KD-43XH8505 from Sony : Our view

Sony KD-43XH8505 : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

Sony unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the KD-43XH8505.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 42.5 inches.
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.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this KD-43XH8505 Sony ? All answer elements just after.

KD-43XH8505 from Sony – Design

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.
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!

KD-43XH8505 from Sony – The screen

The Sony KD-43XH8505 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 42.5 inches, this KD-43XH8505 is positioned in the range of small models.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
With a frequency of 100 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
In conclusion on the display, with the KD-43XH8505 Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation Sony KD-43XH8505

The Sony KD-43XH8505 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
The equipment consists of  two speakers for a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-43XH8505 up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-43XH8505 Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony KD-43XH8505

For the software part, the KD-43XH8505 Sony has an operating system Android 9.0 Pie; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
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-43XH8505 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-43XH8505 from Sony – Its connectivity

This television Sony KD-43XH8505 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 14 possible connections that this KD-43XH8505 is presented. The Sony KD-43XH8505 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…

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the Sony KD-43XH8505

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 58
Screen size in inches 42.5
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 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 89 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-43XH8505

In conclusion, the Sony KD-43XH8505 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.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

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 screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.

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