Sony KD-65XH9005 : a television of 64.5 inches

Sony KD-65XH9005 : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this KD-65XH9005, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 64.5 inches.
We are faced to a rather large screen.
This television is delivered 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.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony KD-65XH9005 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

KD-65XH9005 from Sony – Design

The Sony KD-65XH9005 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
In conclusion, Sony has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this KD-65XH9005 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

TV screen presentation Sony KD-65XH9005

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.

The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. And with his 64.5 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that belongs to the series of large models in its range. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Designed with a frequency of 100 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
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.
In conclusion on the display, with the KD-65XH9005 Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation Sony KD-65XH9005

The Sony KD-65XH9005 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers for a sound power of 10 W.

The sound of this TV is in a word immersive, and you feel like being in a small movie theater.

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

KD-65XH9005 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the Sony KD-65XH9005 is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-65XH9005 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-65XH9005

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony KD-65XH9005, it provides you with sufficient elements.
If you have many devices and decide to connect them with this TV, you will have to choose. There are fewer than on competing TV sets.

It is with 9 possible connections that this KD-65XH9005 is presented. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 3 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-65XH9005 from Sony – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 70
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 2
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 143 W

Our conclusion on the Sony KD-65XH9005

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.
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.

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