The Sony Bravia X80K 4K Ultra HD Smart TV with Google TV is priced at Rs 99,900 in India. For that money, this 43-inch 4K Smart TV offers a lot. Let’s take a look. Now, you would be thinking why spend so much on a 43-inch TV but the fact of the matter is Sony has delivered all the premiumness that helps this TV stand out from the crowd.
The Sony Bravia X88K 4K Ultra HD Smart TV comes with a 4K resolution and 50Hz refresh rate with Motionflow XR 200. It offers rich details and texture. The TV uses Sony’s 4K HDR processor X1 that facilitates realistic picture quality. The X1 processor shows images filmed in 2K or even HD resolution in close to 4K levels using 4K X-reality Pro technology with support for Dolby Vision. Talkling about real-life experience, this TV will easily please your eyes. The video quality will remind you that you are viewing a premium TV.
Talking about audio, the Sony X88K 4K Ultra HD smart TV also comes with a nice sound system that uses an X balanced speaker drivers to achieve a clear sound. It uses a 20W speaker systems with two 10W Bass Reflex speakers. The sound system also comes with Dolby Audio and Dolby Atmos support and offers DTS digital surround sound. While on paper, the audio quality sounds promising but in reality you would need to invest in a decent soundbar to get the best audio experience.
The Sony XBOX 4K Ultra HD TV also makes for a good smart home companion with support for Google Assistant and Google TV, and also comes with an optional Bravia Cam camera. The Smart TV runs on Android TV and comes with 1668 of internal storage.
The Sony X88K 4K Ultra HD smart TV also comes with special features for the PlayStation 5 like auto HDR tone mapping and auto genre picture motion. It also comes with an Auto Low Latency Mode, which is supprted via HDMI 2.1. The HDMI 2.1 recognises when a console is connected and switched on. The TV consumes 0.5W power and requires a 220V to 240V AC adapter.
In terms of connectivity, the Sony Bravia X88K comes with 2 USB-A ports, 4 HDMI ports including HDMI 2.1, 1 Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi, and a voice-supported remote control. This is all you need in terms of connectivity, which is quite seamless.
Sony Bravia X80K 4K UHD TV Review Verdict: With realistic colour, amazing audio quality there’s nothing much to crib about in this premium TV. It all boils down to the fact whether or not you have the budget, if budget is not an issue and you want best performer, this is the best bet.