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Sony KD-55A8BU review

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Key features
  • 55 inches
  • OLED
  • 4K Ultra-HD
Expert review

We’re seeing more OLEDs released every year, prices are dropping and they are coming in more sizes, including 48-inch models. The 55-inch KD-55A8BU from 2020 (sometimes called the KD55A8BU) is one of Sony’s cheaper OLED TVs, but it’s still going to cost you well over £1,000. Can it justify the price and can it beat LG’s best? Here’s our review.

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  • What is it?
  • What’s the picture quality like?
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  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

September 2021

First reviewed by Which?

April 2020

Released

May 2020

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