Our view about KD-65A8 from Sony : A TV Ultra HD 4K

Presentation of the Sony KD-65A8

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-65A8, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 64.5 inches.
We are faced to a rather large screen.
This television 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-65A8 from Sony – Design

The Sony KD-65A8 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.
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-65A8

The Sony has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Sony presents this KD-65A8 with a screen of 64.5 inches; this television is among the greatest. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 100 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-65A8 Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

The sound of the Sony KD-65A8

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however Sony has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with several baffles and a power output of 10 W.

The sound of this TV is in a word immersive, and you feel like being in a small movie theater.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-65A8 Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-65A8

As with many other TV sets, the KD-65A8 has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
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-65A8 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-65A8

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-65A8, 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 13 possible connections that this KD-65A8 is presented. The Sony considers that with theKD-65A8 the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Sony KD-65A8

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 52
Screen size in inches 64.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
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
Power consumption 161 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-65A8

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.
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.

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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