Sony XH81 4K TV

MSRP 699 GBP68% Neofiliac
Keywords: 4kandroiddolby-atmosdtshdripssonytv

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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).


What we found**

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

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    Ports4x 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 ConnectivityWiFi 5 + Bluetooth 4.2 + WiFi Direct + DLNA


    ColorsBlack, Silver
    Speakers2x 10W
    VESA Mount100 x 200 mm300 x 300 mm200 x 200 mm300 x 300 mm


    Bezels90.12% screen-to-body ratio92.22% screen-to-body ratio91.33% screen-to-body ratio93.35% screen-to-body ratio
    Size | Depth2.24 in / 57 mm w/o stand, 11.26 in / 286 mm w/ stand2.8 in / 71 mm w/o stand, 13.27 in / 337 mm w/ stand2.24 in / 57 mm w/o stand, 11.26 in / 286 mm w/ stand2.8 in / 71 mm w/o stand, 13.27 in / 337 mm w/ stand
    Size | Height22.44 in / 570 mm w/o stand, 24.8 in / 630 mm w/ stand28.27 in / 718 mm w/o stand, 30.87 in / 784 mm w/ stand25.39 in / 645 mm w/o stand, 27.72 in / 704 mm w/ stand33.11 in / 841 mm w/o stand, 35.83 in / 910 mm w/ stand
    Size | Width38.19 in / 970 mm48.94 in / 1243 mm43.35 in / 1101 mm57.56 in / 1462 mm
    Weight9.4 kg / 21 lbs w/o stand , 9.8 kg / 22 lbs w/ stand16 kg / 35 lbs w/o stand , 16.6 kg / 37 lbs w/ stand11.6 kg / 26 lbs w/o stand , 12.1 kg / 27 lbs w/ stand21.7 kg / 48 lbs w/o stand , 22.3 kg / 49 lbs w/ stand


    Aspect Ratio16:9
    Display BacklightEdge LEDDirect LEDEdge LEDDirect LED
    Display Color Depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC), 1073741824 colors
    Display Diagonal43" (42.52 in / 1080 mm)55" (54.65 in / 1388 mm)49" (48.46 in / 1231 mm)65" (64.53 in / 1639 mm)
    Display TypeIPS
    Pixel Density103 ppi80 ppi90 ppi68 ppi
    Pixel Pitch0.245 mm0.315 mm0.28 mm0.372 mm
    Refresh Rate50 Hz / 60 Hz
    Resolution4K (3840x2160)
    Viewing Angle178° H / 178° V


    HDRDolby Vision, HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
    Operating Humidity10 % ~ 80 %
    Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 Pie
    Operating Temperature0 °C ~ 40 °C , 32 °F ~ 104 °F
    Processor4 cores
    TunerAnalog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), DVB-T, DVB-T2, DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2
    VideoApple 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,...


    Energy EfficiencyА
    Power Consumption108 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep)207 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep)120 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep)250 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep)


    AccessoryVoice remote control
    Model NameKD-43XH8196KD-55XH8196KD-49XH8196KD-65XH8196

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