Sony KD-55A85 : the other TV set from Sony

Sony KD-55A85 : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-55A85, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 54.6 inches.
Simple and about average. It’ll be just right for anybody who wants to watch TV without changing their home into a home cinema.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Sony have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this KD-55A85 Sony ? All answer elements just after.

The design of the Sony KD-55A85

The Sony KD-55A85 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
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.
In conclusion, Sony has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this KD-55A85 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

The screen of the Sony KD-55A85

The display of this KD-55A85 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 KD-55A85 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 54.6 inches, the KD-55A85 is positioned in the range of models, in the average.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality 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 .
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 KD-55A85

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.
The television set is equipped with  several speakers for a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-55A85 up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-55A85 Sony, it is the word correct that comes out.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-55A85

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this KD-55A85 has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie; You will have plenty of time to discover the world 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-55A85 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-55A85 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 KD-55A85

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-55A85, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 13 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:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony KD-55A85

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 52
Screen size in inches 54.6
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 2
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 131 W

To conclude on the Sony KD-55A85

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.

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