Sony KD-55X9005



Sony's X9 range combines 4K resolution, a wedge design and Magnetic Fluid Speakers, and comes in 79in, 65in and 55in screen sizes. This, the 65in Sony KD-65X9005B, is the first Ultra HD 4K TV we've seen from Sony this year.
-- As reviewed by What Hi-Fi?

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By on 100

This Sony TV simply brings so much more detail, clarity, sharper edges, and far more vivid and natural colours. The picture quality is constantly breathtaking and jaw-dropping. Prior to owning this TV, I owned a very fine widescreen Sony Bravia, which...

By Home Cinema Choice on 100

Whatever angle you take, Sony's KD-65X9005B is a formidable 4K proposition. With its mould-breaking design, pixel-pushing picture processing and audiophile pretensions, it sees Sony's TV division at its most confident in years. Also available in 55in and...

By Good Gear Guide on 90

Rival television companies tout motion-enabled remotes and voice controlled sets, but these half-baked features are more gimmick than value add. Sony's focus on sound and picture quality has less appeal on paper, but it makes a great difference to...

By PC Advisor on 90

For its first foray into 4K, Sony bucked the trend for wimpy TV audio by introducing a panel flanked by forward-firing drivers and unapologetic amplification. See Best Smart TVs: what is the best Smart TV of 2014. For this second iteration, the Sony...

By T3 Magazine on 100

The first TV manufacturer to enthusiastically throw its weight behind 4K, Sony has expanded its UHD line with 2160p sets that embrace its signature wedge design. The 65-inch Sony KD-65X9005B featured here combines leading-edge UHD picture processing and...

By TechRadar on 100

The Sony KD-65X9005B is a thoroughly intoxicating example of leading-edge 4K tech. The UHD image quality with native content exhibits a depth and detail that's beguiling, while its 2160p upscaling talents are top notch. You can be confident that this...

By DigitalVersus on 100

This updated X9005-series Ultra HD TV is another hit for Sony. The 2014 version (X9005B) takes things even further with an excellent-quality screen, first-rate picture quality, plus exceptional sound (for a TV)—something our ears have never had the...

By CNET UK on 80

Sony's KD-65X9005B produces really stunning picture quality, not just with UltraHD video, but also with Blu-rays and HD broadcasts. Its sound quality is top notch too thanks to its meaty speakers. The chunky design, 3D performance and smart TV system...

By Pocket-lint on 100

If you're thinking about upgrading your TV and taking the 4K plunge then you'd be hard pressed to find anything nearly as good as the Sony X9005B. Although the 65-inch version's £3,600 price isn't small, it's a lot more affordable than...

By What Hi-Fi? on 80

There's plenty we like about the Sony KD-65X9005B, from its stylish build to its intuitive smart features.We particularly love how easily it displays natural and subtle hues of colour – it's certainly one of the strong points of Sony TVs we've seen this...

By Trusted Reviews on 100

Sony has set a new and very exciting benchmark for 4K TVs. If you have the money to buy a 'high-end' TV this year, it has be to be on your list... probably at the top of it.Next, read more TV reviews or head to our best TVs...

By Expert Reviews on 100

Produces stunning Ultra HD images and unparalleled upscaling for lower resolutions; it’s...

By on 80

Since we last had an Ultra HD TV in for review, all the manufacturers have announced brand new 4K TVs at the International CES 2014. Sony, themselves, had three new models which, confusingly, bear near identical model numbers to the 2013-14 range. They...

By on 80

You need to look at Sony's X9 in a certain way to really appreciate how good it is. This is a TV right at the cutting edge of what you can get at home right now, but with that comes its own problems. Not that many people have 4K sets, so there simply...