Sony Z9D Vs Sony X900F

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony X900F is better.

In this review, Sony X900F is slightly better when we compare Sony Z9D Vs X900F because it has a faster response time great for video games, better judder removal for low fps content.

Sony Z9D Vs Sony X900F: DESIGN

Stand; both TVs have stands.

Wall mount; Sony Z9D has VESA 400×300 while Sony X900F has VESA 300×300.

Borders; Sony Z9D has 0.71” (1.8cm) while Sony X900F has 0.35” (0.9cm).

Max thickness; Sony Z9D is 3.27” (8.3cm) whereas Sony X900F has 2.76” (7.0cm)

Max temperature; Sony Z9D has 97oF (36oC) whereas Sony X900F has 91oF (33oC)

Average temperature; Sony Z9D has 90oF (32oC) whereas Sony X900F has 87oF (30oC)

Bottom line: the two TVs are similar.

Sony Z9D Vs Sony X900F: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony Z9D has 4322:1 while Sony X900F has 5089:1

Local dimming; both TVs have local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony Z9D has 741cd/m2 whereas Sony X900F has 578cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony Z9D has 1375cd/m2 whereas Sony X900F has 894cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony Z9D has 6.8 while Sony X900F has 7.5

50% Std. Dev; Sony Z9D has 3.941% whereas Sony X900F has 4.335%

50% DSE; Sony Z9D has 0.203% whereas Sony X900F has 0.165%

Viewing angle; Sony Z9D has 5.1 whereas Sony X900F has 5.2

Black uniformity; Sony Z9D has 8.7 whereas Sony X900F has 7.7

Native Std. Dev; Sony Z9D has 0.776% while Sony X900F has 0.923%

Total reflections; Sony Z9D has 2.6% whereas Sony X900F has 3.5%

Pre calibration; Sony Z9D has 8.1 whereas Sony X900F has 3.5%.

White balance dE; Sony Z9D has 2.66 while Sony X900F has 1.66

Color dE; Sony Z9D has 1.92 while Sony X900F has 1.60

Gamma; Sony Z9D has 2.21 whereas Sony X900F has 2.20

Picture mode; both TVs have custom.

Post calibration; Sony Z9D has 9.5, the same as Sony X900F.

White balance dE; Sony Z9D has 0.25 while Sony X900F has 0.13

Color dE; Sony Z9D has 1.17 while Sony X900F has 1.33

Gamma; Sony Z9D has 2.20 while Sony X900F has 2.19.

Color gamut; Sony Z9D has 7.9 while Sony X900F has 8.0

Bottom line: Sony Z9D is better.

Sony Z9D Vs Sony X900F: MOTION

100% response time; Sony Z9D has 30.7ms while Sony X900F has 10.2ms

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.

Native refresh rate; each TV has 120Hz.

Variable refresh rate; both TVs don’t have.

Bottom line: Sony X900F is better.

Sony Z9D Vs Sony X900F: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony Z9D and Sony X900F have 8.4.

Supported resolutions; Sony Z9D has 9.1 whereas Sony X900F has 9.6

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant), 1 Ethernet and 1 IR in. Sony Z9D has 1 shared component in and 2 shared composite in while Sony X900F has 1 composite in.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs support HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, CEC, USB 3.0, HDCP 2.2, variable Analog audio out and Wi-Fi. Sony Z9D supports 3D.

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

Bottom line: Sony X900F is better.

Sony Z9D Vs Sony X900F: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Sony Z9D has 169.51Hz while Sony X900F has 95.14Hz.

Max; Sony Z9D has 90.5dB SPL while Sony X900F has 90.0dB SPL.

Weighted THD @Max; Sony Z9D has 8.865 while Sony X900F has 9.787

IMD @ Max; Sony Z9D has 12.37% while Sony X900F has 72.21%

Bottom line: Sony X900F is better.

Sony Z9D Vs Sony X900F: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Sony Z9D operates on Android TV version 6.0 while Sony X900F on Android TV 7.o

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

Ads; Sony Z9D is ad-free whereas Sony X900F has ads.

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

Remote; both TVs have large remotes.

TV controls; all TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Sony Z9D is better

Conclusion

Sony X900F is better in this review as it has a faster response time great for video games, better judder removal for low fps content.