KD-55X8000G from Sony : Test and analysis

Presentation of the Sony KD-55X8000G

Sony is lifting the veil on its new very top of the range television KD-55X8000G . 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 55 inches.
We are looking at a very imposing television. You won’t move it every now and then.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model 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 .
Do you wish to buy it ? After reading this article you’ll know if the price is really worth it. 

TV design presentation Sony KD-55X8000G

The engineers at the Sony have created a real masterpiece as for the exterior appearance of this television set.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this KD-55X8000G. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
On this aspect, the manufacturer makes almost no mistake, since we are dealing with a television set that has a top-of-the-range look and whose elegance will embellish your living room.
The KD-55X8000G is rather flat.
With a size of 55 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 design technology.
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 KD-55X8000G

With this high-end model for image and display rendering, Sony continues to gain market share against the international giants that are its competitors.
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-55X8000G is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 55 inches, the KD-55X8000G is at the top of its range. In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, the KD-55X8000G deserves to be considered at the time of purchase. It’s top-of-the-line top quality.

TV sound presentation Sony KD-55X8000G

Enhanced bass and bass tones, precise treble. With this KD-55X8000G the music comes to life thanks to a perfect reproduction of the most subtle nuances and details.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers for a sound power of 10 W.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-55X8000G

For the software part, the KD-55X8000G Sony has an operating system Android 5.0.2 Lollipop installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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-55X8000G is communicating.

KD-55X8000G from Sony – Its connectivity

All the connectors are grouped together for a better use. The outputs and ports are numerous enough to cover all your needs.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

This model has a total of 12 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD-55X8000G 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.
In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

KD-55X8000G from Sony – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 124.5 cm x 73 cm x 8 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
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 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 223 W

KD-55X8000G from Sony – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Sony KD-55X8000G 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 choice of Sony to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the KD-55X8000G, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
Sony chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

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 display frequency, the depth of the colours.