Ultra HD / 4K Sony KD55XD8599 this TV does not offer 10-bit processing and does not display a generous gamut than the XD93 series, but the colors are nevertheless very beautiful and beautifully nuanced. Same for the HDR that without proposing such high brightness peaks on the XD93 series enables content encoded HDR rare to be delivered with an unprecedented momentum and finesse in contrasts.
the video processing KD55XD8599 Sony is also slightly worse and does not take advantage of the backlight management technology Slim backlight Drive, but the X1 processor 4K upscaling done remarkable work on all HD sources. With the added bonus, clean images without stutters through Motionflow XR 1000. In action movies and football games in particular, the technical contribution is significant.
No 3D no longer on this model or acoustic bass reflex system 4.0. It will, indeed, be satisfied with a standard 2D image and two small speakers 10 watt integrated under the screen. Nothing folichon well.
Fortunately, there are Android TV to baguette and even paid the luxury to navigate the menus and services through function speech recognition remote control. To this is added the tolerance of the integrated media player, the recording function on external media (USB), the presence of a USB 3.0 port and four HDMI inputs, and Wi-Fi connectivity to overcome an additional wire to connect the TV to your home network.
the result is that Sony KD55XD8599 proves a quality device, pleasant to use and a good price / quality ratio. Too bad calibration is so complicated.