KD-43X8050H from Sony : Our anlysis

Sony KD-43X8050H : the new Ultra HD 4K

Sony unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the KD-43X8050H.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 42.5 inches.
Surely considering this price you couldn’t expect something excessive. You can comfort yourself with the thought that it is a mass of technology.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with 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.
Why can we consider this KD-43X8050H as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the Sony KD-43X8050H

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.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
In conclusion, Sony has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this KD-43X8050H to have a beautiful object in your living room.

The screen of the Sony KD-43X8050H

The Sony 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.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 42.5 inches, the KD-43X8050H is at the bottom of its range.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with a frequency of 50 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
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-43X8050H

The Sony KD-43X8050H 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 baffles and provides a sound power of 10 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will put you at the very heart of your movies. Immersive and impressive.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-43X8050H Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.

KD-43X8050H from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the KD-43X8050H Sony has an operating system Android 9.0 Pie; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
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-43X8050H is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-43X8050H with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KD-43X8050H

This television Sony KD-43X8050H offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

It is with 8 possible connections that this KD-43X8050H is presented. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KD-43X8050H

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 57
Screen size in inches 42.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 50
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 
Number of tuners 2
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-43X8050H

In conclusion, the Sony KD-43X8050H 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.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the display frequency, the screen size, the sound power.