What can be said about the KD-55A85 from Sony ?

KD-55A85 from Sony – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-55A85, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First, the size : 54.6 inches on this device.
Neither too small, neither too large. In short, an average unremarkable model.
In addition this Sony displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 54.6 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Why can we consider this KD-55A85 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

TV design presentation Sony KD-55A85

The Sony KD-55A85 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
In conclusion, Sony has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this KD-55A85 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

TV screen presentation Sony KD-55A85

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.

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. And with his 54.6 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that belongs to the series of standard 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.
By providing it with a frequency of 100 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

The sound of the Sony KD-55A85

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however Sony has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
The equipment consists of  several baffles 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-55A85 Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony KD-55A85

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KD-55A85 has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-55A85 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?

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KD-55A85

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-55A85, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this TV range, the KD-55A85’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 13 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD-55A85 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:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-55A85 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 52
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
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 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 131 W

KD-55A85 from Sony – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new KD-55A85 Sony intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

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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