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Sony Bravia 55" 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV - Black-KD55XE8596BU_2
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Sony Bravia 55" 4K Ultra HD LED Smart TV - Black | KD55XE8596BU

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Breathtaking pictures meet beautiful design. The new 4K HDR Processor X1 fills every scene with dynamic resolution, colour and brightness for true-to-life viewing. Enjoy all your entertainment, edged in a stunning aluminium frame

  • Screen Type: LED
  • Resolution: 4K Ultra HD
  • Irish Digital TV: Yes
  • Smart TV: Yes
  • Home Delivery: €24.99
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Sony Bravia 55" 4K Ultra HD LED Smart TV - Black | KD55XE8596BU


More detailed, more natural, more real

Like you’re within the wave, waiting for the water to break over you, the 4K HDR Processor X1 reproduces every sparkling pattern and texture for incredible realism.

Triluminos Display

See vivid real world colours all around you. A Triluminos Display maps colours from a wider palette, faithfully reproducing every shade and hue in every scene.

4K High Dynamic Range

For the ultimate in picture quality, this TV pairs the brilliance of 4K clarity with the brightness, colour and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR). Previously hidden areas of dark shadow and sunlight are now full of clarity and detail.

Designed to keep your focus on the picture

With its narrow, exquisitely designed aluminium frame, this beautiful TV keeps you focused on the screen. Its slim looks are complemented by clever cable management that hides wires within the stand.

Just talk, a fun way to explore new worlds

Find all the entertainment you can dream of, as fast as you can talk. With advanced voice control, this Android TV™ brings you movies and TV shows from apps or broadcast in an instant

Not just 4K, this is Sony 4K

With Sony televisions, everything you watch is sharpened and refined with the latest detail enhancement and noise reduction technology for amazingly realistic pictures.

Discover the power behind every scene

Driving the detail in Sony 4K HDR televisions are powerful processors. Using advanced algorithms to cut noise and boost clarity, these processors produce pictures that are sharp, clear and incredibly lifelike.

4K HDR Processor X1™ Extreme 

The newly developed 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme has 40% more real-time image processing than the renowned 4K Processor X1™. It takes everything you watch and upscales it to near 4K HDR quality.

Object-based HDR remaster 

Now you can watch everything close to the beauty of 4K HDR. You’ll see contours of mountains, hidden textures on flowers, depth in clouds and wildlife has the contrast and colour of nature, for a more natural and realistic picture on screen.

Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR 

There are thousands of tones, shades and gradations of light in a sunset. Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR reveals them all. It creates a smooth, natural picture as you watch, without the “banding” that can occur on other TVs.

64 times more levels of colour in every scene

14-bit signal processing breaks up the solid bands of colour, effectively smoothing out the gradation between shades – displaying a 14-bit equivalent graduation, even from an 8-bit source, showing 64 times1 the colour levels of a conventional display.


Product Dimensions

Depth 252mm
Height 772mm
Width 1,232mm

Warranty 5 Years
Promotion Sony 5 Year Warranty
Brand Sony
Colour Black
Design Silver U slate stand
Saorview Approved Yes
Curved TV No
Supplied Accessories
Smart TV
Is Smart TV? Yes
Has Wifi? Yes
Smart TV Features 4K HDR Processor X1, Android TV, Motionflow XR, Super bit mapping, Google play
Screen Type LED
Screen Size 55"
Native Contrast
Dynamic Contrast Mega Contrast
Resolution 4K Ultra HD
Picture Enhancement Bravia engine, HDR compatibility, HEVC support, Motionflow XR
Motion Enhancement
Viewing Angle (Right/Left) -
Viewing Angle (Up/Down) -
Picture Mode Settings Vivid, Standard, Custom, Cinema pro, Cinema home, Sports, Animation, Photo-Vivid, Photo-Standard, Photo-Custom, Game, Graphics
Power Output 20W
Speakers 2
Sound Mode Settings Standard, Cinema, Live Football, Music
Energy Rating A
Energy Consumption per Year 139kWh
Power Consumption - On Mode 100W
Power Consumption (Stand-By) 0.50W
Auto Power Off Yes
USB ports 3
Scart 0
HDMI 4 (3 Side / 1 Rear)
Composite Yes
Component Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Ethernet Yes
Wireless LAN Built-In Yes
PC in
Digital Audio Out (Optical) Yes
Width (in mm) 1,232.00
Depth (in mm) 252.00
Height (in mm) 772.00
Weight (in Kg) 19.50

Dimensions Without Stand (W x D x H) mm: 1232 x 57 x 717

Weight Without Stand (kg): 18.6

Dimensions With Stand (W x D x H) mm: 1232 x 252 x 772

Weight With Stand (kg): 19.5