Television set Sony KD-75XH8096 : new reference Direct LED ?

Presentation of the Sony KD-75XH8096

Today we are going to analyse the Sony KD-75XH8096, a mid-range television from Sony. An review to check the capacities of this model.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 74.5 inches.
We are faced to a rather large screen.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this KD-75XH8096 Sony ? All answer elements just after.

TV design presentation Sony KD-75XH8096

The Sony KD-75XH8096 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
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.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that Sony has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

TV screen presentation Sony KD-75XH8096

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 KD-75XH8096 Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. Sony presents this KD-75XH8096 with a screen of 74.5 inches; this television is among the greatest. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 50 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 .
Thus, the Sony KD-75XH8096 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation Sony KD-75XH8096

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 equipment consists of  two loudspeakers 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.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The KD-75XH8096 Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

KD-75XH8096 from Sony – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the KD-75XH8096 Sony has an operating system Android 9.0 Pie; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
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.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-75XH8096 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-75XH8096 from Sony – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this TV range, the KD-75XH8096’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 13 connections, not too bad. The Sony KD-75XH8096 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-75XH8096 from Sony – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 72
Screen size in inches 74.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
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

KD-75XH8096 from Sony – The conclusion

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.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
Sony chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.