KDL-65W850C LEDby Sony

  • KDL-65W850C LED
  • KDL-65W850C LED
  • KDL-65W850C LED
TECHWALLA
VERDICT
A solid product. Despite some flaws, it's still a good value.
80%
TECHWALLA SCORE
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PROS

  • This TV has deep blacks and excellent contrast.
  • It has good motion controls to remove judder.
  • It performs well in bright light.

CONS

  • The wide stand means you'll need a wide surface for the TV unless you wall mount it.
  • You lose picture quality when viewing at sharp angles.
  • Motion blur makes this TV less than ideal for gaming and watching sports.
The Sony KDL-65W850C offers full HD 1080p resolution on a 65-inch LED screen. The TV has a refresh rate of 120 hertz making it ideal for watching movies. It features the X-Reality Pro chip, a processor that enhances picture quality pixel by pixel. The built-in Android TV operating system gives you access to Google Cast and a vast assortment of apps and games. You also have the option of streaming PS3 games. The TV includes Sony's Motionflow XR 960 technology, which the company claims improves the sports-watching experience. Connections include four HDMI ports, two USB inputs, an optical digital audio out, and an Ethernet port.
NameKDL-65W850C LEDUNHU8550KDL-50W800C55LF6300 LEDE65-C3
ManufacturerSonySamsungSonyLGVizio
Techwalla Score
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List Price$1300$2800$1100$800$999
86%

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As Sony's top-of-the-line Full HD model for 2015, it's basically inherited all the quality and special software you'll find with 4K models like the X850C, which is this one's twin in all but resolution.

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84%

The color rendition is less accurate here than on top end Sony's as a result but still realistic with plenty of pop especially when watching…

The color rendition is less accurate here than on top end Sony's as a result but still realistic with plenty of pop especially when watching HD programming.

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80%

The Android tv platform makes this tv an entire class above other sets.

The Android tv platform makes this tv an entire class above other sets.

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71%

If you only ever watch movies and TV shows, this is a decent TV. If you plan on gaming, or if you watch sports, you’ll probably prefer somet…

If you only ever watch movies and TV shows, this is a decent TV. If you plan on gaming, or if you watch sports, you’ll probably prefer something with a bit less blur.

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