KD-55XG8096 : Sony has a display Direct LED

Presentation of the Sony KD-55XG8096

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the Sony KD-55XG8096.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 55 inches.
The engineers from Sony say they have worked with specialist from the Hollywood studios to get a high quality result.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Has the Sony succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

KD-55XG8096 from Sony – Design

The Sony KD-55XG8096 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this KD-55XG8096. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
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.
The KD-55XG8096 is quite standard, flat.
With a size of 55 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-55XG8096, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The charm of the KD-55XG8096 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 KD-55XG8096

The display of this KD-55XG8096 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 KD-55XG8096 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Sony presents this KD-55XG8096 with a screen of 55 inches; this television is positioned in the segment of large models. 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.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
Thus, the Sony KD-55XG8096 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 KD-55XG8096

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 baffles for a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The KD-55XG8096 Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

KD-55XG8096 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the KD-55XG8096 has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo. 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KD-55XG8096

This television Sony KD-55XG8096 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 11 possible connections that this KD-55XG8096 is presented. The Sony KD-55XG8096 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:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-55XG8096 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 120.97 cm x 68.04 cm x 7.9 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct 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 3
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 115 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-55XG8096

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 choice of Sony to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the KD-55XG8096, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
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.

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

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