The first UltraHDTV by Sony
Summary : With this TV Sony provides 4K content which is a huge plus for the customers because, there is not enough 4K content that will free your Sony XBR-84X900 and be amazed from its picture quality. Sony actually ships it with small server from where you can reach the 4K content, reaching the content is easy because you can select the content trough tablet Sony Xperia Tablet S, which is also included in the package.
Sony XBR-84X900 84inch 4K UltraHDTV Review
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About Sony XBR-84X900 and UltraHDTV’s
LG 84LM9600 is not the only UltraHDTV on the market out there since the Sony’s model called Sony XBR-84X900 entered the market in the beginning of this month March 2013. In this Sony XBR-84X900 review we will present you the first Sony UltraHDTV and will try to compare it to the first LG UltraHDTV known as LG84LM9000, which we presented it to you the last time. Let’s see what we have learned for UltraHDTV? UltraHDTV is the new generation of screen resolution which leaves behind the most known and popular for us FullHD (1080p) resolution. This new generation of resolution is also known as 4K with exact resolution of 3840×2160, four times higher than 1080p, and 8K with exact resolution of 7680×4320.
Sony XBR-84X900 Design and Dimensions
Despite its huge diagonal of 84-inch this TV is looking elegant with nice fine bezel with speakers on the both left and right side, they are removable so you can remove it whatever you want. The weight of this 4K Sony TV is around 176.3 pounds, the height is 44 and ¾-inch, width of 84 ¼-inch and depth of 3 5/8-inch, and before buying it make sure you measure first and decide where you will put it and note it that these dimensions are without included TV Stand.
Sony XBR-84X900 Features and Technologies
With this TV Sony provides 4K content which is a huge plus for the customers because, there is not enough 4K content that will free your Sony XBR-84X900 and be amazed from its picture quality. Sony actually ships it with small server from where you can reach the 4K content, reaching the content is easy because you can select the content trough tablet Sony Xperia Tablet S, which is also included in the package. The Tablet comes with app for navigating the content making the selecting a video more easy and more user friendly. The 4K content that comes on the server is not the only one that you will have on it because Sony is updating that database with coming in your house and installing more and more videos. It is expecting Sony to launch 4K video distribution system, but we will talk about it in the following year.
Sony XBR-84X900 Performances
You have 4K conversion on 2K content, which allows you to convert the usual screen resolution on your TV into 4K and with that experience more the magic of 4K. Converting the videos have good result so be sure that the content you are about to convert will have improved picture quality. Despite that is first 4K Television made by Sony, this is also the first time where Sony have implemented Passive 3D display.
It delivers high contrast and deep black details, proving that is at least one class higher than the standards televisions with lower resolution. With great shadow detail, you can always discover something more on the scenes of your favorite movie, like watching great action movie and see how well, this Sony 4K TV is performing.
This Sony 4K TV has Edge-Lit technology, allowing to distribute quality light all over the screen, this technology also makes the Sony XBR-84X900 be more thin and look nice. In the whole package, Sony also included two 3D glasses that will let you feel the 3D image on Television with flat panel. Based on 11 cents per kWh and 5 hours of use per day, this Sony 4K TV will cost you around 58 dollars per year for electric power.
Short comparison between Sony XBR-84X900 and LG 84LM9600
The price of this Sony XBR-84X900 is around $25,000 and is more expensive than which has a price of $20,000. The both televisions are UltraHDTV so they both can deliver the highest known resolution, they both have screen size of 84-inches diagonal, 3D, Wi-Fi, the LG weights more and it does not come with 4K content like the Sony TV. If you are ready to spend this much money, then spending few thousands more should not be a problem for choosing Sony XBR-84X900 instead of LG 84LM9600.Available on Amazon