Sony XBR-85X950G (USA version)

SCORE:
82

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED 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 XBR-85X950G Overview

Sony XBR-85X950G was introduced in 2019. 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™ Ultimate picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160). VA panel has more limited viewing angle compared to an IPS panel but it can reach higher contrast image due to its deeper blacks.

We give Sony XBR-85X950G TV 82 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
83
VIDEO FEATURES
88
AUDIO FEATURES
69
OTHER FEATURES
65
CONNECTIVITY
93
FORMAT SUPPORT
54
OVERALL
82

Major Changes from its predecessor

An indirect predecessor of 2019 X950G series can be considered a 2017 X940E series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Sony XBR-85X950G Sony XBR-75X940E
Viewing Angle X-Wide Angle
IMAX Enhanced
2K HFR
Dolby Atmos

For this comparison we chose 75" version of the predecessor - model XBR-75X940E. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Sony XBR-85X950G vs Sony XBR-75X940E 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-85X950G.

The TV has strengths such as High Refresh Rate, LED Type, Backlight Dimming, Wide Viewing Angle, Panel Bit Depth, Color Depth, Contrast Ratio, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, IMAX Enhanced, 2K HFR, Powerful Picture Processor, DSEE, Clear Phase, 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 4K HFR, Speaker Channels and TV Center Speaker Mode.

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

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Sony XBR-85X950G.

BASICS
BrandSony
Country VersionUSA
SeriesX950G
ModelXBR-85X950G
Release Year2019
Size85"
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)85" (214.8 cm)
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TechnologyLED
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeDirect LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
ColorTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing AngleX-Wide Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage95%
Contrast Ratio5000∶1
VIDEO FEATURES
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
High Dynamic RangeX-tended Dynamic Range™ PRO
AMD Freesync™
4K HFR
2K HFR
Picture ProcessorX1™ Ultimate
Frame Interploation TechniqueMotionflow™ XR, Auto Mode
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 Channels2
Speaker Type and ConfigurationFull Range Bass Reflex x2 + Tweeter x2
Speaker Power Rating10 W + 10 W
DSEE
Sound Processing
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 Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version4.2
Smartphone ConnectivityChromecast built-in
Video & TV SideView (iOS/Android)
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) Inputs
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 FEATURES
SoCMediaTek MT5893
CPUARM Cortex-A73
CPU Cores4
CPU Frequency1500 MHz
GPUARM Mali-G71
RAM3 GB
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) 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)417 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)75 1/4" x 43 3/8" x 2 7/8"
1.910x1.099x73 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)75 1/4 x 46 1/2 x 16 1/4
1.910x1.179x412 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)79 7/8 x 48 1/2 x 11 1/4
2.026 x 1.231 x 284 mm
Stand SizeW: 69 5/8 inch/1.766 mm
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 Stand101.4 lbs/46 kg
Weight With Stand108 lbs (49 kg)
Weight of Package (Gross)141 lbs (64 kg)
ACCESSORIES
RemoteRMF-TX600U
WARRANTY
Warranty1 Year

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