Sony X85J | How Good Is It? | Comparing Popular Reviews

Image of Sony X85J review
September 2021
Release Date
~ $650
Price
8
Average Score
7.5/10
8/10
9/10
7.5/10
8/10

Conlusion For SONY X85J Based On All Reviews

DESIGN

If the reviews had one thing in common in their Sony X85J review, it was their opinion of the design.
It was fine. It was not overly amazing, but there were no major issues with it either .

The stand was a little wobbley, but nothing major. Unfortunately you are not able to move the feet.

The border are 1cm (0.39"), and there are no curve in the TV

Overall fine design quality

PERFORMANCE

All the Sony X85J reviews could agree that the performance of the tv was Okay. No more

One of the reviews even stated that the performance of this Tv could be matched by others, but at a cheaper price 

Overall the Sony X85J is nothing special, however for the price, it is a fine deal

DISPLAY

Despite the bad viewing angles,a lack of color volume, and som reflection issues, the Sony X85J have a good display

The Sony X85J has good color contrast, and its brightness is solid. And in addition many of the Sony X85J reviews said that it was good at upscaling low resolutions

 

AUDIO

The sound on Sony X85J is very standard, however the bass notes are lacking.

However, some of the reviews stated that usually they switched to external sound sources for their tv's, but they did not see the need to do that with the Sony X85J. The sound that came out could fill the room easily, and made it ideal for gaming or watching tv shows.

Rtings - Sony X85J Review: It's a good TV, with excellent dark room performance

"The Sony X85J is a good TV for most uses"
7.5/10

Key takeaways

Reasons To Buy

+ Outstanding contrast

+ Great response time

+ Huge selection of smart apps

+ Upscales low resolution content well

Reasons To Avoid

- Image degrades at an angle

- Direct reflections can be distracting

techweekmag - Sony X85J Review: Incredible color reproduction

"The new 2021 series is perfect for those looking to get into the good stuff without wasting too much material resources"
8/10

Key takeaways

Reasons To Buy

+ Excellent color reproduction

+ Google TV

Reasons To Avoid

- Slightly limited viewing angles

- Sound: Bass notes are lacking

- Cinema lovers will not appreciate the shallow black level

H-M-entertainment - Sony X85J Review

"the Sony X85J left us with good impressions for the class it belongs to"
9/10

Key takeaways

Reasons To Buy

+ Very good contrast

+ Very low input lag

+ Features HDMI 2.1

+ Google TV

Reasons To Avoid

- HDR brightness is so and so

- Bad viewing angles

- Mediocre motion performance

- No VRR yet

Sony X85J review
(Image of the Sony X85J, the focus of the review)

digit - SONY X85J 85-INCH 4K LED TV REVIEW: SEE THE BIG PICTURE... LITERALLY!

"The Sony X85J has a good bright panel for content consumption and even though it does not have local dimming"
7.5/10

Key takeaways

Reasons To Buy

+ More affordable

+ Enhanced durability

+ Bigger cover display

+ 120Hz refresh rate on inner display

+ IPX8 water resistance

Reasons To Avoid

- Does not have local dimming

- The colours start to shift at extreme angles

- There are only two HDMI 2.1 ports

 

india today - sony X85J review: A fine experience for those who can pay for it

"Overall, the sony X85J looks stunning."
8/10

Key takeaways

Reasons To Buy

+ Sony X85J comes in three different screen sizes

+ The 85-inch variant is priced at Rs 4,99,999 and gives a big screen experience

+ It has excellent picture quality and loud speakers

Reasons To Avoid

- Some features lag behind more traditional phones

- So-so battery life

- Only average camera performance

FAQ Section

Is Sony X85J worth buying?

Depends on your situation. The Sony X85J is good for gaming in HDR, it has great contrast, color and blck uniformity, and for the price, it is a good buy. The sound aswell is good for the price, however the bass is lacking.
If you are on a tight budget, the Sony X85J is a solid choice.

Is X90J better than Sony X85J?

Overall the X90J is very similiar to the X85J.
The X85J has a flicker free background and a very good contrast. However the Sony X90J has a full local dimming feature that will improve its contrast, and possibly reduce blooming in dark scenes.
One important difference though, is that Sony X85J does not have a color management system.

Is Sony X85J better than X80J?

The panels that the Sony Bravia XR X80J and Sony X85J uses are different. But the big difference in these models are that the Sony x85J is better suited for dark rooms, because of its great contrast. Whereas the Sony Bravia XR X80J has better viewer angles and therefore are better in wide seeting areas.

Does the Sony X85J have 120hz?

The refresh rate on the Sony X85J is 120hz while the Sony Bravia XR X80J is 60hz. This makes for a sharper picture.

Is Sony X85J full array?

Yes.

Is Sony X85J a VA panel?

All X85J sizes use a VA panel.

Is Sony X85J compatible with Alexa?

Yes, the Sony X85J is compatible with Alexa

How many HDMI 2.1 ports on Sony X85J?

The Sony X85J has 2 HDMI's

Is Sony X85J an OLED?

No, the Sony X85J is an LCD Tv

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