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Sony KD-65XD8599

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Sony KD-65XD8599. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the design and remote control are overall positive. The sound and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical comments about the durability and reliability. There are some mixed opinions about the connectivity.

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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-65XD8599 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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love it always brings a smile to my face


fantastic TV looks great on, as well as off ! amazing product and a fantastic piece of furniture

Jun, 2017

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Sony did good


I purchased this to replace my Panasonic which dies after 18 months A great TV with perfectly clear and crisp picture. I love the android OS and connects to my home server using the Kodi app which is brilliant, iI do have a couple of niggles though and...

May, 2017

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Stunning picture


Had my TV for 2 weeks. Picture is superb tv is really flat the blacks look especially good. I have not had much 4K content yet only Netflix and Amazon which are both easily accessible from the Tv. The remote also has a cool voice button so you can...

May, 2017

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Great viewing, clarity and easily controlled


Bought this product 2 wks ago, very pleased with my purchase, only 1 problem, poor receipt and visability only on BBC1 & 2 channels other channels excellent vision

May, 2017

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Great TV


It was out of stock for a while but well worth the wait.Easy to set up and brilliant picture quality

Apr, 2017

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Great looking television. Very sleek.


Brilliant picture quality. Not easy to set up via instructions. Main issues are when switching off the television the sound continues for at least 10 seconds and takes too long to see picture when you turn it on.

Feb, 2017

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Excellent viewing


Superb picture quality, and easy to navigate and setup.

Feb, 2017

Consumer review (

Excellent TV


Stunning picture quality - amazing when watching live sport and also the wildlife type programs. Easy to operate, the only downside is that you need both remotes if you have the soundbar fitted as well, you can't synchronize them into the main remote....

Jan, 2017

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Sony 4K 65 inch TV


Positives, 4k picture quality (Amazon prime, Netflix and YouTube videos). Bluray movies also look really good. Plenty of connections. Good selection of apps Negatives, the control should be a lot better (buttons too small, feels cheap), The TV...

Jan, 2017

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Fabulous picture


We are really pleased with our new Sony 4K.The picture is outstanding.The controls are a little more fiddly than our previous Sony but will soon get used to it. . Delivery and installation was very good considering it was just before Christmas The...

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Pulse
Audio system:S-Master
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:Custom, Game, Music, Sports, Standard


Color of product:Black
Peak luminance ratio:76


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:65
Display Diagonal (metric):64.6
Display refresh rates supported:24 Hz,25 Hz,30 Hz,50 Hz,60 Hz
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
HD type:4K Ultra HD
High frequency rate:100
Motion interpolation frequency:1000
Motion interpolation technology:Motionflow XR
Screen format adjustments:14:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:165
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (max):214
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):119


VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:27
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:BUL, CAT, DAN, DUT, ENG, EST, FIN, HUN, ITA, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SLK, SLV, SWE, TUR, UKR
On/Off timer: Yes
Smart modes:Animation, Cinema, Custom, Game, Graphics, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid


Bluetooth: Yes
Browser supported:Opera
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes

Other Features

Built-in processor: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:7.48
Package height:37.8
Package width:69.4


24p: Yes
24p support:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Parental Control: Yes
Picture processing technology:Sony X-Reality PRO
Video compression format:H.265
Video formats supported:H.265
Voice control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3


Annual Energy Consumption:165
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (max):214
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):119

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart TV: Yes
Video apps:Netflix

Technical Details

Light sensor: Yes
Power save mode:Y

TV Tuner

Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):11
Height (with stand):35.2
Package depth:7.48
Package height:37.8
Package width:69.4
Weight with stand:52.7
Width (with stand):57.2