Hisense 55H9050E Review and Specs
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Hisense 55H9050E (USA version)

SCORE:
83

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Wide Color Gamut
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Hisense 55H9050E Overview

Hisense 55H9050E was introduced in 2018. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible. It supports HDR10.

We give Hisense 55H9050E TV 83 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
89
VIDEO FEATURES
84
AUDIO FEATURES
44
OTHER FEATURES
68
CONNECTIVITY
91
FORMAT SUPPORT
83
OVERALL
83

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Hisense 55H9050E.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘
Full-Array Dimming ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth ๐Ÿ‘
Does Not Work with Alexa ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
Low Number of Local Dimming Zones: 10 ๐Ÿ‘Ž
Limited Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Dolby Vision ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No IMAX Enhanced ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Dolby Atmos ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

VA Panel

Hisense 55H9050E has a vertical alignment (VA) panel which is most commonly used in LCD TVs as it provides deeper blacks compared to the IPS panel. However, it is still limited with the viewing angle compared to the IPS panel or OLED display.


Full-Array Local Dimming

The TV has Full-Array Local Dimming technology with multiple zones throughout the display. Individual zones of LEDs can light up independently which enhances black levels, shadow details and decreases level of light bleed in dark parts of the image. This gives higher contrast with increased picture quality which is very important for HDR reproduction. Higher number of zones gives better control over local dimming and less blooming around the bright objects and subtitles.

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Hisense 55H9050E.

BASICS
BrandHisense
CountryUSA
Series 2H9E
Model55H9050E
Release Year2018
Size55"
Smart TVโœ”
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
LCD TechNologyULED
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeDirect LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Number of Local Dimming Zones10
ColorWide Color Gamut
Viewing Angleโœ–
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 billion
Brightness400 nits
Contrast Ratio3000โˆถ1
Minimum Response Time6 ms
Input Lag35 ms
VIDEO
3D Capabilityโœ–
HDR10โœ”
HDR10+โœ–
Dolby Visionโœ–
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎโœ–
IMAX Enhancedโœ–
High Dynamic Range Processingโœ”
AMD Freesyncโ„ขโœ–
NVidia G-Syncโœ–
4K HFRโœ–
2K HFRโœ–
VRRโœ–
HGIG Compatibilityโœ–
Upscaling4K Upscaler
Frame Interploation TechniqueUltra Smooth Motion
Frame Interpolation Frequency120 Hz
Filmmaker Modeโœ–
Auto Low Latency Modeโœ–
Noise Reductionโœ”
AUDIO
Speaker Power Rating10W x 2
Dolby Atmosโœ–
Dolby Digital Plusโœ”
WiSA Readyโœ–
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Inputโœ” (gigabit)
Wi-Fiโœ”
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11 a/b/g/[a]c
Bluetoothโœ”
Chromecastโœ–
Google Homeโœ–
Virtual Assistantโœ–
Works with Alexaโœ”
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0a
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)โœ”
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECโœ”
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
IF (Satellite) Inputsโœ–
Component Inputsโœ–
Composite Inputsโœ”
RCA Audio Outputsโœ”
3.5mm headphone Audio Outputโœ”
Optical Audio Outputโœ”
RS-232C Remoteโœ–
OTHER
Operating SystemAndroid
Internet Browserโœ–
Parental Control (V-Chip)โœ”
Teletextโœ–
Closed Captionsโœ”
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish/French/Spanish
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPโœ”
AV1โœ–
AVIโœ”
ASFโœ–
DivXโœ–
Flash Videoโœ”
H.263โœ”
H.264โœ”
H.265โœ”
MKVโœ”
M2TSโœ–
MP4โœ–
MPEG-4โœ”
QuickTimeโœ”
RealVideoโœ–
TSโœ”
VC-1โœ”
VP7โœ–
VP8โœ–
VP9โœ”
VOBโœ”
VROโœ”
WebMโœ”
WMVโœ”
Xvidโœ–
AUDIO FORMATS
AACโœ”
AC4โœ–
AIFFโœ–
ALACโœ–
APEโœ–
aptXโœ–
eAAC+โœ”
EAC3โœ–
FLACโœ”
HE-AACโœ–
LPCMโœ–
M4Aโœ–
MIDIโœ”
MP2โœ–
MP3โœ”
OGGโœ–
RealAudioโœ–
WMAโœ”
WAVโœ”
IMAGE FORMATS
BMPโœ–
GIFโœ”
JPEGโœ”
JPSโœ–
MPOโœ–
PNGโœ”
TUNER
Digital Tunerโœ” 1
SAT Tunerโœ–
Analog TunerNTSC
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)โœ–
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
GENERAL
Power SupplyAC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)48.5" x 28.3" x 2.6"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.5" x 30.6" x 9.1"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)54.1" x 33" x 5.6"
VESA Wall Mountโœ”
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 200 mm
Wall mount screwM6
Weight Without Stand34.2 lbs
Weight With Stand35.3 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)46.3 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RF Antenna1
Remoteโœ”
Universal Control Capability for remoteโœ”

Successor

The 2018 H9E series has a successor - 2019 H9F series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.


UPGRADES Hisense 55H9F Hisense 55H9050E
Backlight Type QLED LED
More Local Dimming Zones 132 10
Dolby Vision โœ” โœ–

For this comparison we chose 55" version of the successor - model 55H9F. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Hisense 55H9050E vs Hisense 55H9F where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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