The Sony KDL50WF663 : what is this mid-range worth ?

KDL50WF663 from Sony – Presentation of this Full HD

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KDL50WF663, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
In its 50 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Full HD 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 Full HD.
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

TV design presentation Sony KDL50WF663

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 design of the Sony KDL50WF663 is largely inspired by the other models in the WF600 series.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
This new Sony KDL50WF663 is rather flat.
With a size of 50 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
The interest of the KDL50WF663 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
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 KDL50WF663 is revealed.

TV screen presentation Sony KDL50WF663

The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KDL50WF663. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. Although of lower quality, an Edge LED Edge-LED is used for this TV.

The Sony television set displays a Full HD resolution. In addition, with a screen of 50 inches, the KDL50WF663 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 120 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
In addition, Sony has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
Thus, the Sony KDL50WF663 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

The sound of the Sony KDL50WF663

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
The equipment consists of  two loudspeakers with 5 W at output.

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 KDL50WF663

For the software part, the KDL50WF663 Sony has an operating system Linux; 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 KDL50WF663 is communicating.

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KDL50WF663

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KDL50WF663, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. The Sony KDL50WF663 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 3 audio outputs, 2 audio inputs, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the Sony KDL50WF663

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 113 cm x 66 cm x 6.8 cm
Screen size in inches 50
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 5
Smart TV Linux
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 3
Number of audio inputs 2
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
DTS Sound Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 128 W

To conclude on the Sony KDL50WF663

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
Besides that, you have a TV set whose big advantage is its very competitive price. At this level, you have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

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

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