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55" Edge-LED May 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible LED Backlighting Release Date
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22 Reasons For

Good Sound Quality

A number of Sony XBR-55X900 owners said in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality. Toptenreviews.com wrote “Impressive sound with optional subwoofer” . Toptenreviews.com also said “Builtin speakers make for polarizing look”. Toptenreviews.com also wrote “Powerful sound system”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of customers who reviewed the Sony XBR-55X900 mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Toptenreviews.com said last year “Bright picture with accurate colors” in their review of this TV. Toptenreviews.com also mentioned “Vibrant colors and bright display”.

Two people thought the Sony XBR-55X900 had good picture quality. Toptenreviews.com mentioned “Exceptional blacks and shadow detail”.

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Sony TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,555 expert and user reviews, Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other manufacturers.

Good Product Quality

One Sony XBR-55X900 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review of the Sony XBR-55X900 “The Sony XBR 900B series provides the best picture quality of any 4K TV we've tested so far, competing well against the better plasmas”.

Good High Def TV

One Sony XBR-55X900 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review in October last year “Although the Sony XBR-55X900A 4K Ultra HD TV has a widescreen 55-inch display”.

Nice Design

One person who purchased the Sony XBR-55X900 concluded that it was a good design. In October last year Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their Sony XBR-55X900 review “Attractive design”.

Good Size

One customer who purchased the Sony XBR-55X900 considered that it was thin. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their Sony XBR-55X900 review “This slim TV also weighs 52 pounds, stands 48.7 inches tall”.

Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed this TV considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review of this TV “This Sony TV has four HDMI and three USB 2.0 ports” .

3D Compatible

The XBR-55X900 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year are not 3D compatible.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The XBR-55X900 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the XBR-55X900 also have a WiFi connection.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Sony XBR-55X900 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other televisions of this age and spec that we have checked the RMS rated power of, the XBR-55X900's RMS rated power of 65 Watts is one of the highest. 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 25W.

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Four Loudspeakers

Most TVs of this age and spec have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the Sony XBR-55X900 which has four loudspeakers.

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Two Composite Video in Ports

The XBR-55X900 is a two composite video in port television. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the XBR-55X900 have between one and two composite video in ports.

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Very High Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of 40 Watts, the XBR-55X900 has one of the highest subwoofer RMS power amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The average subwoofer RMS power of TVs of this age and type is 22W, and the subwoofer RMS power range from 10W to 40W.

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Two Audio in Ports

The Sony XBR-55X900 has more audio in ports than most of the televisions of this type and age. Most of the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the XBR-55X900 only have one audio in port, however this television has two audio in ports.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The XBR-55X900 has a greater number of audio formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this type and age. The audio formats "3GPP", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Features One App

features one app

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the XBR-55X900 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This television features a Skype app, which is the most commonly featured app featured on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the XBR-55X900.

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Has Three Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the Sony XBR-55X900 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on TVs of a comparable spec and age to the XBR-55X900. The sound modes "Movie" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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Has Seven Smart Modes

The XBR-55X900 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. This Sony TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the XBR-55X900. The smart modes "Cinema", "Movie", "Music", "Personal", "Photo" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Three TV Bands

The XBR-55X900 has a greater number of TV bands than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television supports an UHF TV band, which is the most frequently supported TV band supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The TV bands "CATV" and "VHF" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Sony XBR-55X900 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions that have been available for more than a year.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the XBR-55X900, the XBR-55X900 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Sony XBR-55X900 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This Sony TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XBR-55X900.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the XBR-55X900, the XBR-55X900 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats

The XBR-55X900 has a greater number of video formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the XBR-55X900. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony television.

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Only One RF Port

Most televisions of a similar age and spec to the XBR-55X900 have between one and three RF ports, including the XBR-55X900 which has one RF port.

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Heavy

Across all the similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the XBR-55X900 the weights range from 1.1kg to 82kg, and the average weight is 20kg. At 34.5 kilograms, the XBR-55X900 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the XBR-55X900.

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Very Thick

TVs of a comparable type and age to the XBR-55X900 have thicknesses of between 11mm and 100mm. With a thickness of 100 millimeters, the XBR-55X900 has a very thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs that were released one year ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony XBR-55X900

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this spec and age. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the XBR-55X900 over a year ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
App
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Out Port
Networking
Internet Browser
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

Although the Sony XBR-55X900A 4K Ultra HD TV has a widescreen 55-inch display, it is only 2.6 inches thick. This slim TV also weighs 52 pounds, stands 48.7 inches tall and measures 29.3 inches... Read more…

Exceptional blacks and shadow detail
Excellent color and resolution
Impressive sound with optional subwoofer
Bestinclass picture approaches plasma goodness
Excellent black levels
Price
Small screen for 4K
Builtin speakers make for polarizing look
Hohum Smart TV interface
Stand (legs) doesn't feel stable

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony x900, sony x900b, sony xbr55x900, sony xbr55x900a, sony xbr55x900b, sony xbr55x900c
Barcodes 00027242887817

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