XBR-55X950H from Sony : Our view

Presentation of the Sony XBR-55X950H

Sony ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this XBR-55X950H, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
In its 54.6 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Why can we consider this XBR-55X950H as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the Sony XBR-55X950H

The Sony XBR-55X950H with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
In conclusion, Sony has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this XBR-55X950H to have a beautiful object in your living room.

XBR-55X950H from Sony – The screen

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. With a screen size of 54.6 inches, this XBR-55X950H is positioned in the range of models, in the average.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
Sony chooses a frequency of 100 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the XBR-55X950H Sony makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation Sony XBR-55X950H

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the XBR-55X950H still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The television set is equipped with  two speakers for a sound power of 10 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will put you at the very heart of your movies. Immersive and impressive.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The XBR-55X950H Sony is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

The Intelligent aspect of the Sony XBR-55X950H

On the software side, the Sony XBR-55X950H is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.
This software environment innovates on the Sony XBR-55X950H with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

The connection system of the Sony XBR-55X950H

This television Sony XBR-55X950H offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 13 connections, not too bad. The Sony XBR-55X950H allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Sony XBR-55X950H

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 70
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 0
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

XBR-55X950H from Sony – The conclusion

Finally, this new Sony XBR-55X950H is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.

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