Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8500

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better

When we compare Samsung MU8500 Vs Sony X900E in this review, Sony X900E is better as it has deep blacks, has better HDR content as it gets very bright and has very fluid motion.

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8500: DESIGN

Curved; Samsung MU8500 is curved.

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; Sony X900E has VESA 300×300 while Samsung MU8500 has VESA 400×400

Borders; Sony X900E has 0.43” (1.1cm) while Samsung MU8500 has 0.39” (1.0cm)

Max thickness; Sony X900E is 2.28” (5.8cm) while Samsung MU8500 has 3.78” (9.6cm)

Max temperature; Sony X900E and Samsung MU8500 have 95oF (35oC)

Average temperature; the two TVs have 90oF (32oC)

Bottom line: Samsung MU8500 is better

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8500: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony X900E has 5411:1 while Samsung MU8500 has 4167:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900E has 481cd/m2 while Samsung MU8500 has 419cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900E has 546cd/m2 while Samsung MU8500 has 422cd/m2.

Gray uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.6 while Samsung MU8500 has 7.8

50% Std. Dev; Sony X900E has 3.784% whereas Samsung MU8500 has 3.117%

50% DSE; Sony X900E has 0,159% while Samsung MU8500 has 0.165%

Viewing angle; Sony X900E has 5.0 while Samsung MU8500 has 4.5

Black uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.3 while Samsung MU8500 has 6.7

Native Std. Dev; Sony X900E has 1.203% while Samsung MU8500 has 1.520%

Total reflections; Sony X900E has 3.4% whereas Samsung MU8500 has 5.7%

Pre-calibration; Sony X900E has 8.3 while Samsung MU8500 has 7.7

White balance dE; Sony X900E has 2.15 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 3.74

Color dE; Sony X900E has 2.37 while Samsung MU8500 has 1.79

Gamma; Sony X900E has 2.17 while Samsung MU8500 has 2.25

Picture mode; Sony X900E has custom whereas Samsung MU8500 has movie

Post calibration; Sony X900E has 9.2 while Samsung MU8500 has 9.6

White balance dE; Sony X900E has 0.25 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 0.22

Color dE; Sony X900E has 1.97 while Samsung MU8500 has 1.08

Gamma; Sony X900E has 2.20, the same as Samsung MU8500.

Color gamut; Sony X900E has 8.0 while Samsung MU8500 has 7.9

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8500: MOTION

100% response time; Sony X900E has 10.7ms whereas Samsung MU8500 has 16.4ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs don’t have

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

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

24 Judder; the two TVs are judder-free.

Native refresh rate; the two TVs have 12oHz

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

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8500: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X900E has 8.2 whereas Samsung MU8500 has 8.9

Supported resolutions; Sony X900E has 9.1 while Samsung MU8500 has 8.2

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, 1 shared component in, 2 shared composite in and 1 IR in.

Inputs specifications; each TV supports HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi support. Sony X900E supports USB 3.0 & Variable Analog audio out.

Audio pass-through; each TV supports ARC, 5.1 Dolby Digital and 5.1 DTS.

Bottom line: Samsung MU8500 is better

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8500: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Sony X900E has 142.54Hz whereas Samsung MU8500 has 75.51Hz

Max; Sony X900E has 90.1dB SPL while Samsung MU8500 has 86.1dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony X900E has 14.200 while Samsung MU8500 has 1.662

IMD @ Max; Sony X900E has 21.65% while Samsung MU8500 has 16.41%

Bottom line: Samsung MU8500 is better

Sony X900E Vs Samsung MU8500: BSMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Sony X900E has Android TV version 6.0 whereas Samsung MU8500 has Tizen 2017.

Interface; Sony X900E has average ease of use and not smooth while Samsung MU8500 is easy to use with average smoothness.

Ads; Sony X900E is ad-free while Samsung MU8500 has ads.

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

Remote; Sony X900E has large whereas Samsung MU8500 has small.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Samsung MU8500 is better

Conclusion

Sony X900E is a better TV in this review because it has deep blacks, has better HDR content as it gets very bright and has fluid motion.