Sony XBR-43X800G : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?
Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this XBR-43X800G, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 43 inches.
Simple and about average. It’ll be just right for anybody who wants to watch TV without changing their home into a home cinema.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution. This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Why can we consider this XBR-43X800G as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.
TV design presentation Sony XBR-43X800G
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 XBR-43X800G has nothing to do with that of the other models in the Sony X800G series.
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 XBR-43X800G adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With an interesting size of 43 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. 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 XBR-43X800G, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.In short, the Sony has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the Sony XBR-43X800G is revealed.
XBR-43X800G from Sony – The screen
The Sony could hardly do better than this XBR-43X800G with a Edge-LED screen.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 43 inches, the XBR-43X800G is positioned in the range of models, in the average.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Sony chooses 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 .
In conclusion on the display, with the XBR-43X800G Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.
The sound of the Sony XBR-43X800G
The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the XBR-43X800G still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two speakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.
Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the XBR-43X800G Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.
The Intelligent aspect of the Sony XBR-43X800G
It has almost become a habit for Sony, this XBR-43X800G has its operating system Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV XBR-43X800G is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Sony XBR-43X800G 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 XBR-43X800G
As for the connectivity aspect on Sony XBR-43X800G, it provides you with sufficient elements.
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 11 connections, not too bad. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.
In clear, the connections available on this model are:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)
Presentation of the technical features of the Sony XBR-43X800G
The main features of this TV set:
|Sizes of the television without stand||96.4 cm x 56.7 cm x 5.7 cm|
|Screen size in inches||43|
|Screen resolution||Ultra HD 4K|
|Smart TV||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow|
|Number of tuners||3|
|Number of USB ports||3|
|Number of HDMI ports||4|
|Number of audio outputs||2|
|Number of audio inputs||0|
|Component Input (YpbPr)||Yes|
|Composite Input (Video)||Yes|
|Power consumption||120 W|
To conclude on the Sony XBR-43X800G
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.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
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.
From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the depth of the colours, the screen size, the display frequency.