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Sony KDL-65W950B Review – 65-inch LED HDTV

Originally Reviewed on May 28th, 2014

Up for Review: Sony KDL-65W950B LED HDTV.

The W950B is the flagship models from Sony running at 1080p resolution. This particular model provides great value at a price tag just under $2,800. It s a Smart LED, capable of 3D, creates interesting color gamut and is available in an impressive and light and sleek design. There are many reasons as to customers will love the Sony KDL-65W950B. First and foremost is the screen size. 65 inch is a huge setup and if you can get 1080p HD and 3D functionality in it, there is little more that you can ask for. Complimenting the picture quality is the make of the TV. This is one of the few sleek TVs you can get at the price. The KDL-65W950B looks great both in wall mounting and stand. Completely lightweight, it ensures that any type of wall can have it attached and if necessary, it can be easy dragged to another room. Several futuristic features are available with this TV, making it an all round home entertainment gadget.

Sony KDL-65W950B Features and Specifications:

  • Display Screen Type: LED
  • Panel Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Full HD with X-Tended Dynamic Range feature
  • X-Reality Pro engine / Passive 3D
  • EDGE Lit LED
  • Triluminous Display
  • Motionflow XR 480
  • ClearAudio+ / Dolby Digital Plus
  • NFC One Touch Mirroring
  • HDMI Ports Quantity: 4
  • Energy Star 5.3 / 6.0 compliant

The Sony KDL-65W950B brings in impressive high definition imaging over 1080p resolution and is capable of streaming internet content. More than often, it has been referred to be the “ultimate” TV experience and there are good reasons for it. Talking about the picture quality, the colors delivered by the KDL-65W950B really seems to breathe life and makes the 65 inch screen come alive. Whether its volcanoes you are watching in National Geographic or tuning into your favorite sporting event, the details in colors are so close to real life imagery. What helps the output in the KDL-65W950B is a collaboration of several interesting features. Firstly, Triluminous Display technology brings in a huge color gamut to work with. It’s like having color pencils of all saturations levels and hues. Compared to conventional LEDs, the output is really engrossing with this model. The KDL-65W950B also has an Extended Dynamic Range Pro capability. While the Triluminous display takes care of the color pellets, this feature on the other hands brings out deeper blacks and white. The shadow details are so true to life that the whole image on screen is exactly what one would see with his own eyes. To compliment the display further, we have a Passive 3D integration. All these features are facilitated by a powerful X-Reality Pro Engine. Processing is very fast and this also eliminates any judder or vibration (the so called Soap Opera effect) from the images. Other technologies involve Motionflow XR 480 and Edge LIT backlighting that facilitates breathtaking images.

While the picture quality is certainly the best in the Sony KDL-65W950B, it is rightly complimented by high quality sound, smart features and a full range of connectivity options. If you have the budget, this is the exact TV you should be bringing home. gives Sony KDL-65W950B 4/5 stars.

4 / 5 stars     

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