Sony XBR-85Z9G : the television Direct LED from Sony

What about the new Sony XBR-85Z9G ?

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.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 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 .
We have examined it in detail and invite you to discover it in our review today. 

The design of the Sony XBR-85Z9G

The engineers at the Sony have created a real masterpiece as for the exterior appearance of this television set.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this XBR-85Z9G. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
A positive opinion overall. This TV corresponds to what is expected of a top-of-the-range TV, both in terms of materials and visuals.
This Sony XBR-85Z9G is quite standard, flat.
With a size of 85 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Equipped with a double base, Sony has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the XBR-85Z9G, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The charm of the XBR-85Z9G is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In short,the Sony produces a nearly impeccable TV; it will sit in your living room, and even when turned off it will give off a feeling of quality. Almost a work of art. Once turned on, you will enjoy the quality of the image and sound. All these features will take you into a new dimension; that of the top of the range with the Sony XBR-85Z9G.

The screen of the Sony XBR-85Z9G

With this high-end model for image and display rendering, Sony continues to gain market share against the international giants that are its competitors.
Sony remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
This model has a Ultra HD 8K display. Which is already above the average resolution of the range.
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.
Sony chooses a frequency of 120 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
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.

TV sound presentation Sony XBR-85Z9G

The audio part of this TV is exceptional; high-performance speakers contribute to this quality rendering, for an immersive result.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two baffles with 10 W at output.

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

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this XBR-85Z9G has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch 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?

The connection system of the Sony XBR-85Z9G

Sony makes a flawless connectivity part; it’s impeccable and aesthetically clean.
If you have many devices and decide to connect them with this TV, you will have to choose. There are fewer than on competing TV sets.

It is with 5 possible connections that this XBR-85Z9G is presented. Not all of your devices will be able to be connected. A difficult choice is on the way.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
3 USB ports, 2 audio outputs

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony XBR-85Z9G

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television 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

To conclude on the Sony XBR-85Z9G

Finally, this new Sony XBR-85Z9G is the TV to buy if you are particularly demanding on quality, technology, and design.
The choice of Sony to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the XBR-85Z9G, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
This model uses Direct LED technology for its display. The result is good: the lighting is uniform and the contrast is pleasant.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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