Sony KD-75ZH8 Review and Specs

Sony KD-75ZH8 (German version)

SCORE:
87

Highlights

  • 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) LCD Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • X-Wide Angle
  • X1™ Ultimate Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Sony KD-75ZH8 Overview

Sony KD-75ZH8 was introduced in 2020. It has a LCD screen with 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible. It supports HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG and IMAX Enhanced. Its powerful X1™ Ultimate picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 8K UHD (7680 x 4320).

We give Sony KD-75ZH8 TV 87 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
90
VIDEO FEATURES
85
AUDIO FEATURES
88
OTHER FEATURES
87
CONNECTIVITY
92
FORMAT SUPPORT
56
OVERALL
87

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Sony KD-75ZH8.

The TV has strengths such as High Resolution, High Refresh Rate, Backlight Name, Wide Viewing Angle, Color Depth, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, IMAX Enhanced, 4K HFR, 2K HFR, VRR, Speaker Channels, DSEE, Clear Phase, TV Center Speaker Mode, Dolby Atmos and DTS Digital Surround. And it has weaknesses sush as no 3D Capability, no HDR10+, no Advanced HDR by Technicolor®, no AMD Freesync™, no NVidia G-Sync, 8K FPS via HDMI, no HGIG Compatibility, Weak Picture Processor, no Filmmaker Mode and no WiSA Ready.

PROS
High Resolution 👍
High Refresh Rate 👍
Backlight Name 👍
Wide Viewing Angle 👍
Color Depth 👍
HDR10 👍
Dolby Vision 👍
HLG 👍
IMAX Enhanced 👍
4K HFR 👍
2K HFR 👍
VRR 👍
Speaker Channels 👍
DSEE 👍
Clear Phase 👍
TV Center Speaker Mode 👍
Dolby Atmos 👍
DTS Digital Surround 👍
CONS
No 3D Capability 👎
No HDR10+ 👎
No Advanced HDR by Technicolor® 👎
No AMD Freesync™ 👎
No NVidia G-Sync 👎
8K FPS via HDMI 👎
No HGIG Compatibility 👎
Weak Picture Processor 👎
No Filmmaker Mode 👎
No WiSA Ready 👎

Selected Features

VA Panel

Sony KD-75ZH8 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 Sony KD-75ZH8.

BASICS
BrandSony
Country VersionGermany
SeriesZ8H
ModelKD-75ZH8
Release Year2020
Size75"
Bezel ColorDark Silver
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)74.5"
Resolution8K UHD (7680 x 4320)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TechnologyLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeDirect LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Backlight NameFull Array LED
ColorTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing AngleX-Wide Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
VIDEO
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
High Dynamic Range8K X-tended Dynamic Range™ PRO 20x XDR Contrast
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
8K FPS via HDMI
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorX1™ Ultimate
Frame Interploation TechniqueX-Motion Clarity
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Dynamic Backlight Control
X-Reality™ PRO 8K
Dual database processing
Object-based Super Resolution
Live Color™ Technology
Precision Color Mapping
Super bit mapping™ 4K HDR
Contrast Enhancement Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Object-based HDR remaster
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.2
Speaker Type and ConfigurationAcoustic Multi-Audio™; Frame Tweeter
Speaker Power Rating12.5 W + 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 5 W + 5 W
DSEE
Clear Phase
Simulated Surround SoundS-Force Front Surround
TV Center Speaker Mode
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Ethernet Standard10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version4.2
Smartphone ConnectivityChromecast built-in
Chromecast
Google Home
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC
HDCP Version2.3
HDMI-CEC BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs3
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
IF (Satellite) Inputs2
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm input
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Storage16 GB
Operating SystemAndroid
Internet BrowserVewd
Content Bar
Voice Command
Light Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Application Store Google Play Store
Teletext
Auto Calibration with CalMAN
Picture-In-Picture
Closed Captions(Analog) No
(Digital) Subtitle
USB HDD Recording
USB Drive Format SupportFAT16 / FAT32 / exFAT / NTFS
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER
Digital Tuner 2
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerB/G,D/K,I
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43
CI+ 1.4
FM Radio
GENERAL
Energy Efficiency ClassC
Power SupplyAC 220 V - 240 V, 50 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)590 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1,680 x 977 x 84 mm
66-1/4" x 38-1/2" x 3-3/8"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1,696 x 986 x 356 mm
66-7/8" x 38-7/8" x 14-1/8"
Stand SizeWidth: 1,696 mm (66-7/8")
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1,786 x 1,107 x 214 mm
70-3/8" x 43-5/8" x 8-1/2"
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)400 x 400 mm (15-3/4" x 15-3/4")
Weight Without Stand47.9 kg (105.6 lbs)
Weight With Stand49.9 kg (110 lbs)
Weight of Package (Gross)64 kg (141 lbs)
ACCESSORIES
RemotePremium Backlit Remote
Optional AccessoriesWall-Mount Bracket SU-WL450 (Terminal Access limitation), Depends on country selection
WARRANTY
Warranty1 Year

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