Sony KD-55X8000G : a high range Direct LED television set

Presentation of the Sony KD-55X8000G

An evolution of the previous model, the Sony KD-55X8000G is the latest top-of-the-range television generation.
First, the size : 55 inches on this device.
And you must believe us it is impressive. The first question you’ll have to ask yourself will be the place where you are going to install this television.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  The television is different from its competitors by this choice of high-range Ultra HD 4K.
We have examined it in detail and invite you to discover it in our review today. 

TV design presentation Sony KD-55X8000G

The engineers at the Sony have created a real masterpiece as for the exterior appearance of this television set.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this KD-55X8000G. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
A high quality finish; a faithful image; everything is combined to make the Sony KD-55X8000G an elegant TV in this range.
The Sony KD-55X8000G is quite standard, flat.
With its screen surface of 55 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Equipped with a double base, Sony has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the KD-55X8000G, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
Sony signs a screen with an extraordinary design. It offers a sober presentation, however, but with materials that enhance the feeling of quality. It is top-of-the-range while its price remains reasonable.

The screen of the Sony KD-55X8000G

With this high-end model for image and display rendering, Sony continues to gain market share against the international giants that are its competitors.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. And with his 55 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is positioned in the segment of large models. In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
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.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s just top-of-the-line.

KD-55X8000G from Sony – The sound

Enhanced bass and bass tones, precise treble. With this KD-55X8000G the music comes to life thanks to a perfect reproduction of the most subtle nuances and details.
The television set is equipped with  two baffles and a power output of 10 W.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony KD-55X8000G

For the software part, the KD-55X8000G Sony has an operating system Android 5.0.2 Lollipop; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
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 KD-55X8000G

Concerning the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-55X8000G, we have a lot of choice.
In this TV range, the KD-55X8000G’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 12 possible connections that this KD-55X8000G is presented. The Sony KD-55X8000G 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, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KD-55X8000G

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 124.5 cm x 73 cm x 8 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 223 W

KD-55X8000G from Sony – The conclusion

Finally, this new Sony KD-55X8000G is the TV to buy if you are particularly demanding on quality, technology, and design.
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.
This model uses Direct LED technology for its display. The result is good: the lighting is uniform and the contrast is pleasant.
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.

From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the display frequency, the depth of the colours.

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