KD-43XG8096 from Sony – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K
Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-43XG8096, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 43 inches.
Corresponding to the majority of the televisions sizes available on the market, the engineers have nevertheless used their expertise to obtain a remarkable finish.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
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 KD-43XG8096
The Sony KD-43XG8096 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The design of the Sony KD-43XG8096 is largely inspired by the other models in the XG80 series.
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.
This new Sony KD-43XG8096 is simply flat.
With its screen surface of 43 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 KD-43XG8096 is undoubtedly its technology Slim Metal 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 KD-43XG8096 is revealed.
TV screen presentation Sony KD-43XG8096
The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KD-43XG8096. 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. The use of the Edge-LED, even though it is a Edge-LED known for the lower quality of its image illumination, which has been favoured for this KD-43XG8096.
The Sony KD-43XG8096 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 43 inches, this KD-43XG8096 is positioned in the range of models, in the average.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Sony chooses a frequency of 60 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
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.
KD-43XG8096 from Sony – The sound
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 speakers 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.
Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-43XG8096 Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.
Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony KD-43XG8096
As with many other TV sets, the KD-43XG8096 has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo; 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-43XG8096 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-43XG8096
This television Sony KD-43XG8096 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.
It is with 10 possible connections that this KD-43XG8096 is presented. The Sony KD-43XG8096 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, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)
Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KD-43XG8096
Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:
|Sizes of the television without stand||94.13 cm x 52.94 cm x 5.7 cm|
|Screen size in inches||43|
|Screen resolution||Ultra HD 4K|
|Smart TV||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Tuners available||DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C|
|Number of tuners||6|
|Number of USB ports||2|
|Number of HDMI ports||4|
|Number of audio outputs||2|
|Number of audio inputs||0|
|Composite Input (Video)||Yes|
|Power consumption||69 W|
KD-43XG8096 from Sony – The conclusion
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.
The choice of Sony to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the KD-43XG8096, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
For this model, we forget the LED and enter the display technology in Edge-LED mode. There’s nothing to worry about. The result is flawless.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.
Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the depth of the colours, the screen size, the display frequency.