Sony XBR-X850D series review

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The name Sony is synonymous with high-performance televisions, but the X850D series isn’t one of them. Compared to its peers from Vizio and Samsung in side-by-side comparisons, this relatively affordable bearer of the company’s “XBR” moniker fell well short, with worse contrast and impact overall.

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In my book contrast is the most important aspect of image quality, and image quality for the price is the most important factor in choosing a TV. If you judge it by other factors, however, the X850D brings a lot to the table. Its features include 4K resolution and high dynamic range (HDR); its sleek, minimal design goes with pretty much any decor; and its Android-based smart TV system is one of the best — good enough that you probably won’t need to connect an external streaming box.

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