Updated 31 Aug 2017

Sony

KD-65A1

Snapshot: The Sony KD-65A1 is a 65" (164cm) HDR TV with WiFi. How good is the picture?

KD-65A1
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$8638

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Test results

Overall score
71
HD picture
?/10
SD picture
?/10
Sound
?/10
Usability
?/10

Good points

  • Very good HD picture quality.
  • Good SD picture quality.
  • Excellent sound.
  • Easy to use.
  • Good energy efficiency.
  • Good SmartTV.
  • Very good DVR.
  • Very good EPG.
  • HDR.
  • Ultra-HD TV.
  • Has WiFi.
  • Supports bluetooth.
  • Can record to USB.

But

  • Very expensive.

How we test TVs

Overall score includes:

HD picture (55%)
SD picture (10%)
Sound quality (10%)
Usability (25%), made up of User Interface, Remote, and Smart TV scores

Prices are based on August and November 2017 surveys.

Find out more about how we test TVs.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$8638

More test results (/10)

User interface
8.4
Remote
7.0
SmartTV
7.8
Energy efficiency
7.0
DVR
8.7
Electronic Program Guide
8.0

Specifications

Display type
OLED
Screen Size
164cm
Size
65inches
Resolution
3840 x 2160
HxWxD (cm)
84 x 146 x 34
Weight (kg)
36.2

Features

HDR
Yes
4K/UHD
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
WiFi built in
Yes
Internet browser
Yes
Smart TV features
Yes
Can record to USB
Yes

Connections/ports

HDMI
4
Composite RCA
Yes
Component RCA
No
Stereo RCA
Yes
Stereo 3.5
No
USB 2.0
2
USB 3.0
Yes
Ethernet
Yes
Toslink out
Yes
Headphones
Yes
Analogue AV in
1
HDMI (easy access)
No
USB (easy access)
No

More Info

Brand reliability

In our 2017 appliance-reliability survey this brand of TV was 96% reliable (the average for TVs was 95%).