What can be said about the XBR-65A8H from Sony ?

Presentation of the Sony XBR-65A8H

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the Sony XBR-65A8H.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 64.5 inches.
The engineers from Sony say they have worked with specialist from the Hollywood studios to get a high quality result.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Sony XBR-65A8H is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

XBR-65A8H from Sony – Design

The Sony XBR-65A8H 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 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 XBR-65A8H is revealed.

TV screen presentation Sony XBR-65A8H

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 64.5 inches, the XBR-65A8H is positioned in the segment of large models. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 100 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
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.
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 XBR-65A8H

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  several speakers with 10 W at output.

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 XBR-65A8H Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony XBR-65A8H

For the software part, the XBR-65A8H Sony has an operating system Android 9.0 Pie. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
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 XBR-65A8H 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?

XBR-65A8H from Sony – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony XBR-65A8H, 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 detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

XBR-65A8H 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 52
Screen size in inches 64.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 0
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

To conclude on the Sony XBR-65A8H

With the intention of making a difference this new XBR-65A8H Sony intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
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.

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.

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