Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8000

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better.

When we compare Samsung MU8000 Vs Sony X900E in this review, Sony X900E is better as it has significant local dimming and better contrast ratio, better reflection handling which is good for watching shows in brighter rooms.

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8000: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands.

Wall mount; the two TVs can be mounted on wall

Borders; Sony X900E has 0.43” (1.1cm) whereas Samsung MU8000 has 0.31” (0.8cm)

Max thickness; Sony X900E is 2.28” (5.8cm) while Samsung MU8000 is 2.09” (5.3cm)

Max temperature; Sony X900E has 95o F (35o C) while Samsung MU8000 has 100oF (38o)

Average temperature; Sony X900E has 90o F (32o C) whereas Samsung MU8000 has 91oF (33oC).

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better as it is slimmer and has smaller borders.

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8000: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony X900E has 5411:1 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 4723:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900E has 481cd/m2 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 385cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900E has 546cd/m2 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 417cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.6 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 7.8

50% std. Dev; Sony X900E has 3.784% whereas Samsung MU8000 has 4.068%

50% DSE; Sony X900E has 0.159% whereas Samsung MU8000 has 0.150%

Viewing angle; Sony X900E has 5.0 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 4.2

Black uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.3 while Samsung MU8000 has 7.1

Native std. Dev; Sony X900E has 1.203% whereas Samsung MU8000 has 1.271%

Std. Dev. w/L.D; Sony X900E has 1.014% whereas Samsung MU8000 has 1.315%.

Total reflections; Sony X900E has 3.4% while Samsung MU8000 has 6.0%

Screen finish; the two TVs have semi-gloss.

Pre-calibration; Sony X900E has 8.3 while Samsung MU8000 has 8.9

White balance; Sony X900E has 2.15 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 1.84

Color dE; Sony X900E has 2.37 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 1.40

Gamma; Sony X900E has 2.17 while Samsung MU8000 has 2.16

Picture mode; Sony X900E has custom whereas Samsung MU8000 has movie.

Post calibration; Sony X900E has 9.2 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 9.5

White balance; Sony X900E has 0.25 while Samsung MU8000 has 0.38

Color dE; Sony X900E has 1.97 while Samsung MU8000 has 1.20.

Gamma; the two TVs have 2.20.

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8000: MOTION

100% response time; Sony X900E has 10.7ms whereas Samsung MU8000 has 13.3ms

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

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

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have the same motion interpolation.

Variable refresh rate; Sony X900E and Samsung MU8000 don’t have refresh rate.

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better in terms of motion.

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8000: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X900E has 8.2 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 8.9

1080p @ 60 Hz; Sony X900E has 31.5ms whereas Samsung MU8000 has 24.2ms

1080p @ 60 Hz; Sony X900E has 31.5ms whereas Samsung MU8000 has 24.2ms

1080p @ 60 Hz outside Game Mode; Sony X900E has 105.5ms whereas Samsung MU8000 has 79.1ms

Supported resolutions; Sony X900E has 9.1 while Samsung MU8000 has 8.2

1080p @ 60 Hz @ 4:4:4; the two TVs have this.

1440p @ 60 Hz; Sony X900E has this.

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Sony X900E has 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm, component in, composite in and IR in.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs have HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi support. Sony X900E has USB 3.0

Audio pass-through; the two TVs have ARC, 5.1 Dolby digital and 5.1 DTS.

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better.

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8000: SOUND QUALITY

Frequency response; Sony X900E has 5.9 while Samsung MU8000 has 6.8

Low frequency extension; Sony X900E has 147.2 54Hz whereas Samsung MU8000 has 71.27Hz

Std. Dev. @ max; Sony X900E has 6.51dB while Samsung MU8000 has 7.49dB

Dynamic range compression; Sony X900E has 4.18dB whereas Samsung MU8000 has 3.59dB.

Distortion; Sony X900E has 6.1 whereas Samsung MU8000 has 6.2

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony X900E has 14.200 while Samsung MU8000 has 2.528

IMD max; Sony X900E has 21.65% whereas Samsung MU8000 has 14.91%

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better in terms of sound quality.

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8000: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Sony X900E operates on Android TV version 6.0 whereas Samsung MU8000 on Tizen version 2017.

Interface; Sony X900E has an average, not smooth interface while Samsung MU8000 has an easy and average.

Ad-free; Sony X900E has ads while Samsung MU8000 is ad-free

Apps and feature; the two TVs have preinstalled apps and features.

Remote; Sony X900E has a small remote whereas Samsung MU8000 has a larger one.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better

Conclusion

Sony X900E is a better TV in this review of Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8000 as it has a better contrast ratio and is able to display deeper blacks which are essential while watching movies in dark rooms.