KDL50WG665 : Sony is back with a TV set Direct LED

KDL50WG665 from Sony – Presentation of this Full HD

Recently Sony has released information about its new model of television . It is the KDL50WG665.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 50 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.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Full HD 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.
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

The design of the Sony KDL50WG665

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 KDL50WG665 is largely inspired by the other models in the WG66 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 KDL50WG665 is quite standard, flat.
With its screen surface of 50 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. 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 interest of the KDL50WG665 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!

The screen of the Sony KDL50WG665

The Sony could hardly do better than this KDL50WG665 with a Direct LED screen.
With this new KDL50WG665 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
This model has a Full HD display. And with his 50 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is positioned in the range of models, in the average.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Full HD image quality .
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

KDL50WG665 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.
The television set is equipped with  two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 5 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The KDL50WG665 Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

KDL50WG665 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KDL50WG665 has its operating system Smart TV installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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.

KDL50WG665 from Sony – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KDL50WG665, it provides you with sufficient elements.
With a number of connections below the average of its range, you will have to choose which appliance(s) in your home you need to connect to your TV.

This model has a total of 8 connections, not too bad. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

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

Technical characteristics of the Sony KDL50WG665

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

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 least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the Sony know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
In parallel, it will be necessary to add an important parameter: the price. You have here a television set whose price is very competitive compared to its competitors. In other words, including your final decision, you will have to take into account the fact that this is a television set that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined image in all circumstances.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.

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