Sony X850E Vs Sony X800E

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony X850E is better

Sony X850E is a better TV in this review of Sony X850E Vs 800E because it has deep and uniform blacks, handles fast motion and display a wide gamut of colors.

Sony X850E Vs Sony X800E: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; Sony X850E has VESA 300×300 while Sony X800E has VESA 100×200

Borders; Sony X850E has 0.45” (1.2cm) whereas Sony X800E has 0.51” (1.3cm)

Max thickness; Sony X850E is 1.81” (4.6cm) while Sony X800E has 2.28” (5.8cm)

Max temperature; Sony X850E has 113oF (45oC) whereas Sony X800E has 99oF (37oC)

Average temperature; Sony X850E has 93oF (34OC) while Sony X800E has 88oF (31oC)

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same design

Sony X850E Vs Sony X800E: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony X850E has 4510:1 whereas Sony X800E has 961:1

Local dimming; Sony X800E doesn’t have.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X850E has 334cd/m2 whereas Sony X800E has 342cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X850E has 395cd/m2, the same as Sony X800E.

Gray uniformity; Sony X850E has 7.8 while Sony X800E has 7.1

50% Std. Dev; Sony X850E has 2.709% while Sony X800E has 4.785%

50% DSE; Sony X850E has 0.158% while Sony X800E has 0.191%

Viewing angle; Sony X850E has 5.4 while Sony X800E has 6.6

Black uniformity; Sony X850E has 8.8 while Sony X800E has 4.8

Native Std. Dev; Sony X850E has 0.685% whereas Sony X800E has 2.787%

Total reflections; Sony X850E has 4.8% while Sony X800E has 5.2%

Pre-calibration; Sony X850E has 6.8 while Sony X800E has 7.6

White balance dE; Sony X850E has 4.28 whereas Sony X800E has 2.90

Color dE; Sony X850E has 2.99 whereas Sony X800E has 2.78

Gamma; Sony X850E has 2.26 whereas Sony X800E has 2.17

Post calibration; Sony X850E has 9.5 while Sony X800E has 9.2

White balance dE; Sony X850E has 0.27, the same as Sony X800E

Color dE; Sony X850E has 1.22 while Sony X800E has 1.99

Gamma; Sony X850E has 2.20, the same as Sony X800E.

Bottom line: Sony X850E is better

Sony X850E Vs Sony X800E: MOTION

100% response time; Sony X850E has 13.8ms while Sony X800E has 13.9ms

Flicker-free; Sony X800E is flicker-free

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); the two TVs have optional BFI

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation 30fps while Sony X850E has motion interpolation 60fps

Native refresh rate; Sony X850E has 120Hz whereas Sony X800E has 60Hz

Variable refresh rate; the two TVs don’t have

Bottom line: Sony X850E is better

Sony X850E Vs Sony X800E: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X850E has 8.2 whereas Sony X800E has 8.1

Supported resolutions; Sony X850E has 9.1 whereas Sony X800E has 8.2

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm, 1 shared component in, 2 shared composite in, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant), 1 Ethernet and 1 IR in.

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

Audio pass-through; the two TVs support ARC, 5.1 Dolby Digital and 5.1 DTS.

Bottom line: Sony X850E is better

Sony X850E Vs Sony X800E: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Sony X850E has 142.54Hz whereas Sony X800E has 106.79Hz

Max; Sony X850E has 87.9dB SPL whereas Sony X800E has 93.3dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony X850E has 20.147 while Sony X800E has 15.581

IMD @ Max; Sony X850E has 9.69% 35.36%

Bottom line: Sony X800E is better

Sony X850E Vs Sony X800E: SMART FETATURES

Smart OS; the two TVs operate on Android with version 6.0 for Sony X850E and 7.0 for Sony X800E.

Interface; the two TVs have average ease of use and are not smooth.

Ads; 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: the two TVs have the same smart features.

Conclusion

In this review, Sony X850E is a better TV because it has deep and uniform blacks, handles fast motion and displays a wide gamut of colors.