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Best 55" 4K TV, £800-900?

billytkid

Established Member
I've just bought a Sony KD55x8509 for £970, which was slightly over your budget, but the price is going down.

I upgrade from a few years old top of the line local dimming Phillips (40PFL9705) screen and I was concerned about how black the blacks would be. After having used this now for more than I week I'm over the moon with the picture quality.

There are lots of grumbles about Android TV but again talking from experience I'm finding it to be generally very good. There is the occasional wait if changing from one app to another, but nothing unexpected.

The one massive boon on this however is Kodi, having played with a MinixNeoX7 for ages and using this for my media I was worried about the power of the TV to run Kodi.. I had nothing to worry about, its super fluid and very very responsive.

For what is now a £950 4k very smart TV I'm really pleased.
 

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