The Sony X90J and Sony A90J OLED are two high end 4K TV for 2021 - but which one should you actually take home with you? After having had the pleasure of testing both TVs, we can say for sure that either one is a good choice for a new TV upgrade, although there are a few key differences that exist. 'It should be borne in mind.
While both are impressive displays, only the A90J packs in a OLED while the X90J is content with an LCD solution. Overall, the old set will provide an experiencemore premium, although the trade-offs may be worth getting the X90J for a much lower price.
And from Sony TVs have finally started to catch up with HDMI 2.1 specs and the move to a new smart Google TV platform, our usual complaints about Sony's displays just don't apply to those two sets.
For a detailed look at the price, size, panel, processing, and audio differences between the Sony A90J and Sony X90J, read on below.
Sony A90J vs Sony X90J: price et sizes
First of all: Sony televisions are not the cheapest on the market.
You usually pay a price premium of 10-20% compared to an equivalent LG OLED TV , for example - which isn't to say that Sony TVs are too expensive, but that the overall picture and sound quality they offer makes them more expensive than some other models . The drop Sony A80J OLED costs the same as LG's flagship in 2021, the G1 OLED, for example.
The Sony A90J OLED starts at $ 2,799 / £ 2,699, going up to $ 3,799 / 3 £ 499 / AU $ 4,999 for a 65-inch waist and $ 7,999 / £ 6,999 for an 83-inch model. entirely, so anyone after something in this area will have to go for the X90J.
Speaking of whicha, the X90J starts at a much more affordable price of $ 1,299 / £ 1,149 / AU $ 1,895 for its smaller 50-inch size. This goes up to $ 1,499 / £ 1,249 / AU $ 2,195 for a 55-inch waist, $ 1,799 / £ 1,499 / AU $ 2,695 for a 65-inch waist, or $ 2,499 / £ 2,599 / AU $ 4,299 for its larger size of 75 inches. You then pay about half the amount for the X90J at an equivalent size.
The size of the 83 inch OLED TV is new for 2021 as well, currently only applying to the A90J and LG C1, although we expected to see it coming to more screens down the line.