Sony X930E Vs Sony X940E

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony X930E is better.

In this review of Sony 930E Vs 940E, Sony X930E is slightly better as it has more advanced full array local dimming and better black uniformity which works well in dark rooms, has much better response time and is brighter with SDR and HDR content.

Sony X930E Vs Sony X940E: DESIGN

Stand; both TVs have stands.

Wall mount; Sony X930E has VESA 300×300 whereas Sony X940E has VESA 400×400.

Borders; Sony X930E has 0.51” (1.3cm) whereas Sony X940E has 0.55” (1.4cm)

Max thickness; Sony X930E has 1.77” (4.5cm) while Sony X940E has 2.56” (6.5cm)

Max temperature; Sony X930E has 95oF (35oC) whereas Sony X940E has 97oF (36oC)

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

Bottom line: the two TVs are similar.

Sony X930E Vs Sony X940E: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony X930E has 5744:1 whereas Sony X940E has 4941:1

Local dimming; both TVs have local dimming.

Backlight; Sony X930E has Edge while Sony X940E has Full-Array.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X930E has 837cd/m2 whereas Sony X940E has 650cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X930E has 1442cd/m2 whereas Sony X940E has 1184cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony X930E has 7.0 whereas Sony X940E has 7.1

50% Std. Dev; Sony X930E has 5.450% whereas Sony X940E has 3.610%

50% DSE; Sony X930E has 0.186% whereas Sony X940E has 0.179%

Viewing angle; Sony X930E has 4.9 whereas Sony X940E has 5.7.

Black uniformity; Sony X930E has 7.4 whereas Sony X940E has 9.3

Native Std. Dev; Sony X930E has 1.060% whereas Sony X940E has 0.547%

Total reflections; Sony X930E has 3.5% whereas Sony X940E has 2.0%

Pre calibration; Sony X930E has 7.7 whereas Sony X940E has 8.1

White balance dE; Sony X930E has 2.81 whereas Sony X940E has 3.11

Color dE; Sony X930E has 2.70 whereas Sony X940E has 1.96

Gamma; Sony X930E has 2.16 whereas Sony X940E has 2.21.

Post calibrations; Sony X930E has 9.3 whereas Sony X940E has 9.5.

White balance dE; Sony X930E has 0.27 whereas Sony X940E has 0.30

Color dE; Sony X930E has 1.81 whereas Sony X940E has 1.28

Gamma; both TVs have 2.20.

Color gamut; Sony X930E has 7.8 while Sony X940E has 7.9

Bottom line: Sony X940E is better.

Sony X930E Vs Sony X940E: MOTION

100% response time; Sony X930E has 12.7ms whereas Sony X940E has 37.4ms.

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

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

Motion interpolation; both TVs have motion interpolation 30fps and 60fps.

24p Judder; both TVs are judder-free.

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

Native refresh rate; the two TVs have 120Hz.

Bottom line: Sony X930E is better.

Sony X930E Vs Sony X940E: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X930E has 8.3 whereas Sony X940E has 8.4

Supported resolutions; the two TVs have 9.1

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 Analog Audio out 3.3mm, 1 shared component in, 2 shared composite in, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant), 1 Ethernet and 1 IR.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs support HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2, USB 3.0, Variable Analog audio out and Wi-Fi.

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

Bottom line: Sony X940E is better.

Sony X930E Vs Sony X940E: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Sony X930E has 84.76Hz whereas Sony X940E has 89.80Hz

Max; Sony X930E has 94.5dB SPL whereas Sony X940E has 91.1dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony X930E has 2.306 while Sony X940E has 2.496

IMD @ Max; Sony X930E has 1.52% whereas Sony X940E has 4.83%

Bottom line: Sony X930E is better.

Sony X930E Vs Sony X940E: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Sony X930E operates on Android TV version 6.0 while Sony X940E on Android TV version 7.0

Interface; the two 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 the same smart features.

Conclusion

When we compare the two TVs, Sony X930E is slightly better as it has more advanced full array local dimming and better black uniformity which works well in dark rooms, has much better response time and is brighter with SDR and HDR content.