Sony KD-43XH8505 Review and Specs
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Sony KD-43XH8505 (UK version)

SCORE:
92

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • TRILUMINOSโ„ข Display
  • X1โ„ข 4K HDR Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Sony KD-43XH8505 Overview

Sony KD-43XH8505 was introduced in 2020. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible. It supports HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG.

We give Sony KD-43XH8505 TV 92 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
92
VIDEO FEATURES
93
AUDIO FEATURES
84
OTHER FEATURES
91
CONNECTIVITY
97
FORMAT SUPPORT
80
OVERALL
92

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Sony KD-43XH8505.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
Dolby Vision ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
DSEE ๐Ÿ‘
Clear Phase ๐Ÿ‘
Dolby Atmos ๐Ÿ‘
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi Direct ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth ๐Ÿ‘
Does Not Work with Alexa ๐Ÿ‘
Old HDMI 2.1 ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Full-Array Local Dimming ๐Ÿ‘Ž
Limited Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No IMAX Enhanced ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

VA Panel

Sony KD-43XH8505 has a vertical alignment (VA) panel which is most commonly used in LCD TVs as it provides deeper blacks compared to the IPS panel. However, it is still limited with the viewing angle compared to the IPS panel or OLED display.

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Sony KD-43XH8505.

BASICS
BrandSony
CountryUK
Series 2XH85
ModelKD-43XH8505
Release Year2020
Size43"
Bezel ColorBlack
Smart TVโœ”
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)42.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
ColorTRILUMINOSโ„ข Display
Viewing Angleโœ–
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
VIDEO
3D Capabilityโœ–
HDR10โœ”
HDR10+โœ–
Dolby Visionโœ”
Dolby Vision IQโœ–
HLGโœ”
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎโœ–
IMAX Enhancedโœ–
AMD Freesyncโ„ขโœ–
NVidia G-Syncโœ–
4K HFRโœ–
2K HFRโœ–
VRRโœ–
HGIG Compatibilityโœ–
Picture ProcessorX1โ„ข 4K HDR
Frame Interploation TechniqueMotionflowโ„ข XR 800
Frame Interpolation Frequency800 Hz
Black Frame Insertionโœ”
Filmmaker Modeโœ–
Dynamic Backlight Controlโœ”
X-Realityโ„ข PROโœ” 4K
Dual database processingโœ–
Object-based Super Resolutionโœ–
Live Colorโ„ข Tech0logyโœ”
Precision Color Mappingโœ–
Super bit mappingโ„ข 4K HDRโœ–
Contrast Enhancementโœ” Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Object-based HDR remasterโœ”
Auto Low Latency Modeโœ–
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker TypeFull Range Bass Reflex x2
Speaker Power Rating10 W + 10 W
DSEEโœ”
Clear Phaseโœ”
Simulated Surround SoundS-Force Front Surround
TV Center Speaker Modeโœ–
Dolby Atmosโœ”
Dolby Digitalโœ”
Dolby Digital Plusโœ”
DTS Digital Surroundโœ”
WiSA Readyโœ–
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Inputโœ”
Ethernet Standard10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
Wi-Fiโœ”
Wi-Fi Directโœ”
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetoothโœ”
Bluetooth Version4.2
Smartphone ConnectivityChromecast built-in
Chromecastโœ”
Google Homeโœ”
Virtual Assistantโœ” Google Assistant
Works with Alexaโœ”
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)โœ” eARC
HDCP Version2.3
HDMI-CECโœ” BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
IF (Satellite) Inputs2
Component Inputsโœ”
Composite Inputsโœ”
RCA Audio Outputsโœ–
3.5mm headphone Audio Outputโœ”
Optical Audio Outputโœ”
RS-232C Remoteโœ–
DLNAโœ”
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Storage16 GB
Operating SystemAndroid
Internet BrowserVewd
Content Barโœ–
Voice Commandโœ”
Light Sensorโœ”
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)โœ”
Application Storeโœ” Google Play Store
Teletextโœ”
Auto Calibration with CalMANโœ”
Picture-In-Pictureโœ–
Closed Captions(Analog) โœ–
(Digital) Subtitle
USB HDD Recordingโœ–
USB Drive Format SupportFAT16 / FAT32 / exFAT / NTFS
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPโœ–
AV1โœ–
AVIโœ”
ASFโœ–
DivXโœ”
Flash Videoโœ–
H.263โœ”
H.264โœ”
H.265โœ”
MKVโœ”
M2TSโœ”
MP4โœ”
MPEG-4โœ–
QuickTimeโœ”
RealVideoโœ–
TSโœ–
VC-1โœ–
VP7โœ–
VP8โœ–
VP9โœ–
VOBโœ–
VROโœ–
WebMโœ”
WMVโœ”
Xvidโœ”
AUDIO FORMATS
AACโœ–
AC4โœ–
AIFFโœ–
ALACโœ–
APEโœ–
aptXโœ–
eAAC+โœ–
EAC3โœ–
FLACโœ”
HE-AACโœ–
LPCMโœ”
M4Aโœ”
MIDIโœ”
MP2โœ–
MP3โœ”
OGGโœ–
RealAudioโœ–
WMAโœ”
WAVโœ”
IMAGE FORMATS
BMPโœ–
GIFโœ”
JPEGโœ”
JPSโœ–
MPOโœ”
PNGโœ”
TUNER
Digital Tunerโœ” 2
SAT Tunerโœ”
Analog TunerB/G,D/K,I
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43
CI+โœ” 1.4
FM Radioโœ–
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyB
Power Supply19.5 V DC with AC adapter
AC 220 V - 240 V, 50 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)89 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)965 x 569 x 58 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)965 x 624 x 264 mm
Stand SizeWidth: 509 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1070 x 695 x 148 mm
One Connect Boxโœ–
VESA Wall Mountโœ”
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)100 mm x 200 mm
4" x 7 7/8"
Weight Without Stand10.8 kg
Weight With Stand11.3 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)14 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteStandard Remote
Optional AccessoriesWallmount Bracket (SU-WL450(Terminal access limitation))Depends on country selection
WARRANTY
Warranty1 Year

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