Sony 49XH9505 Blooming around subtitles and in black bars?


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I asked this the other day in the owners thread but I didn't get any response. I am probably going to purchase a 49XH9505 and would really like some feedback regarding the severity of the blooming around subtitles and in the top and bottom black bars when watching movies with this set. I had the 49XF9005 a couple of years ago and it was a significant weakness of that TV. I appreciate that it only has about 30 dimming zones so I am not expecting it to be perfect but I am wondering if things have been improved much? I watch a lot of movies with subtitles so this is an important aspect of the performance for me. I need a sub 50" set and I know that the 48" OLEDS would totally negate this issue but there are other reasons that I want to avoid OLED and go for FALD LED instead.

Any other feedback about the 49" variant of the XH9505 would also be greatly appreciated. Thanks a lot.
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