Sony KD-65A8 : the television Ultra HD 4K

What is the new Sony KD-65A8 worth ?

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the Sony KD-65A8.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 64.5 inches.
And you must believe us it is impressive. The first question you’ll have to ask yourself will be the place where you are going to install this television.
Beside, this television is equipped 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.
Why can we consider this KD-65A8 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

KD-65A8 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.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
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 KD-65A8 is revealed.

The screen of the Sony KD-65A8

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. In addition, with a screen of 64.5 inches, the KD-65A8 is among the greatest. 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.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality 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.

KD-65A8 from Sony – The sound

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 several baffles with 10 W at output.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the KD-65A8 up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

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

KD-65A8 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the Sony KD-65A8 is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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-65A8 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-65A8 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?

The connection system of the Sony KD-65A8

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-65A8, it provides you with sufficient elements.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

It is with 13 possible connections that this KD-65A8 is presented. The Sony KD-65A8 is at the bottom of its range. Not great compared to its competitors.
In clear, the connections available on this model are:
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-65A8

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 52
Screen size in inches 64.5
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 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 161 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-65A8

Finally, this new Sony KD-65A8 is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.