Sony Z9D Vs Sony A1E OLED

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony A1E OLED is better.

Sony A1E OLED is better when we compare Sony Z9D Vs OLED because it has an OLED panel, displays better blacks great for movies and HDR content and better response time excellent for playing video games.

Sony Z9D Vs Sony A1E OLED: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; Sony Z9D has VESA 400×300 while Sony A1E OLED has VESA 400×200

Borders; Sony Z9D has 0.71” (1.8cm) while Sony A1E OLED has 0.39” (1.0cm)

Max thickness; Sony Z9D has 3.27” (8.3cm) whereas Sony A1E OLED has 2.64” (6.7cm)

Max temperature; the two TVs have 97oF (36oC)

Average temperature; Sony Z9D has 90oF (32o) whereas Sony A1E OLED has 86oF (30oC)

Bottom line: Sony A1E OLED is better

Sony Z9D Vs Sony A1E OLED: PICTURE QUALITY

Contrast; Sony Z9D has 4322:1 while Sony A1E OLED has Inf:1

Local dimming; Sony Z9D has local dimming

Backlight; Sony Z9D has Full-Array

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony Z9D has 741cd/m2 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 278cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony Z9D has 1375cd/m2 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 623cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony Z9D has 6.8 while Sony A1E OLED has 8.6

50% Std. Dev; Sony Z9D has 3.941% whereas Sony A1E OLED has 0.879%

50% DSE; Sony Z9D has 0.203% while Sony A1E OLED has 0.138%

Viewing angle; Sony Z9D has 5.1 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 8.1

Black uniformity; Sony Z9D has 8.7 while Sony A1E OLED has 10

Native Std. Dev; Sony Z9D has 0.776% whereas Sony A1E OLED has 0.349%

Total reflections; Sony Z9D has 2.6% whereas Sony A1E OLED has 1.4%

Pre-calibration; Sony Z9D has 8.1 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 8.0

White balance dE; Sony Z9D has 2.66 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 3.02

Color dE; Sony Z9D has 1.92 while Sony A1E OLED has 1.95

Gamma; Sony Z9D has 2.21 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 2.20

Post calibration; Sony Z9D has 9.5 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 9.4

White balance; Sony Z9D has 0.25 while Sony A1E OLED has 0.40

Color dE; Sony Z9D has 1.17 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 1.57

Gamma; Sony Z9D has 2.20 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 2.21

Bottom line: Sony A1E OLED is better

Sony Z9D Vs Sony A1E OLED: MOTION

100% response time; Sony Z9D has 30.7ms whereas Sony A1E OLED has 0.7ms

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

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); the two 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 A1E OLED is better

Sony Z9D Vs Sony A1E OLED: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony Z9D has 8.4 while Sony A1E OLED has 7.9

Supported resolutions; Sony Z9D has 9.1, the same as Sony A1E OLED

Total inputs; the two TVs have 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm, 1 tuner (cable/ Ant), 1 IR in and 1 Ethernet. Sony Z9D has 1 shared component in and 2 shared composite in while Sony A1E OLED has 1 composite in.

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2, USB 3.0, variable Analog audio out and Wi-Fi support. Sony Z9D has 3D.

Audio pass-through; each TV has ARC, 5.1 Dolby digital and 5.1 DTS

Bottom line: Sony Z9D is better

Sony Z9D Vs Sony A1E OLED: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Sony Z9D has 169.51Hz whereas Sony A1E OLED has 67.27Hz

Max; Sony Z9D has 90.dB SPL whereas Sony A1E OLED has 92.7dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony Z9D has 8.865 whereas Sony A1E OLED has 9.459

IMD @ Max; Sony Z9D has 12.37% whereas Sony A1E OLED has 6.58%

Bottom line: Sony A1E OLED is better

Sony Z9D Vs Sony A1E OLED: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; the two TVs operate on Android TV version 6.0

Interface; the two TVs have an average and non-smooth interface

Ad-free; the two TVs are ad-free

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features

Remote; the two TVs have large remotes

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls

Bottom line: Sony Z9D and Sony A1E OLED have the same smart features

Conclusion

When we compare the two TVs, Sony A1E OLED is better because it has an OLED panel, displays better blacks great for movies and HDR content and better response time excellent for playing video games.