Sony KD-43X8000G : A mid-range Edge-LED

Sony KD-43X8000G : the new Ultra HD 4K

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the Sony KD-43X8000G.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 43 inches.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 43 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD-43X8000G is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

KD-43X8000G from Sony – Design

The Sony KD-43X8000G with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this KD-43X8000G. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
This Sony KD-43X8000G is rather flat.
With a size 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.
The interest of the KD-43X8000G is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

TV screen presentation Sony KD-43X8000G

The Sony has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
With this new model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.

The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
In addition, with a screen of 43 inches, the KD-43X8000G is positioned in the range of models, in the average.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Designed with a frequency of 60 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
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.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

The sound of the Sony KD-43X8000G

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-43X8000G still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two baffles with 10 W at output.

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

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony KD-43X8000G

As with many other TV sets, the KD-43X8000G has its operating system Smart TV 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony KD-43X8000G

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-43X8000G, it provides you with sufficient elements.
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 KD-43X8000G is presented. The Sony KD-43X8000G allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

In detail here are the available connections:
3 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

KD-43X8000G from Sony – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 97.1 cm x 57.1 cm x 7 cm
Screen size in inches 43
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Smart TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 101 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-43X8000G

In conclusion, the Sony KD-43X8000G 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.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

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

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