Sony KE65A8BAEP, the power of OLED now at your fingertips

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We all long to get our hands on a high-end TV, since they offer the greatest number of features. A brand that always has quite good models is Sony , yes, their equipment is usually more expensive than its competition. Today we want to talk about a particularly special television such as the Sony KE65A8BAEP .

This offers us spectacular functions in all its aspects, so, we will have a team with an efficient performance. However, before purchasing the Sony KE-65A8BAEP, it is important to know in detail all that it truly offers, both good and bad. So we will know if it can really meet our expectations .

Technical characteristics

 

SPECS
Make model Sony KE65A8BAEP / Sony KE-65A8BAEP / Sony KE-65A8
Size 65 ″ (165.1 cm)
Resolution 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Aspect ratio 16: 9
Frequency 40 Hz / 120 Hz (Hertz)
Backlighting OLED
Smart tv Yes, Android TV
Integrated Wifi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
3D Not
USB Recorder Yes
Tuners
  • Analog (NTSC / PAL / SECAM)
  • DVB-T
  • DVB-T2
  • DVB-C
  • DVB-C2
  • DVB-S
  • DVB-S2
Sound
  • Speakers: 2 x 10 W (watts)
  • Subwoofer: 2 x 5 W (Watts)
  • Dolby Atmos
  • DTS Studio Sound
  • Dolby Digital
Dimensions without stand (Height x Width x Depth) 83.6 x 144.8 x 5.2 cm
Dimensions with stand (Height x Width x Depth) 85.7 x 144.8 x 32.6 cm
Weight (Without / With stand) 21.8 kg / 23.6 kg
VESA compatibility Yes, 300 x 300 mm
HDMI ports 4
USB ports 3
Other connectors
  • Ethernet RJ45
  • DLNA
  • Headphones
  • Optical digital output
  • Mini- A / V
CI + Integrated Yes, v1.4
Energy Class Category G
Contents / Accessories
  • Remote control
  • batteries
  • power cord
  • user’s Guide

 

 

Exterior design of the Sony KE-65A8BAEP

we will enjoy a fine appearance that adapts to any circumstance
we will enjoy a fine appearance that adapts to any circumstance

The first thing we notice is that it has an interesting appearance that usually fits and looks good in any environment. That in principle is because its size is ideal for almost any room or room, in addition, it  is presented in black , which gives it a better presence from any angle from which it is seen without losing details.

Another advantageous point of the design that contains the  Sony KE-65A8  is that its front offers slim bezels that generate greater elegance. As if that were not enough, this makes better use of the useful space of the screen, therefore,  our content will have a better reproduction . This style is great if you want to place the TV on the wall.

The view from the sides is wonderful, since we have a completely slim model that eliminates all kinds of edges at the rear so that the adaptation is much better. In addition, we  witness a clean team in every way . The construction materials are acceptable and precisely this is one of the points that makes it more expensive.

Connectivity

We are going to receive good connectivity with the different connectors that we have at our disposal, firstly, we find four  HDMIs  that we can use to connect laptops, consoles or players, giving efficient transmission performance. Two USB 2.0 are also included   that we can use to play content, however, the main benefit we receive from these ports is the ability to record.

We have other connections that can also be very useful, for example, its composite video input   that expands our possibilities to connect other types of devices. Likewise, there is both an output and an input for audio and a headphone jack in case you want to make a more personal use of the television. At the wireless level we find a Wi-Fi connection   and a  Bluetooth  that avoids the use of annoying cables.

Image quality and general functions of the Sony KE65A8BAEP

The  Sony KE65A8BAEP  presents a remarkable image quality that starts from its  4K resolution  that tries to give us much more detailed images that are translated into more realistic scenes regardless of the type of content we see. Obviously it also supports lower definitions like  Full HD  and  2K  for a better experience.

Its main benefit is that it gives us an  OLED panel  that transmits a fairly powerful backlight that will be enough to not lose detail of what we see regardless of the environment. In addition, it is accompanied by an  ambient light sensor  that balances certain important parameters so that quality is not affected in very dark areas.

This panel stands out for providing us with much deeper blacks,  which will be seen quite clearly . Likewise, there are other technologies that focus their work on better color expression so that they look more vivid and intense. It has  noise reduction  so that movements on the screen are more precise and fluid regardless of the content.

Sound

Not everything could be perfect and we find that the audio can be its weakest point,  and that is because the power of its two speakers barely reaches 20W , something that is common to have in the mid-range, therefore, in more demanding content we will notice certain losses in quality. So, the final experience is not as good as we hope.

In any case, there are some technologies that are going to bring us some improvement, for example, Dolby Atmos is available,   which is one of the best and seeks to give us a more enveloping and clean experience. To complete this, we also have  DTS  and  Dolby Audio , however,  we recommend purchasing an external sound bar .

Sony KE-65A8 Software / Smart TV Review and More

it has one of the best systems today, it offers us quite useful functions
it has one of the best systems today, it offers us quite useful functions

Among the most valuable of the  Sony KE65A8  we find that it includes the Android system that we consider one of the best for all the benefits it gives us. To begin with,  we are talking about an optimized platform that gives us fluid navigation between menus , in addition, it turns out to be quite intuitive, so any user can use it.

Another of its great advantages is that it offers us the most extensive catalog of applications with about 5,000 applications, where obviously we have the most popular ones such as  Netflix ,  YouTube ,  Prime Video  and  Disney + . As if that were not enough, we can also download music and movies to further expand the entertainment available.

We are also presented with compatibility with  Amazon Alexa  and  Google Assistant that allow us to perform different actions within the Sony KE-65A8BAEP using only our voice, thus we get better control. Another application that is very useful is  Apple AirPlay 2  that offers us the possibility of transmitting photos, music and videos from an iPhone or iPad.

Sony KE65A8BAEP: Pros and Cons

 

PROS:

 

  • Good design
  • Connectivity
  • Possibility to record via USB
  • Great image quality
  • OLED panel is available
  • Android TV
  • Compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Apple AirPlay 2
  • Good option to play on a PS4 or PS5

 

CONS:

 

  • Speaker power
  • A little expensive

 

 

8.2TOTAL SCORE

 

Image quality
8.5
Connectivity
8
Sound
7.5
System / Smart TV
8.5
Design
8.5
Price / quality ratio
8

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