Television set Sony KD-55X8050H : new reference Direct LED ?

Sony KD-55X8050H : the new Ultra HD 4K

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-55X8050H, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First, the size : 54.6 inches on this device.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
Beside, this television is equipped 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.
Has the Sony succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

KD-55X8050H from Sony – Design

The Sony KD-55X8050H appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
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.

TV screen presentation Sony KD-55X8050H

The display of this KD-55X8050H is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
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. 
The Sony KD-55X8050H is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 54.6 inches, this KD-55X8050H meets the expectations of its range.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
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.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the KD-55X8050H Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

The sound of the Sony KD-55X8050H

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 KD-55X8050H still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The equipment consists of  two loudspeakers for a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-55X8050H up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

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

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-55X8050H

On the software side, the Sony KD-55X8050H is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie; You will have plenty of time to discover 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.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-55X8050H 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-55X8050H

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-55X8050H, it provides you with sufficient elements.
If you have many devices and decide to connect them with this TV, you will have to choose. There are fewer than on competing TV sets.

It is with 8 possible connections that this KD-55X8050H is presented. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Sony KD-55X8050H

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 71
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 
Number of tuners 2
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

KD-55X8050H 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.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

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.

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