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Sony XH81 4K TV

MSRP 699 GBPNeoscore 68%

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Product Overview

The XH81 is essentially an XH80 (X800H) with metal blade stand and a premium remote control; the two are otherwise identical. Available in select markets, it comes with a marginally higher MSRP.
For a full-array LED back-lit smart TV, Sony markets the X900H (XH90).

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Ratings

What we found**

Neoscore: 68% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • High screen-to-body ratio
  • Supports Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
  • 10-bit display panel
Cons

    Price Comparison (incl. referral links)*

    Specifications

    Variants:
    43"
    49"
    55"
    65"

    Connectivity

    Ports
    4x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC), 1x Satellite In (F-type female), 1x Optical Audio Out, 1x Antenna (RF) (female), 1x 3.5 mm Audio Out, 1x AV Composite In (Video + L/R), 2x USB, 1x CI+ 1.4, 1x Ethernet RJ45
    Wireless Connectivity
    WiFi 5 + Bluetooth 4.2 + WiFi Direct + DLNA

    Construction

    Camera
    No
    Colors
    Black, Silver
    Speakers
    2x 10W
    43"VESA Mount
    100 x 200 mm
    55"VESA Mount
    300 x 300 mm
    49"VESA Mount
    200 x 200 mm
    65"VESA Mount
    300 x 300 mm

    Dimensions

    43"Bezels
    90.12% screen-to-body ratio
    55"Bezels
    92.22% screen-to-body ratio
    49"Bezels
    91.33% screen-to-body ratio
    65"Bezels
    93.35% screen-to-body ratio
    43"Size | Depth
    2.24 in / 57 mm w/o stand, 11.26 in / 286 mm w/ stand
    55"Size | Depth
    2.8 in / 71 mm w/o stand, 13.27 in / 337 mm w/ stand
    49"Size | Depth
    2.24 in / 57 mm w/o stand, 11.26 in / 286 mm w/ stand
    65"Size | Depth
    2.8 in / 71 mm w/o stand, 13.27 in / 337 mm w/ stand
    43"Size | Height
    22.44 in / 570 mm w/o stand, 24.8 in / 630 mm w/ stand
    55"Size | Height
    28.27 in / 718 mm w/o stand, 30.87 in / 784 mm w/ stand
    49"Size | Height
    25.39 in / 645 mm w/o stand, 27.72 in / 704 mm w/ stand
    65"Size | Height
    33.11 in / 841 mm w/o stand, 35.83 in / 910 mm w/ stand
    43"Size | Width
    38.19 in / 970 mm
    55"Size | Width
    48.94 in / 1243 mm
    49"Size | Width
    43.35 in / 1101 mm
    65"Size | Width
    57.56 in / 1462 mm
    43"Weight
    9.4 kg / 21 lbs w/o stand , 9.8 kg / 22 lbs w/ stand
    55"Weight
    16 kg / 35 lbs w/o stand , 16.6 kg / 37 lbs w/ stand
    49"Weight
    11.6 kg / 26 lbs w/o stand , 12.1 kg / 27 lbs w/ stand
    65"Weight
    21.7 kg / 48 lbs w/o stand , 22.3 kg / 49 lbs w/ stand

    Display

    Aspect Ratio
    16:9
    43"Display Backlight
    Edge LED
    55"Display Backlight
    Direct LED
    49"Display Backlight
    Edge LED
    65"Display Backlight
    Direct LED
    Display Color Depth
    10 bits (8 bits + FRC), 1073741824 colors
    43"Display Diagonal
    43" (42.52 in / 1080 mm)
    55"Display Diagonal
    55" (54.65 in / 1388 mm)
    49"Display Diagonal
    49" (48.46 in / 1231 mm)
    65"Display Diagonal
    65" (64.53 in / 1639 mm)
    Display Type
    IPS
    43"Pixel Density
    103 ppi
    55"Pixel Density
    80 ppi
    49"Pixel Density
    90 ppi
    65"Pixel Density
    68 ppi
    43"Pixel Pitch
    0.245 mm
    55"Pixel Pitch
    0.315 mm
    49"Pixel Pitch
    0.28 mm
    65"Pixel Pitch
    0.372 mm
    Refresh Rate
    50 Hz / 60 Hz
    Resolution
    4K (3840x2160)
    Viewing Angle
    178° H / 178° V

    Function

    HDR
    Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
    Operating Humidity
    10 % ~ 80 %
    Operating System
    Android 9.0 Pie
    Operating Temperature
    0 °C ~ 40 °C , 32 °F ~ 104 °F
    Processor
    4 cores
    Tuner
    Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), DVB-T, DVB-T2, DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2
    Video
    Apple Airplay, Apple Homekit, Live Color Technology, Dynamic Contrast Enhancer, Google Assistant, Voice command, Object-based HDR remaster, Frame Dimming, Chromecast built-in, 4K X-Reality Pro, Triluminos Display, Image Processor - X1 4K HDR Processor,...

    Performance

    Energy Efficiency
    А
    43"Power Consumption
    108 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep)
    55"Power Consumption
    207 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep)
    49"Power Consumption
    120 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep)
    65"Power Consumption
    250 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep)

    Production

    Accessory
    Voice remote control
    Debut
    2020
    43"Model Name
    KD-43XH8196
    55"Model Name
    KD-55XH8196
    49"Model Name
    KD-49XH8196
    65"Model Name
    KD-65XH8196

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