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Sony XBR-79X900 Series 4K HD TV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 reviews of Sony XBR-79X900 Series 4K HD TV. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the size and usability are on the whole positive. The design and image quality are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony XBR-79X900 Series 4K HD TV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony XBR-79X900 Series 4K HD TV


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Sony XBR-79X900 Series 4K HD TV from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The usability and sound also get good feedback. Opinions about the price and design are different.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony XBR79X900B 79-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TVSony XBR79X900B 79-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (

Sony XBR-79X900B


With a robust built-in sound system, the Sony XBR-65X900B is one of the best 4K HDTVs you can buy right now, but until 4K content becomes widely available, it's not worth the high cost.

Bright picture with accurate colors. Attractive design. Powerful sound system. Lots of features.

Expensive. Poor black levels for the price. 4K content selection isn't compelling yet.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Stephen (

A Review of the Sony XBR79X900B 79-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV


Sony's Braiva line of 4K ultra HD TVs is already well known among 4K TV fans and tech watchers for its overall quality and feature rich specifications. The Sony XBR79X900B 79-Inch 4K ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV is no exception to this and in fact...

Excellent visual display ; Best built-in speakers on the 4K TV market ; Full connectivity ; Includes access to the Sony 4K media player ; Exceptional color vibrancy with Triluminous Display

One really heavy, bulky TV ; Off-angle viewing could use work ; Overly expensive ; Less than intuitive smart TV interface

If you're willing to pay a little bit more than might be the fairest possible price for this TV, then the Sony XBR79X900B will give you one fantastic 4K TV system with the best sound you'll find on the market.

Apr, 2015

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Sony XBR-79X900B Review – 79-inch 4K Ultra LED HDTV


Let's begin with the innovative Wedge Design, which remained as the talk of the town for so many weeks after it's introduced. It's thin at the top and grows thicker to have enough depth for the side mounted front-facing speakers. This kind of design...

May, 2014

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Excellent Purchase


This television was an excellent purchase and it is a fabulous!

Feb, 2016

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Great TV for hockey, sports,and cinema


I bought this TV to replace an 82" DLP. Overall size is much better than the DLP and the picture quality is amazing and the sound is better than my home theatre.

Nov, 2015

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Great TV


This TV is really worth the money. Great sound you would never need additional sound bar.

Nov, 2015

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Great picture at a great price!


The tv has a great picture and the 3 D is amazing.

Nov, 2015

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Stunning pictures.


Excellent TV, upscales pretty much all movies and shows up to 4k

Nov, 2015

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Great picture


Luv it thought it might be to big. But after a week love it.

Nov, 2015

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Love it!


Great picture and for a stand alone tv very good sound.

Oct, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
RMS rated power:65
Sound modes:Game, Movie, Music, Sports, Standard


Color of product:Black


3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Passive
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Display Diagonal:78.6
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Motion interpolation frequency:240
Screen format adjustments:16:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110 - 240
Power consumption (max):408
Power consumption (standby):0.3


On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 300

Management Features

On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE
Smart modes:Cinema, Custom, Game, Graphics, Normal, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Battery Type:AAA
Handheld remote control: Yes


Audio formats supported:LPCM, MP3, WAV, WMA, WMV
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPO, WEBM, XVID

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:2
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:2
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110 - 240
Power consumption (max):408
Power consumption (standby):0.3

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Smart TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):17.5
Height (with stand):43.8
Weight with stand:134.3
Width (with stand):79.9