KD-55XF8596 : Sony has a display Edge-LED

KD-55XF8596 from Sony – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

Sony has just announced the launch of the KD-55XF8596. Given that it is a top-of-the-range model we have decided to take a closer look at this television.
First, the size : 55 inches on this device.
We are dealing with a rather large model.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Sony catches up on its competitors thanks to the new KD-55XF8596. We are facing a perfectly balanced television which establishes as a true reference.
We have examined it in detail and invite you to discover it in our review today. 

KD-55XF8596 from Sony – Design

The designers decided to do something very beautiful. At least that’s what it comes out when you’re facing the product.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this KD-55XF8596. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
On this aspect, the manufacturer makes almost no mistake, since we are dealing with a television set that has a top-of-the-range look and whose elegance will embellish your living room.
The KD-55XF8596 is simply flat.
With its glass surface of 55 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
Sony signs a screen with an extraordinary design. It offers a sober presentation, however, but with materials that enhance the feeling of quality. It is top-of-the-range while its price remains reasonable.

TV screen presentation Sony KD-55XF8596

Sony is now refocusing on image quality. With this new model KD-55XF8596, the engineers wanted to create a top-of-the-range television set in this field.
With this new model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 55 inches, the KD-55XF8596 belongs to the series of large models in its range. In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
With a frequency of 120 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 .
In conclusion on the display, the KD-55XF8596 deserves to be considered at the time of purchase. It’s top-of-the-line top quality.

The sound of the Sony KD-55XF8596

The Sony KD-55XF8596 will give you a clear and faithful sound; thanks to it you will live a unique connected experience.
The equipment consists of  two baffles and a power output of 10 W.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony KD-55XF8596

As with many other TV sets, the KD-55XF8596 has its operating system Android 7.0 Nougat 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-55XF8596 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Sony KD-55XF8596 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-55XF8596

The KD-55XF8596 will delight multi-device users. Indeed, the connectivity consists of many inputs and ports to allow all the possibilities in terms of home cinema or gaming.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 11 possible connections that this KD-55XF8596 is presented. 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:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video)

KD-55XF8596 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 123.1 cm x 71.3 cm x 5.2 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 7.0 Nougat
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 192 W

KD-55XF8596 from Sony – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Sony KD-55XF8596 is to be classified as top of the range. Almost perfect on everything, it is the TV to own for home theater sessions and online game sessions.
The choice of Sony to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the KD-55XF8596, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
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 depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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