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Sony XBR-65X900B Review – 65-inch 4K LED UHDTV

Originally Reviewed on May 24th, 2014

Up for Review: Sony XBR-65X900B 4K LED UHDTV.

The Sony XBR-65X900B offers the ultimate statement in picture and sound. Display screen size is 65 inches, which is truly large for any room. It’s built with Wedge Design that houses 6 front-facing speakers together producing 65 watts immersive sound. The X-tended Dynamic Range produces more active zone control of the LED backlighting technology. If you watch pictures with the highest ever 4K Ultra High-def display resolution, you would never want to go back to the traditional HD picture format. Before we get into the details of the review, let’s take a cursory look at some of the prime features and specifications of the model.

Sony XBR-65X900B Features and Specifications:

  • TV Type: 4K UHD TV
  • Screen Size: 65 inches
  • Display Resolution: 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160)
  • 4K UHD Upscaling
  • X-tended Dynamic Range with Edge-lit LED Backlighting
  • TRILUMINOS Display
  • Local Dimming
  • Wedge Design with Chrome Mirror Stand
  • 4K X-Reality Pro Picture Processing
  • Motionflow XR 960
  • Active 3D Playback
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Screen Mirroring
  • Sony Entertainment Network with tons of Apps
  • Dolby-enabled 65-watt Audio
  • 3 USB and 4 HDMI Ports

Watching 4K Ultra High-Def pictures on the 65-inch thin panel is kind of must-have experience in your life. The display technology is Edge-lit LED backlighting, which produces incredibly higher brightness, deeper black levels, richer shadow details, stronger sharpness and full range of contrast. As a result, the on-screen pictures become fully breathtaking. Interestingly, this incredible LED TV is brilliantly built to upscale all content to 4K UHD, you would not go back. The X-tended Dynamic Range is one of the stand-out features that is combined with LED backlighting to produce ultimate programming. The TRILUMINOS Display incorporates the widest color spectrum, so you would get lots of accurate colors on the screen. The Local Dimming is simply an amazing feature that is exclusively seen on technically sophisticated models. It optimizes the screen brightness and black levels so that pictures become fully lifelike. Moreover, the 4K X-Reality Picture Pro Processor display engine renders on-screen images with optimal sharpness and detail. Together with TRILUMINOS Display it helps reproduce the colors and delivers the highest degree of accuracy.

The innovative Wedge Design with adjustable Chrome Silver stand gives the TV a striking look. It’s got plenty of space towards the bottom to house the side mounted speaker system. The benefit of side mounted speaker system is it enhances the Surround Sound substantially. The 65-watt output sound boosted with Dolby Digital Plus and Sound booster helps you experience plenty loud volume, deeper bass and ultra-clear vocals. In order to deliver ultra-smooth motion pictures the TV is programmed with Motionflow XR 960, which works way better than just frame refresh rates. You would never feel any judder or motion blur while watching your favorite action-packed films and sports. Watching Active 3D content on the 65-inch flat Ultra High-def screen is an amazing experience. Similarly, the TV includes Sony Entertainment Network (SEN), which has been redesigned and redefined work much better than its previous version. It now offers plenty of online services including movies, apps, music, albums and a lot more. The layout is pretty easy to use. The Direct Wi-Fi connectivity makes sure that you needn’t search for the internet; the TV automatically connects to the network and gets access to unlimited online content.

The jet black matte finish touch pad remote is built responsively to perform multiple tasks at a time. The Screen Mirroring option does allow you to mirror your compatible mobile device’s screen onto the TV screen and share your mobile content with the TV wirelessly. Furthermore, there are 3 USB and 4 HDMI ports allowing you to connect your compatible USB and HDMI devices and view your favorite external content on the TV screen directly. Despite being a high-end feature-heavy 4K UHD TV, its energy efficiency is much stronger, so it helps save substantial power at home. gives Sony XBR-65X900B 4/5 stars.

4 / 5 stars     

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