The Sony KD55XG9505 : what is this high-range worth ?

Presentation of the Sony KD55XG9505

Today we are going to analyse the Sony KD55XG9505, a top-of-the-range television from Sony. A deeper analysis in order to check that there is no lack of quality for this model
First, the size : 55 inches on this device.
The engineers from Sony say they have worked with specialist from the Hollywood studios to get a high quality result.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It’s beautiful. It is hard to criticise such a well finished product. Elegant design and a good quality finish are the characteristics of this television .
We have examined it in detail and invite you to discover it in our review today. 

TV design presentation Sony KD55XG9505

A very elaborate design and quality technical elements, make this Sony KD55XG9505 a top-of-the-range TV set.
The design of the Sony KD55XG9505 is largely inspired by the other models in the XG95 series.
A positive opinion overall. This TV corresponds to what is expected of a top-of-the-range TV, both in terms of materials and visuals.
This Sony KD55XG9505 is rather flat.
With an interesting 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 KD55XG9505, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The charm of the KD55XG9505 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In conclusion, we are dealing with a high quality device. Sony is trying with this model to take more space in this niche, for an interesting result.

TV screen presentation Sony KD55XG9505

With this high-end model for image and display rendering, Sony continues to gain market share against the international giants that are its competitors.
With this new KD55XG9505 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
The Sony KD55XG9505 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 55 inches, the KD55XG9505 belongs to the series of large models in its range. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Sony chooses 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.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s just top-of-the-line.

The sound of the Sony KD55XG9505

The Sony KD55XG9505 will give you a clear and faithful sound; thanks to it you will live a unique connected experience.
The equipment consists of  two speakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

KD55XG9505 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the KD55XG9505 has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo 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.
Sony also installed an internal hard drive. Thanks to it, you can store (your movies, photos or games). The addition of an external hard disk is still possible, if you were short of space.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD55XG9505 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?

KD55XG9505 from Sony – Its connectivity

Concerning the connectivity aspect on Sony KD55XG9505, we have a lot of choice.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 14 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD55XG9505 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 clear, the connections available on this model are:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 audio input, 1 headphone socket, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

KD55XG9505 from Sony – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 122.8 cm x 70.9 cm x 6.9 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 100
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 3
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 201 W

KD55XG9505 from Sony – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Sony KD55XG9505 is to be classified as top of the range. Almost perfect on everything, it is the TV to own for home theater sessions and online game sessions.
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.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

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 sound power.

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