Sony BRAVIA KD55A8BU 55 inch OLED 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart Android TV YouView

Sony BRAVIA KD55A8BU

55 inch OLED 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart Android TV YouView

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In-Store Clearance Item

Open Box Guide Price
(1 available across all stores)

£1,164.95 RRP £1399.0000

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17%

 

Remember, these are clearance items and therefore condition and accessories/promo items supplied may vary. Please call/email the store to check the price/stock/condition and reserve your clearance bargain. Unfortunately due to costs, and size, TVs can’t be mail ordered from store, or transferred between stores.
ALL CLEARANCE ITEMS ARE FULLY GUARANTEED FOR 12 MONTHS. Please note that extended guarantees are not available on these products.

”The A8 is Sony’s best OLED yet, and that’s really saying something.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ – 5 Star review.

BRAVIA OLED panel for the finest picture around

Backlighting technology is a thing of the past with OLED. Instead of using various arrays of LEDs to light an LCD display, OLED uses over eight million self-illuminating pixels for sensational image quality. With self-illuminating pixels, you get outstanding contrast. Blacks are far deeper than LED displays and corresponding whites much brighter. For the ultimate in realism, OLED is where it’s at.

X1 Ultimate with Pixel Contrast Booster maximises the potential of OLED
To extract the maximum potential for the OLED panel, this Sony 55 inch TV uses Sony’s most powerful processor – X1 Ultimate. This processor intelligently enhances the brightness of hundreds of different picture elements, giving incredibly realistic and detailed images. Pixel Contrast Booster maximises the potential of each pixel, getting the most lifelike and vibrant colour.

The smoothest images with X-Motion Clarity
Sony’s X-Motion Clarity is Sony’s flagship motion processor and takes OLED to the next level. By controlling the backlighting with greater precision this Sony 55” TV offers enhanced realism, especially with fast-moving sports and action movies.

IMAX Enhanced brings the cinema home
Take the next step-up in picture quality by switching to IMAX Enhanced. Used with IMAX certified 4K HDR content, IMAX Enhanced uses their proprietary digital remastering technology (DMR) to deliver ultra-vivid images. If you want to recreate the look of the movie at the cinema, IMAX Enhanced gets you closer than ever.

Get the best out of Netflix, with Netflix Calibrated Mode
If you’re a movie fan and use Netflix, you’ll love Netflix Calibrated Mode. This setting bypasses many of the TVs processors, giving you a picture that’s much closer to how the filmmaker’s originally intended.

Sharpen up the sound with Acoustic Surface Audio
Sony’s unique Acoustic Surface Audio speaker system enhances the sync between what you see and what you hear. By placing two, sound-positioning speakers at the back of the TV, the sound precisely tracks the image. Independent amp control ensures absolute precision of sound, making the audio more life-like than with conventional TV speaker systems.

HDR support, including Dolby Vision
HDR maximises picture quality, bringing detail to the darkest areas of the picture as well as making the overall image look more life-like than ever. As well as HDR10 and HLG formats, this Sony is also compatible with Dolby Vision. Dolby Vision optimises the HDR format to give quite simply the sharpest, most accurate images possible. Very much an industry standard, Dolby Vision continually adjusts the picture for the most remarkable realism.

Smart Android TV
Bringing together photos, music, movies, Internet and apps, the Sony Android system makes accessing a huge range of entertainment easy. The Android platform brings more apps than any other smart TV platform, meaning you’ve got the widest choice of smart TV possible.

Voice control your TV
Featuring Google Assistant built-in, this Sony TV effortlessly becomes part of your Google/Android home network. If you prefer to use a different platform, the Sony is compatible, too. Apple AirPlay and Homekit compatibility makes it possible to integrate with your Apple system. Support for Amazon Alexa devices also means you can voice control via your existing Alexa device.

Adjustable stand suits your soundbar
If you’re placing your TV on a cabinet or table, low-profile feet give it a sleek, ground-hugging appearance. Adding a soundbar would usually obstruct the image, which is why this Sony features rotating feet that raise the TV’s height, giving the best of all worlds – with or without a soundbar.

Sleek, Sony style
With its slim, black bezel, this Sony TV looks every bit as sleek and timeless as you’d expect from a BRAVIA design. The elegant legs not only provide adjustable support but also have handy cable management built-in.

Make the most of OLED’s potential, with the Sony BRAVIA KD-55A8BU.

Please note, this Smart TV features third party Apps. These Apps may be modified or withdrawn at any time. There may also be a delay in launching some of the featured Apps. Catch-up TV Apps may vary by region. The function and availability of apps is not covered by the manufacturer’s or Richer Sounds’ guarantee.

Please note: This TV does not feature the Freeview Play catch-up service.
Want to wall mount your TV?
”The A8 is Sony’s best OLED yet, and that’s really saying something.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ – 5 Star review.

BRAVIA OLED panel for the finest picture around

Backlighting technology is a thing of the past with OLED. Instead of using various arrays of LEDs to light an LCD display, OLED uses over eight million self-illuminating pixels for sensational image quality. With self-illuminating pixels, you get outstanding contrast. Blacks are far deeper than LED displays and corresponding whites much brighter. For the ultimate in realism, OLED is where it’s at.

X1 Ultimate with Pixel Contrast Booster maximises the potential of OLED
To extract the maximum potential for the OLED panel, this Sony 55 inch TV uses Sony’s most powerful processor – X1 Ultimate. This processor intelligently enhances the brightness of hundreds of different picture elements, giving incredibly realistic and detailed images. Pixel Contrast Booster maximises the potential of each pixel, getting the most lifelike and vibrant colour.

The smoothest images with X-Motion Clarity
Sony’s X-Motion Clarity is Sony’s flagship motion processor and takes OLED to the next level. By controlling the backlighting with greater precision this Sony 55” TV offers enhanced realism, especially with fast-moving sports and action movies.

IMAX Enhanced brings the cinema home
Take the next step-up in picture quality by switching to IMAX Enhanced. Used with IMAX certified 4K HDR content, IMAX Enhanced uses their proprietary digital remastering technology (DMR) to deliver ultra-vivid images. If you want to recreate the look of the movie at the cinema, IMAX Enhanced gets you closer than ever.

Get the best out of Netflix, with Netflix Calibrated Mode
If you’re a movie fan and use Netflix, you’ll love Netflix Calibrated Mode. This setting bypasses many of the TVs processors, giving you a picture that’s much closer to how the filmmaker’s originally intended.

Sharpen up the sound with Acoustic Surface Audio
Sony’s unique Acoustic Surface Audio speaker system enhances the sync between what you see and what you hear. By placing two, sound-positioning speakers at the back of the TV, the sound precisely tracks the image. Independent amp control ensures absolute precision of sound, making the audio more life-like than with conventional TV speaker systems.

HDR support, including Dolby Vision
HDR maximises picture quality, bringing detail to the darkest areas of the picture as well as making the overall image look more life-like than ever. As well as HDR10 and HLG formats, this Sony is also compatible with Dolby Vision. Dolby Vision optimises the HDR format to give quite simply the sharpest, most accurate images possible. Very much an industry standard, Dolby Vision continually adjusts the picture for the most remarkable realism.

Smart Android TV
Bringing together photos, music, movies, Internet and apps, the Sony Android system makes accessing a huge range of entertainment easy. The Android platform brings more apps than any other smart TV platform, meaning you’ve got the widest choice of smart TV possible.

Voice control your TV
Featuring Google Assistant built-in, this Sony TV effortlessly becomes part of your Google/Android home network. If you prefer to use a different platform, the Sony is compatible, too. Apple AirPlay and Homekit compatibility makes it possible to integrate with your Apple system. Support for Amazon Alexa devices also means you can voice control via your existing Alexa device.

Adjustable stand suits your soundbar
If you’re placing your TV on a cabinet or table, low-profile feet give it a sleek, ground-hugging appearance. Adding a soundbar would usually obstruct the image, which is why this Sony features rotating feet that raise the TV’s height, giving the best of all worlds – with or without a soundbar.

Sleek, Sony style
With its slim, black bezel, this Sony TV looks every bit as sleek and timeless as you’d expect from a BRAVIA design. The elegant legs not only provide adjustable support but also have handy cable management built-in.

Make the most of OLED’s potential, with the Sony BRAVIA KD-55A8BU.

Please note, this Smart TV features third party Apps. These Apps may be modified or withdrawn at any time. There may also be a delay in launching some of the featured Apps. Catch-up TV Apps may vary by region. The function and availability of apps is not covered by the manufacturer’s or Richer Sounds’ guarantee.

Please note: This TV does not feature the Freeview Play catch-up service.
Brand Sony
OLED Yes
4K Ultra HD Yes
HDR Yes
BBC iPlayer Yes
Pixel Resolution 3840 x 2160
Scart Sockets No
Speakers Yes
Packaging Dimensions WxHxD 1362 x 832 x 184
Netflix 4K Streaming Yes
Dimensions excluding stand WxHxD (mm) 1227 x 712 x 52
Dimensions including stand WxHxD (mm) 1227 x 733/784 x 326/323 (Lowered/Raised)
Screen Size (measured diagonally in inches) 55
Motion Processing X-Motion Clarity
LED Backlight OLED
Power Consumption- Normal Use 131
Stand Yes - 2-position
Wall Mount Required VESA - 300 x 300
Energy Efficiency Rating B
Local Dimming Yes - OLED
Camera No
Gesture Control No
Power Consumption - Annual 182
Maximum Stand Width (mm) 1004/1075 (Lowered/Raised)
Panel Bit Depth 10 bit
HDR Format Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG
Analogue Tuner Yes
USB Video Playback Yes
USB Recording Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Wireless Connection Yes
Full Web Browser Yes
Power Consumption - Standby 0.5
ARC - Audio Return Channel Yes - eARC
Touch Screen No
Voice Activated TV Yes
Quad Core Processor Yes
Twin Tuners Yes
HDMI 2.0 Yes
Screen Resolution 4k_ultra_hd
Panel Frequency (Hz) 100Hz
Digital Audio Output Yes - Optical
USB 3
Weight (KG) 16.8/18.6 (Without/With Stand)
Component No
Remote Control yes
Smartphone control Yes
HDMI 4_HDCP2_2_4
DLNA Compliant Yes
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Picture Wanted this tv had to have it So saved for it and now I have it fantastic
Date published: 2021-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Why am I doing this Sony has nothing to prove Sony products have nothing to prove theý are the best at my age I have had them all and never been disappointed
Date published: 2021-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic picture I bought this TV a week ago and I am impressed with both the picture and sound.The UHD quality is amazing. The service I have received from Richer sounds has been brilliant as usual and the 2 man delivery service was also excellent.
Date published: 2021-01-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good specs except for the sound. I have owned this TV for almost a month and I am quite happy with it. The picture quality is awesome and the fact that I can install apps through the Play store makes it more exciting. The only cons that I see are the sound quality and channels like Disney not working properly. I have to turn the TV off, take the plugs out of mains and follow guidance of ~15 secs before I can turn on. Also, the TV gives out a loud sound when I turn on/ off with the remote.
Date published: 2021-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New Sony TV Purchased a month ago, had looked at other brands, but I know I made the right choice. Superb picture clarity and sound. I cannot fault, 65 inch TV hanging very well on my wall.
Date published: 2021-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent TV with great features. I bought this before Christmas and I am happy that my choice was spot on. Lovely colours and picture quality. Sound could have been better
Date published: 2021-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features I bought mine two weeks ago and love it, picture is so clear.
Date published: 2021-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning Replaced and old Panasonic Plasma that I loved but I was amazed with the clarity and punch of the picture.
Date published: 2021-01-18
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In-Store Clearance Item

Open Box Guide Price
(1 available across all stores)

£1,164.95 RRP £1399.0000

SAVE

17%

 

Remember, these are clearance items and therefore condition and accessories/promo items supplied may vary. Please call/email the store to check the price/stock/condition and reserve your clearance bargain. Unfortunately due to costs, and size, TVs can’t be mail ordered from store, or transferred between stores.
ALL CLEARANCE ITEMS ARE FULLY GUARANTEED FOR 12 MONTHS. Please note that extended guarantees are not available on these products.

Want to wall mount your TV?