Sony KD65XG7005 : What is it worth?

KD65XG7005 from Sony – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD65XG7005, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 65 inches.
We are looking at a very imposing television. You won’t move it every now and then.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this KD65XG7005 Sony ? All answer elements just after.

KD65XG7005 from Sony – Design

The Sony KD65XG7005 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this KD65XG7005. 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.
This Sony KD65XG7005 is quite standard, 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. 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 KD65XG7005, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The interest of the KD65XG7005 is undoubtedly its technology Slim 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!

TV screen presentation Sony KD65XG7005

The Sony could hardly do better than this KD65XG7005 with a LED screen.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 65 inches, this KD65XG7005 belongs to the series of large models in its range. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Designed with a frequency of 100 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
In addition, Sony has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
Thus, the Sony KD65XG7005 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation Sony KD65XG7005

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the KD65XG7005 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two loudspeakers with 10 W at output.

The sound of this TV is in a word immersive, and you feel like being in a small movie theater.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The KD65XG7005 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 KD65XG7005

For the software part, the KD65XG7005 Sony has an operating system Contrôle parental; 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.

KD65XG7005 from Sony – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD65XG7005, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 14 possible connections that this KD65XG7005 is presented. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 headphone socket, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

KD65XG7005 from Sony – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 845 x 1463 x 80 mm
Screen size in inches 65
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system LED
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 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 2
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 151 W

KD65XG7005 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.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

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

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