KD55XG70 from Sony : Test and analysis

Sony KD55XG70 : the new Ultra HD 4K

Today we are going to analyse the Sony KD55XG70, a mid-range television from Sony. An review to check the capacities of this model.
First, the size : 55 inches on this device.
We are dealing with a rather large model.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 55 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Why can we consider this KD55XG70 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the Sony KD55XG70

The Sony KD55XG70 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 KD55XG70 is largely inspired by the other models in the XG70 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 KD55XG70 is simply flat.
With a size of 55 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. 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 charm of the KD55XG70 is undoubtedly its technology Slim Metal Design.
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!

KD55XG70 from Sony – The screen

The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KD55XG70. 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. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Sony presents this KD55XG70 with a screen of 55 inches; this television is at the top of its range. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with 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 .
Thus, the Sony KD55XG70 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

KD55XG70 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 television set is equipped with  two speakers with 10 W at output.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD55XG70 Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony KD55XG70

For the software part, the KD55XG70 Sony has an operating system Smart TV installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KD55XG70

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this TV range, the KD55XG70’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD55XG70 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.
In clear, the connections available on this model are:
3 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Sony KD55XG70

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 120.975 cm x 68.0483 cm x 7.9 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Smart TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 110 W

To conclude on the Sony KD55XG70

In conclusion, the Sony KD55XG70 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.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the Sony know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
A Direct LED panel animates this television. The rendering is good, even very good.
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.

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

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