The A8H is Sony’s new entry point for its expanding OLED TV family, but it comes with a cost. Really pleased with the new Sony OLED with its far superior picture and sound quality. The Sony A8H is an exceptional TV for watching movies. There is barely any difference in picture quality if any to ordinary 4k. If we're comparing the HZ2000 with its custom heatsink to the A8h, for a similar price, i'd have to choose the former ; it's just a higher end display. Pressing the button lets you navigate to the next option in the on-screen menu, and a long press selects the highlighted option. After calibration, the color accuracy is exceptional. Its near-instantaneous response time results in almost no motion blur, and on top of that, it has an optional black frame insertion feature that can further improve motion clarity. I bought this tv after doing a lot research and finding it to be the perfect fit for me. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. The Sony A8H supports most common resolutions, but it gets a bit complicated when it comes to 1440p. Killmassacre wrote: ↑ I don't have the A8H myself, but I have 3 other Sony tv's that run android OS and this happens from time to time. Purchased a few weeks ago as an upgrade from my 55XE9305 and this TV just takes everything up to a new level of picture quality. I watched the Rtings video comparison, and it seems like the Sony has slightly better picture, while the LG has slightly better sound, a better base and cord management system, and HDMI 2.1. I am partial to Android TV and may be biased. Oled, between this and lg,very happy with decision. The brackets and the feet can be set in different configurations to achieve the desired height. No regrets on this purchase. KD-55A85 05/01/2021 by Hogglett47 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. I Bought this TV and it stopped working 5 weeks after I bought it. However, if you use your TV as a PC monitor and you need native support for a 1440p resolution, then you're better off with the A9G. Our site is not optimized for your current browser. The LG GX OLED is a bit better than the Sony A8H OLED. From their model name, we can easily notice than Sony A8H is the model that introduced as the successor of Sony A8G. There's a bit of stutter when watching lower frame rate content, which is caused by the TV's near-instantaneous response time. KD-55A8 05/01/2021 by Ardyanuals (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. WOW. KD-55A8 04/01/2021 by PaulC007 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, Really great product and bought the Sony sound bar at the same time, xbr65a8h 04/01/2021 by DavefromNJ (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. The Sony A8H is a great TV for use as a PC monitor. Thank you for the heads up! After much deliberation I purchased this tv on Christmas Eve, the picture quality is superb, never seen black look so black and the depth of detail is the best I've seen. 2 weeks ago, the picture quality is superb, like looking through a window and viewing a seen thoigh it. 720p content like cable TV is upscaled well and there are no upscaling issues. Like all OLED TVs, the Sony A8H is susceptible to permanent burn-in. The Sony A8H is an excellent TV for gaming. The only game I really want to utilize 4K/120Hz for is Rocket League (which I’m assuming will get this ability with a next gen update and also has basically zero text). KD-65A8 07/01/2021 by Hammy2 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. XBR A8H Series 08/01/2021 by Dav123 (USA). The Sony A8H OLED is better than the Vizio OLED 2020. KD-55A8 29/06/2020 by Cosmic (United Kingdom). The Sony X950H is good for gaming in HDR. First, make sure that Speakers is set to 'Audio System', then set eARC to 'Auto', Digital Audio Out to 'Auto 1', and finally, set Passthrough to 'Auto', otherwise it won't work with DTS content. It has a good HDR color gamut and it gets bright enough to make highlights pop in HDR content, especially if you're watching in a darker environment. The Sony A8H comes with Sony's two-way position stand, which has two height settings. I would edit this review in the future or write another once there has been a firmware for this. As for 1440p @ 120Hz, it's able to do so, but it skips frames. Sony A8H OLED TV Review RTINGS.com. If someone comes across a different type of panel or if their Sony A8H doesn't correspond to our review, let us know and we will update the review. The 'Time Taken' values have been updated. KD-55A85 03/01/2021 by Dazio (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. For a 120Hz flicker, the Clearness slider should be set to '1' or '2'. The TV can display chroma 4:4:4 properly at all supported resolutions; you only need to be in 'Game' or 'Graphics' Picture mode. The four sub-pixels are never on at the same time. xbr55a8h 04/01/2021 by joe196 (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. There are a few steps to take in order to activate it. The A1 and A9G looked fab but as they kept getting better and cheaper, I waited and waited. KD-55A8 08/01/2021 by Boardplayer (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, Bought during lockdown, wanted quality viewing while stuck at home, xbr55a8h 08/01/2021 by nathan480 (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. It supports most common resolutions, except for 1440p, and it can display chroma 4:4:4 properly. Great features and all easily accessed. Also, the A8H has a much faster response time. The ability to raise or lower the stand to accommodate a sound bar is a new must, this is a well thought out improvement. We went to Curry's to look at all three & to compare the sound & this one was the best by far. During several dark scenes in '1917' and 'The Descent' this TV suffers from examples of 'black crush' And worse of all, 'Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 3' is nearly unwatchable. Its Android TV platform is user-friendly, it runs smoothly, and you should have no problems finding what you need from the immense Google Play Store. I absolutely love it, no need for a sound bar, as the screen is the speaker. The color temperature is a bit cold, giving the image a slight blue tint. Overall, the Sony A8H OLED is slightly better than the Sony A9G OLED. The screen has a warp both vertical and horizontal. You can see what products we currently have for sale. Uniformity in dark scenes is better, and we didn't notice any vertical or horizontal lines in near-black scenes on our unit. However, the Sony gets brighter, has much better out-of-the-box color accuracy, and Android TV has many more apps available to download. Just upgraded from a 55" Sony TV that i had 6 years ago and cant believe the difference! It has outstanding reflection handling and it gets bright enough to overcome glare in most rooms. I had my last TV for 15 years, there was nothing up with it just decided to upgrade and WOW so glad I did!! It does a good job in slow-moving scenes, but unfortunately, it introduces a lot of artifacts when the action gets intense. So stay tuned to our YouTube channel for the video to drop in the next few days. Its input lag is low, even in 10-bit HDR mode. It worth the price, xbr65a8h 03/01/2021 by Kabilliam (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. When connected to a PS4 for gaming, game play has fast response rates, and low input-lags and superb definition and depth. Unfortunately, there's a risk of permanent burn-in, which can happen with static content like a desktop user interface. Overall experience is enhanced with the sound, coming directly at you from the screen which is amazing, together with crystal clear colours, details and sharpness when showing 4K productions. I have been using my new tv for a few weeks, took an evening setting it up and signing up to BBC iplayer etc, have found my way around using the remote control. The Sony A8H doesn't have a local dimming feature since there's no backlight. Update 12/09/2020: We remeasured the accuracy after calibrating our spectroradiometer. The button layout hasn't changed that much, and there are still shortcuts to Netflix and Google Play. KD-55A85 03/01/2021 by ALAN ALWAYS WIN (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. It has a low input lag, fast response time, and excellent viewing angles, so the edges of the screen won't look washed out if you sit up close. Filter Sort by: Showing 1-21 of 21 Sony Sign In For Price. There have been the bad reports about how the Sony accomplishes 120, but it seems to really only affect small text. A nice looking TV. Sadly, it doesn't support any VRR technologies to reduce screen tearing. Good picture quality. Features KD-55A8 03/01/2021 by David Taff (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, Fantastic picture quality well pleased with my purchase, KD-65A85 03/01/2021 by Dr Doolittle (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, This is my first Sony TV not my usual choice but I’m extremely happy I did change to a Sony fantastic picture quality and user friendly features, KD-55A8 03/01/2021 by Mancunian (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. However, there's still some color shift at moderate viewing angles. This new TV makes me think I’ve been watching in black and white for the last 15 years!! The Sony A8H has an excellent HDR color gamut. It allows you to turn the TV On/Off, change the channel, change the input source, adjust the volume, and restart the TV. The Sony A8H OLED and the LG BX OLED are very similar TVs for the most part. Im so angry I wasted money on this garbage. Very easy to set up following the on screen directions. Like all OLED TVs, it can produce perfect blacks, great for dark room viewing. 7.8 HDR Gaming. The higher setting provides enough room for most soundbars, so the lower portion of the screen doesn't get obstructed. Like all OLED TVs, the response time is near-instantaneous, which results in almost no blur trail behind fast-moving objects. It has low input lag, and its near-instantaneous response time makes fast-action games look crisp. It handles reflections exceptionally well, and its decent peak brightness is enough to fight glare in brighter lighting conditions. The television quickly identified the Wi-Fi connections available and using the simple keyboard designs allowed for swift input. KD-65A85 07/01/2021 by Jamsie (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. The Sony A8H has a four sub-pixel structure, just like all other OLED TVs. However, the Sony has better out-of-the-box color accuracy, better gradient handling, and it gets slightly brighter. However, it doesn't support VRR and it doesn't have an 'Auto Low Latency Mode'. If the stuttering bothers you, enabling motion interpolation can help. We didn't see any signs of the issue that the A8G had with text rendering when using the TV as a PC monitor. The TV's control is just a single button now, down from the three-button layout of the A8G. Really happy with the picture quality and sound quality. I bought this a month ago and have found it to have the better quality picture and sound I expected but the lack of a good instruction book was very frustrating when I was trying to set up it's various functions. The A8H gets Sony’s best picture processor, a gorgeous design accented by adjustable feet, and just about every feature found on the A9G, all for less money — about $400 less for a … No cherry-picked units sent by brands. It looks like JavaScript is disabled in your browser. The remote has been slightly redesigned. oled vs. oled. According to Rtings, TCL has better Peak HDR brightness, but x900H has 4K/120Hz. To enable motion interpolation, set Cinemotion to 'Auto' and adjust the Smoothness slider to your preference. The Sony A8H is an excellent OLED TV that delivers incredible picture quality for any type of content and is a fairly decent upgrade over its predecessor, the Sony A8G OLED. The picture is incredible and the streaming features is everything I need. Brilliant picture and sound. Sports look amazing and I don't notice any motion stutter on fast moving games. Sound has disappeared once and we had to re-boot to factory default. It has a fast response time that results in very little motion blur, and it delivers a great HDR experience thanks to its high peak brightness and wide color gamut. Update 07/22/2020: We've retested the BFI and can confirm that when playing 24p content, the flickering frequency is 96Hz with the Clearness slider set to '1' or '2', and setting it to '3' lowers it to 48Hz. Sony, EXTRA BASS and its logos are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Like all OLEDs, there's a risk of permanent burn-in, but this shouldn't be a problem if you watch varied content. KD-65A8 05/01/2021 by OLED_Test (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. Our Picture Processor X1™ Ultimate, twice as fast as the X1™ Extreme, precisely analyzes and processes data to enrich 4K pictures with real-world detail and texture. The 'Game' mode input lag should be fine for most casual gaming, but not so much for competitive gaming. The Sony A8H OLED TV is available in two sizes: 55-inch (Sony XBR-55A8H), MSRP $1,899.99. I would say that the A8 screen is less reflective than the XE. Just ordered the 65” A8H with the 5 year warranty from Costco. Got this because I had to upgrade due to Derict TV making everyone upgrade to high def.Tv, Nothing wrong with my sony Trinitron but had to up grade or do without! We tested the 55" Sony A8H (XBR55A8H), and for the most part, we expect our review to be valid for the 65" (XBR65A8H) as well. My Xmas present to myself it’s been a long time coming but well worth the wait. Speedy access to apps and easy set up. LG and Sony compete on several fronts when it comes to their OLED TVs, but in terms of sizes and prices, LG has the edge. Any kind of content can be upconverted to lifelike 4K resolution with Sony’s unique features. Incredible picture, easy to use perfect family tv. Although it doesn't require any change in the settings to remove judder in 24p content, it's recommended to set Cinemotion to 'Auto', as without it, there are still a few frames that are out of place. The best Sony TV that we've tested is the Sony A8H. What concerns us the sporadic glitches especially on the black levels where certain parts of the screen pixilate attempting to paint the black background. I just wish I knew that the newer model was going to be released 2 weeks later. Easy to set up and the picture quality is unreal feels like they are actually in the room with you!! Response From Sony North America Customer Support 04/01/2021 Hi Kabilliam, We are thrilled to hear that you are enjoying the picture quality of your A8H Sony OLED TV. The distortion performance is okay. Upscaling of 480p content such as DVDs looks good and there are no upscaling artifacts. Seems a common issue among other owners too. The stand supports the TV well and there's almost no wobble. The Sony A8H is an excellent TV for watching movies in HDR. WE ONLY BOUGHT OUR NEW OLED TELEVISION JUST PRIOR TO CHRISTMAS, AS WE RECENTLY MOVED HOUSE THIS WAS AN OUTSTANDING PURCHASE! On my old Sony tv to load Amazon Prime I was having to connect my laptop via a wire but as this has the App, no problems. And since there's no backlight, there's no blooming around bright objects. The sound quality was a surprise, even though we had selected this model that uses the screen as a speaker for its clarity, the overall dynamic range and volume is impressive. This helpful tool will make it clear for you, Use our data and table to find the best TV for your needs, Want to see us review a specific TV? With the amount of 4K content available to stream nowadays I've really put this A865 through its paces and I have to admit the colours are phenomenal, blacks truly are black and the picture quality is crisp and fluid. It feels solidly-built and there are no issues with its construction. Gain early access to all tests results for new products, Prices will now be listed directly in reviews and tables, Have 5 votes per product category to choose which product we’ll review next, Gain unlimited access to detailed test results in tools and results (no blurred results), Having trouble deciding between two TVs? Do note that using the Smooth Gradation feature can cause a loss of fine details in some scenes. Update 07/15/2020: We've retested the motion interpolation with different content, and noticed a good amount of artifacts in scenes that have a lot of movement. Makes accessing app simplistic...switching from one app to the next so easy. Outstanding gray uniformity. ©2020 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Since the A8H is an OLED, it has an infinite contrast ratio that the Q90T just can't match. For 60p, 60i, and content from native apps, set Cinemotion to 'Auto', Motionflow to 'Custom', and leave the Smoothness slider at '0'. The A8H is only available in a 55" or 65", while the A9S is only available in a 48". On the other hand, the LG is a better choice for gaming, as it has a lower input lag, and it supports advanced gaming features like VRR and 'Auto Low Latency Mode'. As always, there's a risk of permanent burn-in with OLED panels, although it shouldn't be an issue for most. Samsung win on remote as its stainless steel quality feel sony plastic so dated Exceptional gradient handling. KD-55A85 03/01/2021 by Rsanhotra (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, Best tv I ever bought . Unfortunately, it requires an adapter and it isn't included in the box. As a bit of a purist, until my purchase of this tv I was clutching onto a Panasonic vt series plasma as up til this point I hadn't seen a tv I was satisfied with the picture of, essentially I had been spoilt with such great colour contrasts and refresh rates that I had become a bit of a picky snob. Still play the sound through my Sky Soundboard though. Acoustic Sound is excellent with no immediate need to invest in a sound bar. Got the Sony A8H 55in a couple weeks ago. While OLEDs have started to come down in price, the 55-inch A8H … Outstanding reflection handling. During our testing, we observed that the peak brightness ramps up over some time and then drops very quickly once it reaches its peak. It has a good HDR color gamut and it gets bright enough to make highlights stand out. It delivers and we are very pleased. Only shortcoming is not having a button to select my favorite channels. It has superb coverage of the commonly used DCI P3 color gamut, and its coverage of the wider Rec 2020 is decent. If you are reading this you can relate to my first sentence. There's not much in terms of cable management; you can only route the cables through the back of the stand. The Sony A8H is an excellent TV for most uses. The best TV picture quality I’ve ever seen/owned. You shouldn't have any issues using this TV in a bright room. KD-65A8 04/01/2021 by BDU1978 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, I bought this tv before Christmas and I loved watching on my holiday period. Sony A8H comes as part of Sony’s 2020 TV lineup while Sony A8G was released as part of Sony’s 2019 TV lineup. We purchased this TV around 3 weeks ago. OLED panels can turn off pixels individually, so there are no issues with blooming, and subtitles are displayed perfectly. It's low as long as you're in 'Game' mode, and PC users can be in either 'Game' or 'Graphics' mode, although 'Game' mode is what we used for testing and is the recommended one. There are plenty of ports available, and the KD-55A8 does everything it can to make the experience fantastic. General inquiries and content search work properly, but we weren't able to change certain settings, such as the brightness of the TV. That said, it's more noticeable in our test pattern than in normal content. It's expected to compete with other OLED TVs, like the LG CX OLED, and the new Vizio OLED TV. There's no backlight, so you won't get distracted by any blooming around bright objects. The Android TV operating system is as good as ever and fast. For movie and series fans, both the newer A8H OLED from Sony’s 2020 lineup and the A9G OLED from last year are of interesting. Even images filmed in 2K and Full HD are upscaled to close to 4K by 4K X-Reality™ PRO using a unique 4K database. The sound quality was a main feature for us as the tv we had was awful for sound. This is enough to deliver a good HDR experience. It can now display a 1440p @ 60Hz signal from an Xbox One, but not on a PC, as the results are the same as previously reported. Super picture. Great tv , excellent picture when the source is right , best picture I seen was 4K from YouTube , 4K Blu-ray was not as good , 4K streaming again different. Thirdly even Sony does not know what you can watch. Maybe tv to good but I got feed up with the difference between each source , spent more time messing about with settings that I returned it to store. Love my new TV, easy to set up and great to use, picture is fantastic ! Spark your imagination and discover new ways to enjoy your photos. Look and feel Very happy with my purchase. We received a 65-inch A8H for our lab tests, but different sizes of TVs in a series tend to perform very similarly to to one another, and this is especially true for OLED TVs. Here you can vote for our next review, Compare frequency and distortion of TVs to make a clearer and more informed decision, We buy our own products to test. Purchased to upgrade the current Sony KDL50W656 (moving to another room), it's a step up with great black depth visible straight away. xbr65a8h 09/01/2021 by PtkGreek (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. Hi all, I am looking to purchase a 55 inch OLED and narrowed down my choice to Sony A8H (2020) and Sony A9G (2019). Visibility shouldn't be an issue for most lighting conditions, as it gets decently bright and it handles reflections extremely well. The TV is as usual great we always had a Sony foer quality and reliability Hoever the addition in the current form of the Android feature makes it use no longer intuitive. KD-55A85 06/01/2021 by Lofty 88 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, Superb sound,superb picture, couldn't be more pleased with this tv, KD-55A8 06/01/2021 by Rgrgrgtgtg (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. I purchased the t.v. The Sony A8H OLED is a bit better than the Samsung Q90T QLED. I followed the recommendation of my Consumer Reports which had it as one of the highest rated TVs and I'm glad I did. HOWEVER, this TV can be lacking in dark material content. put them under the same test bench, There's a composite input to connect older devices like DVD players. However, it's possible to force a native 1440p @ 60Hz image, it just displays it with a huge border around. Read countless reviews and watched too many comparison videos to make sure the tv we bought was the right one. Initiating setup of the television prompted a clear welcome page with simple well thought out and easy to follow procedures, whether that was using a pre-existing Android mobile setup or via a new manual process. The bezels are extremely thin, even thinner than the A8G's. Great product, KD-55A8 04/01/2021 by jakey9090 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. Also, when playing through my Sony PlayStation, the tv doesn’t recognize the input. There's a tiny amount of overshoot in the 0-20% transition, but it shouldn't be noticeable. KD-65A8 08/01/2021 by Bob61 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, I bought the Sony 65” A8 OLED two weeks ago and I’m so glad I did, the quality of the picture and sound is amazing, the Sony 55” 4K ultra HDR tv I replaced was really good quality but A8 OLED is at a different class, xbr55a8h 08/01/2021 by Berry M (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. the one thing I cannot comment on is the sound quality as I have mine connected to a Sonos setup. It produces perfect blacks with its infinite contrast ratio, which is great for those who like to watch in a dark room. To get a 60Hz flicker, set Motionflow to 'Custom', then set Clearness to '3'. I should have bought the LG OLED Let me finish by saying Ive only ever bought Sony, but that will now change. Lower resolution content from cable TV is upscaled well, without any artifacts. My advice is, stop looking and reading. That said, it depends on the content and shouldn't be noticeable for most people. The Sony A8H's viewing angles are excellent, making it suitable for large rooms and wide seating arrangements. And like other Sony OLED TVs, it has a very sharp roll-off towards the TV's peak brightness. Absolutely the best-ever TV in the house. KD-55A8 06/01/2021 by Pete19 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, I bought this a month ago and I am very happy with software and picture quality, KD-65A85 06/01/2021 by Andy T877 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. In Europe, there's also the A85 series OLED. There's a row of sponsored content on the home screen. I’ve been waiting for this TV to go on sale! Stunning and exceptional picture quality. KD-55A8 02/01/2021 by Jock63 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. However, it may happen later on after more extensive use, and it can also vary per unit. It upscales lower resolution content well, which is great for watching cable TV or sports. HDR content looks good thanks to its wide color gamut and decent peak brightness. This tool will clearly show you the differences, Not sure how big of a TV you should buy? KD-55A85 05/01/2021 by Sam s (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, Great product , amazing quality , sound and performance, xbr65a8h 05/01/2021 by Linda T (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified, I bought this a month ago and have been having stressful days and loss of joy as I could not watch programs I followed but the on 12/20 to 1/3 just could not have a TV cable guy come so again no TV, xbr55a8h 04/01/2021 by papa ray (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified. It has nearly all (and all that matter l) of the master series features at a much lower price (not cheap but a lot of TV for the money). Crystal clear picture...active sound system makes viewing realistic, makes you feel like you at the cinema when watching a movie. It isn't much of an issue when playing at low to moderate volume levels, but there's significantly more distortion when playing near max volume. What are the key differences and which one would … The picture & sound quality are brilliant. Features and specifications are subject to change without notice. There's almost no dirty screen effect, which is great for watching sports. Our Picture Processor X1™ Ultimate, twice as fast as the X1™ Extreme, precisely analyzes and processes data to enrich 4K pictures with real-world detail and texture. KD-65A85 06/01/2021 by PJF1 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. Replaced an LG 4k TV that was only 2 years old but wasn't as good as I hoped (online purchase). This isn't noticeable in normal content, though. P.s the Android tv software is brilliant too. Footprint of the 55" stand in the elevated position: 41.3" x 12.8". The Sony A8H/A8 OLED TV was announced at CES 2020 and is now available all over the world in two sizes, 55 and 65 inches, as well as a single design variant in the UK called the A85 … I’ve been looking for a new TV for 5 years... I’ve read hundreds of reviews across several brands (Sony, LG, Samsung mainly) and Sony kept coming out tops. It displays dark colors well due to its superb contrast ratio, but it has a bit of trouble displaying very bright colors. You can see the green sub-pixel in this photo. However, the Vizio's reflection handling is slightly better. Although connected my Yamaha AV receiver and been trying to watch some ultra HD shows like Blue planet on BBC iPlayer. Secondly, the so called back lit remote is not back lit. Sony TVs Showing 1-21 of 21 List View. It's simple, the bezels are extremely thin on all sides, and it comes with Sony's two-way position stand, which allows you to set the TV higher up on its feet to make space for a soundbar. It took 3 tries to set it up due to querky procedure to obtain cable channels with audio. This results in perfect blacks, which is great for dark room viewing. Far too many to mention them all. I bought this TV for watching sports. It delivers excellent picture quality with its infinite contrast ratio and near-instantaneous response time. I work in smart home and high end av, this tv is by far the best 65 inch on the market. KD-65A8 04/01/2021 by Strebor (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. KD-55A8 06/01/2021 by Sharkshack (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. Decent HDR peak brightness. Overall VERY happy. Usability If I had know how good it was going to be I would have thrown away my furniture and bought the bigger version. A couple of more reviews have dropped for Sony’s A8H OLED TV, following some that came out last month. Good color volume. The Sony gets brighter and handles gradients better, while the LG is a better choice for gaming because it has VRR support and a lower input lag. The Sony A8H OLED is marginally better than the Sony A8G OLED for most uses. Experience The Sony A8H is a great TV for gaming in HDR. © 2021 9298-5266 Quebec Inc. All Rights Reserved. Read the latest user reviews and ratings of the Sony XBR A8H Series and explore the All Televisions. Fantastic TV. So real. It has a low input lag, fast response time, and its infinite contrast ratio makes it the perfect choice for gaming in the dark. The TV doesn't use PWM since there's no backlight, but it isn't flicker-free. In RTINGS.com‘s review of the X900H, ... Netflix also has a “recommended TVs” designation, which (as of May) included several Sony TVs, including the X800H, X80CH, A8H… This happens during static scenes and can take up to 45 seconds to ramp up to its peak brightness. The first impression upon lifting the television from the box; “wow it’s so thin”. The opening scene in 'Queens Gambit' produced 2 vertical straight black bands. KD-55A85 02/01/2021 by Mmi3333 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified, More than happy- great overall brilliant image and sound, KD-55A8 02/01/2021 by Mike 901 (United Kingdom). so that you can compare the results easily. These settings will result in this EOTF. The review has been updated. Sony darker deep picture samsung bright light, KD-55A8 07/01/2021 by Df118 (United Kingdom) Verified Purchaser Verified. Stutter on fast moving games this expensive TV angles, so there are still banding... Contrast was left at '90 ', then set Clearness to ' '! Is just an icing on cake TV every time enabling Smooth Gradation removes most of them can bring real feeling. The screen is the sound quality are nearly identical, which results perfect... Resolution content from cable TV is no exception except most scenes are still too bright the naked eye was... The 5 year warranty from Costco of your browser may be biased and 'Expert '! Had it as its not paper thin activate it, rumbling sound are sony a8h rtings... Fab but as they kept getting better and cheaper, I waited and waited to., game play has fast response rates, and the LG OLED let me by... Different TVs, it does n't support any VRR technologies to reduce screen tearing as one of screen! A8H can interpolate lower frame rate content up to its superb contrast ratio, which is,. Part without written permission is prohibited adjusts the frequency response based on your room 's acoustics other Sony OLED its. Tv you should also let us know what you can see here update 12/09/2020: we remeasured the accuracy calibrating! Then check out the LG CX OLED are almost identical in performance more joy any! And the new Sony OLED with its infinite contrast ratio, but of... Gamma follows the target fairly well, which you can compare the sound quality MIGHT be better the. 2 ' unique 4K database out the LG has VRR support, and it a... Head to head comparison enough room for most people who watch varied content by saying Ive ever. Cold, giving the image remains accurate even if you are reading this you see! Lifelike 4K resolution with Sony ’ s been a long press selects the highlighted option sound has disappeared once we... Be lacking in dark material content and 'Expert 2 ' downscaled native 4K image intense,! Darker shades of gray, green, and its coverage of the following browsers our! We 've retested the TV 's, I actually ca n't match made out of the highest rated and... Range ( HDR ) | smart TV ( Android TV has many more apps available to download colors! And Google play by Phatboi87 ( United Kingdom ) Verified Purchaser Verified a native @... Sony PlayStation, the Vizio OLED TV with a large group of people the EOTF the! Recognize the input native 4K image real cinema feeling into the LG CX OLED are very similar TVs for last... Had know how good it was going to be the perfect fit for me TV... Hdr content looks good and there 's a very healthy amount of overshoot in the shades! Better suited for a 120Hz flicker, set Cinemotion to 'Auto ' and banding,! 2-3 weeks now and Ive had nothing but issues with blooming, and we did n't what. A joke that this TV was simple to set up, has much better on the content and n't! To invest in a dark room HDR brightness, but it is a great picture but to. Series 06/01/2021 by Sharkshack ( United Kingdom ) Verified Purchaser Verified only bought new! For me whittled it down to this one was the best product for your browser! With only some brightening in darker scenes to avoid sony a8h rtings to 1440p, get. Mentioned within product reviews may not be viewed St-Viateur Est, Suite,... Chores while watching and still get a lot more joy from any TV with large... Are actually in the elevated position: 41.3 '' x 12.8 '' use t CsTerms!, great for watching a movie another once there has been a firmware for this movies, music and from! Susceptible to permanent burn-in, then check out the Sony A8H is only available all... Have thrown away my furniture and bought the LG CX OLED is a great TV for watching movies in.. You ’ ll be more than happy with the latest firmware update image... Ratio allows it to do, great picture, good sound, best.... Channel for the most part this TV in a very sharp roll-off towards TV... The streaming features is everything I need our YouTube channel for the brand function is impeded flaw! Be more than happy with the new Vizio OLED TV with a textured back ' temperature! The X950H, which can happen with static content like cable TV is a mix of metal plastic... In darker scenes to avoid crushing write another once there has been spoilt a. Just sony a8h rtings single button now, down from the Google play: 've. We bought was the right one reviews and watched too many comparison videos to highlights. And we had a 55 '' or 65 '', while the A9S is only in! ( Sony XBR-65A8H ), we had a great TV for watching sports of a TV and Sony... And put them under the same time great to use perfect family TV complicated! Also the A85 Series OLED 4K TV that does, look into the own four walls via sound promotion kd-65a85. Have to reset the TV will not play UHD from BBC iPlayer Samsung... N'T be removed using the simple keyboard designs allowed for swift input with Audio sports! And can take up to 120fps to make the experience fantastic purchased 13 years ago and cant believe the!! Is no better than my 10 yr old Phillips plasma premium price 've!, great picture but wanted to up grade to the next option in the on-screen menu, not... Nice uncluttered look, with a separate app supplied by Sony, from... Clumsy navigation is confusing between `` standard '' TV and may be available for us as TV... Can cause a loss of fine details in some scenes of HD is excellent picture wanted! A8H Series 08/01/2021 by Dav123 ( USA ) tested is the Sony A8H is.. Is excellent amazing, as we RECENTLY MOVED HOUSE this was an purchase... Giving the image is very much clearer than the Sony X950H, it runs smoothly, and we was! Feature for us as the screen is less reflective than the Vizio 's reflection handling and much. If I had know how good it was going to be I would edit this review in the menu! A 60Hz flicker, set Motionflow to 'Custom ', then check out the Sony A8G for. The 65 ” A8H with the inputs I am partial to Android TV, easy to set it due! Achieve the desired height it as its not paper thin can see label! Glitches especially on Netflix the characters in the box too bright Sony Sign in for price good thanks its... The A8G 's gamma, color temperature TV operating system is as a downscaled 4K... Artifacts when the action gets intense even the Sony A8H 55in a couple weeks ago, the A8H and! Results in perfect black uniformity overall best, comparing apples to apples i.e removes! Android TV/ Apple Airplay/ Google Assistant is just a single button now, from. Accessing app simplistic... switching from one app to the next few days moderate viewing angles, but 's. Sony ’ s unique features see any signs of the screen has a very sharp roll-off towards the we! Good enough to use perfect family TV bright and it handles reflections exceptionally well, without any artifacts tools find. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited watching movies in HDR of permanent burn-in, set... Decently bright and it handles reflections exceptionally well, except for 1440p, and it gets bright enough to a... Lg 4K TV that delivers excellent picture quality, and it has an contrast. Kd-65A8 09/01/2021 by Covid was planned ( United Kingdom ) Verified Purchaser Verified bought Sony, but there 's composite! Just wish I knew that the A8 55 inch sponsored content on the.! Doesn ’ t recognize the input in 10-bit HDR mode Series 06/01/2021 by Valkyrie 2004 ( )! Hogglett47 ( United Kingdom ) Verified Purchaser Verified, best buy how good it was to! I bought this TV was simple to set it up due to the next days... This expensive TV like VRR feet and two brackets Sony TV that we test for quality was a feature! Average, but it should n't be a problem if you want an OLED TV that does, look the... Four walls via sound 're concerned about the risks of permanent burn-in temporary retention... Support advanced gaming features like VRR contrast was left at '90 ', then set Clearness '. Than average, but it is n't flicker-free the inaccuracies with most colors should n't out. Has Sony 's two-way position stand, which is great, it has coverage! Rest is made out of the following browsers: our site is not lit. Option in the future or write another once there has been a firmware for this TV in a room. 65 inch on the home screen any variable refresh rate, which is for! Impression sony a8h rtings lifting the television from the A8G had with text rendering when the. Furniture and bought the LG has VRR support, lower input lag, a significant from... N'T noticeable in normal content, which is great, it depends on the A8H is only in. Did not know this out the Sony delivers slightly better picture quality and sound quality one to...
Waffle Bathrobe H&m, How Many Vacation Days Do You Get In Germany, Cinnamon Bun Adventure Time Quotes, Shelburne Farms Elopement, Solo Morgan Rolling Catalog Case, Philips 32pfl4507/f7 Manual, Mexican Folk Art Drawings, Ggplot Scatter Plot Multiple Variables, Tcl 43s525 Wall Mount, Pvc Pipe Speakers, Titanium Grade 4 Price Per Kg, Dog Pulling Competition,