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Sony XBR (X900H Vs. X950H) 4K TVs | (Differences, Best Models, Reviews)

September 13, 2020 by  
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Sony X950H

Sony XBR X950H
4K TV

Sony X900H QLED TV

Sony XBR X900H
4K TV

Sony XBR X900H Vs. X950H 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, Native 120Hz Refresh, and Full Array a backlight with local dimming.

The main differences between the Sony X900H and X950H are: The biggest difference is the backlight. The X950H has the Advanced LED Full Array backlight, and a more powerful X1™ Ultimate image processor. This is the same processor used in Sony’s high end 8k TVs. The X950 also adds the feature X-Wide Angle (increases viewing angles). Both TVs can do voice control, but the X950 has hands-free voice control. Compare all the features below in the Sony QLED TV comparison chart.


Sony XBR X900H Vs. the Sony XBR X950H
* 4K Ultra HD TV
* X900H Series
* TRILUMINOS™ Panel
* Full Array Dimming
* LED Full Array
* 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

* 4K Ultra HD TV
* X950H Series
* TRILUMINOS™ Panel
* Full Array Dimming
* LED Advanced Full Array
* 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™ Ultimate
* + Bluetooth® Support
* 4K X-Reality™ Pro
* Dolby™ Audio, Dolby™ Atmos
* Dolby Vision™
* Chromecast Built-in
* X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ 6x
* Voice Control & Alexa
* X-Wide Angle
* Hands-Free Voice Control
* Apple AirPlay® 2
* Full Array Backlight
* – – –

Sony X950H



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 X900H Vs. X950H : 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. Both have full array backlights for uniform picture, and Native 120Hz for high speed action sports. The X950H is more feature rich, especially for watching fast action, like sports.

Advantages of the X950H are a superior LED Advanced Full Array backlight, X-Wide Angle feature, a superior image processor 4K HDR Processor X1™ Ultimate, and hands-free voice control. For clarity and upscaling, the X950H also adds Dual database processing and Object-based Super Resolution. For color processing the X950H adds Super bit mapping™ HDR.
The only factor in favor of the X900H is that it is much lower in price.


Sony XBR X900H and X950H 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.
X-tended Dynamic Range 6x: Makes a big difference in picture quality (colors % brightness).
Full Array Backlight Dimming: Both models have the superior full array backlight, which means that the LED lights are mounted directly behind the screen, instead of from the side, giving superior uniformity to the picture, a brighter picture which enhances HDR.


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Sony QLED X900H, X950H, 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 X950H
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


2020 Flat Model

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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