Our view about XBR-85Z9G from Sony : A TV Ultra HD 8K

Sony XBR-85Z9G : A Ultra HD 8K that makes the difference ?

Sony ranks among the big names in top-of-the-range televisions, and proposes with this XBR-85Z9G, one of the best screens on the market tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 85 inches.
The engineers from Sony say they have worked with specialist from the Hollywood studios to get a high quality result.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 8K resolution.  According to us, this television deserves the benefit of the doubt thanks to its uncommon design and its exceptional specifications .
Do you wish to buy it ? After reading this article you’ll know if the price is really worth it. 

The design of the Sony XBR-85Z9G

A very elaborate design and quality technical elements, make this Sony XBR-85Z9G a top-of-the-range TV set.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. Sony continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
A high quality finish; a faithful image; everything is combined to make the Sony XBR-85Z9G an elegant TV in this range.
This Sony XBR-85Z9G is simply flat.
With an interesting size of 85 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
In conclusion, we are dealing with a high quality device. Sony is trying with this model to take more space in this niche, for an interesting result.

XBR-85Z9G from Sony – The screen

As this is a high-end product, the requirements in terms of image quality are naturally high. And at the very least, the Sony XBR-85Z9G with a Direct LED screen is doing remarkably well.
With this new XBR-85Z9G Sony, the company makes an assumed technological choice. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 8K resolution. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
In addition, with a screen of 85 inches, the XBR-85Z9G is among the greatest. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
Designed with a frequency of 120 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Finally, Sony has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 8K image quality .
Thus, the Sony XBR-85Z9G allows you to watch movies and videos differently.

The sound of the Sony XBR-85Z9G

The designers of this XBR-85Z9G have developed a device with a better sound quality than the CD quality; this TV gives you a stunning audio experience.
The television set is equipped with  two baffles for a sound power of 10 W.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony XBR-85Z9G

As with many other TV sets, the XBR-85Z9G has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
This TV’s Internet access is possible either via Wi-Fi or via a LAN local network and you have the possibility to download a wide variety of applications and movies.
This software environment innovates on the Sony XBR-85Z9G with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

XBR-85Z9G from Sony – Its connectivity

Concerning the connectivity aspect on Sony XBR-85Z9G, we have a lot of choice.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 5 connections, not too bad. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
3 USB ports, 2 audio outputs

XBR-85Z9G from Sony – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 186.51 cm x 104.91 cm x 12 cm
Screen size in inches 85
Screen resolution Ultra HD 8K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 8.0 Oreo
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 0
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the Sony XBR-85Z9G

In other words, the Sony XBR-85Z9G is better than the competition. Almost perfect on everything. Whether for home cinema sessions or online game sessions, it is the TV to own.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the Sony know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.

From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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