KD-43X8050H from Sony : Test and analysis

What about the new Sony KD-43X8050H ?

Sony unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the KD-43X8050H.
In its 42.5 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Small but tough ; hopefully seeing its size , it will perhaps follow you (house move or holidays…). Good opportunities to test its reliability in the long run.
In addition this Sony displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD-43X8050H is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

The design of the Sony KD-43X8050H

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.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
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 KD-43X8050H is revealed.

The screen of the Sony KD-43X8050H

The Sony KD-43X8050H is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 42.5 inches, this KD-43X8050H is positioned in the range of small models.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Sony chooses a frequency of 50 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
In addition, Sony has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

KD-43X8050H from Sony – The sound

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 television set is equipped with  two loudspeakers for 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.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The KD-43X8050H Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-43X8050H

On the software side, the Sony KD-43X8050H is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-43X8050H 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?

KD-43X8050H from Sony – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

It is with 8 possible connections that this KD-43X8050H is presented. The Sony considers that with theKD-43X8050H the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-43X8050H from Sony – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 57
Screen size in inches 42.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 50
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 
Number of tuners 2
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

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-43X8050H

In conclusion, the Sony KD-43X8050H is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
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.

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

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