KD65XG7096 : Sony has a display Direct LED

Sony KD65XG7096 : the new Ultra HD 4K

The firm Sony is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its KD65XG7096.
In its 65 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
We are looking at a very imposing television. You won’t move it every now and then.
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.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD65XG7096 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

The design of the Sony KD65XG7096

The Sony KD65XG7096 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this KD65XG7096. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
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.
The Sony KD65XG7096 is rather flat.
With its glass surface of 65 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 charm of the KD65XG7096 is undoubtedly its technology Slim 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 KD65XG7096 is revealed.

The screen of the Sony KD65XG7096

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.
With this new KD65XG7096 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Sony presents this KD65XG7096 with a screen of 65 inches; this television belongs to the series of large models in its range. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Sony chooses a frequency of 60 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
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 KD65XG7096 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

KD65XG7096 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 baffles for a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The KD65XG7096 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 KD65XG7096

On the software side, the Sony KD65XG7096 is equipped with the operating system Smart TV; 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.

The connection system of the Sony KD65XG7096

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD65XG7096, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD65XG7096 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 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 KD65XG7096

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 142.851 cm x 80.35 cm x 8 cm
Screen size in inches 65
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 151 W

KD65XG7096 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.
In addition, it is worth noting that this KD65XG7096 is equipped with smart TV technology. Thanks to this, you have a top-of-the-range device in its category, which makes it a relevant choice.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
Sony chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

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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