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Sony 55" Black Ultra HD 4K LED 3D HDTV - XBR-55X850B

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4K (3840x2160) Resolution/ Upscale Everything You Watch To 4K Ultra HD/ TRILUMINOS Display Technology/ Audio Return Channel/ Built-In Wi-Fi/ DLNA/ Internet Browser/ One-Touch Mirroring/ LightSensor Technology/ 24p True Cinema/ Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE)/ Intelligent Picture Optimizer/ Motionflow XR 240/ Super-Resolution For Game Mode/ 4K X-Reality PRO Video Processing/ 3D (2K Only) Format Support/ Black Finish
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Sony 55" Black Ultra HD 4K LED 3D HDTV - XBR55X850B

Join the 4K revolution with four times more clarity than HD. Everything you watch—sports, TV shows, movies—is upscaled for 4K Ultra HD viewing and features Sony’s widest color spectrum ever created. Powered by TRILUMINOS display technology, true-to-life colors pop with stunning vibrancy. There’s even a One-Flick remote boasting a shortcut menu to your favorite videos on YouTube™ and more.


  • Four times clearer than HD
    The 4K Ultra HD screen contains over 8 million individual pixels that transform everything you watch into a life-like experience. Advanced picture processing also ensures that every single pixel displays images with superb brightness and authentic detail
  • Upscale everything you watch to 4K Ultra HD
    Suddenly, everything looks better. All of your existing HD sports, TV shows and movies are upscaled to super clear 4K quality. Even YouTube® clips and smartphone videos are enhanced with stunning results. The 4K X-Reality™ PRO picture engine analyzes and processes every image to refine color, clarity and detail for a beautifully natural picture
  • More brilliant expanded color
    Spoil yourself with the widest color spectrum we’ve ever offered on a television. Unique to Sony, TRILUMINOS Display technology creates incredibly true, natural shades of colors—just the way you want them. Hard-to-reproduce reds, aqua blues and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, so landscapes and seascapes look more vivid. Faces look better, too, with natural skin tones. It’s all thanks to a TRILUMINOS display that uses more colors to produce a more vibrant picture
  • The most feature films in 4K
    Add a Sony 4K Ultra HD Media Player (FMP-X10, sold separately) for exclusive access to the Video Unlimited 4K service, which hosts the largest selection of feature films and TV episodes in 4K Ultra HD for the home. Choose to download new releases and classic films for rental or purchase. Or choose from a vast library of included 4K videos
  • The future of 4K Entertainment is here
    Sony's 2014 4K Ultra HD TVs are optimized to support new codecs that are needed for a variety of current and forthcoming 4K video services including Netflix and Video Unlimited 4K. There's also 500px for viewing breathtaking professional photos in 4K and PlayMemories Online to share your personal photos. Lastly, they also support the latest HDMI to connect external media players (sold separately), and 4K/60p playback for viewing 4K sports in the future
  • Stream PS3® games directly to your TV
    Bring the immersive world of PlayStation® directly to your TV with PlayStation™ Now. For the first time discover and play PlayStation® 3 games – all streamed directly to your TV and played by connecting a DUALSHOCK® 3 controller to your TV. Choose from individual game rentals or subscribe to a variety channel of games and let epic adventures begin
  • Find everything faster
    An even faster way to find what you want. With ‘One-Flick’ on the remote you can instantly pull up a short cut menu that lets you navigate to your favorite TV channels, networked photos, and online videos from YouTube™, Crackle™, and Video Unlimited
  • Watch together, even while apart
    With Social Viewing you can watch TV, follow tweets and Skype, all at the same time. You can enjoy sports, TV shows, or movies with your friends and family even if you are not together. Add your Skype® video chat to the TV screen and cheer together when your favorite team scores. To add tweets on screen, choose a hashtag, and see comments relating to your show flow across the screen
  • Lifelike motion
    Tired of the watching TV that can’t keep up with real life movements? Sony’s Refresh Rate Technology allows fast moving action sequences in movies and sports to be lifelike and smooth. Every movement—like seeing the football flip end to end on a kickoff—appears with true, fluid motion and minimal judder
  • Your smartphone, now on TV
    Movies, music and apps from your smartphone can now be viewed big on your TV. With three ways to connect Android phones and tablets to the TV, Sony is helping you add value to the entertainment you already own
  • Control your TV with your smartphone or tablet
    Watch TV the fast and fun way with TV SideView. Control the TV or browse the channel guide with your smartphone or tablet device (Android or iOS), all without interfering with what you’re watching on the TV. Learn more about the show you’re watching right now, like cast and episode details, or search other channels, internet videos and even Netflix. There’s even an easy way to live-tweet during your favorite shows


3D Features

  • 3D: Passive
  • 3D Format Support: Yes (2K only)
  • 3D Super-resolution: Yes
  • Auto 3D Depth Adjustment: Yes
  • Simulated 3D: Yes (2K only)


  • Audio Power Output: 10W + 10W
  • Speaker Configuration: 2ch, Full Range (30 x 80 mm) x 2
  • Speaker Position: Down Firing
  • 5.1 Channel Audio Out: Yes
  • 5.1ch Through Out (Handycam): Yes
  • Advanced Auto Volume: Yes
  • Alternate Audio (Digital): Yes
  • Audio Out: Fixed / Variable
  • Auto Mute (on no signal): Yes
  • Clear Phase Speaker: Yes
  • Digital Out Format: Dolby Digital, PCM
  • Dolby®: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
  • Headphone/Speaker Link: Yes
  • Reflector: Yes
  • S-Master: Yes
  • Signal-to-Sound Architecture: Yes
  • Sony Original Surround: S-Force Front Surround
  • Sound Booster: Yes
  • Sound Mode
    • Standard
    • Cinema
    • Sports
    • Music
    • Game
    • Compressed Audio
  • Stereo System: MTS (AUTO SAP)


  • Auto Photo Mode: Yes
  • Auto Shut-off: Yes
  • BRAVIA® Sync™: Yes
  • Channel Block (with password): Analog & Digital
  • Channel Jump: Yes
  • Channel Surf: Yes
  • Edit Channel Labels: Yes
  • Info Banner: Yes
  • Input Skip: Auto
  • Label Inputs: Yes
  • Multiple Language Display
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
  • On-Screen Clock: Yes
  • On-Screen Display for External Input: Yes
  • On/Off Timer: Yes
  • Panorama: Yes (2K only)
  • Parental Control: Yes
  • Photo Frame Mode: Yes
  • Picture Adjustments Lock: Yes
  • Picture Frame Mode: Yes
  • Scene Select
    • Photo
    • Music
    • Cinema
    • Game
    • Graphics
    • Sports
    • Animation
  • Show/Hide Channels: Yes
  • Skin Naturalizer: Yes (2K only)
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Twin Picture: PAP (Variable)
  • USB Play: Yes (USB viewer supports FAT16, FAT32, exFAT and NTFS file systems.)
  • USB Play (Contents): MPEG1 / MPEG2PS / MPEG2TS / AVCHD / MP4Part10 / MP4Part2 / AVI(XVID) / AVI(MotionJpeg) / MOV / WMV / MKV / WEBM / 3GPP / MP3 / WMA / WAV / JPEG / MPO / RAW(ARW)
  • USB Super Multi-Format Play: Yes

Customizing Capability

  • RS-232C Control: Yes for SonySTD


  • Illumination LED: Yes
  • Stand Design: 2 tone (Silver / Black)


  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Display Resolution: QFHD
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: Over 1 million
  • Screen Size (cm): 138.8 cm
  • Screen Size (measured diagonally): 55"(54.6")
  • Viewing Angle (Right/Left): 89/89 degree
  • Viewing Angle (Up/Down): 89/89 degree
  • Backlight Type: LED
  • Dimming Type: Frame Dimming
  • Display Device: LCD
  • Triluminos Display: Yes

Energy Saving & Efficiency

  • Backlight Off Mode: Yes
  • Dynamic Backlight Control: Yes
  • Power Saving Modes: Yes


  • Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • Closed Captions (CC): Analog
  • Closed Captions (CC): Digital
  • Demo Mode: Yes
  • Finish (Surface Color): Black
  • HDMI™ InstaPort: Yes
  • Hotel Mode Menu: Yes
  • Start Up Sony Logo Display: Yes

Inputs and Outputs

  • AC Power Input: 1 (Rear)
  • Analog Audio Input(s) (Total): 2 (Rear)
  • Audio Out: 1 (Side / Hybrid w/ HP)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 1 (Rear / Hybrid)
  • Composite Video Input(s): 2 (1 Rear / 1 Rear Hybrid w/ Component)
  • Digital Audio Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • Ethernet Connection(s): 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI PC Input Format
    • 640x480@60Hz
    • 800x600@60Hz
    • 1280x768@60Hz
    • 1280x768Hz
    • 1360x768Hz
    • 1024x768@60Hz
    • 1280x1024@60Hz
    • 1920x1080@60Hz
  • HDMI™ Connection(s) (Total): 4 (Side)
  • HDMI™ PC Input: Yes
  • Headphone Output(s): 1 (Side / Hybrid w/ Audio Out)
  • MHL: Yes
  • RF Connection Input(s): 1 (Side)
  • RS-232C Input(s): 1 (Side / Stereo Mini Jack)
  • Subwoofer Out: 1 (Side / Hybrid w/ HP and Audio Out)
  • USB 2.0: 3 (Side)


  • DLNA Content: MPEG1 / MPEG2 PS / MPEG2TS / AVCHD / MP4Part10 / MP4Part2 / AVI(XVID) / AVI(MotionJpeg) / MOV / WMV / MKV / WEBM / 3GPP / MP3 / WMA / LPCM / JPEG / MPO
  • Guide and Search: Yes
  • Internet Browser: Yes (Opera)
  • Net AD: Yes (depends on ad provider)
  • One-Flick entertainment: Yes
  • One-touch mirroring: Yes
  • Opera Apps (System): Yes
  • Photo Share: Yes
  • Related Search: Yes
  • Screen mirroring: Yes
  • Seamless Streaming: Yes
  • Search: Yes
  • Skype™: Integrated
  • Social Viewing: Yes (Skype & Tweet)
  • Sony Entertainment Network: Yes
  • TV SideView™: Yes
  • TV Tweet: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Certified: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Frequency: 2.4Ghz / 5Ghz (for Wi-Fi Direct / Screen mirroring: 2.4Ghz Only)
  • Wi-Fi Standard: a/b/g/n
  • Wireless LAN: Integrated
  • X2 Widget (System): Yes


  • Power Consumption (in Operation) max.: 257W
  • Power Consumption (in Standby): 120V: 0.2W / 240V : 0.3W
  • Power Requirements (frequency): 60Hz for UL cUL 50/60Hz for other
  • Power Requirements (voltage): AC 120V for UL cUL AC 110-240V for other

Regulation and Standards Compliance

  • VESA® Hole Spacing Compatible: Yes


  • LightSensor™ Technology: Yes

TV System

  • Channel Coverage (Analog): VHF: 2-13 / UHF: 14-69 / CATV: 1-135
  • Channel Coverage (Digital Cable): CATV: 1-135
  • Channel Coverage (Digital Terrestrial): VHF: 2-13 / UHF: 14-69
  • Color System: NTSC
  • Number of Tuners (Terrestrial/Cable): 1 (Digital / Analog)
  • TV System (Analog): M
  • TV System (Digital Cable): Clear QAM
  • TV System (Digital Terrestrial): ATSC


  • Video Signal
    • 3840x2160/24p
    • 3840x2160/25p
    • 3840x2160/30p
    • 4096x2160/24p
    • 3840x2160/60p (YCbCr4:2:0 8bit)
    • 1080/24p (HDMI only)
    • 1080/60i
    • 1080/60p (HDMI / Component)
    • 480/60i
    • 480/60p
    • 720/60p
    • 1080/30p (HDMI only)
    • 720/30p (HDMI only)
    • 720/24p (HDMI only)
  • 24p True Cinema™ Technology: Yes
  • 3D Comb Filter: Yes
  • 4:3 Default: Yes
  • Advanced Contrast Enhancer (ACE): Yes
  • Auto Wide: Yes
  • Blinking Type: Frame Blinking
  • CineMotion® Reverse 3:2 Pulldown Technology: Yes
  • Clear Mode: Yes
  • Deep Color: Yes
  • Face Area Detection: Yes (2K only)
  • Intelligent MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes (2K only)
  • Intelligent Picture Optimizer: Yes
  • Live Color™ Technology: Yes
  • MPEG Noise Reduction: Yes
  • Motionflow™ Technology: Motionflow XR 240
  • PhotoTV HD: Yes
  • Picture Mode
    • Vivid
    • Standard
    • Custom
    • Photo-Vivid
    • Photo-Standard
    • Photo-Original
    • Photo-Custom
    • Cinema1
    • Cinema2
    • Game-Standard
    • Game-Original
    • Graphics
    • Sports
    • Animation
  • Portable Game Mode
    • Fine Full
    • Fine Normal
    • Portable Game1
    • Portable Game2
  • Scene Optimized Energy Saving: Yes
  • Super-resolution for Game Mode: Yes
  • Video Processing: 4K X-Reality PRO
  • Wide Mode
    • Full
    • Normal
    • Wide Zoom
    • Zoom
    • Caption
    • Normal / Full1 / Full2 for PC

In The Box:

  • Touchpad Remote Control (RMF-YD003)
  • Remote Control (RM-YD102)
  • 3D Glasses x 2 (TDG-500P)
  • Table Top Stand (separate, assembly required)
  • Batteries x 2 (R03)
  • AC Power Cord (Pigtail)
  • IR Blaster
  • Screws
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Card

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand: 48-5/8" x 29-1/4" x 2-5/8" (1-1/8")
  • With Stand: 48-5/8" x 31" x 11-1/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 51.8 lbs
  • With Stand: 53.1 lbs
  • Shipping: 71 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor


  1. 3,840 x 2,160 pixels
  2. Simulated 4K image will vary based on source content
  3. Broadband speed of at least 2.5 Mbps recommended for SD services, 10 Mbps for HD streaming or 4K downloads, 20 Mbps for 4K Ultra HD streaming. Content subject to change and may require fees. Wireless connectivity requires 802.11 home network (802.11n recommended). Skype service subject to Skype's terms and conditions
  4. Anticipated service availability Fall 2014. Broadband internet connection required. Additional purchase and registration required; service not available in all areas. See for details
  5. The Sony 4K Ultra HD Media Player with Video Unlimited 4K service is exclusively compatible with Sony 4K Ultra HD TVs. Fees may apply for Video Unlimited 4K service. Largest collection for home distribution as of 2/15/14. Download times will vary and may require several hours for completion
  6. Requires 3D content, 3D player and HDMI® cable (at least 10.2 Gbps) sold sep
  7. Requires devices connected to the same wireless home network
  8. Requires compatible Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled Xperia™ smartphone. Certain formats are not supported. The video quality may be degraded due to environmental interference
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Television TypeLED
Screen Size (inches)55
Aspect Ratio16:09
Curved PanelNo
Refresh Rate120Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power Per Channel10 Watts
Built-In WiFiYes
Internet Movie StreamingYes
Number of HDMI Inputs4
USB PortYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Analog Audio, Component, Ethernet, MHL, RF, RS-232C, USB
Output ConnectorsAnalog Audio, Digital Audio, Headphones, Subwoofer
Width (inches)48.63
Height (inches)29.25
Panel Depth (inches)2.63


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  • Great picture quality (30)
  • Attractive (25)
  • Easy to set up (21)
  • Energy efficient (11)
  • Good connections (10)


  • Confusing / bad remote control (3)
  • Poor sound quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Home theater (18)
  • Movies (16)
  • Home (15)
  • Gaming (4)
  • Wall mounting (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (17), Casual user (10), Power user (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (31)

Most Liked Positive Review


Jaw dropping...Literally

I have always purchased Sony televisions for over 25 years..I even had the very first XBR model back it was no surprise that this Sony XBR 65 inch 4K model...Read complete review

I have always purchased Sony televisions for over 25 years..I even had the very first XBR model back it was no surprise that this Sony XBR 65 inch 4K model is probably the best on the market. Remember it is Sony who introduced 4K in movie theaters so stick with a Sony if you are planning on the 4K plunge. Right out of the box without any tweaks the picture is amazing. This Triluminos display that the television has brings out the best colors I have ever seen. The 4K upscale from regular HD cable programming is litterally jaw dropping. Most scenes(programming) look so crisp and clear and so colorful that it looks almost 3D like.(and I am not using the 2D to 3D upconversion)..Remember it also depends on the channel you are watching,the transmission of the signal. When the transmission is not so good there's nothing much that can be done(gargbage in-garbage out),but when the signal is perfect you will be amazed at the clarity and color. And its not just me--I recently had a few guests over and their reactions were "It's beautiful".."I just can't believe the picture"..."It's stunning" was a few of their actual reviews.
I have not experemented with actual 4K content or Mastered in 4K Blu Ray content but if regular HD cable programming is this good..I cant wait to see actual 4K content.(You tube does have some 4K content you can experiment with and I can only say "wait till you see it to believe it")
The 3D is also simply amazing...Wait till you see 3D upscaled to 4K!
I know the price is high at approx $5K but this is the TV that you may have for the next 10+ years,so its a great investment. I have to go now and continue watching the best television I have ever seen....


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Great TV but...

Ordered this TV last Monday (apparently its only available through SONY store). The sales rep that I spoke to had me under the impression that it would be delivered sometime within the...Read complete review

Ordered this TV last Monday (apparently its only available through SONY store). The sales rep that I spoke to had me under the impression that it would be delivered sometime within the week...didn't end up getting it till the following Thursday. That aside the TV itself was great, exceptional picture quality, even the 3D looks great although it is active not passive which I know some dislike (any windows or other light sources WILL flicker when you have the glasses on so it is best done in a dark room or at night). The glasses that come with the TV are light, comfortable, and can be worn over glasses as far as that goes. Do note that with 4k content right now the data transfer rates limit the fps to 24 Hz, I don't know if these TVs can support higher framerates/refresh rates at full 4k resolution and I couldn't find any clarification of this anywhere I looked, but HDMI 2.0 is a moot point if the TV can't go beyond this limitation. So when I finally got my TV it worked great for about 5 hours but then went out and the bottom LED started blinking red and the screen wouldn't turn on. I immediately called the support line and after instructing me to try unplugging and replugging it they told me they would send out a replacement. Hopefully this was just bad luck but nevertheless something to be careful about. Also this should go without saying but the free shipping does not include installation but DO plug in your TV and make sure the screen comes on and there isn't any cracks before the delivery personnel leave to save you some time and unnecessary headache.

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great display, all smart features are terrible


from Lion's Head, ON N0H 1W0, Canada

The actual viewing experience is wonderful and I feel spoiled everyday. The "smart" part of the TV not only adds nothing, it detracts from the experience. The wifi, and networking are buggy, and support has thus far been somewhat poor. The user-interface is probably average for TVs, but when your baseline is a computer, it never feels easy to do anything. Hooking up your own media (movies etc) should be straight-forward, but the ability to look though large folders in a compact list view is very difficult to figure out (I still haven't but assume that I haven't found it yet, rather than the absurd alternative that its not possible). Trying to set up a network drive or media server has been a bust so far. The best compromise I've made so far (and not an option for all) is to completely give up on the "smart" features and buy another computer to plug into the display. With that solution, it turns out that I've paid a lot of money for features that I've given up on and opted for a computer to do them instead. I don't completely blame sony, its hard to compete against a computer interface here, but honestly, I would have been much more happy to buy a "dumb" TV with same display quality and let a computer company worry about the software and the gui.

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Great TV but......


from 33565

This TV is great. The color is vivid, good blacks and filled with features. Not to mention it is very pleasing to the eye.....but the juddering is out of is getting progressively worse. When watching Netflix and Directv seems to be particularly bad. I have heard of a little juddering in other reviews but this way more mild. Hey Sony.....any suggestions other than replacing it?

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from Undisclosed

We purchased ours back on April 20,2015. We have always chosen SONY products over the years. Great quality and dependability were our reasons.. The excellent picture quality is breath taking, just like you were there! We are very satisfied with our purchase and we keep Netflix busy with movie after movie, so enjoyable on this product. I would recommend getting the sound bar to go with it. We chose the HTCT770. It gives you the theater quality sound. Buy it and set back and enjoy it. You will be glad you did.

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Full of Error Pop Ups


from Undisclosed

1. The most annoying problem with the tv is that in the middle of playing videos through USB, it will say something on the lines of "Media process has stopped working / quit unexpectedly". This happens at least 3 times every day. Don't understand what the problem is. 2. I cannot turn 'Reality Creation' to 'ON' when using netflix. Why? 3. The TV won't recognize the 3D content of '4K 3D' videos, i.e. the videos which are in a 3D format as well as 4K. There's no way to make it recognize simply says "Feature not supported" when I press the 3D button on the remote. 4. Cannot convert netflix to 3D - feature not supported. 5. There's no way to sync subtitles in the videos played via USB. The TV has a fantastic picture, but sometimes I feel it acts like a 'dumb' TV. There hasn't been much thought put by Sony to consider the way the users might want to use their TV. It's like all they have to boast about is an excellent picture and a high price tag, with little thought on the user interface and common features. My LG 4K TV (2013 model) was much much better in that regard, even though I would say Sony's picture quality is better.

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Hard to replace Mitsubishi rear proj screen but ..


from Chicago, IL 60618, USA

So I loved my 55" Mitsubishi rear projection screen. Lasted 15 years. We've seen a lot together. World Cups, the first season of American Idol, Jack Bauer, 911. But it just gave out. Almost to the day I bought it. So, this TV is still just a TV if that makes any sense. But what I have seen so far is beautiful. It has a very rear projection feel, a sort of earthy quality to the picture. Honest. Not overly bright, but sharp and ... Earthy.

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Stunning and elegant


from Arlington, TX 76002, USA

Amazing picture quality with great depth and color usage. Sometimes I feel like I could step through the screen and walk around in whatever I'm watching. I love this tv!

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Something is wrong


from 60067

The television delivers incredibly beautiful pictures that sadly are interrupted by occasional all black screens where picture and sound are lost . This makes it all but impossible to watch something without eye irritation and an eventual headache. I am going to have my cable company check their connection to make sure that they aren't the culprits,, but in the meantime I can only rate the television 4 stars which under the circumstances I think is being generous. Obviously if the problem can be isolated and fixed in the very near term a new star will be born. If this situation cannot be fixed fast, I will return the product and cancel cable. Another irritation is that the bulk of the help system is online. If a TV doesn't work, online help doesn't work either. A detailed manual can, and should, be available in print and included with the product.

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A great TV if you are an expert


from 84054

The picture and sound are fantastic. Figuring out how to use the many features is not. I have 30+ years with computers and electronics. The menu navigation is confusing, help and hint information is very lacking, and some features (such as mirroring a picture from a Windows 8.1 PC) do not work.

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Absolutely Best Things


from Skokie

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  • All the connections options I could ever need
  • Best looking TV out there
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Energy Efficient
  • Good Remote Control
  • Great Picture Quality
  • Great Sound Quality
  • LED-backlit
  • Reduced Glare


    Best Uses

    • Attached to Computer
    • Home
    • Home Theater
    • Video Games

    Comments about Sony 55" Black Ultra HD 4K LED 3D HDTV:

    Professional, very knowledgeable best selection around great prices willing to negotiate will recommend and buy in the future!

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    Best pick up ever


    from Undisclosed

    Awesome TV!! The best one I've ever bought! Highly recommend it to anyone. Ive always loved Sony. They make awesome products hands down. The best out there PERIOD!

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    Sony 55" Black Ultra HD 4K LED 3D HDTV

    Sony 55" Black Ultra HD 4K LED 3D HDTV


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