Complete TV Comparison
Talking about larger screen 4K UHD TV, you can find XBR75X940C and XBR75X850C as two models that you can consider for 75-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV from Sony. The XBR75X940C is positioned as the top model for 75-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV, while the Sony XBR75X850C is positioned as the basic model for 75-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV. As the top and basic model, there’re of course few differences between them. There’re also some aspects that remains the same between those two TVs. Which of them is more suitable for you? Should You choose Sony XBR75X940C? To answer that question, you need to know more about the similarities and differences of those two TVs.
Sony XBR75X940C is the flagship model of Sony’s 2015 TV lineup. So It’s the model in which you can find the latest TV technology from Sony. Sony XBR75X940C still use Triluminos Display to bring wide color range on TV screen that completed with dynamic color correction to ensure that you get consistent and accurate color details. Sony XBR75X940C is also completed with X-Tended Dynamic Range Pro to bring better contrast level. It’s able to bring brighter bright screen and more accurate details on the dark scenes. On the Smart TV aspect, you can find the new Sony Android TV as the new Smart TV platform of Sony’s 2015 lineup. The new Sony Android TV replace the older Sony Entertainment Network that was installed on 2014 lineup. With the new Sony Android TV, you can find a wide range of Smart Apps with the access to huge collections of apps on PlayStore.
As the flagship model, how Sony XBR75X940C is rated by the customers? They are highly satisfied with their purchase. The XBR75X940C is able to bring rich colors on screen. It’s done nice job with upscaling and color reproduction. Some customers even said that Sony XBR75X940C is able to deliver the best 4K picture quality than any other 4K TV in the market. Do you want to read more customer’s reviews? You can go to this page and read more the Sony XBR75X940C Reviews…
Sony XBR75X850C comes as the basic model for 75-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV. That’s way It’s also the most affordable choice for 75-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV from Sony’s 2015 TV lineup. As the basic model, Sony XBR75X850C still use Triluminos Display that deliver wide color spectrum on the screen. XBR75X850C also comes with 4K X-Reality Pro picture engine that can bring brilliant picture quality from original 4K content sources or HD contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality. The Smart TV platform of Sony XBR75X850C is the same as the one of Sony XBR75X940C, Sony Android TV. Sony Android TV brings more flexibility to run more smart apps on your TV. With the access to playstore, you can have the option to run more smart apps like never before. For the first time for Sony Smart TV, you can also search for contents and apps that you want with voice interaction by google voice search technology.
How’s the comments from the customers about Sony XBR75X850C? Most of the customers are very pleased with their purchase. They mostly agree that the picture quality of Sony XBR75X850C is excellent both from original 4K content sources or from upscaled HD contents. The color that produced by the TV is also very accurate and have good color uniformity. The other customer also said that the X850C is the best choice for the money right now. There are also some customers share their experience on the best setting for the TV that you can follow. If you still need more brief reviews from the customers, then you should go ahead and see the customers feedback of Sony XBR75X850C and the X850C model in general here…
Before We compare the Sony XBR75X940C and XBR75X850C, It’s better if you take a look quickly on their specs using the table below
|Resolution||4K UHD||4K UHD|
|Backlight||Full-Array with Local Dimming||Full Array|
|4K X-Reality Pro||YES||YES|
|High Dynamic Range||YES||YES|
|Smart TV||Sony Android TV||Sony Android TV|
|Processor||4K Processor X1||4K Processor X1|
|Remote Control||Touchpad Remote||Touchpad Remote|
|3D Feature||Active 3D||Active 3D|
|Introduced||May 2015||January 2015|
|X-Tended Dynamic Range||YES||NO|
|Refresh Rate||Motionflow XR 1440||Motionflow XR 960|
|3D Glasses||Included||Not Included|
|Speaker System||Front Facing 2.2Ch 90W||Down Firing 2Ch 20W|
|Price||+/- $3000 Higher||+/- $3000 Lower|
1. Picture Resolution
Similarity: Both of Sony XBR75X940C and XBR75X850C come with 4K UHD picture resolution. With 4K UHD resolution, you can enjoy more brilliant picture quality (up to four times) than previous Full HD resolution. The only problem with 4K UHD resolution is limited contents available in original 4K resolution. But that’s no longer a problem since there are Sony Upscaling technology that able to bring HD contents into near 4K picture quality.
Difference: No Difference.
2. Picture Technology
Similarity: You can find that Sony XBR75X940C and XBR75X850C come with Triluminos Display. Triluminos Display is the technology that bring wide color range on your TV screen. Some people said that It’s comparable to Samsung Nano Crystal Color technology in delivering true-to-life picture details. Additionally the Triluminos Display is completed with 4K X-Reality Pro technology. The 4K X-Reality pro technology is able to bring brilliant picture quality from your 4K contents or from your HD contents that upscaled with its algorithm to be delivered in near 4K picture quality.
Difference: Sony XBR75X940C is completed with X-Tended Dynamic Range Pro technology. While Sony XBR75X850C is not completed with any X-Tended Dynamic Range technology. The X-Tended Dynamic Range Pro technology is the technology that bring up to 3 times brightness range. With this technology, you can get more vibrant contrast on your TV screen. So you can be sure that you can enjoy more vibrant color and picture details on Sony XBR75X940C than Sony XBR75X850C.
3. Refresh Rate Technology
Similarity: Both of XBR75X940C and XBR75X850C come with 120Hz native refresh rate.
Difference: If We talk about effective refresh rate, We should measure how smooth the fast action images on the TV screen with the Motionflow XR of Sony. XBR75X940C comes with Motionflow XR 1440, while XBR75X850C comes with Motionflow XR 960. When You use the TV to watch you favorite fast action movies and sports, you can find that there’re no big differences between those two TVs. But when you use the TV to play your favorite heavy fast action games (using the PlayStation Now feature), you can find that Sony XBR75X940C with Motionflow XR 1440 is able to deliver smooth gaming scene than Sony XBR75X850C with Motionflow XR 960.
4. Smart TV Platform
Similarity: As part of Sony’s 2015 TV lineup, XBR75X940C and XBR75X850C are completed with the new Sony Android TV. Sony Android TV come as big improvement from the previous Sony Entertainment Network. You can find more flexibility to run your favorite Smart apps on your TV with the access to huge collection of apps on Android PlayStore. The Sony Android TV platform is also completed with the touchpad remote control that control the TV and the Smart TV platform easier. The touchpad remote control is also completed with build-in microphone to control the TV using Google voice search technology.
Difference: No difference
5. 3D Feature
Similarity: Although not everyone love 3D, but most people do love it. For that reason both of Sony XBR75X940C and XBR75X850C come with 3D feature. Both of them are completed with Active 3D feature. With 3D feature, you can enjoy your favorite entertainment in both 3D or 2D format.
Difference: You can enjoy 3D entertainment instantly with Sony XBR75X940C as it comes with 3D glasses with its set. While You should purchase additional 3D glasses for Sony XBR75X850C as the 3D glasses is not included on the TV set.
6. Speaker System
Similarities: The Audio feature of those two TVs are mostly the same. They come with DTS Digital Surround and installed with Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse. They both also come with 5.1 Channel Audio Out if you want to attach more powerful speaker system.
Difference: XBR75X940C and XBR75X850C comes with different speaker configuration. Sony XBR75X940C comes with front facing speaker with 2.1Ch and 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 20 W + 20 W (90W) audio output. While Sony XBR75X850C comes with down firing speaker with 2Ch and 10×2 power output. With front facing speaker that use 2.1Ch 90W speaker installed on Sony XBR75X940C, then you can be sure to get more immersive powerful sound quality on Sony XBR75X940C.
The answer for that question is back to your budget for your next 75-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV. Sony XBR75X940C is indeed can be said one of the best 75-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV that available in the market in 2015. But It’s priced at almost twice the price of Sony XBR75X850C. If you don’t mind to spend around another $3000 for vibrant color contrast, smoother fast action images and better speaker system then you should consider Sony XBR75X940C. Is there any recommended place to order? You can order Sony XBR75X940C here…
But if you think you can’t afford the high price of Sony XBR75X940C, then Sony XBR75X850C is the choice that you should consider. Although It’s not the same vibrant as XBR75X940C as well as not as smooth as XBR75X940C in delivering heavy games scene, and not as powerful as front facing speaker of Sony XBR75X940C, but you can still enjoy excellent picture quality in Sony XBR75X850C as well as running Smart entertainment without any problems. That’s proved with the feedback from the customers of Sony XBR75X850C. Are you ready to order one? You should consider to order Sony XBR75X850C here…