, KAZ, LAT, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SLK, SLV, SRP, SWE
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Animation, Cinema, Custom, Game, Graphics, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Animation, Cinema, Game, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid

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

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Battery Type:R03
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote Control Type:RMT-TX100D

Packaging Data

Package depth:8.58
Package height:34.2
Package width:53.2

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Clock function: Yes
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Face detection: Yes
Game mode: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Video compression format:H.265
Video formats supported:H.265

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:2
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
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:157
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (max):227
Power consumption (standby):0.3 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):113

Smart TV

Operating system installed:Android
Smart modes:Animation, Cinema, Custom, Game, Graphics, Sports, Standard, Vivid
Smart TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.9
Depth (with stand):10.8
Height:28.3
Height (with stand):30.2
Package depth:8.58
Package height:34.2
Package width:53.2
Weight:50.5
Weight with stand:55.3
Width:48.6
Width (with stand):48.6