KD-43XG8096 from Sony : Our view

Sony KD-43XG8096 : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the Sony KD-43XG8096.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 43 inches.
Corresponding to the majority of the televisions sizes available on the market, the engineers have nevertheless used their expertise to obtain a remarkable finish.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD-43XG8096 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

The design of the Sony KD-43XG8096

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.
The design of the Sony KD-43XG8096 is largely inspired by the other models in the XG80 series.
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.
The Sony KD-43XG8096 is quite standard, flat.
With its screen surface of 43 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. 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-43XG8096, 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 Metal Design technology.
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.

KD-43XG8096 from Sony – The screen

The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KD-43XG8096. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new KD-43XG8096 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. Although of lower quality, an Edge LED Edge-LED is used for this TV.

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. And with his 43 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that 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.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
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-43XG8096 Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

KD-43XG8096 from Sony – The sound

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.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two loudspeakers for a sound power of 10 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will put you at the very heart of your movies. Immersive and impressive.

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

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony KD-43XG8096

As with many other TV sets, the KD-43XG8096 has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo; You will have plenty of time to discover 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-43XG8096 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?

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KD-43XG8096

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD-43XG8096 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

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

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KD-43XG8096

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 94.13 cm x 52.94 cm x 5.7 cm
Screen size in inches 43
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 8.0 Oreo
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 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 69 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-43XG8096

In conclusion, the Sony KD-43XG8096 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 KD-43XG8096 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 Edge-LED panel, you have at your disposal a powerful display system. This device is of high quality.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

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

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