BRAVIA OLED KD65A1 65" HDR 4K Smart TV (possible £500 Sony cashback, plus 2.88% TC cashback, could make it £2,918.39 effective)
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BRAVIA OLED KD65A1 65" HDR 4K Smart TV (possible £500 Sony cashback, plus 2.88% TC cashback, could make it £2,918.39 effective)

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Expires on 24/12/2017Edited by:"Genki"Found 29th Nov
65" 4K OLED TV with HDR 10, Dolby Vision and HLG HDR processing. 5 year manufacturer's warranty. Free delivery.

£500 cashback from Sony (until 24 December 2017). Details at: sony.co.uk/off…ack

Possible 2.88% TopCashback cashback, worth £80.61.

After both sets of cashback, the TV effectively costs £2,918.39. Still a lot of money, but it's a lot of TV...

38 Comments

No dolby vision on this tv.

65"" will blow your eyes. Not sure how it compares to LG OLED65E7V which has both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.

Genki11 m ago

Are you sure? The description and reviews say it's present (or will be via …Are you sure? The description and reviews say it's present (or will be via a firmware update)http://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/sony-a1-oledhttp://www.techradar.com/reviews/sony-bravia-a1-oled-kd-65a1


I'm sure, thats what Simply Electricals stated to me via live chat this morning.
Edited by: "longbowassassin" 29th Nov

Hdmi 2.1 just been confirmed. Will support 10k. Id wait if your thinking of spending a lot of money on a screen.

longbowassassin3 m ago

I'm sure, thats what Simply Electricals stated to me via live chat this …I'm sure, thats what Simply Electricals stated to me via live chat this morning.


Dolby vision is coming in an update in December - twitter.com/Vin…681

meetmax12 m ago

65"" will blow your eyes. Not sure how it compares to LG OLED65E7V which …65"" will blow your eyes. Not sure how it compares to LG OLED65E7V which has both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.


Should be pretty much the same. They use the same panel

The_Guru2 m ago

Hdmi 2.1 just been confirmed. Will support 10k. Id wait if your thinking …Hdmi 2.1 just been confirmed. Will support 10k. Id wait if your thinking of spending a lot of money on a screen.




The only reason to wait, is to wait for 8K and 8K content. HDMI 2.1 really does not benefit us today. It's more of a future proof specification. Unless you think 8K will be the norm next year?

Not sure how this is cold, stonking price for arguably the best Oled on the market.

longbowassassin21 m ago

No dolby vision on this tv.


This will have Dolby Vision via a Sony firmware update

Don’t need to sort there pricing out ,there going to have 1000s stuck in warehouses

darren010219887 m ago

Dolby vision is coming in an update in December - …Dolby vision is coming in an update in December - https://twitter.com/Vincent_Teoh/status/933998966752071681


I first read august 2017 for the update so I for one will not be handing over a big thick wedge of cash on maybe, very nice tv but too risky for my money if not already Dolby Vision compatible.

longbowassassin9 m ago

I first read august 2017 for the update so I for one will not be handing …I first read august 2017 for the update so I for one will not be handing over a big thick wedge of cash on maybe, very nice tv but too risky for my money if not already Dolby Vision compatible.


but its not a maybe, the recent demo shows Dolby vision working on the TV posted by a very creditable AV expert. 32602566-3LReq.jpg

magic07323 m ago

Should be pretty much the same. They use the same panel


Well if that's the case, LG is offering 800 cash back via redemption on OLED65E7V.

It's getting DV so no worries about that. However, CES is happening 8th January ,where all the new tvs will be announced..so it's worth waiting, and this set will be even cheaper!

rev631 m ago

The only reason to wait, is to wait for 8K and 8K content. HDMI 2.1 really …The only reason to wait, is to wait for 8K and 8K content. HDMI 2.1 really does not benefit us today. It's more of a future proof specification. Unless you think 8K will be the norm next year?

Still a long way to go. If a was spending a lot it would just be nice to have future proof as possible. Tech is changing so quickly now.

how much 4k content is available for UK viewers with no interest in gaming?

You're better off spending 4k on a memorable holiday with your kids.

E7 FTW I’m happy got the E7 65 for £2449

darren0102198829 m ago

but its not a maybe, the recent demo shows Dolby vision working on the TV …but its not a maybe, the recent demo shows Dolby vision working on the TV posted by a very creditable AV expert. [Image]


Too risky for my money buddy, I did see this offer earlier this morning hence why I contacted the seller directly and the reason I've held off buying until its Dolby Vision compatible but its the very best oled picture that Ive seen. Just my opinion buddy.

longbowassassin8 m ago

Too risky for my money buddy, I did see this offer earlier this morning …Too risky for my money buddy, I did see this offer earlier this morning hence why I contacted the seller directly and the reason I've held off buying until its Dolby Vision compatible but its the very best oled picture that Ive seen. Just my opinion buddy.


I agree, it blows all other Oleds out of the water, especially motion and clarity thanks to its X1E chipset but you are paying a premium for it.

Dolby Vision is coming, but in the unlikey event it doesnt, Sony will get done and more likely have to refund everyone as it has DV has been advertised on the product page.
Edited by: "darren01021988" 29th Nov

Of course it's getting Dolby Vision, it's even listed in the specs. I'm in the market for a new TV but might wait to see how much further it drops.

Great TV but the ZD9 has a better picture then the OLED and as far as I am aware the best picture om the market?

I had a really solid 60' Sony 1080p and wanted a 65 inch 4k OLED in the summer but it really had to be a Sony. I just couldn't justify spending £3000/£4000 on a TV just to say I had an OLED so in the end I got a Grade A refurb 65XE9005 for £1700 from the sony centre. Turned out to be pretty much a new TV it had only been taken out of the box and never turned on, supports dolby vision (and has the X1 Extreme processor to) so I was happy. Next time in 3/4 years Ill get an OLED when the premium isnt quite so high for a Sony one
Edited by: "TobiRIP" 29th Nov

TobiRIP44 m ago

turned out to be new TV that had only been taken out of the box and never …turned out to be new TV that had only been taken out of the box and never turned on


You truly believe that? Why would you just take a tv out of the box and then put it back in. I think in 99% of cases someone has taken it out, turned it on, not been happy for whatever reason (dead pixel, light bleed etc) and returned it.

MIDURIX11 m ago

You truly believe that? Why would you just take a tv out of the box and …You truly believe that? Why would you just take a tv out of the box and then put it back in. I think in 99% of cases someone has taken it out, turned it on, not been happy for whatever reason (dead pixel, light bleed etc) and returned it.


Yeah this one was too big for the previous customer apparently, It hadnt been turned on all the vanity panels still had the plastic tabs on them so nothing had been plugged in, the remote control and batteries were still sealed also
Edited by: "TobiRIP" 29th Nov

darren010219882 h, 26 m ago

Not sure how this is cold, stonking price for arguably the best Oled on …Not sure how this is cold, stonking price for arguably the best Oled on the market.


And how is this worth more than £1,000 more than the lgb7 when the difference is negligible?

MattyGr23 m ago

And how is this worth more than £1,000 more than the lgb7 when the …And how is this worth more than £1,000 more than the lgb7 when the difference is negligible?


Firstly the difference is not negligible, walk into a showroom and view them both side by side. Secondly, the current cheapest price of the E7 is £2500, this is sub £3000. Is the A1 worth £500 more than E7, depends on the person. But if you want unmatched motion and upscaling then £500 is not a lot of money if you are looking at spend upwards of £2500+ for a TV.

B7 65 is not much cheaper than the E7.

If competitive gaming is your think then go for the LG for sure. Lower input lag.

If you want to best of the best it at a premium unfortunately.
Edited by: "darren01021988" 29th Nov

You put a ROUND earth on a FLATSCREEN TV? WTF

Kidding aside, this just misses the mark for me. Not voting cold though.

I had a demo of this in Currys a couple of weeks ago and it is by far the best TV i have seen in a while. all the sound comes direct from the glass panel so no speakers or sound bar needed and the quality is second to none.

I have been so tempted at this price but i only upgraded 6 months ago to a Sony no less. I love the Android OS built i have it connected to my server and stream direct through Kodi. I have also side loaded an app to view my CCTV.

If it was £2.5k i think i would go for it.

tubbyhubby45 m ago

I had a demo of this in Currys a couple of weeks ago and it is by far the …I had a demo of this in Currys a couple of weeks ago and it is by far the best TV i have seen in a while. all the sound comes direct from the glass panel so no speakers or sound bar needed and the quality is second to none.I have been so tempted at this price but i only upgraded 6 months ago to a Sony no less. I love the Android OS built i have it connected to my server and stream direct through Kodi. I have also side loaded an app to view my CCTV.If it was £2.5k i think i would go for it.


How do you get Dolby Atmos from the glass panel?

Dolby vision will be irrelevant in the face of HLG for most of us - most importantly, is this TV HLG ready?

tonyfonda16 h, 39 m ago

how much 4k content is available for UK viewers with no interest in …how much 4k content is available for UK viewers with no interest in gaming?You're better off spending 4k on a memorable holiday with your kids.



This Sony is way overpriced agreed.

However, it is worth spending the extra money on OLED as you benefit from the superior colour/contrast every day on every program. It doesn't have to be 4K or HDR to get the benefit of OLED.

darren0102198814 h, 42 m ago

Firstly the difference is not negligible, walk into a showroom and view …Firstly the difference is not negligible, walk into a showroom and view them both side by side. Secondly, the current cheapest price of the E7 is £2500, this is sub £3000. Is the A1 worth £500 more than E7, depends on the person. But if you want unmatched motion and upscaling then £500 is not a lot of money if you are looking at spend upwards of £2500+ for a TV.B7 65 is not much cheaper than the E7.If competitive gaming is your think then go for the LG for sure. Lower input lag.If you want to best of the best it at a premium unfortunately.



I agree the Sony may look significantly better in a showroom, but that's due to LG's processing settings being rubbish and really artificial. The LG's really shine when you turn all of the processing off. If your going to do a side by side test, just bear this in mind. Plasma didn't need any processing, (as it didn't suffer the issues of LCD,) so why should OLED?

i have this tv and very happy with it tbh

tonyfonda30th Nov

How do you get Dolby Atmos from the glass panel?


I have no idea just saying what the guy at Curry told me. Whatever was coming out of it, it sounded really good.
Edited by: "tubbyhubby" 1st Dec

tubbyhubby12 m ago

I have no idea just saying what the guy at Curry told me. Whatever was …I have no idea just saying what the guy at Curry told me. Whatever was coming out of it, it sounded really good.


Lol the guy is lying to you. No atmos.
Edited by: "darren01021988" 1st Dec

Masteryates23 h, 55 m ago

I agree the Sony may look significantly better in a showroom, but that's …I agree the Sony may look significantly better in a showroom, but that's due to LG's processing settings being rubbish and really artificial. The LG's really shine when you turn all of the processing off. If your going to do a side by side test, just bear this in mind. Plasma didn't need any processing, (as it didn't suffer the issues of LCD,) so why should OLED?


With no processing LG is exactly the same as Sony with no processing. Switching Sony's processing on, take it to another level all together.

darren0102198820 m ago

With no processing LG is exactly the same as Sony with no processing. …With no processing LG is exactly the same as Sony with no processing. Switching Sony's processing on, take it to another level all together.



Thanks for the info Darren.

As most processing settings are a hangover from trying to sort out the deficiencies of the LCD days, I'm struggling to understand why you should need processing? If a producer wanted you to see something different from there video capture, surely they would apply the process on there end so everyone benefits?

IMO, the great thing about Plasma and now OLED, is that the panel is good enough to provide a fantastic picture without the need for any processing at all. I've demoed lots of TV's from Sony in the past and I've found the processing can make things look better at FHD but this always comes at the expense of SD being filled with artefacts and being totally unwatchable.

Any owners of this TV and can confirm if its had the Dolby Vision update yet?
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