Our view about KD-85ZG9 from Sony : A TV Ultra HD 8K

What is the new Sony KD-85ZG9 worth ?

Sony is lifting the veil on its new very top of the range television KD-85ZG9 . Equipped with the latest available technology it represents the must have in your sitting room.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 85 inches.
The engineers from Sony say they have worked with specialist from the Hollywood studios to get a high quality result.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 8K resolution.  Colours which can be considered as faithful. It can be said that this model is worth being looked at.
We have examined it in detail and invite you to discover it in our review today. 

KD-85ZG9 from Sony – Design

A very elaborate design and quality technical elements, make this Sony KD-85ZG9 a top-of-the-range TV set.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. Sony continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
A high quality finish; a faithful image; everything is combined to make the Sony KD-85ZG9 an elegant TV in this range.
The KD-85ZG9 is rather flat.
With its glass surface of 85 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. 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 KD-85ZG9 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In short,the Sony produces a nearly impeccable TV; it will sit in your living room, and even when turned off it will give off a feeling of quality. Almost a work of art. Once turned on, you will enjoy the quality of the image and sound. All these features will take you into a new dimension; that of the top of the range with the Sony KD-85ZG9.

TV screen presentation Sony KD-85ZG9

As this is a high-end product, the requirements in terms of image quality are naturally high. And at the very least, the Sony KD-85ZG9 with a Direct LED screen is doing remarkably well.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. 
The Sony KD-85ZG9 is available in the Ultra HD 8K resolution. Which puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
With a screen size of 85 inches, this KD-85ZG9 belongs to the series of large models in its range. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
With a frequency of 120 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 Ultra HD 8K image quality .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s just top-of-the-line.

TV sound presentation Sony KD-85ZG9

The Sony KD-85ZG9 will give you a clear and faithful sound; thanks to it you will live a unique connected experience.
The television set is equipped with  two loudspeakers and a power output of 10 W.

KD-85ZG9 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the KD-85ZG9 Sony has an operating system Android 8.0 Oreo. You have the opportunity to explore 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-85ZG9 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-85ZG9

All the connectors are grouped together for a better use. The outputs and ports are numerous enough to cover all your needs.
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 6 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD-85ZG9 is at the bottom of its range. Not great compared to its competitors.
You have the following connections at your disposal:
3 USB ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input

Technical characteristics of the Sony KD-85ZG9

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 186.517 cm x 104.916 cm x 12 cm
Screen size in inches 85
Screen resolution Ultra HD 8K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 120
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 0
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 636 W

KD-85ZG9 from Sony – The conclusion

In other words, the Sony KD-85ZG9 is better than the competition. Almost perfect on everything. Whether for home cinema sessions or online game sessions, it is the TV to own.
The choice of Sony to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the KD-85ZG9, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
This model uses Direct LED technology for its display. The result is good: the lighting is uniform and the contrast is pleasant.

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 screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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