Sony XBR-85X900F (USA version)

SCORE:
80

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • X1™ Extreme Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Sony XBR-85X900F Overview

Sony XBR-85X900F was introduced in 2018. It has a LED screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution. The TV is HDR compatible. It supports HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG and IMAX Enhanced. Its powerful X1™ Extreme picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160).

We give Sony XBR-85X900F TV 80 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
82
VIDEO FEATURES
86
AUDIO FEATURES
61
OTHER FEATURES
66
CONNECTIVITY
90
FORMAT SUPPORT
54
OVERALL
80

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2018 X900F series is 2017 X900E series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Sony XBR-85X900F Sony XBR-75X900E
Dolby Vision
IMAX Enhanced
More Powerful Picture Processor X1™ Extreme X1™

For this comparison we chose 75" version of the predecessor - model XBR-75X900E. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Sony XBR-85X900F vs Sony XBR-75X900E where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Sony XBR-85X900F.

The TV has strengths such as High Refresh Rate, LED Type, Backlight Dimming, Wide Viewing Angle, Panel Bit Depth, Color Depth, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, IMAX Enhanced, Powerful Picture Processor, DSEE, Clear Phase and DTS Digital Surround. And it has weaknesses sush as no 3D Capability, no HDR10+, no Advanced HDR by Technicolor®, no AMD Freesync™, no 4K HFR, no 2K HFR, TV Center Speaker Mode and no Dolby Atmos.

PROS
High Refresh Rate 👍
LED Type 👍
Backlight Dimming 👍
Wide Viewing Angle 👍
Panel Bit Depth 👍
Color Depth 👍
HDR10 👍
Dolby Vision 👍
HLG 👍
IMAX Enhanced 👍
Powerful Picture Processor 👍
DSEE 👍
Clear Phase 👍
DTS Digital Surround 👍
CONS
No 3D Capability 👎
No HDR10+ 👎
No Advanced HDR by Technicolor® 👎
No AMD Freesync™ 👎
No 4K HFR 👎
No 2K HFR 👎
TV Center Speaker Mode 👎
No Dolby Atmos 👎

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Sony XBR-85X900F.

BASICS
BrandSony
Country VersionUSA
SeriesX900F
ModelXBR-85X900F
Release Year2018
Size85"
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)84.6" (214.8 cm)
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TechnologyLED
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeDirect LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
ColorTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
VIDEO FEATURES
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
High Dynamic RangeX-tended Dynamic Range™ PRO 6x XDR Contrast
AMD Freesync™
4K HFR
2K HFR
Picture ProcessorX1™ Extreme
Frame Interploation TechniqueMotionflow™ XR 960
Frame Interpolation Frequency960 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
X-Reality™ PRO 4K
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 FEATURES
Speaker Type and ConfigurationBass Reflex Speaker
Speaker Power Rating10 W + 10 W
DSEE
Sound ProcessingClearAudio+
Clear Phase
Simulated Surround SoundS-Force Front Surround
TV Center Speaker Mode
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Pulse
Dolby AC-4
DTS Digital Surround
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Ethernet Standard10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version4.1
Smartphone ConnectivityChromecast built-in
Screen mirroring (Miracast™)
Video & TV SideView (iOS/Android)
Chromecast
Google Home
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
HDCP Version2.3
HDMI-CEC BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs3
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
IF (Satellite) Inputs
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm input
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote1
DLNA
OTHER FEATURES
SoCMediaTek MT5891
CPUARM Cortex-A53
CPU Cores4
CPU Frequency1100 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T860 MP2
GPU Frequency700 MHz
RAM2 GB
Storage16 GB
Operating SystemAndroid
Internet BrowserVewd
Content Bar
Voice Command
Light Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Application Store Google Play Store
Teletext
Picture-In-Picture
Closed Captions(Analog) Closed Caption
(Digital) Closed Caption
USB HDD Recording
USB Drive Format SupportFAT16/FAT32/exFAT/NTFS
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPP
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
AC3
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER
Digital Tuner 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSC-M
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
Digital SAT TV System
Color systemPAL/SECAM/NTSC3.58/NTSC4.43
FM Radio
POWER, DIMENSIONS and WEIGHT
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)380 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1910 mm x 1096 mm x 73 mm
75-1/4" x 43-1/4" x 2-7/8"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1910 mm x 1176 mm x 396 mm
75-1/4" x 46-3/8" x 15-5/8"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)2082 mm x 1233 mm x 369 mm
82" x 48-5/8" x 14-5/8"
Stand SizeW: 1733 mm (68-1/4")
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 400 mm
15-3/4" x 15-3/4"
Weight Without Stand45.2 kg (99.6 lbs)
Weight With Stand48.2 kg (106.2 lbs)
Weight of Package (Gross)67 kg (147.6 lbs)
WARRANTY
Warranty1 Year

Successor

An indirect successor of the 2018 X900F series can be considered a 2019 X950G series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.

UPGRADES Sony XBR-85X950G Sony XBR-85X900F
Viewing Angle X-Wide Angle
2K HFR
Dolby Atmos

For this comparison we chose 85" version of the successor - model XBR-85X950G. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Sony XBR-85X900F vs Sony XBR-85X950G where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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