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Sony XBR-85X950
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Sony XBR-85X950

85" Active Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average Sony 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs produced by Sony.

Good Picture Quality

One Sony XBR-85X950 reviewer who purchased the product said that it had good picture quality. Tomsguide.com wrote in their review of this TVs “Excellent shadow detail” and scored it 4 stars.

3D Compatible

The XBR-85X950 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the XBR-85X950.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The XBR-85X950 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the XBR-85X950 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The XBR-85X950 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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2160p Video Mode

The Sony XBR-85X950 supports a 2160p video mode which is better than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it support a 1080p video mode. This Sony television also support 480i, 480p and 720p and 1080i video modes.

This TV's video mode (2160p) is actually the best supported video mode across all 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the XBR-85X950.

Across similar types of TV the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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Features One App

features one app

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the XBR-85X950 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV features a Skype app, which is the most commonly featured app featured on comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the XBR-85X950.

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Has Five Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the Sony XBR-85X950 is more than most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the XBR-85X950. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Supports Twelve Video Formats

supports twelve video formats

The XBR-85X950 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the XBR-85X950. The video formats "3GPP", "AVCHD", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPO", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Sony TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

A number of customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was not heavy and bulky. Tomsguide.com wrote “Bulky for an LCD TV, convoluted touch-pad remote control, expensive” in their Sony XBR-85X950 review although gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Tomsguide.com also wrote “Big and heavy”.

Not Robust

One person wrote that the product was not well made. Tomsguide.com wrote in their Sony XBR-85X950 review “Ugly, shoddy webcam” but despite that still gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Difficult to Use

One person who bought it concluded that it was not easy to use. Tomsguide.com wrote in their review “Bulky for an LCD TV, convoluted touch-pad remote control, expensive” although gave the Sony XBR-85X950 a score of 4 stars.

Inferior Webcam

One Sony XBR-85X950 reviewer thought the product did not have a good webcam. Last year Tomsguide.com wrote “Ugly, shoddy webcam” however still gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Poor Design

One Sony XBR-85X950 owner said in their reviews that it was not ugly. Tomsguide.com said “Ugly, shoddy webcam”.

Inferior Remote Control

One person who bought it concluded that it did not have a good remote control. Tomsguide.com said “Bulky for an LCD TV, convoluted touch-pad remote control, expensive” in their Sony XBR-85X950 review yet gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The XBR-85X950 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the XBR-85X950 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the XBR-85X950. The image format "MJPEG" is also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the XBR-85X950 does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

Televisions of this type and age have weights of between 2.2kg and 120kg. At 70.8 kilograms, the Sony XBR-85X950 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the XBR-85X950.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony XBR-85X950

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 televisions of a similar spec and age to it. 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 Two Years Ago

Sony released the XBR-85X950 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Picture Processing Technology
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Design
Colour of Product
Power
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Power Save Mode

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony x950, sony x950b, sony xbr85x950, sony xbr85x950b
Barcodes 00027242879126
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