Updated 31 Aug 2017

Sony

KD65Z9D

Snapshot: The Sony KD65Z9D is a 65" (164cm) HDR TV with WiFi. How good is the picture?

KD65Z9D
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$7000

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Test results

Overall score
64
SD picture
?/10
HD picture
?/10
Sound
?/10
Usability
?/10

Good points

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

But

  • Just OK sound.
  • No headphones socket.
  • Expensive.
  • Can't record to USB.

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
$7000

More test results (/10)

User interface
8.0
Remote
7.0
SmartTV
8.0
Energy efficiency
6.3
DVR
7.7
Electronic Program Guide
8.0

Specifications

Display type
LCD
Screen Size
164cm
Size
65inches
Resolution
3840 x 2160
HxWxD (cm)
92 x 147 x 27
Weight (kg)
35.7

Features

HDR
Yes
4K/UHD
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
WiFi built in
Yes
Internet browser
Yes
Smart TV features
Yes
Can record to USB
No

Connections/ports

HDMI
4
Composite RCA
Yes
Component RCA
Yes
Stereo RCA
Yes
Stereo 3.5
No
USB 2.0
2
USB 3.0
Yes
Ethernet
Yes
Toslink out
Yes
Headphones
No
Analogue AV in
2
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%).