Sony KDL50WG665 : a good Direct LED television ?

Sony KDL50WG665 : the new Full HD

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KDL50WG665, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 50 inches.
Neither too small, neither too large. In short, an average unremarkable model.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Full HD resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Sony have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Has the Sony succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

KDL50WG665 from Sony – Design

Sober but in line with current trends. Sony has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. Sony continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
This Sony KDL50WG665 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With its screen surface of 50 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 KDL50WG665 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that Sony has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

The screen of the Sony KDL50WG665

The display of this KDL50WG665 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
With this new model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. Sony presents this KDL50WG665 with a screen of 50 inches; this television belongs to the series of standard models in its range.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Designed with 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 Full HD quality picture .
Thus, the Sony KDL50WG665 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

The sound of the Sony KDL50WG665

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 KDL50WG665 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 baffles with 5 W at output.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

KDL50WG665 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the KDL50WG665 Sony has an operating system Smart TV. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
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 KDL50WG665

This television Sony KDL50WG665 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
You will need to carefully choose the devices you want to connect to this KDL50WG665. The reason? there are few choices in terms of available connectors.

It is with 8 possible connections that this KDL50WG665 is presented. The Sony considers that with theKDL50WG665 the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)

KDL50WG665 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 109.55 cm x 61.625 cm x 6.8 cm
Screen size in inches 50
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 5
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 2
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 79 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KDL50WG665

In conclusion, the Sony KDL50WG665 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.
In addition, it is worth noting that this KDL50WG665 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.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

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

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