Sony KD-55XG8096 : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?
Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-55XG8096, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 55 inches.
And you must believe us it is impressive. The first question you’ll have to ask yourself will be the place where you are going to install this television.
In addition this Sony displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.
TV design presentation Sony KD-55XG8096
Sober but in line with current trends. Sony has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. Sony continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
This Sony KD-55XG8096 is quite standard, flat.
With its screen surface of 55 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Equipped with a double base, Sony has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the KD-55XG8096, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The interest of the KD-55XG8096 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In conclusion, Sony has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this KD-55XG8096 to have a beautiful object in your living room.
TV screen presentation Sony KD-55XG8096
The Sony could hardly do better than this KD-55XG8096 with a Direct LED screen.
With this new KD-55XG8096 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering.
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 55 inches, this KD-55XG8096 belongs to the series of large models in its range. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
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 in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.
TV sound presentation Sony KD-55XG8096
The Sony KD-55XG8096 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers and a power output of 10 W.
In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.
KD-55XG8096 from Sony – Embedded intelligence
It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KD-55XG8096 has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo; 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-55XG8096 is communicating.
KD-55XG8096 from Sony – Its connectivity
This television Sony KD-55XG8096 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this TV range, the KD-55XG8096’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.
This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD-55XG8096 is probably the best choice today. Most homes are now equipped with a box, a game console, a multimedia server, and other devices, in addition to the simple DVD player.
In detail here are the available connections:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)
Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KD-55XG8096
Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:
|Sizes of the television without stand||120.97 cm x 68.04 cm x 7.9 cm|
|Screen size in inches||55|
|Screen resolution||Ultra HD 4K|
|Display system||Direct LED|
|Smart TV||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Tuners available||DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C|
|Number of tuners||6|
|Number of USB ports||3|
|Number of HDMI ports||4|
|Number of audio outputs||2|
|Number of audio inputs||0|
|Composite Input (Video)||Yes|
|Power consumption||115 W|
To conclude on the Sony KD-55XG8096
In conclusion, the Sony KD-55XG8096 is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
The choice of Sony to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the KD-55XG8096, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.
Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.