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Sony XBR-85X950G 85" review: specs and price

Sony XBR-85X950G 85"

Why is Sony XBR-85X950G 85" better than the average?

  • Resolution
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    3840 x 2160pxvs5.93MP
  • Screen size
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    84.6"vs56.51"
  • USB ports
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    3vs2.26
  • HDMI ports
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    4vs3.53
  • Thickness
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    73mmvs135.59mm
  • USB ports (side)
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    2vs1.38
  • Maximum horizontal viewing angle
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    178ºvs169.38º
  • Maximum vertical viewing angle
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    178ºvs177.1º

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Design

1.width

1.91m

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.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
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.
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.
The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.
The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
8.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

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.
2.resolution

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.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has an LED-backlit display
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
5.has a display in 24p
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A display that supports 24p can display content at the same speed of a screen cinema, for a more cinematic experience.
6.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.
7.Has a curved display
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A curved screen is designed to better fill a user's field of vision, giving the viewer a sense of being immersed in the image. As our eyes have a natural curvature, these displays can also help to reduce eye strain.
The frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.
9.has an HDR10-enabled display
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
The display supports HDR10, which is an HDR (high dynamic range) video technology. Compared to standard dynamic range (SDR) video, HDR10 video has greater contrast and color depth, resulting in more realistic images.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
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.
5.has a VGA connector
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VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
6.supports common interface
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This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).
7.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.
The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
9.supports Miracast
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
Devices that support Miracast can communicate via wi-fi in an open format.

Audio

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.has DTS Surround
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.
3.supports Dolby Digital Plus
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
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.
4.has stereo speakers
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Features

1.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.
2.has a child lock
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A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
3.can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot
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With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
4.has a front camera
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
5.has voice commands
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.Has a radio
Sony XBR-85X950G 85"
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Miscellaneous

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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