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I guess I’m one of the early adopters of the Z8H so it’s only right someone starts the owners thread.

WHAT'S IN THE BOX
  • AC Power Cord
  • Batteries
  • Operating Instructions
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Table Top Stand
  • Voice Remote Control
MODEL YEAR
  • 2020
SCREEN SIZE (INCH, MEASURED DIAGONALLY)
  • 75" (74.5")
SCREEN SIZE (CM, MEASURED DIAGONALLY)
  • 189 cm
DIMENSION OF TV WITHOUT STAND (W X H X D)
  • Approx. 66 1/4 x 38 1/2 x 3 3/8" (1,680 x 977 x 84 mm)
DIMENSION OF TV WITH STAND (W X H X D)
  • Approx. 66 7/8 x 38 7/8 x 14 1/8" (1,696 x 986 x 356 mm)
DIMENSION OF TV WITH FLOOR STAND (W X H X D)
  • -
DIMENSION OF PACKAGE CARTON (W X H X D)
  • Approx. 70 3/8 x 43 5/8 x 8 1/2" (1,786 x 1,107 x 214 mm)
STAND WIDTH
  • Approx. 66 7/8" (1,696 mm)
VESA® HOLE PITCH(W X H)
  • 15 3/4 x 15 3/4" (400 x 400 mm)
WEIGHT OF TV WITHOUT STAND
  • Approx. 105.6 lb (47.9 kg)
WEIGHT OF TV WITH STAND
  • Approx. 110 lb (49.9 kg)
WEIGHT OF TV WITH FLOOR STAND
  • -
WEIGHT OF PACKAGE CARTON (GROSS)
  • Approx. 141 lb (64 kg)
WI-FI STANDARD
  • Wi-Fi Certified 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
ETHERNET INPUTS
  • 1 (bottom)
BLUETOOTH PROFILE SUPPORT
  • Version 4.2; HID (mouse/keyboard connectivity)/HOGP (Low Energy device connectivity)/SPP (Serial Port Profile)/A2DP (stereo audio)2/AVRCP (AV remote control)
CHROMECAST BUILT-IN
  • Yes3
APPLE AIRPLAY
  • Yes4
APPLE HOMEKIT
  • Yes4
RF (TERRESTRIAL/CABLE) CONNECTION INPUT(S)
  • 1 (bottom)
IF (SATELLITE) INPUT(S)
  • No
COMPONENT VIDEO (Y/PB/PR) INPUT(S)
  • No
COMPOSITE VIDEO INPUT(S)
  • 1 (Side)
RS-232C INPUT(S)
  • 1 (bottom)
HDMI INPUTS TOTAL
  • 4 (1 Side, 3 Bottom)
HDCP
  • HDCP 2.3 (for HDMI™ 1/2/3/4)
HDMI-CEC
  • Yes
FEATURES SPECIFIED IN HDMI2.1
  • 4K120/8K60/eARC
HDMI AUDIO RETURN CHANNEL (ARC)
  • Yes (eARC/ARC)
DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT(S)
  • 1 (bottom)
HEADPHONE OUTPUT(S)
  • 1 (Side)
AUDIO OUTPUT(S)
  • -
SUBWOOFER OUTPUT(S)
  • -
USB PORTS
  • 2 (side), 1 (bottom)
USB HDD RECORDING
  • No
USB DRIVE FORMAT SUPPORT
  • FAT16/FAT32/exFAT/NTFS
USB PLAYBACK CODECS
  • MPEG1: MPEG1/MPEG2PS: MPEG2/MPEG2TS (HDV, AVCHD): MPEG2, AVC/MP4 (XAVC S): AVC, MPEG4, HEVC/AVI: Xvid, MotionJpeg/ASF (WMV): VC1/MOV: AVC, MPEG4, MotionJpeg/MKV: Xvid, AVC, MPEG4, VP8. HEVC/WEBM: VP8/3GPP: MPEG4, AVC/MP3/ASF (WMA)/LPCM/WAV/MP4AAC/FLAC/JPEG; WEBM: VP9/AC4/ogg/AAC/ARW (Screen nail only)
DISPLAY TYPE
  • LCD
DISPLAY RESOLUTION (H X V, PIXELS)
  • 7680x4320
VIEWING ANGLE (X-WIDE ANGLE)
  • Yes
BACKLIGHT TYPE
  • Direct (Full Array LED)
BACKLIGHT DIMMING TYPE
  • Local Dimming
HDR (HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE) COMPATIBILITY
  • Yes (HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision)
PICTURE PROCESSOR
  • Picture Processor X1™ Ultimate
CLARITY ENHANCEMENT
  • 8K X-Reality™ PRO
  • Dual database processing
  • Object-based Super Resolution
COLOR ENHANCEMENT
  • Live Color™ Technology
  • Precision Color Mapping
  • Super bit mapping™ HDR
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT
  • 8K X-tended Dynamic Range™ PRO
  • Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
  • Object-based HDR remaster
MOTION ENHANCER (NATIVE HZ)
  • X-Motion Clarity, Auto mode
VIDEO SIGNAL SUPPORT
  • HDMI™ signal:7680 x 4320p (24, 30, 60 Hz)5, 4096 x 2160p(24, 60 Hz), 3840 x 2160p (24, 30, 60, 120 Hz)6, 1080p (30, 60, 120 Hz), 1080/24p, 1080i (60 Hz), 720p (30, 60 Hz), 720/24p, 480p
PICTURE MODES
  • Vivid, Standard, Cinema, Game, Graphics, Photo, Custom, Dolby Vision Bright, Dolby Vision Dark, Netflix calibrated
SENSOR
  • Light
NETFLIX CALIBRATED MODE
  • Yes7
AUDIO POWER OUTPUT
  • 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 5 W + 5 W
SPEAKER TYPE
  • Acoustic Multi-Audio; Frame Tweeter
SPEAKER CONFIGURATION
  • Mid Range x 2, Subwoofer x 2, Tweeter x 2
DOLBY AUDIO FORMAT SUPPORT
  • Dolby™ Audio, Dolby™ Atmos
DTS AUDIO FORMAT SUPPORT
  • DTS Digital Surround
ACOUSTIC AUTO CALIBRATION
  • Yes
VOICE ZOOM
  • Voice Zoom
FM RADIO
  • No
SOUND PROCESSING
  • No
SIMULATED SURROUND SOUND
  • S-Force Front Surround
SOUND MODES
  • Standard, Dialog, Theater, Music, Sports, Dolby Audio
TV CENTER SPEAKER MODE
  • Yes
OPERATING SYSTEM
  • Android™
ON-BOARD STORAGE (GB)
  • 16 GB
DISPLAY LANGUAGE
  • AFRIKAANS, AMH, ARABIC, ASSAMESE, AZE, BEL, BULGARIAN, BENGALI, BOSNIAN, CATALAN, CZECH, DANISH, DEU, GREEK, ENGLISH, SPANISH, ESTONIAN, BAQ, PER, FINNISH, FRENCH, GLG, GUJARATI, HINDI, CROATIAN, HUNGARIAN, INDONESIAN, ISL, ITALIAN, HEBREW, JAPANESE, KAZAKH, KANNADA, KOR, KIR, LAO, LITHUANIAN, LATVIAN, MACEDONIAN, MALAYALAM, MON, MARATHI, MAY, BUR, NOB, NEP, NLD, ORIYA, PANJABI, POLISH, PORTUGUESE, ROMANIAN, RUSSIAN, SOL, SLOVENIAN, ALB, SERBIAN, SWEDISH, SWAHILI, TAMIL, TELUGU, THAI, TGL, TURKISH, UKRAINIAN, URD, UZB, VIETNAMESE, SIMPLIFIED CHINESE, TRADITIONAL CHINESE , ZULU
TEXT INPUT LANGUAGE
  • ENGLISH / FRENCH / GERMAN / HEBREW / ITALIAN / RUSSIAN / SPANISH / VIETNAMESE / JAPANESE
VOICE SEARCH
  • (Voice Search) Yes8/(Built-in Mic) Yes
ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE (EPG)
  • Yes
INTERNET BROWSER
  • -
APPLICATION STORE
  • Yes (Google Play Store)
ON/OFF TIMER
  • Yes
SLEEP TIMER
  • Yes
TELETEXT
  • No
AUTO CALIBRATION WITH CALMAN®
  • Yes9
CLOSED CAPTIONS (ANALOG/DIGITAL)
  • (Analog) Closed Caption
  • (Digital)Closed Caption
ENERGY LEVEL RATING
  • -
SCREEN SIZE (CM, MEASURED DIAGONALLY)
  • 189 cm
SCREEN SIZE (INCH, MEASURED DIAGONALLY)
  • 75" (74.5")
ANNUAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION*
  • 669 kWh/Year
POWER CONSUMPTION (IN STANDBY)
  • 0.5 W
POWER CONSUMPTION (NETWORKED STANDBY MODE) – TERMINALS
  • -
PEAK LUMINANCE RATIO
  • -
PRESENCE OF LEAD
  • Yes
MERCURY CONTENT (MG)
  • 0.0 oz
POWER CONSUMPTION (ON MODE) FOR ENERGY STAR
  • -
POWER CONSUMPTION (STANDBY MODE) FOR ENERGY STAR
  • -
ENERGY STAR® COMPLIANT
  • -
POWER REQUIREMENTS (VOLTAGE/FREQUENCY)
  • 60 Hz for UL cUL 50/60 Hz for other
  • AC 120 V for UL cUL AC 110-240 V for other
POWER SAVING MODE/BACK LIGHT OFF MODE
  • Yes
DYNAMIC BACKLIGHT CONTROL
  • Yes
BEZEL DESIGN
  • Aluminum Bezel
BEZEL COLOR
  • Dark Silver
STAND DESIGN
  • Premium Blade Stand
STAND COLOR
  • Dark Chrome
STAND POSITION
  • 2-way position (narrow position)
REMOTE CONTROL
  • Premium Backlit Remote
NUMBER OF TUNERS (TERRESTRIAL/CABLE)
  • 1(Digital/Analog)
NUMBER OF TUNERS (SAT)
  • -
TV SYSTEM (ANALOG)
  • M
TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (ANALOG)
  • VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69/CATV: 1-135
TV SYSTEM (DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL)
  • ATSC
TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL)
  • VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69
TV SYSTEM (DIGITAL CABLE)
  • Clear QAM
TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (DIGITAL CABLE)
  • CATV: 1-135
TV SYSTEM (DIGITAL SAT)
  • -
CI+
  • -
SCREEN READER
  • Yes
AUDIO DESCRIPTION (AUDIO KEY)
  • Yes
CLOSED CAPTION
  • Closed Caption
TEXT MAGNIFICATION
  • Yes
ACCESSIBILITY SHORTCUT
  • Yes
VOICE SEARCH
  • Yes8
WHAT'S IN THE BOX
  • AC Power Cord
  • Batteries
  • Operating Instructions
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Table Top Stand
  • Voice Remote Control
MODEL YEAR
  • 2020




DIMENSION OF TV WITH FLOOR STAND (W X H X D)
  • -


VESA® HOLE PITCH(W X H)
  • 15 3/4 x 15 3/4" (400 x 400 mm)


WEIGHT OF TV WITH FLOOR STAND
  • -

WI-FI STANDARD
  • Wi-Fi Certified 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
ETHERNET INPUTS
  • 1 (bottom)
BLUETOOTH PROFILE SUPPORT
  • Version 4.2; HID (mouse/keyboard connectivity)/HOGP (Low Energy device connectivity)/SPP (Serial Port Profile)/A2DP (stereo audio)2/AVRCP (AV remote control)
CHROMECAST BUILT-IN
  • Yes3
APPLE AIRPLAY
  • Yes4
APPLE HOMEKIT
  • Yes4
RF (TERRESTRIAL/CABLE) CONNECTION INPUT(S)
  • 1 (bottom)
IF (SATELLITE) INPUT(S)
  • No
COMPONENT VIDEO (Y/PB/PR) INPUT(S)
  • No
COMPOSITE VIDEO INPUT(S)
  • 1 (Side)
RS-232C INPUT(S)
  • 1 (bottom)
HDMI INPUTS TOTAL
  • 4 (1 Side, 3 Bottom)
HDCP
  • HDCP 2.3 (for HDMI™ 1/2/3/4)
HDMI-CEC
  • Yes
FEATURES SPECIFIED IN HDMI2.1
  • 4K120/8K60/eARC
HDMI AUDIO RETURN CHANNEL (ARC)
  • Yes (eARC/ARC)
DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT(S)
  • 1 (bottom)
HEADPHONE OUTPUT(S)
  • 1 (Side)
AUDIO OUTPUT(S)
  • -
SUBWOOFER OUTPUT(S)
  • -
USB PORTS
  • 2 (side), 1 (bottom)
USB HDD RECORDING
  • No
USB DRIVE FORMAT SUPPORT
  • FAT16/FAT32/exFAT/NTFS
USB PLAYBACK CODECS
  • MPEG1: MPEG1/MPEG2PS: MPEG2/MPEG2TS (HDV, AVCHD): MPEG2, AVC/MP4 (XAVC S): AVC, MPEG4, HEVC/AVI: Xvid, MotionJpeg/ASF (WMV): VC1/MOV: AVC, MPEG4, MotionJpeg/MKV: Xvid, AVC, MPEG4, VP8. HEVC/WEBM: VP8/3GPP: MPEG4, AVC/MP3/ASF (WMA)/LPCM/WAV/MP4AAC/FLAC/JPEG; WEBM: VP9/AC4/ogg/AAC/ARW (Screen nail only)
DISPLAY TYPE
  • LCD
DISPLAY RESOLUTION (H X V, PIXELS)
  • 7680x4320
VIEWING ANGLE (X-WIDE ANGLE)
  • Yes
BACKLIGHT TYPE
  • Direct (Full Array LED)
BACKLIGHT DIMMING TYPE
  • Local Dimming
HDR (HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE) COMPATIBILITY
  • Yes (HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision)
PICTURE PROCESSOR
  • Picture Processor X1™ Ultimate
CLARITY ENHANCEMENT
  • 8K X-Reality™ PRO
  • Dual database processing
  • Object-based Super Resolution
COLOR ENHANCEMENT
  • Live Color™ Technology
  • Precision Color Mapping
  • Super bit mapping™ HDR
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT
  • 8K X-tended Dynamic Range™ PRO
  • Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
  • Object-based HDR remaster
MOTION ENHANCER (NATIVE HZ)
  • X-Motion Clarity, Auto mode
VIDEO SIGNAL SUPPORT
  • HDMI™ signal:7680 x 4320p (24, 30, 60 Hz)5, 4096 x 2160p(24, 60 Hz), 3840 x 2160p (24, 30, 60, 120 Hz)6, 1080p (30, 60, 120 Hz), 1080/24p, 1080i (60 Hz), 720p (30, 60 Hz), 720/24p, 480p
PICTURE MODES
  • Vivid, Standard, Cinema, Game, Graphics, Photo, Custom, Dolby Vision Bright, Dolby Vision Dark, Netflix calibrated
SENSOR
  • Light
NETFLIX CALIBRATED MODE
  • Yes7
AUDIO POWER OUTPUT
  • 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 12.5 W + 5 W + 5 W
SPEAKER TYPE
  • Acoustic Multi-Audio; Frame Tweeter
SPEAKER CONFIGURATION
  • Mid Range x 2, Subwoofer x 2, Tweeter x 2
DOLBY AUDIO FORMAT SUPPORT
  • Dolby™ Audio, Dolby™ Atmos
DTS AUDIO FORMAT SUPPORT
  • DTS Digital Surround
ACOUSTIC AUTO CALIBRATION
  • Yes
VOICE ZOOM
  • Voice Zoom
FM RADIO
  • No
SOUND PROCESSING
  • No
SIMULATED SURROUND SOUND
  • S-Force Front Surround
SOUND MODES
  • Standard, Dialog, Theater, Music, Sports, Dolby Audio
TV CENTER SPEAKER MODE
  • Yes
OPERATING SYSTEM
  • Android™
ON-BOARD STORAGE (GB)
  • 16 GB
DISPLAY LANGUAGE
  • AFRIKAANS, AMH, ARABIC, ASSAMESE, AZE, BEL, BULGARIAN, BENGALI, BOSNIAN, CATALAN, CZECH, DANISH, DEU, GREEK, ENGLISH, SPANISH, ESTONIAN, BAQ, PER, FINNISH, FRENCH, GLG, GUJARATI, HINDI, CROATIAN, HUNGARIAN, INDONESIAN, ISL, ITALIAN, HEBREW, JAPANESE, KAZAKH, KANNADA, KOR, KIR, LAO, LITHUANIAN, LATVIAN, MACEDONIAN, MALAYALAM, MON, MARATHI, MAY, BUR, NOB, NEP, NLD, ORIYA, PANJABI, POLISH, PORTUGUESE, ROMANIAN, RUSSIAN, SOL, SLOVENIAN, ALB, SERBIAN, SWEDISH, SWAHILI, TAMIL, TELUGU, THAI, TGL, TURKISH, UKRAINIAN, URD, UZB, VIETNAMESE, SIMPLIFIED CHINESE, TRADITIONAL CHINESE , ZULU
TEXT INPUT LANGUAGE
  • ENGLISH / FRENCH / GERMAN / HEBREW / ITALIAN / RUSSIAN / SPANISH / VIETNAMESE / JAPANESE
VOICE SEARCH
  • (Voice Search) Yes8/(Built-in Mic) Yes
ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE (EPG)
  • Yes
INTERNET BROWSER
  • -
APPLICATION STORE
  • Yes (Google Play Store)
ON/OFF TIMER
  • Yes
SLEEP TIMER
  • Yes
TELETEXT
  • No
AUTO CALIBRATION WITH CALMAN®
  • Yes9
CLOSED CAPTIONS (ANALOG/DIGITAL)
  • (Analog) Closed Caption
  • (Digital)Closed Caption
ENERGY LEVEL RATING
  • -



POWER CONSUMPTION (IN STANDBY)
  • 0.5 W
POWER CONSUMPTION (NETWORKED STANDBY MODE) – TERMINALS
  • -
PEAK LUMINANCE RATIO
  • -
PRESENCE OF LEAD
  • Yes
MERCURY CONTENT (MG)
  • 0.0 oz
POWER CONSUMPTION (ON MODE) FOR ENERGY STAR
  • -
POWER CONSUMPTION (STANDBY MODE) FOR ENERGY STAR
  • -
ENERGY STAR® COMPLIANT
  • -
POWER REQUIREMENTS (VOLTAGE/FREQUENCY)
  • 60 Hz for UL cUL 50/60 Hz for other
  • AC 120 V for UL cUL AC 110-240 V for other
POWER SAVING MODE/BACK LIGHT OFF MODE
  • Yes
DYNAMIC BACKLIGHT CONTROL
  • Yes
BEZEL DESIGN
  • Aluminum Bezel
BEZEL COLOR
  • Dark Silver
STAND DESIGN
  • Premium Blade Stand
STAND COLOR
  • Dark Chrome
STAND POSITION
  • 2-way position (narrow position)
REMOTE CONTROL
  • Premium Backlit Remote
NUMBER OF TUNERS (TERRESTRIAL/CABLE)
  • 1(Digital/Analog)
NUMBER OF TUNERS (SAT)
  • -
TV SYSTEM (ANALOG)
  • M
TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (ANALOG)
  • VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69/CATV: 1-135
TV SYSTEM (DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL)
  • ATSC
TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL)
  • VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69
TV SYSTEM (DIGITAL CABLE)
  • Clear QAM
TUNER CHANNEL COVERAGE (DIGITAL CABLE)
  • CATV: 1-135
TV SYSTEM (DIGITAL SAT)
  • -
CI+
  • -
SCREEN READER
  • Yes
AUDIO DESCRIPTION (AUDIO KEY)
  • Yes
CLOSED CAPTION
  • Closed Caption
TEXT MAGNIFICATION
  • Yes
ACCESSIBILITY SHORTCUT
  • Yes
VOICE SEARCH
  • Yes8
FEATURES
8K X-Reality PRO

Extraordinary resolution, whatever you’re watching
Any kind of content can be upconverted to lifelike 8K resolution with Sony’s unique features. Our X1™ Ultimate, twice as fast as the X1™ Extreme, precisely analyzes and processes data to power 8K pictures with four times the resolution of 4K for scenes rich in depth, texture, and detail. Even images filmed in 4K and 2K are upscaled close to 8K by 8K X-Reality™ PRO1011 using a unique 8K database. Resolution of each subject is then optimized by Object-based Super Resolution to reproduce virtually real world textures.
Full Array LED & Xtended Dynamic Range PRO

Believe in true contrast, precisely controlled
Generating brightness on an 8K panel can be difficult due to its low transmission rate. This 8K TV precisely balances light output across the screen to ensure scenes are full of breathtaking contrast. With zones of LEDs lit independently, Full Array LED provides more realistic contrast by making light areas lighter and dark areas darker. Contrast is further enhanced by 8K X-tended Dynamic Range™ PRO12, which adjusts brightness for higher peaks in glare and deeper blacks in shadow.
TRILUMINOS

Reproduces a wider, more precise range of colors
By widening the color spectrum, TRILUMINOS powered by our X1 processors reproduces more colors than a conventional television. It analyzes and processes data in every image to make colors even more natural and precise so pictures are closer than ever to real life.
X-Wide Angle

Beautiful colors from all sides
Watching TV from the sides is now as satisfying as from the center. Sony's original optical design to control light from the backlight, the X-Wide Angle panel ensures colors stay true from wherever you're watching.
X-Motion Clarity

Making fast-moving scenes bright and clear
On some screens, sports and fast action scenes can seem to go by in a blur. Our latest X-Motion Clarity™ technology keeps everything smooth, bright and clear. Each ‘blink’ is individually controlled and its duration optimized, while brightness is boosted when needed, so you won’t miss a thing.
Super Bit Mapping HDR

Super Bit Mapping HDR
There are thousands of tones, shades and gradations of light in a sunset. Super Bit Mapping HDR reveals them. It creates smooth, natural 8K TV picture quality as you watch, without the “banding” that can occur on other TVs.
Studio-quality pictures

Object-based HDR remaster
With Object-based HDR remaster, the color in individual objects on screen is analyzed and the contrast adjusted, unlike most TVs where contrast is only adjusted along one black-to-white contrast curve. Because objects are remastered individually, this TV can reproduce greater depth, textures, and more realistic pictures.
Dual database processing

Dual database processing
One database is used to clean the picture, reducing on-screen noise. The other is used to upscale the resolution, improving clarity. These two powerful image improvement databases work together, dynamically improving pixels in real time. Each database has tens of thousands of references, amassed from our experience creating content for TV and movies over the years.
Acoustic Multi-Audio

Hear sound from the right place in the scene
Sound on conventional TVs with a speaker located below the screen is often out of sync with the picture. Our Acoustic Multi-Audio™ includes a vibrating frame tweeter, a speaker that enables sound to follow the action for a truly immersive experience. Independent amps are controlled separately to precisely manage sound positioning of this speaker in high-tone areas, enhancing sound pressure and stability for more realism.13
TV Center Speaker mode

TV center speaker mode: The centerpiece of breathtaking sound
Use your BRAVIA® as a center speaker and hear dialogue, vocals and instruments with exceptional clarity. Simply connect your home theater system to unleash an immersive cinematic experience.
S-Force Front Surround

Enjoy multidimensional sound with S-Force Front Surround
Hear sound as you would from a separate multi surround speaker. By upconverting inputs, S-Force Front Surround virtually reproduces a multi-surround speaker system within your TV so you can enjoy all the thrills of more immersive sound.
Voice Zoom

Clearly hear voices
With Voice Zoom, you can hear human speech clearly without having to turn up the volume—ideal for news bulletins and documentaries.
Integrated subwoofer

Power your soundtracks
With a subwoofer integrated into the rear of the TV, you’ll hear more dynamic, bass-heavy sound—ideal for action movies and music.
Ambient optimization technology

Supreme pictures and sound, whatever the environment
Sit back and enjoy the best possible viewing experience. Sony's unique ambient optimization technology automatically adjusts picture and sound to your environment.
One slate design concept

One slate design concept
Our slim and simple one-slate design keeps you focused on the screen while blending harmoniously in any room environment.
Narrow bezel

Narrow bezel
Keeps you focused on the picture, not the television.
 

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Following this thread very interested in this tv!
 
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Had mine a few days

5 days now this TV has a incredible picture...

Shout out to bobbino421 who put me on to this owners thread.

JD

Setup:
Sony XBR-75Z8H
DENON AVR-X3700H + Bose Speakers
Shield TV (2019)
Panasonic DP-UB820K
 

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Nice! I've been waiting for this one for a loooong time....trying to decide between Z9G or Z8H 85".

Any chance you can take pics after is setup? AND can you give us some numbers i.e. dimming zones and nits :)
 

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Congrats !! Did you take any shots of that bad boy set up?
Not yet. Have everything installed but I haven’t had any chance the past couples day to do any critical viewing smh. I’ll take some pics this evening.
 

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5 days now this TV has a incredible picture...

Shout out to bobbino421 who put me on to this owners thread.

JD

Setup:
Sony XBR-75Z8H
DENON AVR-X3700H + Bose Speakers
Shield TV (2019)
Panasonic DP-UB820K
Your welcome just keep us up to date on your impressions and any other details you can report!
Let’s us know also if you get any serious blooming especially around the cinemas bars?
 

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Discussion Starter · #8 · (Edited)
Here some shots after set up. I can say one thing. This is probably the sexist designed TV set I’ve owned. Design Looks better than the A9G! Hopefully the PQ does as well. I love the stand set up being low and flush. Also the build quality is superb. So far during the day I have not noticed any blooming. We’ll see when I watch a movie tonigh how the black bars look.
 

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5 days now this TV has a incredible picture...

Shout out to bobbino421 who put me on to this owners thread.

JD

Setup:
Sony XBR-75Z8H
DENON AVR-X3700H + Bose Speakers
Shield TV (2019)
Panasonic DP-UB820K
Your welcome just keep us up to date on your impressions and any other details you can report!
Let’s us know also if you get any serious blooming especially around the cinemas bars?
Here some shots after set up. I can say one thing. This is probably the sexist designed TV set I’ve owned. Design Looks better than the A9G! Hopefully the PQ does as well. I love the stand set up being low and flush. Also the build quality is superb. So far during the day I have not noticed any blooming. We’ll see when I watch a movie tonigh how the black bars look.
Beautiful! I was about to pull the trigger on the Z9G since the wait for the Z8H is taking longer than expected, but looks like it started shipping...

After your order was placed did it take long to arrive?
 

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5 days now this TV has a incredible picture...

Shout out to bobbino421 who put me on to this owners thread.

JD

Setup:
Sony XBR-75Z8H
DENON AVR-X3700H + Bose Speakers
Shield TV (2019)
Panasonic DP-UB820K
Your welcome just keep us up to date on your impressions and any other details you can report!
Let’s us know also if you get any serious blooming especially around the cinemas bars?
Here some shots after set up. I can say one thing. This is probably the sexist designed TV set I’ve owned. Design Looks better than the A9G! Hopefully the PQ does as well. I love the stand set up being low and flush. Also the build quality is superb. So far during the day I have not noticed any blooming. We’ll see when I watch a movie tonigh how the black bars look.
Beautiful! I was about to pull the trigger on the Z9G since the wait for the Z8H is taking longer than expected, but looks like it started shipping...

After your order was placed did it take long to arrive?
I ordered from Best Buy on Thursday, was able to schedule delivery for Saturday. This is the 75” model though.
 

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Ok so, as of right now, I’m blown away by this set. Idk how they did/do it, but the Z8H has little to no blooming and excellent blacks. It handles blacks better than my Z9D and that has the backlight master drive. For this set not to have the BMD and to be able to produce these dark blacks is amazing. There has to be something Sony isn’t telling us or holding back. High quality 4K sources look amazing. The upscaling to 8K looks great as well. It’s not a drastic difference, it’s more so in the details and finer things of the picture. So far so good. And it get super bright. I have to turn it down often. I’m still playing with the settings but this set looks great in Cinema or Custom mode with a few tweaks. Motion is great as usual. I’m just so surprised at how close this looks to the OLED with good quality sources. Anyone that purchases this set wont be disappointed. I also don’t have any of the eARC/audio issues or the black Bravia screen issue that I was seeing on the A9G. Feeling pretty good about this purchase.
 

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This is very encouraging especially since you own a Z9D, that says alot!
 

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I also find that I am turning down the brightness... Only glitch so far is that I lost the audio when I turned the TV on this morning. I have a new Denon x3700h on pass through eARC. But the sound from the internal speakers was there for about 2 seconds. Anyway I unplugged the TV then restarted all good again.

I agree with everything that BigBlue83 is saying this TV is amazing.

Here is a picture I took off of the screen...
 

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By chance is the stand adjustable or can it only be mounted at the ends of the TV? Gorgeous TV by the way. Thanks.
 

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Here some shots after set up. I can say one thing. This is probably the sexist designed TV set I’ve owned. Design Looks better than the A9G! Hopefully the PQ does as well. I love the stand set up being low and flush. Also the build quality is superb. So far during the day I have not noticed any blooming. We’ll see when I watch a movie tonigh how the black bars look.
How do I get the pic attachments straight up?

Thanks JD
 

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This Z8H is coming to Australia which is good and it seems to be cheaper than the Z9G (cost around $21,000 AU) and even if the Z8H is lots cheaper I still want to know how it preforms, how many Zones, what the peak brightness in nits . Yes the Z9G has 4000 nits (720 Zones) but if the Z8H have half of that like 1800 to 2000 nits and over 400 Zones I would be happy with that.


For me I have the Sony 75 inch 9400E (US 940E) and this LCD has the best blacks available on and LCD today even the Z9D. Now It will be interesting if the Z8H get close to the level of Blacks like the 9400E has.
 

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Ok so, as of right now, I’m blown away by this set. Idk how they did/do it, but the Z8H has little to no blooming and excellent blacks. It handles blacks better than my Z9D and that has the backlight master drive. For this set not to have the BMD and to be able to produce these dark blacks is amazing. There has to be something Sony isn’t telling us or holding back. High quality 4K sources look amazing. The upscaling to 8K looks great as well. It’s not a drastic difference, it’s more so in the details and finer things of the picture. So far so good. And it get super bright. I have to turn it down often. I’m still playing with the settings but this set looks great in Cinema or Custom mode with a few tweaks. Motion is great as usual. I’m just so surprised at how close this looks to the OLED with good quality sources. Anyone that purchases this set wont be disappointed. I also don’t have any of the eARC/audio issues or the black Bravia screen issue that I was seeing on the A9G. Feeling pretty good about this purchase.

That's good info. Since you've been through every tv I've been considering, between this and the oleds? And which do you prefer for movie watching? I have no way to see this or the z9g in person, sadly.



Also, super curious how this compares to the z9g. I wonder if they tweaked the wide angle filter at all so the perceived blacks on this might actually be better despite fewer dimming zones.
 

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Ok so, as of right now, I’️m blown away by this set. Idk how they did/do it, but the Z8H has little to no blooming and excellent blacks. It handles blacks better than my Z9D and that has the backlight master drive. For this set not to have the BMD and to be able to produce these dark blacks is amazing. There has to be something Sony isn’️t telling us or holding back. High quality 4K sources look amazing. The upscaling to 8K looks great as well. It’️s not a drastic difference, it’️s more so in the details and finer things of the picture. So far so good. And it get super bright. I have to turn it down often. I’️m still playing with the settings but this set looks great in Cinema or Custom mode with a few tweaks. Motion is great as usual. I’️m just so surprised at how close this looks to the OLED with good quality sources. Anyone that purchases this set wont be disappointed. I also don’️t have any of the eARC/audio issues or the black Bravia screen issue that I was seeing on the A9G. Feeling pretty good about this purchase.

That's good info. Since you've been through every tv I've been considering, between this and the oleds? And which do you prefer for movie watching? I have no way to see this or the z9g in person, sadly.



Also, super curious how this compares to the z9g. I wonder if they tweaked the wide angle filter at all so the perceived blacks on this might actually be better despite fewer dimming zones.
Well, between the Z8H and OLEDs, while the OLEDs do have inky blacks and crazy contrast. I do realize now how much they crush blacks and how horrible they are at near black handling. The Sony A9G was horrible with near black and the LG did a lot better but still had some issues. The one thing I missed was how LEDs are able to display shadow detail with ease and handle near blacks much better. The PQ isn’t as sharp as an oled but it’s sharp enough especially with high quality sources. I’ll put them in sequential order, Z8H, LG GX/CX the Sony A9G/A8H. The black level on this Z8H is so good for an LED. No , it s not oled level but the trade off is no crushed black, a brighter high nit experience, and Sony’s superb motion and processing along with 8K capability. O and did I mention not glitches or bugs so far? I’m keeping this one.
 
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