Sony XBR-55X850A

Sony XBR-55X850A

Sony XBR-55X850A review: specs and price

Sony XBR-55X850A
Sony XBR-55X850A

Why is Sony XBR-55X850A better than the average?

  • Pixel density

  • Resolution

    3840 x 2160pxvs5.25MP
  • Power consumption in standby mode

    0.2W vs0.37W
  • USB ports

  • HDMI ports

  • HDMI version

  • Thickness

  • Composite ports


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The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.


We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.


We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.shipping weight


The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.


The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.


1.pixel density


Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.

3840 x 2160px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.screen size


The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has an LED-backlit display
Sony XBR-55X850A
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
5.has an ambient light sensor
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An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
6.has micro or local dimming
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Local dimming is when sections of the LED array are turned off or dimmed to help produce the deep blacks and higher contrasts.


1.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.USB ports


With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
4.HDMI ports


More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
5.HDMI version


A newer HDMI version offers a higher bandwidth and is capable of carrying a better signal, e.g. more audio channels, more frames per second etc.
6.is DLNA-certified
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All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.


1.supports Dolby Digital
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If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
2.supports Dolby Digital Plus
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If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.
3.has auto volume
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This technology adjusts the volume of the device according with what the video player needs.
4.has a subwoofer
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.audio output power

3 x 10W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.supports Digital Out
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Devices that support Digital Out can deliver sound through optic fiber audio cables (like TOSLINK) or coaxial audio cables, which can transmit high-resolution audio at fast speeds.


1.supports USB recording
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USB recording is the capacity of the device to record content into plugged in USB devices.
2.has a sleep timer
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A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
3.operating power consumption


How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
4.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
5.has a child lock
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A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
6.Has Skype app
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A TV set with the Skype app allows connecting with other people from your device.


1.power consumption in standby mode


The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

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