Sony KD-43XH8505 : a TV set mid-range

Presentation of the Sony KD-43XH8505

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-43XH8505, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 42.5 inches.
Surely considering this price you couldn’t expect something excessive. You can comfort yourself with the thought that it is a mass of technology.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 42.5 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD-43XH8505 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

KD-43XH8505 from Sony – Design

Sober but in line with current trends. Sony has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
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!

KD-43XH8505 from Sony – The screen

The display of this KD-43XH8505 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.

The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 42.5 inches, this KD-43XH8505 is positioned in the range of small models.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
With a frequency of 100 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
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 in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

TV sound presentation Sony KD-43XH8505

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however Sony has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers with 10 W at output.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will put you at the very heart of your movies. Immersive and impressive.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

KD-43XH8505 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the Sony KD-43XH8505 is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie; 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.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-43XH8505 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?

KD-43XH8505 from Sony – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this TV range, the KD-43XH8505’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 14 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.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

KD-43XH8505 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 58
Screen size in inches 42.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 89 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-43XH8505

In conclusion, the Sony KD-43XH8505 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.
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 sound power.

 

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