KD55XG70 : Sony has a display Direct LED

What about the new Sony KD55XG70 ?

Recently Sony has released information about its new model of television . It is the KD55XG70.
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.
First, the size : 55 inches on this device.
We are faced to a rather large screen.
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.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD55XG70 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

TV design presentation Sony KD55XG70

The Sony KD55XG70 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The design of the Sony KD55XG70 has nothing to do with that of the other models in the Sony XG70 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 Sony KD55XG70 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With its glass surface of 55 inches, offers you a new type of color. No more ordinary black. We’re here on something else.
As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. 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.
The charm of the KD55XG70 is undoubtedly its technology Slim Metal Design.
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 KD55XG70 is revealed.

The screen of the Sony KD55XG70

The designers of Sony have made this new TV set KD55XG70. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new KD55XG70 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. It is one of the best devices in its range.

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. Which puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
Sony presents this KD55XG70 with a screen of 55 inches; this television is among the greatest. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, this television is therefore less well placed than its competitors. Shifted image and lack of precision make this model a low end of the range.
In addition, Sony has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K 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 KD55XG70

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two speakers for a sound power of 10 W.
Basically, the final rendering is fine.
Maybe if you want to or if you are a perfectionist, you can connect two other speakers with a bass boost to amplify the result.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

KD55XG70 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the KD55XG70 Sony has an operating system Smart TV; 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 KD55XG70 is communicating.

KD55XG70 from Sony – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

It is with 10 possible connections that this KD55XG70 is presented. 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:
3 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KD55XG70

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 120.975 cm x 68.0483 cm x 7.9 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Smart TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Composite Input (Video) Yes
Color depth 30
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 110 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD55XG70

In conclusion, the Sony KD55XG70 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.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
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.

From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the sound power.

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