The Sony KDL 65X8500E HDR ultra HD smart TV is basically the best when it comes to TVs. This TV is massive that’s only because of the screen size. The overall design of the TV is extremely minimal so it all just fades away into oblivion and becomes a massive canvas into the world of media. Its bezels are almost non-existent allowing you to see screen when you’re close up or far away.
The majority of the TV is super thin and about as thin as an iPhone. The only thick part of the TV is near the bottom. Of the back are all the components and parts which are quite a lot. They include the video imports, HDMI ports, Ethernet, three more HDMI ports, three USB ports and a headphone jack. USB ports can be used for things like plugging in hard drives or Mouse or other USB devices like a USB stick.
This all sits on a solid metal base or you can mount the TV to a wall. Also to note the speakers on Sony KDL 65X8500E are excellent with a good amount of bass and can easily fill al living room with sound. When the volume is a bit too high it can sound a bit distorted.
Its screen looks absolutely fantastic. It’s 16 by 9 and 120 Hertz and has a resolution of 3840 by 2160. This means it is SuperDuper sharp and crispy. For HDR content you’ll get to see a much wider and more accurate range of color and brightness not commonly available on most other TVs.
With the Sony KDL 65X8500E one is able to see more details in the shadows and many movies and TV shows like Netflix or actually shot in 4k. SSony KDL 65X8500E has the 4k processor X1 that also boosts sharpness, reduces noise and more colors are incredible and accurate. Contrast is fantastic and it’s what you’d expect from a TV like.
This is a smart TV equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity and it runs the excellent Android TV operating system. If you use Android often you’ll feel right at home or if you’ve never even touched Android you can easily learn this software. There’s all the common content apps like Netflix, YouTube, Crackle, Google Play Movies and many more plenty.
You can even download your own choice of apps from the Android TV Play Store with that aren’t on the Play Store. You can also place some Android games like Asphalt 8. Do not use a TV remote to play because you won’t have too much fun.
The remote is actually very well designed the navigation buttons are responsive well. There are quite a few buttons on the remote and you’ll only be using a few. The remote also has a microphone so you can search within apps or Google Now. It’s incredibly accurate.
Sony KDL 65X8500E has the Android TV phone app for iOS and Android and it works pretty well as remotes except when you’re typing. It can be super glitchy.
Overall Sony KDL 65X8500E is superb where you get a stunning 4k HDR TV with plenty of enhancements to make the experience. It has great awesome software, plenty of ports and a beautiful overall design.
Main Features for Sony KDL 65X8500E
65 Inch Display
3480 x 2160 Resolution
Smart TV, Android Based
3 USB Ports
4 HDMI Ports
23 KG Weight
60 Hz Refresh Rate