What about the new Sony KD-55X8000G ?
Sony ranks among the big names in top-of-the-range televisions, and proposes with this KD-55X8000G, one of the best screens on the market tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 55 inches.
Simple and about average. It’ll be just right for anybody who wants to watch TV without changing their home into a home cinema.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.
Colours which can be considered as faithful. It can be said that this model is worth being looked at.
The manufacturer’s goal is to offer a powerful spatialization effect to reinforce the spectator’s feeling of immersion, wherever he or she sits in the living room.
A detailed analysis will help to see if the objective is achieved.
TV design presentation Sony KD-55X8000G
The designers decided to do something very beautiful. At least that’s what it comes out when you’re facing the product.
A positive opinion overall. This TV corresponds to what is expected of a top-of-the-range TV, both in terms of materials and visuals.
Sony signs a screen with an extraordinary design. It offers a sober presentation, however, but with materials that enhance the feeling of quality. It is top-of-the-range while its price remains reasonable.
The screen of the Sony KD-55X8000G
Sony is now refocusing on image quality. With this new model KD-55X8000G, the engineers wanted to create a top-of-the-range television set in this field.
With this new KD-55X8000G Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice.
The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering.
With its characteristics, it is one of the best in its category.
The Sony KD-55X8000G is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. Sony presents this KD-55X8000G with a screen of 55 inches; this television is among the models in the average.
Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Designed with a frequency of 60 Hz, you can forget about using this TV in game or home theater mode. image shifts can be important and the accuracy (compared to the original source) is very average.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s just top-of-the-line.
KD-55X8000G from Sony – The sound
The Sony KD-55X8000G will give you a clear and faithful sound; thanks to it you will live a unique connected experience.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two loudspeakers for a sound power of 10 W.
In other words, you have at your disposal a rendering below what you will find in the other models.
And for those who are always more demanding, adopt a few more speakers. The home cinema experience is yours with a sound that resonates right into your living room furniture.
The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-55X8000G
For the software part, the KD-55X8000G Sony has an operating system Android 5.0.2 Lollipop; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV KD-55X8000G is communicating.
Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KD-55X8000G
The KD-55X8000G will delight multi-device users. Indeed, the connectivity consists of many inputs and ports to allow all the possibilities in terms of home cinema or gaming.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.
This model has a total of 12 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD-55X8000G is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.
You have the following connections at your disposal:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)
KD-55X8000G from Sony – Technical characteristics
Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:
|Sizes of the television without stand||124.5 cm x 73 cm x 8 cm|
|Screen size in inches||55|
|Screen resolution||Ultra HD 4K|
|Dysplay system||Direct LED|
|Smart TV||Android 5.0.2 Lollipop|
|Number of tuners||6|
|Number of USB ports||3|
|Number of HDMI ports||4|
|Number of audio outputs||2|
|Number of audio inputs||0|
|Component Input (YpbPr)||Yes|
|Composite Input (Video)||Yes|
|Power consumption||223 W|
Our conclusion on the Sony KD-55X8000G
In conclusion, the Sony KD-55X8000G is to be classified as top of the range. Almost perfect on everything, it is the TV to own for home theater sessions and online game sessions.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
Sony chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.
If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the sound power, the display frequency.