Good idea : the KDL50WF663 Edge-LED from Sony

What is the new Sony KDL50WF663 worth ?

Recently Sony has released information about its new model of television . It is the KDL50WF663.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
In its 50 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
We are dealing with a rather large model.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Full HD 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 .

The design of the Sony KDL50WF663

The Sony KDL50WF663 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The design of the Sony KDL50WF663 has nothing to do with that of the other models in the Sony WF600 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.
This new Sony KDL50WF663 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With an interesting size of 50 inches, it has a typical piano black color.
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 KDL50WF663, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim 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 KDL50WF663 is revealed.

KDL50WF663 from Sony – The screen

The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KDL50WF663. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new KDL50WF663 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The use of the Edge-LED, even though it is a Edge-LED known for the lower quality of its image illumination, which has been favoured for this KDL50WF663.

The Sony television set displays a Full HD resolution. Sony presents this KDL50WF663 with a screen of 50 inches; this television is among the greatest. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Designed with a frequency of 120 Hz, you can forget about using this TV in game or home theater mode. image shifts can be important and the accuracy (compared to the original source) is very average.
In addition, Sony has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

The sound of the Sony KDL50WF663

The Sony KDL50WF663 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
The equipment consists of  two baffles with 5 W at output.
In other words, the final rendering is just fair. Depending on your requirements, you can add a few speakers to amplify the sound experience.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KDL50WF663 Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.

KDL50WF663 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KDL50WF663 has its operating system Linux; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
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.

KDL50WF663 from Sony – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

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.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 3 audio outputs, 2 audio inputs, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the Sony KDL50WF663

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 113 cm x 66 cm x 6.8 cm
Screen size in inches 50
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 5
Smart TV Linux
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 2
Number of audio outputs 3
Number of audio inputs 2
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
Color depth 24
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
DTS Sound Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 128 W

KDL50WF663 from Sony – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Sony KDL50WF663 is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
In addition, it is worth noting that this KDL50WF663 is equipped with smart TV technology. Thanks to this, you have a top-of-the-range device in its category, which makes it a relevant choice.
With its Edge-LED panel, you have at your disposal a powerful display system. This device is of high quality.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the display frequency, the screen size, the sound power.

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