Sony BRAVIA XR A90J Review: Slim and elegant with great image quality

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Today we are going to talk about the Sony brand , which is known worldwide for offering incredible products in its different categories. Obviously in this case we are going to focus on a television presented for this year that we find incredible for all the features it adds. We talk more specifically about the Sony BRAVIA XR A90J model .

Included for the current high-end range, it offers us a first-rate performance that we will know in detail in this article. Of course, it is important that you know that the cost of the Sony BRAVIA XR A90J is high and requires a powerful investment. Therefore, before thinking about acquiring this television you must know in depth the good and bad it offers.

Exterior design of the Sony BRAVIA XR A90J

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We are going to find a beautiful design in every sense that due to its dimensions fits almost anywhere

The first big benefit we get from the Sony BRAVIA XR A90J is that it presents us with a modern design that looks flawless almost anywhere you decide to position it. Of course, due to its size it is preferable to have it in medium or large rooms . It has a black color that generates a greater presence regardless of the angle seen.

All this is supported by a front that offers us an almost invisible edge , since it uses a frameless design that provides us with one of the most marked elegance that we can find today. As if that were not enough, this allows the screen to have a much larger useful space that is used by the content that we are going to see.

When turning the TV over, we will find a slim style that eliminates any trace of thickness, likewise, we will enjoy cable management that, as its name indicates, allows a better accommodation to the mess that is usually had by connecting different devices . With this we get a clean view that gives it greater appeal .

Connectivity

We are going to enjoy the indicated connectors for a solid experience in every way, here we highlight having four HDMI inputs that will be perfect for connecting a wide variety of devices, as if that were not enough, we have two in version 2.1, something totally in the range high . On the other hand, there are three USB 2.0 ports with which we can reproduce content or if it is necessary to record it. We will also have an Ethernet input .

Other physical connections that we cannot leave out are its composite video input, its optical digital audio output, its headphone jack and an RF input. Another benefit is that this model turns out to be compatible with a wide variety of tuners. In the wireless there will be no problems and we find very valuable options such as Wi-Fi , Bluetooth and DLNA with these three we will receive great benefits depending on what we do.

Image quality and general functions of the Sony BRAVIA XR A90J

Of the most valuable of the SSony BRAVIA XR A90J we have that it offers an incredible optimization for its image quality. To begin with, we find a 4K resolution to enjoy more realistic images, and to achieve that, an OLED panel is also added that offers us totally deep and pure blacks due to the power of its backlighting.

Likewise, we are going to have a series of specific improvements for the image that will give us an even greater contribution. With the idea of ​​achieving deep , natural and realistic scenes at all times , here for the first time cognitive intelligence is added that seeks to understand for itself how users see to give a greater experience.

There is also Color XR that provides us with natural and attractive colors , and this is achieved because we are going to access a wide palette and that subtle colors can be reproduced as we see them in the real world. Another benefit is that regardless of the content we see or its source of reproduction we will be close to 4K .

By means of the XR smoother we will enjoy softer and more natural scenes without presenting the effect of bands that are usually in other less powerful models. Thus each image will be seen with thousands of tones , shadows and gradations . Thanks to the XR movement we will enjoy an action full of clarity, sharpness and almost perfect fluidity.

Sound

The audio quality will not be left behind either and we will receive an experience according to the power of other aspects to maintain a balance at all times. In this case, its speakers give us a total power of 60W , in addition, we have a conversion to Surround 3D that allows us to enjoy a multidimensional and more enveloping sound.

Obviously we are also going to include improvement technologies so that the final result is still superior to what we can imagine. Here we highlight the integration of DTS digital and Dolby Atmos that will give a greater depth to the sound output. This is great when it comes to listening to dialogue that will be clearer and more precise regardless of the content.

Sony BRAVIA XR A90J Software / Smart TV Review and More

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The inclusion of the Google TV system greatly expands the possibilities of use with this television

The Sony XR65A90JAEP comes equipped with the Google signature system, which we find quite powerful and ideal for a television with these capabilities. To begin with, we will have an extensive application catalog that includes Netflix , Apple TV , DAZN , Movistar + , Orange TV , Vodafone TV , Spotify and YouTube , in addition, it includes more than 700,000 movies.

We will also have voice search, so we will get more precise control when using the television. We can use Apple AirPlay and Apple Homekit to transmit photos, videos and music to TV through an iPhone or iPad. For other types of devices we have Chromecast built-in that gives us a similar operation.

For the Sony BRAVIA XR A90J to achieve an image quality close to that offered by cinemas, we have compatibility for HDR10, HLG and Dolby Vision that will give us a notable improvement in details such as colors and contrast. This TV also works perfect for gaming, obviously we will have better results on a PS4 or PS5 .

Sony BRAVIA XR A90J: Pros and Cons

PROS:

  • Slim and elegant design
  • Offers HDMI 2.1
  • Great image quality
  • Variety of technologies for its improvement
  • OLED
  • Great sound
  • Includes Google TV
  • Voice search
  • It has Apple AirPlay
  • Works with Chromecast

CONS:

  • Its cost exceeds 3,000 euros

 

Specifications

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Make model Sony XR-65A90 / Sony XR65A90JAEP / Sony XR65A90
Size 65 ″ (165.1 cm)
Resolution 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Aspect ratio 16: 9
Frequency 100 Hz / 120 Hz (Hertz)
Backlighting OLED
Smart tv Yes, Android TV
Integrated Wifi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
3D Not
USB Recorder Yes
Tuners
  • Analog (NTSC / PAL / SECAM)
  • DVB-T
  • DVB-T2
  • DVB-C
  • DVB-C2
  • DVB-S
  • DVB-S2
Sound
  • 60 W (watts)
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Digital
  • DTS Digital
Dimensions without stand (Height x Width x Depth) 833 x 1448 x 41 mm
Dimensions with stand (Height x Width x Depth) 843 x 1448 x 317 mm
Weight (Without / With stand) 22.5 kg / – kg
VESA compatibility Yes, 300 x 300 mm
HDMI ports 4
USB ports 3
Other connectors
  • Ethernet RJ45
  • Composite video input
  • Optical digital audio output
  • Headphone out
  • RF
CI + Integrated Yes, v1.4
Energy Class Category G
Contents / Accessories
  • Remote control
  • batteries
  • power cord
  • user’s Guide

 

Exterior design of the Sony XR65A90JAEP

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