XBR-65X950H from Sony : Test and analysis

Sony XBR-65X950H : the new Ultra HD 4K

Sony unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the XBR-65X950H.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 64.5 inches.
We are looking at a very imposing television. You won’t move it every now and then.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

TV design presentation Sony XBR-65X950H

Sober but in line with current trends. Sony has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

The screen of the Sony XBR-65X950H

The Sony has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.

The Sony television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Sony presents this XBR-65X950H with a screen of 64.5 inches; this television is positioned in the segment of large models. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with a frequency of 100 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 4K image quality .
Thus, the Sony XBR-65X950H allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

The sound of the Sony XBR-65X950H

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the XBR-65X950H still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two baffles and a power output of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the XBR-65X950H up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The XBR-65X950H Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Sony XBR-65X950H

It has almost become a habit for Sony, this XBR-65X950H has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
This TV’s Internet access is possible either via Wi-Fi or via a LAN local network and you have the possibility to download a wide variety of applications and movies.
This software environment innovates on the Sony XBR-65X950H 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?

Presentation of the connection technology of Sony XBR-65X950H

As for the connectivity aspect on Sony XBR-65X950H, it provides you with sufficient elements.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

It is with 13 possible connections that this XBR-65X950H is presented. The Sony considers that with theXBR-65X950H the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Sony XBR-65X950H

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 70
Screen size in inches 64.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 0
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

XBR-65X950H from Sony – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Sony XBR-65X950H is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
Sony chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

From this new Sony we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.