Sony KD-85XH8096 : the television Ultra HD 4K

Sony KD-85XH8096 : the new Ultra HD 4K

Sony unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the KD-85XH8096.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 84.6 inches.
We are looking at a very imposing television. You won’t move it every now and then.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 84.6 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
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-85XH8096

The Sony KD-85XH8096 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
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-85XH8096 is revealed.

TV screen presentation Sony KD-85XH8096

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 model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. 
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. Sony presents this KD-85XH8096 with a screen of 84.6 inches; this television 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 50 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
In conclusion on the display, with the KD-85XH8096 Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation Sony KD-85XH8096

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.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two loudspeakers and a power output of 10 W.

In short, the ultimate in sound gathered in this KD-85XH8096 Sony. The quality of manufacture allows you to immerse yourself in the best of home theater sound.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-85XH8096 Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony KD-85XH8096

For the software part, the KD-85XH8096 Sony has an operating system Android 9.0 Pie. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
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-85XH8096 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-85XH8096

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 13 connections, not too bad. The Sony considers that with theKD-85XH8096 the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-85XH8096 from Sony – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 71
Screen size in inches 84.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
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 2
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-85XH8096

With the intention of making a difference this new KD-85XH8096 Sony intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
This model uses Direct LED technology for its display. The result is good: the lighting is uniform and the contrast is pleasant.
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.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.