Sony 50X82J 4k TRILUMINOS TV - our opinion

Our consumer opinion about the 50-inch 4k TRILUMINOS Pro TV Sony 50X82J


As proud owners of another Sony TRILUMINOS we are excited each time we review another member of the premium brand. 

Sony 50X82J is a 4k LED TV with the picture enhancing TRILUMINOS Pro technology. It is also a Smart Google TV with a huge set of smart features. 

The Sony KDXF-50X82J is a 50-inch LCD TV from Sony. It's a 4K HDR smart TV that offers a resolution of 3840x2160 pixels. 

It is manufactured with Sony's X1 4K HDR Processor, which provides advanced picture processing and upscaling capabilities to enhance the overall viewing experience. It also supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology which expands the contrast and color range of the TV display for more vivid and lifelike image. It's also equipped with a variety of smart TV features, including built-in WiFi, Android TV, and voice control capabilities. 

Additionally, it has a motionflow XR400 and a dynamic contrast enhancement that helps smooth motion and improve contrast, respectively.

The 50X82J has an interesting design with a stand that is a bit different from what we have seen from Sony TVs in the last few years.

Sony 50X82J - product specifications

Sony 50X82J is packed with high-end technology and here we list the most important stuff:

Diagonal display125.7 cm
Type of TVSmart TV
Technology displayLEDs
Special technologyHDR
Image quality4K
Launch year2021
ColorDark gray
Screen typeFlat
Video applicationsYouTube Netflix HBO Go Google TV
Key featuresVoice commands Voice assistant Mirroring USB recording Built-in Chromecast
MirroringiOS Android
Voice assistantGoogle assistant built in
Storage capacity16 GB
HDR technologyHDR 10 HLG Dolby Vision
Image technologyDynamic Contrast Enhancer Auto Wide Precision Color Mapping 4K X-Reality PRO Picture Modes: Vivid, Standard, Cinema, Game, Graphics, Photo, Custom, Dolby Vision Bright, Dolby Vision Dark Object-based HDR remaster Auto Mode TRILUMINOS PRO Display Dynamic Backlight Control
Refresh rate50 Hz
Audio technologyDolby Atmos DTS Digital Surround Dolby Audio X-Balanced Speaker Acoustic Auto Calibration HDMI Audio Return Channel (eARC) DTS Digital Compensation Surround
Audio system2
Power of the built-in speakers20W
Independent controlNo
WirelessBluetooth, Wi-Fi
Types of ports1 x Jack 3.5 mm 1 x PCMCIA 1 x RJ-45 1 x S/PDIF 1 x Data input CI+ slot 4 x HDMI 2 x USB 2 x RF
Standard Wi-Fi802.11ac
Bluetooth version4.2
Annual energy consumption /1000 hours86 kWh
Power consumption in HDR mode / 1000 hours122 kWh
Power consumption in standby mode0.5W
Energy efficiency according to the latest European regulationsClass G
Dimensions with stand286 x 1126 x 718 cm
Dimensions without stand70 x 1126 x 653 cm
Weight with stand12.9 Kg
Weight without stand12.3 Kg
Package dimensions141 x 1226 x 78.2 cm
Gross weight17 Kg
Content packageBatteries Remote Instructions
VESA compatible200x200

The wining combination here is 4k resolution + TRILUMINOS Pro + HDR 10 HLG Dolby Vision4K X-Reality PRO technologies for perfect image quality. 

TRILUMINOS Pro technology explained - video

As mentioned in the beginning we not only test but also own couple of Sony TVs. The Sony 43XG7005 is also equipped with the previous versions of the technologies mentioned above and the image quality is just spectacular, probably the best in class.

Sony 50X82J - product price

If you are located anywhere in the EU, you can expect prices around 650 Euro. We didn't find any offers for UK in the small research that we made.

Sony 50X82J - alternatives

So, is the 50X82J the best 50-inch 4k TV we would recommend these days? Well, compared to most other TVs we reviewed in 2022  Sony 50X82J is definitely one of the best, especially with a price tag under $700. 

Still, there are some good alternatives in this size and price segment:

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