KD-55X8050H : Sony has a display Direct LED

What about the new Sony KD-55X8050H ?

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-55X8050H, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First, the size : 54.6 inches on this device.
Simple and about average. It’ll be just right for anybody who wants to watch TV without changing their home into a home cinema.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Sony have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD-55X8050H is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

TV design presentation Sony KD-55X8050H

The Sony KD-55X8050H appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
In short, the Sony has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the Sony KD-55X8050H is revealed.

The screen of the Sony KD-55X8050H

The Sony could hardly do better than this KD-55X8050H with a Direct LED screen.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. 
The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 54.6 inches, the KD-55X8050H belongs to the series of standard models in its range.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
By providing it 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.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
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-55X8050H

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the KD-55X8050H still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two speakers with 10 W at output.

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

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The KD-55X8050H Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

KD-55X8050H from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the KD-55X8050H Sony has an operating system Android 9.0 Pie; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
This TV’s Internet access is possible either via Wi-Fi or via a LAN local network and you have the possibility to download a wide variety of applications and movies.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-55X8050H 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?

KD-55X8050H from Sony – Its connectivity

This television Sony KD-55X8050H 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.

This model has a total of 8 connections, not too bad. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-55X8050H from Sony – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 71
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
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

KD-55X8050H from Sony – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Sony KD-55X8050H 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.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
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.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.

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