KD-55XF8596BAEP from Sony : Our view

Presentation of the Sony KD-55XF8596BAEP

An evolution of the previous model, the Sony KD-55XF8596BAEP is the latest top-of-the-range television generation.
In its 55 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Corresponding to the majority of the televisions sizes available on the market, the engineers have nevertheless used their expertise to obtain a remarkable finish.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It’s beautiful. It is hard to criticise such a well finished product. Elegant design and a good quality finish are the characteristics of this television .
We have examined it in detail and invite you to discover it in our review today. 

The design of the Sony KD-55XF8596BAEP

The designers decided to do something very beautiful. At least that’s what it comes out when you’re facing the product.
A high quality finish; a faithful image; everything is combined to make the Sony KD-55XF8596BAEP an elegant TV in this range.
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-55XF8596BAEP

Sony is now refocusing on image quality. With this new model KD-55XF8596BAEP, the engineers wanted to create a top-of-the-range television set in this field.
With this new model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. The use of the Edge-LED, even though it is a Edge-LED known for the lower quality of its image illumination, which has been favoured for this KD-55XF8596BAEP.

The Sony KD-55XF8596BAEP is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 55 inches, this KD-55XF8596BAEP meets the expectations of its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 120 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, the KD-55XF8596BAEP deserves to be considered at the time of purchase. It’s top-of-the-line top quality.

TV sound presentation Sony KD-55XF8596BAEP

Enhanced bass and bass tones, precise treble. With this KD-55XF8596BAEP the music comes to life thanks to a perfect reproduction of the most subtle nuances and details.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

KD-55XF8596BAEP from Sony – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the Sony KD-55XF8596BAEP is equipped with the operating system Android 7.0 Nougat. You have the opportunity to explore 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.

KD-55XF8596BAEP from Sony – Its connectivity

The KD-55XF8596BAEP 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.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 11 possible connections that this KD-55XF8596BAEP is presented. The Sony KD-55XF8596BAEP allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

You have the following connections at your disposal:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-55XF8596BAEP from Sony – Technical characteristics

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 123.1 cm x 71.3 cm x 5.2 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 7.0 Nougat
Wifi Yes
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
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 192 W

KD-55XF8596BAEP from Sony – The conclusion

Finally, this new Sony KD-55XF8596BAEP is the TV to buy if you are particularly demanding on quality, technology, and design.
In addition, it is worth noting that this KD-55XF8596BAEP 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.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
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.

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