SONY KD-65A1 4K HDR OLED TV FEATURES,SPECS & PRICE IN NIGERIA

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Japanese Giants Sony has a deep legacy with Television making right from the days of CRT TVs. Sony is generally regarded as a premium and reliable brand. Sony KD-65A1 4K HDR OLED TV is the flagship TV of Sony with the unique OLED technology. The Television is quite expensive but this is understandable as OLED technology is quite expensive and the Television is 65-inch in size which is quite massive. The television fails to disappoint as it gives users all the experience to be enjoyed from a premium TV.

Pros

  • It has lots of input and connectivity options
  • Supports HDR 10 and Dolby Vision
  • Good 4K performance

Cons

  • Quite expensive
  • Limited IR remote
  • TV stand tilts the TV upwards

DESIGN

Sony KD-65A1 looks gigantic and impressive with its thin frame at the front and a minimalist indicator at the bottom. The panel is quite thin at 88mm. The screen tilts upward at 5 degree angle which may not suitable for all home viewing environments. The stand is also impressive as apart of keeping the TV upright, it houses the input and output ports.

CONNECTIVITY AND REMOTE

The television has four HDMI ports that can handle 4K HDR input and one that supports Audio Return Channel (ARC) . There are two USB ports with one being USB 2.0 and the other USB 3.0. There a single composite input jack, antenna terminal, headphones socket, and an optical audio output. There is an Ethernet port at the Back and Wi-Fi for Internet connectivity. Sony KD-65A1 supports Bluetooth 4.1.

The remote is a simple Infrared remote  with usual controls buttons and there are direct shortcuts for Netflix and Google Play. It would have been better if the remote was Bluetooth enabled so that you don’t have to point at the television everything to change things.

OS AND OTHER FEATURES

Sony KD-65A1 runs on Android Nougat and comes with pre installed Apps like Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Movies, and Sony’s own Serial Ab Tak. Users can install other movies and music apps easily from the Play store. The TV comes with a tiny blaster cable that you can use to control other devices in your home theater using your IR remote.

One unique thing about the TV is that the TV screen is your speaker which is amazing as you get to hear audio emerge from where the image is. This creates a good experience when watching movies and shows on the TV.

 

 

GRAPHICS AND PERFORMANCE

Sony KD-65A1 with its OLED technology is capable of producing brilliant graphics. The panel technology is excellent for taking advantage of dark environments, and there are movies and games in which deep black levels make or break the immersion. The Sony KD-65A1’s OLED panel is stunning when it comes to movies, regardless of the input medium. While  watching HD films on Sony KD-65A1 exhibits an excellent application of HDR, especially for outdoor sequences at the beginning which looked stunning with natural gradients and deep reds.

Sony KD-65A1 gives wondering experiencing while playing with excellent display of games graphic due to its OLED technology which gives it an edge when it comes to showcasing HDR.  Games like Uncharted 4, Injustice 2 and Horizon Zero Dawn, all looked excellent on the TV from the PlayStation 4 Pro.

AUDIO PERFORMANCE

Sony KD -65A1 has good crisp audio output and has excellent preset equaliser settings . The audio also has this unique nature of its acoustic surface with its audio capable of filling a large room.

On increasing the volume the audio still stays crisp and audible which is a plus for Movies and Gaming. Though you will still get best experience with a top notch Home theatre system to get the best out of its audio output.

SPECIFICATION

SCREEN SIZE (INCH, MEASURED DIAGONALLY)

  • 65″ (64.5″)

SCREEN SIZE (CM, MEASURED DIAGONALLY)

  • 163.9 cm

DIMENSION OF TV WITHOUT STAND (W X H X D)

  • Approx. 145.1×83.4×8.6(0.78) cm

DIMENSION OF TV WITH STAND (W X H X D)

  • Approx. 145.1×83.2×33.9 cm

STAND WIDTH

  • Approx. 46.8 cm
  • VESA® HOLE PITCH(W X H)
  • 40.0×20.0 cm

WEIGHT OF TV WITHOUT STAND

  • Approx. 29.8 Kg

WEIGHT OF TV WITH STAND

  • Approx. 36.2 Kg

Connectivity

  • WI-FI STANDARD
  • Wi-Fi Certified 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

ETHERNET INPUTS

  • 1 (Bottom)

BLUETOOTH PROFILE SUPPORT

  • Version 4.1;HID (mouse/keyboard connectivity)/HOGP (Low Energy device connectivity)/SPP(Serial Port Profile)/A2DP (stereo audio) 1 2 /AVRCP (AV remote control) 2

SMARTPHONE CONNECTIVITY

  • Screen mirroring(Miracast™), Chromecast built-in, Video & TV SideView (iOS/Android), Photo Sharing Plus

RF (TERRESTRIAL/CABLE) CONNECTION INPUT(S)

  • 1(Bottom)

IF (SATELLITE) CONNECTION INPUT(S)

  • 2(Bottom)

COMPOSITE VIDEO INPUT(S)

  • 1 (1Bottom Analog Conversion)

HDMI INPUTS TOTAL

  • 4(Bottom4)

HDCP

  • HDCP2.2(for HDMI™1/2/3/4)

HDMI-CEC

  • Yes

HDMI AUDIO RETURN CHANNEL (ARC)

  • Yes

DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT(S)

  • 1 (Bottom)

AUDIO/HEADPHONE OUTPUT(S)

  • 1 (Bottom/Hybrid with Headphone and Subwoofer Out)

USB PORTS

  • 1 (Side), 2 (Bottom)

USB HDD RECORDING

  • Yes

USB DRIVE FORMAT SUPPORT

  • FAT16/FAT32/exFAT/NTFS

USB PLAYBACK CODECS

  • MPEG1:MPEG1/MPEG2PS:MPEG2/MPEG2TS(HDV,AVCHD):MPEG2,AVC/MP4(XAVC S):AVC,MPEG4,HEVC/AVI:Xvid,MotionJpeg/ASF(WMV):VC1/MOV:AVC,MPEG4,MotionJpeg/MKV:Xvid,AVC,MPEG4,VP8.HEVC/WEBM:VP8/3GPP:MPEG4,AVC/MP3/ASF(WMA)/WAV/MP4AAC/FLAC/JPEG Picture (Panel)

DISPLAY TYPE

  • OLED

DISPLAY RESOLUTION (H X V, PIXELS)

  • 3840×2160

Picture (processing)

HDR (HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE) COMPATIBILITY

  • Yes

PICTURE PROCESSOR

  • 4K HDR Processor X1™ Extreme

CLARITY ENHANCEMENT

  • 4K X-Reality™ PRO, Dual database processing

COLOUR ENHANCEMENT

  • Live Colour™ Technology, Precision Colour Mapping, Super bit mapping™ 4K HDR, TRILUMINOS™ Display

CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT

  • Object-based HDR remaster, Dynamic Contrast Enhancer

MOTION ENHANCER (NATIVE HZ)

  • Motionflow™ XR

VIDEO SIGNAL SUPPORT

  • 4096x2160p(24, 50, 60Hz), 3840x2160p(24, 25, 30, 50, 60Hz), 1080p(30, 50, 60Hz), 1080/24p, 1080i(50, 60Hz), 720p(30, 50, 60Hz), 720/24p, 576p, 576i, 480p, 480i

PICTURE MODES

  • Vivid,Standard,Custom,Cinema Pro,Cinema Home,Sports,Animation,Photo-Vivid,Photo-Standard,Photo-Custom,Game,Graphics

HEVC SUPPORT

  • Yes (Up to 3840×2160/60p 10bit)
  • Sound (Speakers and Amplifier)

AUDIO POWER OUTPUT

  • 10W+10W+10W+10W+10W

SPEAKER TYPE

  • Acoustic Surface(Actuator+Subwoofer)

Sound (Processing)

DOLBY AUDIO FORMAT SUPPORT

  • Dolby™ Digital, Dolby™ Digital Plus, Dolby™ Pulse

DTS AUDIO FORMAT SUPPORT

  • DTS Digital Surround

SOUND PROCESSING

  • ClearAudio+

SIMULATED SURROUND SOUND

  • S-Force Front Surround

SOUND MODES

  • Standard,Cinema,Live Football,Music

Software

OPERATING SYSTEM

  • Android 6.0, Marshmallow

ON-BOARD STORAGE (GB)

  • 16GB

DISPLAY LANGUAGE

  • BULGARIAN/CATALAN/CZECH/DANISH/GERMAN/GREEK/ENGLISH/SPANISH/ESTONIAN/FINNISH/FRENCH/HEBREW/CROATIAN/HUNGARIAN/ITALIAN/KAZAKH/LITHUANIAN/LATVIAN/DUTCH/NORWEGIAN/POLISH/PORTUGUESE/ROMANIAN/RUSSIAN/SLOVAK/SLOVENIAN/SERBIAN/SWEDISH/TURKISH/UKRAINIAN/BOSNIAN/MACEDONIAN

TEXT INPUT LANGUAGE

  • BULGARIAN / CATALAN / CROATIAN / CZECH / DANISH / DUTCH / ENGLISH / ESTONIAN / FINNISH / FRENCH / GERMAN / GREEK / HUNGARIAN / ITALIAN / LATVIAN / LITHUANIAN / NORWEGIAN / POLISH / PORTUGUESE / ROMANIAN / RUSSIAN / SLOVAK / SLOVENIAN / SPANISH / SWEDISH / TURKISH / UKRAINIAN / THAI / VIETNAMESE / ARABIC / PERSIAN / JAPANESE

CONTENT BAR

  • Yes

VOICE SEARCH

  • Yes

ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE (EPG)

  • Yes

INTERNET BROWSER

  • Opera

APPLICATION STORE

  • Yes(Google Play Store)

ON/OFF TIMER

  • Yes

SLEEP TIMER

  • Yes

TELETEXT

  • Yes

CLOSED CAPTIONS (ANALOG/DIGITAL)

  • (Analog)-, (Digital)Subtitle
  • Power and Energy saving

SCREEN SIZE (INCH, MEASURED DIAGONALLY)

  • 65″ (64.5″)

POWER CONSUMPTION (IN OPERATION)

  • Rated : 498W / Standard 154 W

ANNUAL POWER CONSUMPTION*

  • 214 kWh/Year

POWER CONSUMPTION (IN STANDBY)

  • 0.50W

POWER CONSUMPTION (NETWORKED STANDBY MODE) – TERMINALS

  • 3.00W(Wi-Fi) / 3.00W(LAN) / 0.50W(Bluetooth)

PEAK LUMINANCE RATIO FOR EU

  • 77%

PRESENCE OF LEAD

  • Yes

MERCURY CONTENT(MG)

  • 0.0

POWER REQUIREMENTS (VOLTAGE/FREQUENCY)

  • 50Hz, AC 220-240V

POWER SAVING MODE / BACK LIGHT OFF MODE

  • Yes

LIGHT SENSOR

  • Yes

Design

FRAME COLOUR

  • Black
  • Built-in Tuner

NUMBER OF TUNERS (TERRESTRIAL/CABLE)

  • 2(Digital)/1(Analog)

NUMBER OF TUNERS (SAT)

  • 2

TV SYSTEM (ANALOG)

  • B/G,D/K,I

TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (ANALOG)

  • 45.25MHz-863.25MHz(Depend on country selection)

TV SYSTEM (DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL)

  • DVB-T/T2

TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL)

  • VHF/UHF(Depend on country selection)

TV SYSTEM (DIGITAL CABLE)

  • DVB-C

TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (DIGITAL CABLE)

  • VHF/UHF/cable(Depend on country selection)

TV SYSTEM (DIGITAL SAT)

  • DVB-S/S2

TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (DIGITAL SAT)

  • IF Frequency 950-2150MHz
  • CI+
  • Yes

Accessories

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

  • Wallmount Bracket (SU-WL450(D20/60mm))Depends on country

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

The Sony KD -65A1 4K OLED TV is available in Nigeria,you can get it at any of the online stores.The Sony KD -65A1 4K OLED TV was released in July 2017 and comes at a price of around $5000 or N1.7 million.

 

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