Sony XBR-55X800H : a good Direct-LED television ?

What is the new Sony XBR-55X800H worth ?

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this XBR-55X800H, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 54.6 inches.
Simple and about average. It’ll be just right for anybody who wants to watch TV without changing their home into a home cinema.
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.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony XBR-55X800H is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

The design of the Sony XBR-55X800H

The Sony XBR-55X800H with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

The screen of the Sony XBR-55X800H

The display of this XBR-55X800H is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
With this new model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. 
The Sony XBR-55X800H is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. And with his 54.6 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that meets the expectations of its range.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with a frequency of 50 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
Thus, the Sony XBR-55X800H allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation Sony XBR-55X800H

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 XBR-55X800H still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
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.

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 XBR-55X800H

For the software part, the XBR-55X800H Sony has an operating system Android 9.0 Pie 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.
This software environment innovates on the Sony XBR-55X800H 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 XBR-55X800H

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
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 XBR-55X800H 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, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

XBR-55X800H from Sony – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

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
Number of tuners 0
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
Power consumption 135 W

XBR-55X800H from Sony – The conclusion

Finally, this new Sony XBR-55X800H is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.