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Sony Z Series TVs (2019) vs Sony 850 series (2018)
The Sony Z9 85" (2019) hasn't managed to earn a top spot in any roundups from sources that conduct trustworthy hands-on testing. Nevertheless, reviewers from sites, such as Expert Reviews, TrustedReviews, Techradar, and What Hi-Fi? all gave it a spot on their list.
As for the Sony X850 55" (2018), it wasn't able to earn a top spot in any roundups from trusted sources that conduct their own hands-on testing. Nevertheless, it managed to impress reviewers at Rtings, Techradar, and TrustedReviews enough to make it onto their respective shortlists.
We also performed a thorough Sony Z9 85" (2019) vs. Sony X850 55" (2018) review score analysis - it turns out that all of the sources that have tested both TVs, including TrustedReviews and Techradar, preferred the Sony Z9 85" (2019) over the Sony X850 55" (2018).
Out of all the sources that reviewed them, the Sony Z9 85" (2019) turned out to be most loved by Expert Reviews, which gave it a score of 10, whereas the Sony X850 55" (2018) got its highest, 7.2, rating from reviewers at Lifewire.
Finally, we compared them to other TVs on the market and found that neither of them got reviewed particularly well - with an average score of 10.0 out of 10 points, the Sony Z9 85" (2019) got rated similarly to most of its competitors - the overall average review score for TVs being 7.7 - while the Sony X850 55" (2018) performed even worse than most TVs, with an average of 6.5.