An HDTVs and More Product Profile
The 4K UHD Blu-ray disc player family will soon be growing by one. I know that’s not a huge number, but in the current 4K Blu-ray player market, which is very limited at this time with only a handful of available machines here in the U.S., one more player makes a significant impact in a product category that is in its infancy stage.
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).
Update: All models available now!
OLED televisions are continuing to gain momentum as Sony is jumping into the OLED market, and introduced the Bravia A1E Series at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. This new lineup of slim 4K HDR OLED TVs will be available in 55″, 65″ and 77″ screen sizes. No pricing or release date info available at this time.
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.
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.
1080p TVs – Still a Good Choice for High Definition Viewing
Are you in the market for a new TV, but still not concerned or interested in the latest rave of 4K Ultra HD TVs that are taking over the television landscape? If so, you should know there are still plenty of 1080p HDTVs currently available, although in much smaller numbers and available models since manufacturers are now focusing most of their production efforts on 4K models. With that said, 1080p models still deliver excellent picture quality and usable features such as a decent smart TV interface/platform, all at a cheaper price.
Sony has just launched its finest televisions ever. And according to Sony, these next generation technology displays will take your TV viewing experience to a whole new level, and deliver the ultimate in 4K HDR Ultra HD picture quality.
*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
65″ X850D 120Hz Smart LED TV
The XBR850D is Sony’s entry level series in their current premium lineup. It is available in 55″, 65″, 75″ and 85″ screen sizes.
When compared to last year’s popular X850C, it does offer an improvement in screen brightness, but it also falls a bit short in a few crucial areas of performance when compared to its previous counterpart. Read on to learn more.
65″ X930D 120Hz Smart LED TV
Sony’s latest lineup of premium XBR displays is heavily focused on HDR (High Dynamic Range) technology for its substantial increase in picture quality when compared to standard dynamic range TVs. HDR brings a whole new visual experience to television viewing in the comfort of your own home in the form of increased contrast with a greater range of peak brightness (highlights) and black levels, in addition to a wider color gamut for a rich and vibrant color spectrum, as well as better picture detail.