65″ X900E 120Hz Smart LED TV
The 2017 television models are beginning to hit big box stores and online retailers. And what better way to kick off my 2017 review season than with Sony’s new 65″ XBR900E… and as a prelude to the performance section of this review, I will reveal to you that this TV’s picture quality did not disappoint. More on this later.
Want to Know my Favorite TVs of 2016? – Then Check out my Top Picks from LG, Samsung Sony and Vizio
2016 came and went as quickly as any other year in recent past. And now that we’ve kicked off a brand new year, it’s time for me to look back and reflect on which TVs delivered the best performance (picture quality).
65″ X750D 120Hz Smart LED TV
Sony’s XBR65X750D is part of their entry level lineup of premium HDTVs. This lineup contains five different models which include the model under review here. For more info on these entry level models click here.
55″ UN55KU6270 & 60″ UN60KU6270 60Hz HDR Smart LED TV – Product Profile
Samsung recently released a new 6 Series model just in time for the holiday season. The new model (as noted above) is available in two screen sizes and contains the latest technology features which include 4K resolution and HDR (High dynamic Range) capability, in addition to a very good smart TV platform powered by a Tizen operating system.
Sony Adds Five 4K HDR UHD Displays to Their Premium XBR Lineup
By now many of you have probably heard of Sony’s latest 4K Ultra HD TVs that were released this past summer. These new models were added to their current 2016 lineup, and are less expensive alternatives for anyone seeking one of Sony’s premium XBR televisions.
55″ UN55KU7000 60Hz Smart LED TV
The price of 4K Ultra HDTVs have been steadily dropping since their introduction a few years ago. Even models with the latest HDR (High Dynamic Range) technology can be had at an affordable price, including the model under review here – Samsung’s 55″ KU7000 and is currently available for only $899.99.
LG’s 65″ OLED65E6P Delivers the Ultimate in Picture Quality
In my opinion, OLED TVs set the standard for best in picture quality among all current television technologies. And the key to this amazing image reproduction is found in their extraordinary contrast and black level capabilities.
*Update: This excellent performing TV is still in production as a 2017 model (XBR75X940E) that included some feature updates:
- New processor – 4K HDR X1 Extreme and HDR remaster
- X-tended Dynamic Range Pro 10x
- HDR with Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
- Google Assistant – Alexa voice control
There has also been a major price drop, and now this 75″ TV can be had for $2,499.90. Original price was $4,499.99. Grab one while they’re still available from Amazon.com
50″ UN50KU6300 60Hz HDR Smart LED TV
Samsung’s KU6300 Series is very popular among consumers, and has received very favorable customer reviews at a prominent online retailer. The current 6-Series lineup is available in a whooping seven screen sizes (40″, 43″, 50″, 55″, 60″, 65″ and 70″) with pricing starting at just under $550.00. The 6-Series also consist of the KU6500, KU6290 and KU6270 4K UHD TVs.
A Quick Look at LG’s 55″ UH6550 60Hz Smart LED TV
The UH6550 is part of LG’s 2016 standard lineup up 4K Ultra HD LED TVs. There are four other series in this lineup which include the UH6500, UH6150, UH6100 and UH6090. LG also offers a premium line of 4K TVs known as their Super UHD 4K LED TVs which offer better performance and features.