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Sony 55" KDL X855 review: specs and price

Sony 55" KDL X855

Why is Sony 55" KDL X855 better than the average?

  • HDMI ports
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    4vs3.53
  • Width
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    1.27mvs1.3m
  • Operating power consumption
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    93W vs167.56W
  • Power consumption in standby mode
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    0.35W vs0.44W
  • Audio output power
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    3 x 10Wvs25.35W
  • Thickness
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    35mmvs129.1mm
  • Refresh rate
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    200Hzvs119.04Hz
  • Component ports
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    1vs0.9

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Design

1.supports a remote smartphone
Sony 55" KDL X855
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
2.width

1.27m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
5.weight

21.7kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has an ambient light sensor
Sony 55" KDL X855
An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
The frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.
6.has micro or local dimming
Sony 55" KDL X855
Local dimming is when sections of the LED array are turned off or dimmed to help produce the deep blacks and higher contrasts.
7.displays 3D with glasses
Sony 55" KDL X855
It supports displaying 3D images from devices such as a 3D-compatible Blu-ray player, allowing you to watch films in 3D when using suitable glasses.
8.supports PiP and PaP
Sony 55" KDL X855
Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi
Sony 55" KDL X855
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
Newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony 55" KDL X855
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
6.supports common interface
Sony 55" KDL X855
This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).
7.is DLNA-certified
Sony 55" KDL X855
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Audio

1.supports Dolby Digital
Sony 55" KDL X855
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
3.supports Dolby Digital Plus
Sony 55" KDL X855
If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.
4.has stereo speakers
Sony 55" KDL X855
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
5.has auto volume
Sony 55" KDL X855
This technology adjusts the volume of the device according with what the video player needs.
6.supports Digital Out
Sony 55" KDL X855
Devices that support Digital Out can deliver sound through optic fiber audio cables (like TOSLINK) or coaxial audio cables, which can transmit high-resolution audio at fast speeds.

Features

1.supports USB recording
Sony 55" KDL X855
USB recording is the capacity of the device to record content into plugged in USB devices.
2.has a sleep timer
Sony 55" KDL X855
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
3.has time shift
Sony 55" KDL X855
This function allows the user to record and program a file to a storage medium (dvd player or usb) to be viewed or listened at a more convenient time.
4.has a search browser
Sony 55" KDL X855
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.
5.has a child lock
Sony 55" KDL X855
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

Miscellaneous

1.Has Skype app
Sony 55" KDL X855
A TV set with the Skype app allows connecting with other people from your device.

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