Sony X900E Vs Sony X930E

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony X930E is better.

Sony X930E is better in this review of Sony 900E Vs 930E because it has better input lag when sent a 4k @ 60Hz + HDR input signal, can decode a Dolby vision signal, has better SDR peak brightness and better local dimming that improves picture quality when watching.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X930E: DESIGN

The design features of Sony X 900E vs X930E can be compared as follows;

Stand (55” TV); Sony X900E is 10.2” x 19.8” while Sony X930 is 11.1” x 19.8”

Borders; Sony X900E has 0.43” (1.1 cm) while Sony X930 has 0.51” (1.3 cm).

Thickness; Sony X900E is 2.28” (5.8 cm) while Sony X930 is 1.77” (4.5cm)

Maximum temperature; the two TVs have 90o F (35o C).

Average temperature; each TV has 90o F (32o C)

Build quality; Sony X900E has 7.5* while Sony X930 has 9.0*

Bottom line: Sony X930 is better

Sony X900E Vs Sony X930E: PICTURE QUALITY

When we compare X900E Vs 930E in terms of picture quality, we have the following comparisons;

Contrast; Sony X900E has 9.0* while Sony X930 has 9.1*

Native contrast; Sony X900E has 5411:1, the same as Sony X930.

Contrast with local dimming; Sony X900E has 6534:1 whereas Sony X930 has 6564:1

Local dimming; Sony X900E has 6.5* while Sony X930 has 7.0*

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming.

Backlight; Sony X900E has Full-Array while Sony X930 has Edge.

SDR peak brightness; Sony X900E has 8.5* while Sony X930 has 9.1*

HDR peak brightness; Sony X900E has 7.7* whereas Sony X930 has 9.2*

Gray uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.6* while Sony X930 has 7.0*

Viewing angle; Sony X900E has 5.0* whereas Sony X930 has 4.9*

Black uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.3* whereas Sony X930 has 7.4*

Reflections; Sony X900E has 8.7* whereas Sony X930 has 8.6*

Pre calibration; Sony X900E has 8.3* whereas Sony X930 has 7.7*

Post calibration; Sony X900E has 9.2* whereas Sony X930 has 9.3*

Bottom line: Sony X930 is better

Sony X900E Vs Sony X930E: MOTION

80% Response time; Sony X900E has 4.7ms whereas Sony X930 has 5.3ms

100% Response time; Sony X900E has 10.7ms whereas Sony X930 has 12.7ms

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

PWM dimming frequency; Sony X900E has 720Hz while Sony X930 has 960Hz.

BFI; the two TVs have the same BFI features.

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have 10*

Stutter; Sony X900E has 6.9* while Sony X930 has 7.3*

Frame Hold Time @ 24fps; Sony X900E has 31.0ms whereas Sony X930 has 29.0ms

Frame Hold Time @ 60fps; Sony X900E has 6.0ms while Sony X930 has 4.0ms.

24p judder; the two TVs have 10*

Bottom line: Sony X930 is better.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X930E: INPUTS

In terms of inputs, Sony X 930E Vs X900E have the following comparisons;

Input lag; Sony X900E has 8.2* whereas Sony X930 has 8.3*

Supported resolution; Sony X900E and Sony X930 have 9.1*

HDMI; each TV has 4

USB; each TV has 3

Digital Optical Audio out; each TV has 1.

Analog Audio out 3.5mm; each TV has 1

Input specifications

HDR10; the two TVs have HDR10.

Dolby Vision; Sony X930 has Dolby vision.

HLG; the two TVs have HLG

HDMI 2.0 FULL Bandwidth; the two TVs have HDMI 2, 3

CEC; the two TVs have CEC

HDCP 2.2; each TV has HDMI 1, 2, 3, 4.

USB 3.0; each TV has 1 USB 3.0

Wi-Fi; the two TVs support 2.4GHz, 5 GHz Wi-Fi.

Audio pass-through

ARC; each TV has HDMI 3.

5.1 Dolby Digital via ARC; the two TVs have this.

5.1 DTS via ARC; the two TVs have this.

5.1 Dolby Digital via Optical; the two TVs have this.

5.1 DTS via Optical; the two TVs have this.

Bottom line: Sony X930 is better

Sony X900E Vs Sony X930E: SOUND QUALITY

Frequency response; Sony X900E has 5.9* whereas Sony X930 has 7.3*

Low frequency extension; Sony X900E has 142.54Hz whereas Sony X930 has 84.76Hz.

Distortion; Sony X900E has 6.1* while Sony X930 has 7.4*

Bottom line: Sony X930 is better as it has a better sound quality.

 

Sony X900E Vs Sony X930E: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS version; the two TVs are android.

Interface; Sony X900E and Sony X930 have the same interface.

Ad-free; the two TVs have 10*

Ads; the two TVs have no ads

Suggested content in Home; both TVs have this.

Opt-out of suggested content; both TVs have this.

Apps and features; the two TVs have the same features (9.0*)

Remote; Sony X900E and Sony X930 have 8.0*

Remote App; Sony X900E and Sony X930 have 7.0*

TV controls; the two TVs have three buttons that can control volume, change the channel and input.

Bottom line: Sony X900E and Sony X930 have the same smart features

Conclusion

Sony X930 is a better TV when we compare 900E Vs 930E as it has better input lag when sending a 4k @ 60Hz + HDR input signal, can decode a Dolby vision signal, has better SDR peak brightness and better local dimming that improves picture quality when watching.