Sony A1E OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony A8F is better.

In this review of Sony A1E Vs A8F, Sony A8F is slightly better as it has a more common stand design

Sony A1E OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; the two TVs can be mounted on wall

Borders; Sony A1E OLED has 0.39” (1.0cm) whereas Sony A8F OLED has 0.35” (0.9cm)

Max thickness; Sony A1E OLED is 2.64” (6.7cm) whereas Sony A8F OLED is 2.24” (5.7cm)

Max temperature; Sony A1E OLED has 97oF (36oC) whereas Sony A8F OLED has 95oF (35oC)

Average temperature; Sony A1E OLED has 86oF (30oC) whereas Sony A8F OLED has 81oF (27oC)

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same design features.

Sony A1E OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; the two TVs have inf:1

Local dimming; the two TVs don’t have local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony A1E OLED has 287cd/m2 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 270cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony A1E OLED has 623cd/m2 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 635cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony A1E OLED has 8.6 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 8.5

50% std. Dev; Sony A1E OLED has 0.879% whereas Sony A8F OLED has 1.745%

50% DSE; Sony A1E OLED has 0.138% whereas Sony A8F OLED has 0.123%

Viewing angle; Sony A1E OLED has 8.1 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 8.8

Black uniformity; Sony A1E OLED has 10, the same as Sony A8F OLED

Native std. Dev; Sony A1E OLED has 0.349% whereas Sony A8F OLED has 0.293%

Total reflections; each TV has 1.4%

Pre-calibration Sony A1E OLED has 8.0 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 8.5

White balance; Sony A1E OLED has 3.02 while Sony A8F OLED has 2.48

Color dE; Sony A1E OLED has 1.95 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 1.41.

Gamma; Sony A1E OLED has 2.20 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 2.15

Post calibration; Sony A1E OLED has 9.4, the same as Sony A8F OLED.

White balance dE; Sony A1E OLED has 0.40 while Sony A8F OLED has 0.22

Color dE; Sony A1E OLED has 1.57 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 1.54

Gamma; Sony A1E OLED has 2.21 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 2.20

Bottom line: Sony A8F OLED is better

Sony A1E OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: MOTION

100% response time; Sony A1E OLED has 0.7ms whereas Sony A8F OLED has 2.3ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs don’t have flicker-free

Optional BFI; the two TVs have optional BFI

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation 30fps and 60fps.

Variable refresh rate; the two TVs don’t have variable refresh rate.

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same motion features.

Sony A1E OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony A1E OLED and Sony A8F OLED have 7.9

Supported resolutions; Sony A1E OLED has 9.1 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 9.6

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 Analog audio out, 1 composite in, 1 tuner (cable/Ant), 1 Ethernet and 1 IR in

Input specifications; each TV has HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2, USB 3.0, variable Analog audio out and Wi-Fi support.

Audio pass-through; each TV has ARC, Dolby and DTS

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same input features

Sony A1E OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: SOUND QUALITY

Low frequency extension; Sony A1E OLED has 67.27Hz whereas Sony A8F OLED has 63.50Hz

Max; Sony A1E OLED has 92.7dB SPL whereas Sony A8F OLED has 91.5dB SPL

Distortion; Sony A1E OLED has 7.2 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 6.8

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony A1E OLED has 9.459 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 6.153

Bottom line: Sony A1E OLED is better

Sony A1E OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; .the two TVs operate on Android TV

Version; Sony A1E OLED has 6.0 whereas Sony A8F OLED has 7.0

Interface; the two TVs have an average and non-smooth

Ad-free; the two TVs are ad-free

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features

Remote; the two TVs have large remotes

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls

Bottom line: Sony A1E OLED and Sony A8F OLED have the same smart features

Conclusion

In this review, Sony A8F OLED is a better TV as it has a more common stand design.