Sony XR-85Z9J Review and Specifications

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Sony BRAVIA MASTER Series XR-85Z9J Overview

Experience lifelike pictures with the new 85″ Sony XR-85Z9J 8K Smart UHD LED TV with HDR.

Sony XR-85Z9J

Sony XR-85Z9J comes with a load of features including XR TRILUMINOS PRO™, Smart Remote, XR 8K Upscaling™, Chromecast built-in, Voice search, Google Assistant, Apple® HomeKit, and AirPlay® 2, and works with Alexa.

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For connectivity, it offers Bluetooth, eARC, HDMI, and dual band Wi-Fi. Read the Sony XBR-75Z8H review.

Features

  • 8K HDR (7680 x 4320 pixels)
  • HDR10, HLD, Dolby Vision
  • XR TRILUMINOS PRO™
  • Full-array LED backlight
  • Cognitive Processor XR™
  • NextGen TV ATSC 3.0 tuner 
  • X-Anti Reflection™ and X-Wide Angle™
  • XR Motion Clarity™
  • XR Contrast Booster™
  • XR 8K Upscaling™
  • Google TV user interface
  • Chromecast built-in
  • Compatible with Apple® HomeKit and AirPlay® 2
  • Supports voice control
  • Built-in Google Assistant
  • Works with Amazon Alexa
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Auto Calibration with CalMAN
  • Bravia Core
  • Netflix Calibrated Mode
  • X-Protection PRO
  • ARC
  • ALLM
  • eARC
  • VRR

Inclusions

  • Quick Start Guide
  • AC Power Cord
  • Batteries
  • Operating Instructions
  • Table Top Stand
  • Voice Remote Control
Sony XR-85Z9J Front

Pros

  • 85″ 8K UHD
  • World’s first cognitive intelligence TV
  • Bluetooth, WiFi, Ethernet
  • eARC, ALLM, VRR
  • Triluminos Pro Display
  • Voice Search
  • Chromecast Built-in
  • Smart Remote

Cons

  • No HDR10+

Sony XR-85Z9J Back

Specifications

BrandSony
CountryUSA
SeriesZ9J
ModelXR-85Z9J
Release Year2021
Size85 inch
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)84.6 inch (215cm)
Resolution8K UHD (7680 x 4320 pixels)
Refresh Rate40 Hz – 120 Hz
Backlight TypeLED
Color30 bits
Color Depth1.07 billion
Display TypeLCD
Display Area92.96%
LED TypeDirect LED
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Frame Rate Control (FRC)
Panel TypeVA
Screen DesignFlat
Viewing Angle178 °
Aspect Ratio16:9
VIDEO
2K HFR
3D Capability
4K HFR
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
AMD Freesync™
Auto Low Latency Mode
Black Frame Insertion
Dolby Vision
Filmmaker Mode
Frame Interploation TechniqueMotionflow XR
Frame Interpolation Value800
HDR10
HDR10+
High Dynamic Range Processing
HGIG Compatibility
HLG
IMAX Enhanced
Noise Reduction
NVidia G-Sync
UpscalingXR 8K Upscaling
VRR
AUDIO
Speaker Power Rating12.5W + 12.5W + 20W + 20W
Subwoofer5W + 5W + 5W + 5W
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Audio
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
DTS StudioSound™
DTS TruSurround
Room Compensation
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input1
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11ac 2×2 Dual Band (support 2.4GHz & 5GHz)
Bluetooth4.2
DLNA
Chromecast
Google Home
Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
3.5mm headphone Audio Output1
Component Inputs
HDCP Version2.3
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
HDMI Inputs
HDMI Version2.1
HDMI-CEC
IF (Satellite) Inputs
Optical Audio Output1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
USB 3.0 Ports1
USB 2.0 Ports2
HDMI 2.14
AV Composite In 3.5 mm Jack1
RS2321
OTHER
Advanced PQ Setting with Mobile App
Closed Captions
CPUCognitive Processor XR
RAM4GB
Storage16GB
Mobile App
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French (60+ other languages)
Operating SystemAndroid 10
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Teletext
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPP
Accessible Menu System (CVAA)
ASF
AV1
AVCHD
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
GIFV
H.263
H.264
H.265
M2TS
MKV
MOV
MP4
MPEG-2
MPEG-4
OCG
QuickTime
RealVideo
RM
TS
VC-1
VOB
VP7
VP8
VP9
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS
3GP
AA
AAC
AAX
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
AU
CDA
DSS
DVF
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
GSM
HE-AAC
IVS
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
OPUS
ORG
RAW
RealAudio
SLN
TTA
VOC
VOX
WAV
WMA
IMAGE FORMATS
BAT
BMP
CGM
EPS
Exif
GIF
HEIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
PPM
RAW
SVG
TIFF
WebP
TUNER
Number of Tuners1
Tuner Channel Coverage (Analog)45.25MHz-863.25MHz(Depend on country/area selection)
TV System (Digital Terrestrial)DVB-T/T2
Tuner Channel Coverage (Digital Terrestrial)VHF/UHF(Depend on country/area selection)
TV System (Digital Cable)
GENERAL
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)75.08 x 43.78 x 3.19 inch
(190.7 x 111.2 x 8.1 cm)
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)76.26 x 44.21 x 16.85 inch
(193.7 x 112.3 x 42.8 cm)
Package Dimension79.65 x 49.25 x 9.57 inch
(202.3 x 125.1 x 24.3 cm)
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Interface400 x 400 mm
Weight With Stand139.77 lb (63.4 kg)
Weight Without Stand136.03 lb (61.7 kg)
Operating Temperature0 °C – 40 °C
Operating Humidity10% – 80%
ColorTitanium Silver
WARRANTY
Warranty1 year limited warranty

Final Verdict

ColorViewFinder performed the XR-85Z9J review by testing and analyzing each aspect carefully. Read Sony KD-50X85J review.

The aesthetically designed Sony XR-85Z9J is an 8K Monster that offers numerous features making it an excellent candidate for your own home theater.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where can I find the Sony XR-85Z9J manual?

    You can get the XR-85Z9J user manual here.

  2. Does Sony XR-85Z9J have Bluetooth?

    Yes, the Sony XR-85Z9J has Bluetooth version 4.2.

  3. Is Sony Bravia worth it?

    Definitely! With Sony, you’ll find every penny you spent worth it.

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