Sony XBR-65A8H OLED Ultra HDTV Review Specs

Specs
Dimensions: (W x H x D, inches): 57.2 x 33 x 2.2 (without stand); 57.2 x 33.8 x 12.9 (with stand)
Weight: (pounds): 48.1 (without stand); 52 (with stand)
Video Inputs: HDMI 2.0 (4), eARC on HDMI 3, composite (1, + L/R audio with adapter), RF cable/antenna
Audio: Optical digital output, headphone output
Other: USB 2.0 (2), USB 3.0, LAN, Remote IR
Price: $2,800

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COMMENTS
davidbe's picture

Your review did not mention any offering of HDR10 Plus on this set, but I presume it has it because last year's model did. This is an advantage over the LG, which stubbornly does not offer it, and is one reason I would recommend this set over the LG. I presume also that the panel itself on this set is still made by LG, which was also not mentioned. The only difference is in the electronics applied to the panel.

jmilton7043's picture

He mentioned watching Harry Potter and Tangled in HDR10 on page 2.

AlecS's picture

Call me unreasonable, but my 75 inch Sony Z9D is sitting on a stand that's about 50 inches wide. Fortunately, I bought it before every TV manufacturer decided that every TV needs a soundbar sitting in front of it and therefore the legs need to be pushed all the way to the side (although the TV being reviewed isn't as bad as most sets now). Sony was nice enough at that time to let me spend $8000 on a TV without having to spend hundreds more on a stand to match the width.

I wasn't so lucky when I was shopping for a TV to replace a 43 inch Sony that was in my office that got zapped by a power surge. There wasn't even a 40 inch TV that was available that would fit on the stand I was using, so I moved a 40 inch TV from my guest bedroom to the office - one less TV sold.

Bosshog7_2000's picture

How is ergonomics a category for rating a 65" TV that sits on a stand/wall??? Like....what is there about the ergonomics of a TV that you don't touch that could be worth providing a rating for? The remote control???

Thomas J. Norton's picture
There's more to a set's ergonomics than merely its physical design. That includes, among other things, how the remote works and feels, how the menus are laid out, and ease of calibration.
Bosshog7_2000's picture

Thanks for the reply!

PunchyRedcrown's picture

How do these sets do with motion and how does it compare to the LG? I don't read much on OLED motion handling. Is it because it's a non issue?

3ddavey13's picture

The lack of HDMI 2.1 inputs I feel is a bad decision by Sony especially with the PS5 on the horizon. I have several gamer friends and they all say they're waiting for OLED sets with 2.1 for the variable frame rates it supports. As for HDR10+, the fact that it's a Samsung product almost guarantees that it will never be supported by Sony or LG. I for one would never consider buying a Samsung until it supports Dolby Vision. Speaking of supports, I have to agree with AlecS about these ridiculously wide stands/legs. I also own a 75" Z9D which sits comfortably on a 36" wide stand with room to spare.

Traveler's picture

S&V should do a blind comparison between the "bes"t LCD and OLED 4ks.

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