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Today we will go through the Sony KD55XD8005 review. The Sony KD55XD8005 review will be based on five sections. This is a 55” TV with 4k resolution, also this TV is often called Sony Bravia KD55XD8005.

Sony KD55XD8005 Specs

Screen Size: 55 inch (139 cm)
Display Type: LCD
Backlight Type: Edge LED
Resolution: 4K Ultra HD (38
3D Support: No
HDR (High Dynamic Range): Yes
Dimming: Frame Dimming
Advanced Contrast Enhancer: Yes
Triluminos Display: Yes
24P True Cinema: Yes
Advanced Contrast Enhancer: Yes
Motion Flow: Motionflow XR 400Hz (Native 50 Hz)
4K X-Reality Pro: Yes
Smart TV: Yes
OS: Android
Internet Browser: Yes (Opera)
On-Board Storage: 16 GB
Apps: Yes (Google Play Store)
Bravia Sync: Yes
Google Cast: Yes
Miracast: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Voice Search: Yes
USB Play: Yes
USB HDD Recording: Yes
Built In Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Ethernet Input: 1 (Side)
Free view: Yes
Screen Mirroring: Yes
HDMI Inputs: 4 (3 Side / 1 Rear)
Scart Input: 1 (Rear)
USB Input: 3 (Side)
Sound Output: 20 W
Clear Phase Speaker: Yes
S-Force Front Surround 3D: Yes
Dolby Digital: Yes
Energy Efficency Class: A


Sony KD55XD8005 has 4k resolution so the picture quality is very good. The colors are very beautiful thanks to the advanced color enhancer and the triluminous display technology. The Triluminous display produces colors that so much resembles the reality. Sony KD55XD8005 has a motion rate of 400 Hz which means that the motions run smoothly with no interruption whatsoever. The 4k x-reality pro is a new technology that produces sharp images that have an astounding clearness. This TV doesn’t have local dimming technology which is bad news for the movie lovers but at least has the frame dimming tech. Another good display feature is the HDR which provides bright and colorful images and is very important when watching colorful content, like those nature documentaries.
We will give 4/5 points for the Sony KD55XD8005 review part of the display.


The strongest feature of Sony KD55XD8005 is obviously the android operating system that you are probably familiar with. You can access and download thousands of different apps in Google play store which will make the TV so much more useful. Also there is plenty of internal memory so you can download many apps. You can also surf the web and watch online content through the Opera web browser. The connection can be established through the wireless integrated module or through the Ethernet (LAN) port. Also, Sony KD55XD8005 has a parental control option that will make the TV safe for family use. You can record what you see from the broadcasting channels if you plug a USB so you won’t miss any serials or TV shows anymore.

Other Features

Sony KD55XD8005 has free view tuner and that means that you can watch broadcasting channels that usually demand a payment, for free. But that depends on where you live. Another good feature of Sony KD55XD8005 is the BT HID interface that enables you to connect a mouse and a keyboard through a Bluetooth connection. This will make the browsing and gaming experience so much better. Sony KD55XD8005 has 4 HDMI ports, so you can connect four different devices in the same time. Also you can easily share your smartphone’s screen with the TV through the Google Cast, Miracast or through a HDMI port, if your smartphone has a HDMI output port. We will give 4.5/5 points for the Sony KD55XD8005 review part of the features.


Sony KD55XD8005 has two built-in speakers with 10 W power each. The total output power is 20 W which we think is enough, unless you are standing too far from the TV. The sound is clear thanks to the Clear Phase Speaker technology. The surrounding mode is very good even if you don’t buy external speakers. The credits for that goes to the S-Force front surround technology which is unique of Sony’s. We will give 4/5 points for the Sony KD55XD8005 review part of the sound.


Sony’s KD55XD8005 design is very nice. It has an incredible thin frame which we rarely see for such big screens. The frame color is black which means that it will adapt to whatever color you room has. The stander has a grey shiny color which is a good combination with the black color of the frame. Also it has a good shape too. The stander always plays a significant role in the TV looks. We will give 4.5/5 points for the Sony KD55XD8005 review part of the design.

Sony KD55XD8005 Review Price

Our review price was £899 as of October 2017 which is a little high but still good for such a big TV with 4k resolution, android TV. We will give 4/5 points for the Sony KD55XD8005 review part of the price.


Sony KD55XD8005 is a great TV. The strongest parts of this TV are the 4k resolution and the android operating system. It also has some other nice features. The design is beautiful and the price is very good also. Sony KD55XD8005 has earned 21.5/25 points in total or an average of 4.2/5 points, which is very good. Rarely do TVs earn so much points in our reviews.

Should I buy Sony KD55XD8005?

This TV does worth your money because it is big and offers a very good picture quality and You can buy Sony Bravia KD55XD8005 at Amazon by clicking here.We barely found a competitor for it. This is one other TV that we recommend taking a look at Philips 55PUS6561 which is a very beautiful TV.