What about the new Kevin KN40S ?
A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the Kevin KN40S.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 40 inches.
We are dealing with a rather small screen, which is quite unusual with this television maker.
This television is delivered with a Full HD resolution. Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
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.
KN40S from Kevin – Design
Sober but in line with current trends. Kevin has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
Very different from its predecessors, the brand tries here to differentiate itself to meet the needs of consumers.
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.
The Kevin KN40S is quite standard, flat.
With its screen surface of 40 inches, it has a typical piano black color.
As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Equipped with a double base, Kevin has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the KN40S, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The interest of the KN40S is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that Kevin has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.
TV screen presentation Kevin KN40S
The Kevin has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
Kevin remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it.
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. Kevin presents this KN40S with a screen of 40 inches; this television belongs to the series of small models in its range.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with a frequency of 60 Hz, the fluidity of the images displayed on the television set is not exceptional. In some cases there may even be image shift problems. This also explains why it is placed in the entry-level of its range at Kevin.
In addition, Kevin has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the KN40S Kevin makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.
The sound of the Kevin KN40S
A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two loudspeakers with 10 W at output.
In summary, you have at your disposal a correct rendering.
Depending on your requirements, you can add a few speakers to amplify the sound experience.
The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.
The Intelligent aspect of the Kevin KN40S
As with many other TV sets, the KN40S has its operating system Android installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.
The connection system of the Kevin KN40S
As for the connectivity aspect on Kevin KN40S, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this TV range, the KN40S’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.
It is with 9 possible connections that this KN40S is presented. The Kevin KN40S 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.
You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 headphone socket, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)
KN40S from Kevin – Technical characteristics
Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:
|Sizes of the television without stand||102 x 15 x 62 cm|
|Screen size in inches||40|
|Screen resolution||Full HD|
|Tuners available||DVB-T2 DVB-S2 DVB-C|
|Number of tuners||3|
|Number of USB ports||2|
|Number of HDMI ports||2|
|Number of audio outputs||1|
|Component Input (YpbPr)||Yes|
|Composite Input (Video)||Yes|
|Power consumption||63 W|
Our conclusion on the Kevin KN40S
The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
In addition, it is worth noting that this KN40S is equipped with smart TV technology. Thanks to this, you have a top-of-the-range device in its category, which makes it a relevant choice.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture in all circumstances.
From this new Kevin we can retain 3 positive points:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.