The Sony XBR85Z9G : what is this high-range worth ?

Sony XBR85Z9G : the new Ultra HD 8K

Sony has just announced the launch of the XBR85Z9G. Given that it is a top-of-the-range model we have decided to take a closer look at this television.
First, the size : 85 inches on this device.
And you must believe us it is impressive. The first question you’ll have to ask yourself will be the place where you are going to install this television.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 8K resolution.  The television is different from its competitors by this choice of high-range Ultra HD 8K.
We have examined it in detail and invite you to discover it in our review today. 

XBR85Z9G from Sony – Design

The designers decided to do something very beautiful. At least that’s what it comes out when you’re facing the product.
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 XBR85Z9G is quite standard, flat.
With its glass surface of 85 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 XBR85Z9G, 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.
In conclusion, we are dealing with a high quality device. Sony is trying with this model to take more space in this niche, for an interesting result.

XBR85Z9G from Sony – The screen

With this high-end model for image and display rendering, Sony continues to gain market share against the international giants that are its competitors.
With this new model, Sony confirms one of its technological choices. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 8K resolution. Which puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
And with his 85 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is at the top of its range. In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
Sony chooses a frequency of 120 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 8K quality picture .
In conclusion on the display, the XBR85Z9G deserves to be considered at the time of purchase. It’s top-of-the-line top quality.

The sound of the Sony XBR85Z9G

The designers of this XBR85Z9G have developed a device with a better sound quality than the CD quality; this TV gives you a stunning audio experience.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers and a power output of 10 W.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony XBR85Z9G

As with many other TV sets, the XBR85Z9G has its operating system Android 8.0 Oreo; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV XBR85Z9G is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Sony XBR85Z9G 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?

XBR85Z9G from Sony – Its connectivity

Sony makes a flawless connectivity part; it’s impeccable and aesthetically clean.
With a number of connections below the average of its range, you will have to choose which appliance(s) in your home you need to connect to your TV.

It is with 5 possible connections that this XBR85Z9G is presented. Not all of your devices will be able to be connected. A difficult choice is on the way.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
3 USB ports, 2 audio outputs

Presentation of the technical features of the Sony XBR85Z9G

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

Our conclusion on the Sony XBR85Z9G

Finally, this new Sony XBR85Z9G is the TV to buy if you are particularly demanding on quality, technology, and design.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the Sony know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.

From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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