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Sony XBR (X800H Vs. X900H) 4K TVs | (Differences, Best Models, Reviews)

August 12, 2020 by  
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Sony X900H

Sony XBR X900H
4K TV

Sony X800H QLED TV

Sony XBR X800H
4K TV

Sony XBR X800H Vs. X900H 4K TVs (Differences): Sony is a leader in 4K Ultra HD TVs. 4K provides 4x the resolution of HDTVs, the same resolution as movie theaters, but in your home. These models are very similar, both have the Triluminous technology for brighter colors, Bluetooth support, 4K Upscaling, built-in Dual Band WiFi, voice control, Apple AirPlay® 2, and a backlight with local dimming.

The main differences between the Sony X800H and X900H are: The biggest difference is the backlight. The X800H has an edge lit backlight, while the X900H has a full array backlight for superior brightness uniformity, and superior HDR. Another difference is the refresh rate, and how the TVs handle motion (such as high speed sports). The X800H has a native 60Hz with Motion Rate 120 technology.

The superior X900H has a native 120Hz and Motion Clarity technology. The higher refresh rate on the Sony X900H will give you a sharper clearer picture when watching fast moving action (such as action movies & sports). The X900H has a 30 watt sound system (50% more power than the 20 watts on the X800H TV). Compare all the features below in the Sony QLED TV comparison chart.


Sony XBR X800H Vs. the Sony XBR X900H
* 4K Ultra HD TV
* X800H Series
* TRILUMINOS™ Panel
* Frame Dimming
* 20 Watt Sound
* Native 60Hz
* MOTIONFLOW™ XR
* 4 HDMI Ports
* Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
* Smart TV w/Android OS
* 4K HDR Processor X1™
* + Bluetooth® Support
* 4K X-Reality™ Pro
* Dolby™ Audio, Dolby™ Atmos
* Dolby Vision™
* Chromecast Built-in
* – – –
* – – –
* Voice Control & Alexa
* Apple AirPlay® 2
* Edge Lit Backlight
* – – –

Sony X800H

* 4K Ultra HD TV
* X900H Series
* TRILUMINOS™ Panel
* Full Array Dimming
* 30 Watt Sound
* Native 120Hz
* X-Motion Clarity™
* 4 HDMI Ports
* Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
* Smart TV w/Android OS
* 4K HDR Processor X1™
* + Bluetooth® Support
* 4K X-Reality™ Pro
* Dolby™ Audio, Dolby™ Atmos
* Dolby Vision™
* Chromecast Built-in
* X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ 6x
* Voice Control & Alexa
* Apple AirPlay® 2
* Full Array Backlight
* – – –

Sony X900H



What makes Sony TVs Unique – Main Differences: Sony produces 4K Ultra HD TVs with a Triluminous Panel. This technology will make colors pop, with a brighter picture and is superior to its non Triluminous TVs. Sony has an Android OS with over 5,000 APPs available. Apple Airplay 2 is built into most Sony TVs. Sony TVs with Full Array backlights (X900H and X950H) will give you a brighter more uniform picture and better HDR (High Dynamic Range).

Bottom Line Sony XBR X800H Vs. X900H : Both TVs have most of the same Smart TV features, such as built-in Wifi, access to APPs such as Netflix, Android OS, Voice Control & Alexa, and can connect to Apple Airplay. The X900H is more feature rich, especially for watching fast action, like sports. The X900H has Native 120Hz, and Motion Clarity that puts it a step up to the X800H in this regard. Another excellent feature is X-tended Dynamic Range 6x, on the X900H, which makes a big difference in picture quality (colors % brightness). The only factor in favor of the X800H is that it is much lower in price.


Sony XBR Common 4K TV Features:

Android OS: The Android OS has a built-in 16GB of memory for storing your installed APPs (5,000 to choose from ).
Google Assistant: Gives you voice control over your TV.
Apple® AirPlay® 2: Many of 2020 Sony TVs have Built-in Apple® AirPlay® 2 that allows for wireless streaming of content from your iPhone®, iPad®, or Mac®.
Triluminous Panel: TRILUMINOS is powered Sony’s X1 processors to reproduce more colors than a conventional television. It analyzes and processes images to make colors look even more natural and precise so pictures are closer than ever to real life.
4K X-Reality™ Pro: This technology upscales lower resolution images like Full HD into a sharper 4K resolution that your TV supports. This uses the Sony 4K HDR Processor X1.


Features only on the X900H Series:

Full Array Dimming = A full array TV, available on the X900H and X950H series gives you a backlight with LEDs arranged directly in back of the screen to turn on and off brightness more precisely than edge lit sets. You also benefit from a brighter picture where pictures pop more.

Nativ 120Hz with Motion Clarity = The Sony X900H has a superior 120Hz panel that can smooth out fast action such as from sports, and movies. With slower 60Hz panels, you can get more motion blur when viewing fast action.

X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ 6x = The X900H has X-tended Dynamic Range Pro 6x, a technology that makes a dramatic difference in picture quality by adjusting brightness for higher peaks in glare and deeper blacks in shadow.


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Sony QLED X800H, X900H, X950H Series 2020
(Ultra HD TVs with Quantum Dot Technology)

Sony X800H
4K QLED Series
(Flat LED TV)
Sony X900H
4K QLED Series
(Flat LED TV)
Sony X900H
4K QLED Series
(Flat LED TV)
Sony X800H

Sony X800H
4K LED Series

4K Ultra HD TVs
50, 55, 65 and
75-inch sizes


2020 Flat Model

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Sony X900H

Sony X900H
4K LED Series

4K Ultra HD TVs
55, 65, 75 and
85-inch sizes


2020 Flat Model

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Sony X950H

Sony X950H
4K LED Series

4K Ultra HD TVs
55, 65, 75 and
85-inch sizes


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Models: XBR-50X800H, XBR-55X800H, XBR-65X800H, XBR-75X800H, XBR-85X800H Models: XBR-55X900H, XBR-65X900H, XBR-75X900H, XBR-85X900H Models: XBR-55X950H, XBR-65X950H, XBR-75X950H, XBR-85X950H