Did you have to do much configuration of the set out of the box? My current Sony 1080p set had load of changes to do to the configuration of it to “calibrate” it. Wondering nearly 6 years later whether sets still need some work to get the best picture?Right I’m back. Sorry. Been a bit hectic the last few weeks. I have this tv. This tv is fantastic. I’ve come from Panasonic edge lit led tv. The 42et5 3D set and over the moon with the Sony. Colours and motion are fantastic.
No eARC highly likely means it is still on the old bravia Android platform like the XF90. Only sets with the new processor have eARC. For settings you could probably use the same as the XF90 rather than following XG95 ...Aida 64 installed what do you want to know
Other than the design pretty much yes. But the AIDA specs are mostly for the Android platform that runs the software.Just explain that in a slightly simpler way? So the 2019 is the same as 2018?
So the XG9005 is an XF9005 in a slightly different shell?Other than the design pretty much yes. But the AIDA specs are mostly for the Android platform that runs the software.
Before this year all the models with Android would get upgraded to a new platform so there was hope initially that the XG90 would also be getting the new processor and four full bandwidth HDMI ports like the XG95. But it became clear quite soon that only the AG9, ZG9, XG95 and XG85 have received the updated platform (UR2). And with these screenshots it has been confirmed that the other models are still on the previous (ATV3).
This is how it looks on the XG95
MT5891 (or MT5596) is the name of the Mediatek processor and is a quadcore Cortex A53 CPU with Mali T860 as GPU. Something similar can be found in a Nokia 3 Android phone for example but that has a slightly weaker GPU (T720) (having made use of that phone some while I really don't see how Android TV can run so sluggish on tv's other than bad programming).
The new one is a quadcore with Cortex A73 @ 1500Mhz and Mali G71 GPU which according to Sony should/could improve performance by
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I would think so yes. Only the 55 and 65 XF90 have been carried over for 2019 so I have speculated before that the XG90 is only in the lineup to keep a 49" FALD in there since the XG95 only starts at 55". Not sure for how much longer 55/65XF90 will be in the lineup.So the XG9005 is an XF9005 in a slightly different shell?
The X1 4K HDR processor that is in the XG85/83 apparently still had the XE90/85 motion bug, discussed here , in the XF85 so might also still be present in the XG85/83. The XF90 received an upgrade to the X1 Extreme and didn't have this issue and same should apply to the XG90 which is also still on the X1 Extreme (perhaps if you open it up the type number on the actual chip might be different and indicate it is a newer chip but the impact would be minimal. Could then also inspect the board that handles the local dimming to see if it's a different type which might mean a change in zone layout or number but not very likely)So what about hardware. Has the processing changed in any way? New chips etc? I was lucky enough to get mine for £830 so less than an xf so not disappointed but if I’d have spent the £1400 rrp I’d be gutted. A 55” would have taken up to much space so happy I went with the 49”. Am I right in saying the only real difference between the 8 and 9 series is the full led backlight? Or is there more to it?
With the XF90 you can turn them inwards, with the XG models you can't.So just did some measurements and seems the stand won’t fit on my AV stand. Will have to have a rethink then.
Was thinking of maybe wall mounting but actually maybe turning the stand inward may be an option. Will have to look into that.With the XF90 you can turn them inwards, with the XG models you can't.
And seems the 49XG90 is/ will be available in Asia. I checked the Japanese, Chinese and Singaporean Sony websites and didn't see it earlier today but here it is on the Hong Kong site Sony X90G | LED | 4K Ultra HD | High Dynamic Range (HDR) | Smart TV (Android TV)
Doesn't change the fact that I haven't heard of any upgrades to the X1 Extreme on this or the AG8