Our view about KD55XG9505 from Sony : A TV Ultra HD 4K

Sony KD55XG9505 : the new Ultra HD 4K

Sony ranks among the big names in top-of-the-range televisions, and proposes with this KD55XG9505, one of the best screens on the market tested by our Laboratory.
In its 55 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Corresponding to the majority of the televisions sizes available on the market, the engineers have nevertheless used their expertise to obtain a remarkable finish.
In addition this Sony displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  The television is different from its competitors by this choice of high-range Ultra HD 4K.
The manufacturer’s goal is to offer a powerful spatialization effect to reinforce the spectator’s feeling of immersion, wherever he or she sits in the living room.
A detailed analysis will help to see if the objective is achieved. 

The design of the Sony KD55XG9505

The designers decided to do something very beautiful. At least that’s what it comes out when you’re facing the product.
Innovation. This seems to be the key word given by Sony to characterize the KD55XG9505.
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 Sony KD55XG9505 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With an interesting size of 55 inches, has a new type of color. It’s not black and it’s nice to look at.
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 KD55XG9505, 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.
Sony signs a screen with an extraordinary design. It offers a sober presentation, however, but with materials that enhance the feeling of quality. It is top-of-the-range while its price remains reasonable.

The screen of the Sony KD55XG9505

With this high-end model for image and display rendering, Sony continues to gain market share against the international giants that are its competitors.
With this new model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. It is one of the best devices in its range.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 55 inches, the KD55XG9505 meets the expectations of its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
Designed with a frequency of 100 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.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s just top-of-the-line.

The sound of the Sony KD55XG9505

Enhanced bass and bass tones, precise treble. With this KD55XG9505 the music comes to life thanks to a perfect reproduction of the most subtle nuances and details.
The television set is equipped with  two loudspeakers with 10 W at output.
In any case, you have at your disposal a rendering below what you will find in the other models. 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.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD55XG9505

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KD55XG9505 has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.
The KD55XG9505 Sony has its own internal hard disk. No more cables lying at the end of the external hard drive.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD55XG9505 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 KD55XG9505

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.

It is with 14 possible connections that this KD55XG9505 is presented. The Sony KD55XG9505 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 clear, the connections available on this model are:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 audio input, 1 headphone socket, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

KD55XG9505 from Sony – Technical characteristics

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

CharacteristicValue
Ratio16/9
Sizes of the television without stand122.8 cm x 70.9 cm x 6.9 cm
Screen size in inches55
Screen resolutionUltra HD 4K
Display systemDirect LED
Display frequency100
Sound power10
Smart TVAndroid 8.0 Oreo
WifiYes
Tuners availableDVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners3
Number of USB ports3
Number of HDMI ports4
Number of audio outputs2
Number of audio inputs1
Component Input (YpbPr)Yes
Composite Input (Video)Yes
Color depth30
HDR CompatibleYes
HDR Dolby Vision CompatibleYes
Dolby Digital SoundYes
DTS SoundYes
VESA compatibilityYes
PVR AvailableYes
BluetoothYes
EthernetYes
Power consumption201 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD55XG9505

Finally, this new Sony KD55XG9505 is the TV to buy if you are particularly demanding on quality, technology, and design.
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.
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.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the screen size, the display frequency, the depth of the colours.

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