Sony KD-48A9 : the television Ultra HD 4K

What is the new Sony KD-48A9 worth ?

Today we are going to analyse the Sony KD-48A9, a mid-range television from Sony. An review to check the capacities of this model.
First, the size : 47.6 inches on this device.
In spite of this size, the rendering and the picture result are good, without a doubt by means of the technology used .
Regarding technology, we are facing a model 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.
Why can we consider this KD-48A9 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

KD-48A9 from Sony – Design

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.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that Sony has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

KD-48A9 from Sony – The screen

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.

The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 47.6 inches, the KD-48A9 belongs to the series of small models in its range.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

TV sound presentation Sony KD-48A9

The Sony KD-48A9 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with several speakers 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.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-48A9

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KD-48A9 has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie. You have the opportunity to explore 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-48A9 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-48A9 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?

The connection system of the Sony KD-48A9

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-48A9, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 13 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD-48A9 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…

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs

KD-48A9 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 58
Screen size in inches 47.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-48A9

Finally, this new Sony KD-48A9 is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
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 screen size, the sound power, the depth of the colours.