Sony XBR-70X850B Bravia Review (XBR70X850B)

70 Inch, 4K UHD Smart TV Active 3D

by , Senior Editor

Features

Sony XBR-70X850B 4K LED TV
  • Screen Size (measured diagonally) :69.5"
  • 4K Ultra HD providing 4x the resolution of 1080p
  • 4K X-Reality PRO picture engine for best picture from any source
  • TRILUMINOS Display reproduces higly accurate color and clarity
  • Motionflow XR 240
  • ClearAudio+ Digital Sound Processing (DSP)
  • Audio Power Output : 10W+10W
  • Speaker Configuration : 2ch, Two way speaker [Tweeter (30 mm) x 2, Woofer(40x100mm)x2]
  • HDMI 2.0 means 4K content at 60p is possible
  • Future proofed with HEVC codec for support of future 4K content
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for accessing the Sony Entertainment Network
  • Screen Mirroring via NFC OneTouch Mirroring
  • MHL 3.0-enabled for mirroring second screens
  • Active 3D capable with 2 pairs of glasses in the box
  • 2 USB ports, 4 HDMI inputs
Sony XBR-70X850B
The XBR-70X850B lacks the side mounted speakers of the X900B, but still provides a thin profile

Touch Pad Remote

The new jet black matte finish touch pad remote from Sony has a very nice fast responsive touch pad that definitely speeds up scrolling across Smart TV Apps (over 100) and also speeds up search considerably when typing on the on-screen keypad. Much better than 5-way controller. It does not have a voice recognition feature.

Sony XBR-70X850B Touch Remote
Sony's touch pad remote is just the right size to fit in your hand comfortably. as with other touch pad remotes, a few more key buttons would be nice


Robert Wiley Jack Burden joined the review staff of CEAG Inc. in May 2003 after finishing his graduate work at Harvard University. He has been reporting on consumer electronics and conducting product reviews for more than seven years... Read more about Jack
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