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Sony XE90xx / X90E (2017) Series

Sony XE90xx / X90E (2017) Series
alaScore 96

866 reviews

Dec, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 866 reviews of Sony XE90xx / X90E (2017) Series. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony XE90xx / X90E (2017) Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : David Katzmaier (cnet.com)

Sony XBR-X900E series review

 

The Sony XBR-X900E is Sony's least-expensive to deliver truly excellent image quality, thanks in large part to full-array local dimming . That feature allows different areas of the screen to dim independently, and in my experience it's the number one...

The Sony XBR-X900E evinces excellent image quality, with deep black levels, accurate color, solid video processing and best-in-class high dynamic range performance. Its modern, minimalist styling is a cut above budget models. The Android TV operating...

Costs more than Vizio and TCL TVs with similar image quality. Smart TV and voice control features can occasionally be slow to respond.

The Sony XBR-X900E has the sweet style and superb picture quality to tempt midrange TV shoppers away from Vizio or TCL.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Daniel O'Keeffe , Ian Cumming, Mehdi Azzabi, Eric (rtings.com)

Sony X900E TV

 

The Sony X900E is a great 4k TV that offers some of the best picture quality found in an LED TV. HDR content looks particularly good on this TV since it gets very bright, and it handles motion exceptionally well. Its only real downside is the...

Deep blacks ; Bright, which is good for HDR ; Very fluid motion

Picture quality deteriorates at an angle

Mar, 2017

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Steve May (trustedreviews.com)

Sony KD-55XE9005

 

It may look like just another cookie-cutter UHD TV, all ultra-slim bezel and tricked out HDMI inputs, but Sony's XE90 line offers buyers something a little special: direct LED backlighting with local dimming.

Ultra-crisp imagery with uniform black-level performance and watchable HDR, make this an unquestionably superior Sony TV offering.

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Sony KDL-65XE90

 

The more high dynamic range (HDR) TVs I see, the more I value direct LED lighting. It seems to me that TVs illuminated by lights sitting directly behind the screen consistently handle the more extreme light range associated with HDR better than TVs...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony KD-49XE9005 review

 

Spend a bit of time getting the set-up right, and you'll be rewarded with a 4K gem that excels at any resolution...

Vivid colours ; Sharp detail ; Dynamic sound ; Range of streaming services

Nothing of note

Sony’s audio-visual prowess comes forth once again with this 4K HDR television

Mar, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony Bravia KD-49XE9005 review

 

Can't stretch to an OLED? This 4K Sony is the answer

Great picture quality ; Bombastic sound ; Tidy design

Android TV is so-so

An awesome 4K TV and the best OLED alternative that you can buy

Jul, 2017

Pocket-lint Recommended 2017

Expert review by : John Archer (pocket-lint.com)

Sony XE90 4K TV review: Backlight bonanza

 

Put the 65XE9005 fairly into the context of its surprisingly affordable price and it becomes a really exciting option for serious movie fans unable to

This Sony mid-ranger offers good all-round picture quality for its money courtesy of a crowd-pleasing direct lighting system.

There’s some gentle backlight blooming with HDR sources ; Its viewing angle is very limited ; And it’s not especially bright

The 65XE9005 isn't quite bright enough to be considered a classic HDR TV, and while its direct LED lighting is welcome overall, it's implementation is pretty basic when it comes to the amount of local light control it offers.

May, 2017

Techradar Best in Class 2017

Expert review by : Steve May (techradar.com)

Sony Bravia XBR-55X900E review

 

This is the HDR flatscreen we've all been waiting for

Direct LED with local dimming ; Excellent motion handling ; Unfussy but elegant design ; Surprisingly good audio

HDR is a bit dim ; Rubbery remote ; Power brick is inconvenient ; No 3D support

It may not offer the same peak brightness as Sony’s flagship UHD sets, the X930E and X940E, but this 4K direct LED backlit screen is still a brilliant buy.

Nov, 2017

Techradar Great Value 2017

Expert review by : John Archer (techradar.com)

Sony Bravia 65XE90 (KD-65XE9005) review

 

Direct lighting and local dimming at a price you might actually be able to afford

Strong HDR Pictures ; Good value ; Gorgeous SDR pictures ; Attractive design

It could be brighter ; Very limited viewing angle ; Android TV can irritate ; No Dolby Vision support

Despite not boasting Sony’s top-tier video processing system, the 65XE9005’s successful combination of an unusual direct lighting system with Triluminos colour technology and an eye-catchingly affordable price makes it something of a mid-range hero. By...

May, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv_in)

Sony Bravia KD-49X9000E review

 

Can't stretch to an OLED? This 4K Sony is the answer

Great picture quality ; Bombastic sound ; Tidy design

Android TV is so-so

An awesome 4K TV and the best OLED alternative that you can buy

Jul, 2017

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