Sony X900E Vs Sony X850E

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better.

When we compare Sony 850E Vs 900E in this review, Sony X900E is better as it is brighter in SDR and HDR and has a decent local dimming feature.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X850E: DESIGN

The design features of Sony X850 Vs X900E have the following comparisons;

Stand; the two TVs have TV stands.

Wall mount; the two TVs can be mounted on wall.

Borders; Sony X900E has 0.43” (1.1cm) while Sony X850E has 0.47” (1.2cm).

Maximum thickness; Sony X900E has 2.28” (5.8cm) whereas Sony X850E has 1.81” (4.6cm).

Maximum temperature; Sony X900E has 95oF (32oC while Sony X850E has 113o (34oC)

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better in design.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X850E: PICTURE QUALITY

In terms of picture quality, X850E Vs X900E has the following comparisons;

Native contrast; Sony X900E has 5411:1 while Sony X850E has 4510:1.

Contrast with local dimming; Sony X900E has 6534:1

Local dimming; Sony X900E has local dimming.

Backlight; Sony X900E has Full-Array while Sony X850E has Edge.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900E has 481cd/m2 while Sony X850E has 334cd/m2

SDR sustained 100% Window; Sony X900E has 509cd/m2 whereas Sony X850E has 369cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900E has 546 cd/m2 whereas Sony X850E has 395cd/m2

HDR peak 100% Window; Sony X900E has 531cd/m2

HDR sustained 100% Window; Sony X900E has 525cd/m2 while Sony X850E has 417cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.6 whereas Sony X850E has 7.6*

Viewing angle; Sony X900E has 5.0* while Sony X850E has 5.0*

Black uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.3* while Sony X850E has 8.8*

Reflections; Sony X900E has 8.7* while Sony X850E has 8.1*

Screen finish; the two TVs have semi-gloss.

Total reflections; Sony X900E has 3.4% while Sony X850E has 4.8%

Indirect reflections; Sony X900E has 0.4% while Sony X850E has 0.5%

Pre calibration; Sony X900E has 8.3* while Sony X850E has 6.8*

Color temperature; Sony X900E has 6208k while Sony X850E has 5980k

Picture mode; the two TVs have custom.

Post calibration; Sony X900E has 9.2 while Sony X850E has 9.5*

White balance; Sony X900E has 0.25 while Sony X850E has 0.27

Color volume; Sony X900E has 7.2 while Sony X850E has 7.4

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X850E: MOTION

Response time; Sony X900E has 9.1* while Sony X850E has 8.9*

100% response time; Sony X900E has 10.7ms while Sony X850E has 13.8ms.

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

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

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation

Native refresh rate; Sony X900E has 120Hz, the same as Sony X850E.

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

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better as it has better motion features.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X850E: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X900E and Sony X850E have 8.2

Supported resolution; Sony X900E and Sony X850E have 9.1*

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

Total inputs; the two TVs have 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Optical Audio out, 1 analog audio out 3.5mm, 1 tuner (cable/Ant), 1 Ethernet and 1 IR In.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs have HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, CECUSB 3.0 and variable Analog audio out.

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

Bottom line: Sony X900E and Sony X850E have the same input features.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X850E: SOUND QUALITY

Frequency response; each TV has 5.9*

Low-frequency extension; the two TVs have 142.54Hz.

Std. Dev.@ Max; Sony X900E has 6.51dB while Sony X850E has 6.03dB.

Dynamic range compression; Sony X900E has 4.18dB while Sony X850E has 2.98dB.

Distortion; Sony X900E has 6.1* whereas Sony X850E has 6.3*

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony X900E has 14.200 while Sony X850E has 20.147

IMD @ Max; Sony X900E has 21.65% while Sony X850E has 9.69%

Bottom line: Sony X850E is better as it has better sound quality.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X850E: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS version; the two TVs operate on Android TV platform.

Interface; the two TVs have an average ease of use, advanced options and is not smooth.

Ad-free; the two TVs are ad-free.

Apps and features; Sony X900E and Sony X850E have preinstalled popular apps and much more can be downloaded from the Google play store.

TV controls; the two TVs have buttons for basic settings other than using the remote.

Bottom line: Sony X900E and Sony X850E have the same smart features.

Conclusion

In this review of 850E Vs 900E, Sony X900E is better as it is brighter in SDR and HDR.