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The 65-inch version of the Sony X850E comes with a VA panel that has a very narrow viewing angle, making the TV unsuitable for watching with a large group. Drastic color degradation happens when the viewing angle between the panel and a viewer reaches 18 degrees. See More
The Sony X850E can make fast sports look fluid and crisp because of its good picture quality, decent motion handling, and excellent color uniformity. The TV performs well when it comes to color uniformity. This is essential for those who frequently watch sports played on pitches like golf, football, and rugby as it makes the pitches look natural and uniform. The motion blur handling capabilities of the Sony X850E is almost on par with what the competitors in this range can offer. The TV has a full pixel response time of 13.8 ms, meaning it only takes roughly 1/70th of a second for the pixels to change color entirely, and pretty much eliminate motion blur. See More
The X850E has a narrow viewing angle that makes it unsuitable for watching with groups. Its picture quality starts to deteriorate significantly when viewing from just ≥20° away from the screen's center. The colors will start degrading really quickly. See More
The X850E has a wide color gamut that allows it to reproduce the colors necessary for true HDR, and it has an average peak brightness level of ~400 nits that allows it to light up these colors properly. Thanks to that, HDR pictures look decent and highlights will look fairly good. However, the HDR performance can’t get better than that, due to the average peak brightness of ~400 nits which isn’t really enough for details to truly stand out, and it lacks local dimming. See More
The X850E can increase the framerate of content to either 60Hz or 120Hz. It guesses which frames are missing based on the previous and next frame, and inserts the missing frame in between them. This produces a really strong soap opera effect, where images look really smooth. This might look weird to some people that doesn't like it, but the X850E can do this really well for those who enjoy it. See More
As the only 65-inch TV available in its range, the Sony X850E offers decent value not only regarding its functionality and picture quality, but also in terms of its size. If the 55-inch options of the Sony X900E or Samsung MU8000 seem too small for you, consider getting this 65-inch TV. See More
Thanks to the TV’s decent contrast ratio, excellent black uniformity, and good luminosity, the Sony X850E offers decent picture quality in SDR mode which allows the TV to reproduce both dark and bright scenes beautifully. When it comes to dark scenes, the TV performs above average because of its exceptional black uniformity that is on par with what OLED TVs can do. That, combined with the native contrast ratio of 4510:1 allows the X850E to display thick, immersive and rich dark scenes. Furthermore, the X850E can reproduce beautiful bright scenes because of the TV’s high SDR peak brightness of 370 nits, which also allows it to deal with glare quite efficiently. See More
The Sony X900E is an excellent companion for watching sports because of its admirable image quality, decent motion representation, and good color uniformity. Aided by a highly sensitive panel, the Sony X900E handles its motion blur well as the TV needs only around a 100th of a second for its pixels to switch their color entirely. As a result, moving objects leave just a tiny trail on the screen. The X900E’s pixel response time outperforms every competitor in its price range. The TV can also display beautiful and uniform colors, which allows it to reproduce sports pitches correctly. In fact, the Sony X900E is among the best in its range concerning color uniformity. See More
The Sony X900E has the best picture quality in its range as the TV manages to balance high contrast ratio, marvelous SDR and HDR brightness, decent color uniformity, acceptable black uniformity, and good color accuracy. The TV does an outstanding job with dark scenes as its contrast ratio of 5411:1 is perfectly balanced with its decent black uniformity, allowing the X900E to display deep and immersive dark scenes. As for bright scenes, the TV’s peak luminosity is 509 nits, which is more than enough for making colorful scenes look really luminous, even if the TV is in a bright room. See More
This 4K120 TV is entirely compatible with all of the current generation gaming consoles, including the Xbox One X, PS4 Pro, and Wii U. Additionally, it’s highly unlikely that within the next couple of years any gaming console will break the 120 Hz barrier; so it is expected that this TV will remain compatible even with the next generation consoles. See More
The Sony X900E is an excellent TV for those who use cable/satellite boxes, DVD/Blu-ray players, and Apple TV because it can detect and eliminate the ‘2:3’ judder effect. This effect is usually caused by 24p content being transmitted using the 60 Hz signal. See More
The Sony X900E has everything needed for displaying high-quality HDR content. First, the X900E supports wide color gamut which is essential for a decent HDR experience as it allows the TV to reproduce deep and vibrant colors. Second, in HDR mode, the Sony X900E can sustain up to 525 nits of brightness, which enables it to fight glare and display vivid colors even in bright environments. In its range, the Sony X900E is the most luminous TV. See More
The Samsung MU8000 is a good option for sports fans because of the TV’s decent color uniformity, well-controlled motion blur, and adequate picture quality. Good color uniformity is essential for a sports TV since it allows it to reproduce beautiful and even looking sports pitches and arenas. In this aspect, the MU8000 performs as well as its more expensive competitors, like the Sony X850E and Sony X900E. Also, a good sports TV must have a responsive panel that can eliminate the motion blur effect. Fortunately, the Samsung MU8000’s panel has a full pixel response time of 13.8 ms, which means that each pixel of this TV can fully change its color in about a 70th of a second, preventing fast-moving objects from leaving trails. See More
Just like many other VA TVs, the Samsung MU8000 does suffer from the substantial picture degradation due to viewing angle. The colors of this TV start to degrade once the viewing angle is greater than 19 degrees which makes this unsuitable for watching with a large group. See More
The Samsung MU8000’s picture quality is on par with its direct competitors. The TV produces a clear and good-looking picture in both dark and bright environments. The MU8000 does an excellent job of displaying rich dark scenes because of the TV’s fair uniformity of its blacks and high contrast ratio. High SDR luminosity allows the Samsung MU8000 to deal with the glare even in relatively bright rooms. The peak brightness of this TV is 380 nits, which is a good result considering that the competitors are only a tiny bit more luminous. See More
The Samsung MU8000 comes with a mini One Connect box which is used to move all the TV’s inputs away from the rear of the TV so that you can easily access all of the essential inputs even if the TV is mounted on a wall. The One Connect box can also be used as a USB charging hub. See More
The Samsung MU8000 runs the Tizen smart platform which is well known for its simplicity and intuitiveness. The whole menu of the Tizen OS is organized around the Smart Hub which acts as a gate for accessing all the functionality of the TV. Additionally, the Smart Hub has a row which contains the most-used items. See More
This 4K120 TV is an excellent companion to any current generation gaming console, such as the Xbox One X, PS4 Pro, and Wii U. Additionally, the HDR gaming support of the MU8000 will allow you to experience the immersive HDR effects in the latest console games. See More
The 55-inch model of the VIZIO P-series has excellent viewing angles because of its IPS panel which preserves correct colors and shades no matter the angle between the viewer and the panel. This property makes the TV ideal for watching with a group. See More
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