Good idea : the KD-43XG8096 Edge-LED from Sony

Sony KD-43XG8096 : the new Ultra HD 4K

The firm Sony is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its KD-43XG8096.
In its 43 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Neither too small, neither too large. In short, an average unremarkable model.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered 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.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this KD-43XG8096 Sony ? All answer elements just after.

The design of the Sony KD-43XG8096

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.
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 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 new Sony KD-43XG8096 is rather flat.
With its screen surface of 43 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.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim Metal Design technology.
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 KD-43XG8096 is revealed.

TV screen presentation Sony KD-43XG8096

The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KD-43XG8096. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new KD-43XG8096 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. Although of lower quality, an Edge LED Edge-LED is used for this TV.

The Sony KD-43XG8096 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
In addition, with a screen of 43 inches, the KD-43XG8096 is among the models in the average.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
Thus, the Sony KD-43XG8096 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

KD-43XG8096 from Sony – The sound

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 KD-43XG8096 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 loudspeakers for a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-43XG8096 up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-43XG8096

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KD-43XG8096 has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
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 KD-43XG8096 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-43XG8096 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-43XG8096

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-43XG8096, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

It is with 10 possible connections that this KD-43XG8096 is presented. The Sony KD-43XG8096 is probably the best choice today. Most homes are now equipped with a box, a game console, a multimedia server, and other devices, in addition to the simple DVD player.
You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KD-43XG8096

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 94.13 cm x 52.94 cm x 5.7 cm
Screen size in inches 43
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 60
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 2
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 69 W

KD-43XG8096 from Sony – The conclusion

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.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
For this model, we forget the LED and enter the display technology in Edge-LED mode. There’s nothing to worry about. The result is flawless.
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.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the depth of the colours, the screen size, the display frequency.

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