XBR-65X950B from Sony : Our view

Presentation of the Sony XBR-65X950B

Sony ranks among the big names in top-of-the-range televisions, and proposes with this XBR-65X950B, one of the best screens on the market tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 65 inches.
We are dealing with a rather large model.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Sony catches up on its competitors thanks to the new XBR-65X950B. We are facing a perfectly balanced television which establishes as a true reference.
Do you wish to buy it ? After reading this article you’ll know if the price is really worth it. 

TV design presentation Sony XBR-65X950B

A very elaborate design and quality technical elements, make this Sony XBR-65X950B a top-of-the-range TV set.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. Sony continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
On this aspect, the manufacturer makes almost no mistake, since we are dealing with a television set that has a top-of-the-range look and whose elegance will embellish your living room.
The Sony XBR-65X950B is simply flat.
With its screen surface of 65 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. 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-65X950B, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
A TV of 65 inches, this Sony is clearly located in the top of the range of the brand. A TV with a sober and refined style.

TV screen presentation Sony XBR-65X950B

Sony is now refocusing on image quality. With this new model XBR-65X950B, the engineers wanted to create a top-of-the-range television set in this field.
With this new model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
The Sony XBR-65X950B is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 65 inches, this XBR-65X950B is positioned in the segment of large models. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
Designed with a frequency of 120 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, the XBR-65X950B deserves to be considered at the time of purchase. It’s top-of-the-line top quality.

XBR-65X950B from Sony – The sound

The Sony XBR-65X950B will give you a clear and faithful sound; thanks to it you will live a unique connected experience.
The equipment consists of  several baffles with 10 W at output.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony XBR-65X950B

To smart TV aficionados, keep moving on. This model does not have one. In case you can’t do without it, and this XBR-65X950B is your final choice, you will need to add a TV-Box next to it.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.

XBR-65X950B from Sony – Its connectivity

Sony makes a flawless connectivity part; it’s impeccable and aesthetically clean.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

It is with 11 possible connections that this XBR-65X950B is presented. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

In detail here are the available connections:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

XBR-65X950B from Sony – Technical characteristics

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 149.2 cm x 89.7 cm x 10.7 cm
Screen size in inches 65
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T2 DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 369 W

XBR-65X950B from Sony – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Sony XBR-65X950B is to be classified as top of the range. Almost perfect on everything, it is the TV to own for home theater sessions and online game sessions.
The choice of Sony not to include a smart TV system in this XBR-65X950B seems a shame to us. In our opinion, many will choose another model among the competitors in this range, that will have an operating system.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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