Sony X900E Vs Sony X940E

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony X940E is better.

In this review of Sony X900E Vs X940E, it is clear that the two TVs are very similar but Sony X940E is slightly better as it has better dark room performance as it has improved local dimming feature and better black uniformity and has been updated with support for Dolby Vision.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X940E: DESIGN

Stand; both TVs have stands

Wall mount; Sony X900E has VESA 300×300 while Sony X940E has 400×300

Borders; Sony X900E has 2.28” (5.8cm) whereas Sony X940E has 0.55” (1.4cm)

Max thickness; Sony X900E is 2.28” (5.8cm) while Sony X940E is 2.56” (6.5cm)

Max temperature; Sony X900E has 95oF (35oC) whereas Sony X940E has 97oF (36oC)

Average temperature; both TVs have 90oF (32oC)

Bottom line: the two TVs are similar.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X940E: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony X900E has 5411:1 whereas Sony X940E has 4941:1

Local dimming; both TVs have local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900E has 481cd/m2 whereas Sony X940E has 650cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900E has 546cd/m2 while Sony X940E has 1184cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.6 whereas Sony X940E has 7.1

50% Std. Dev; Sony X900E has 3.784% while Sony X940E has 3.610%.

50% DSE; Sony X900E has 0.159% while Sony X940E has 0.179%

Viewing angle; Sony X900E has 5.0 whereas Sony X940E has 5.7

Black uniformity; Sony X900E has 7.3 whereas Sony X940E has 9.3

Native Std. Dev; Sony X900E has 1.203% while Sony X940E is 0.547%

Total reflections; Sony X900E has 3.4% while Sony X940E has 2.0%

Pre-calibration; Sony X900E has 8.3 while Sony X940E has 8.1

White balance dE; Sony X900E has 2.15 while Sony X940E has 3.11

Color dE; Sony X900E has 2.37 whereas Sony X940E has 1.96

Gamma; Sony X900E has 2.187 while Sony X940E has 2.21.

Post calibration; Sony X900E has 9.2 while Sony X940E has 9.5

White balance dE; Sony X900E has 0.25 whereas Sony X940E has 0.30

Color dE; Sony X900E has 1.97 whereas Sony X940E has 1.28

Gamma; Sony X900E has 2.20, the same as Sony X940E.

Bottom line: Sony X940E is better.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X940E: MOTION

100% response time; Sony X900E has 10.7ms while Sony X940E has 37.4ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs are not flicker-free.

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); both TVs have optional BFI.

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

24p Judder; the two TVs are judder-free.

Native refresh rate; each TV has 120Hz.

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

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X940E: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X900E has 8.2 whereas Sony X940E has 8.4

Supported resolutions; both TVs have 9.1

Total inputs; the two TVs have 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; the two TVs support HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2, USB 3.0, Variable Analog audio and Wi-Fi. Sony X940E support Dolby Vision.

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

Bottom line: Sony X940E is better.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X940E: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Sony X900E has 142.54Hz whereas Sony X940E has 89.80Hz.

Max; Sony X900E has 90.1dB SPL whereas Sony X940E has 91.1dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony X900E has 14.200 while Sony X940E has 2.496

IMD @ Max; Sony X900E has 21.65% while Sony X940E has 4.83%

Bottom line: Sony X940E is better.

Sony X900E Vs Sony X940E: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Sony X900E operates on Android TV version 6.0 whereas Sony X940E on Android TV version 7.0

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

Ads; both TVs are ad-free.

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

Remote; the two TVs have large remotes.

TV controls; both TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: the two TVs have similar smart features.

Conclusion

Sony X940E is slightly better as it has better dark room performance, improved local dimming feature and better black uniformity. It also has been updated with support for Dolby Vision.