Hisense 55R6090E

Sony XBR-55X850G

SCORE:
82
SCORE:
90

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • X1™ Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing Hisense 55R6090E to Sony XBR-55X850G to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them which will help you in making a correct decision before the purchase. Both models have the same 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and they both support HDR.

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. Sony XBR-55X850G gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

Hisense 55R6090E

Sony XBR-55X850G

DISPLAY
92
VIDEO FEATURES
84
AUDIO FEATURES
11
OTHER FEATURES
68
CONNECTIVITY
82
FORMAT SUPPORT
83
OVERALL
82
DISPLAY
89
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
87
OTHER FEATURES
83
CONNECTIVITY
97
FORMAT SUPPORT
80
OVERALL
90

Selected Features

VA Panel on Hisense 55R6090E

Hisense 55R6090E has a vertical alignment (VA) panel. Such panels are most commonly used in LCD TVs as they provide deeper blacks compared to the IPS panels. However, they are still limited with the viewing angles compared to the IPS panels or OLED displays.

HDR10

Hisense 55R6090E and Sony XBR-55X850G support HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

Dolby Vision on Sony XBR-55X850G

Sony XBR-55X850G also supports Dolby Vision which is an update to HDR10 by adding dynamic metadata that can be used to more accurately adjust brightness levels up to 10,000 nits on a scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame basis and supports up to 12-bit color depth (4096 shades of RGB) and 8K resolution.

Advantage of Hisense 55R6090E

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Hisense 55R6090E over Sony XBR-55X850G.

Hisense 55R6090E vs Sony XBR-55X850G
LED Type Direct LED vs Edge LED
RCA Audio Outputs vs
3GPP vs
Flash Video vs
MPEG-4 vs
TS vs
VC-1 vs
VP9 vs
VOB vs
VRO vs
AAC vs
eAAC+ vs

Advantage of Sony XBR-55X850G

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Sony XBR-55X850G over Hisense 55R6090E.

Hisense 55R6090E vs Sony XBR-55X850G
Higher Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz vs 100 Hz/120 Hz
Backlight Dimming vs Frame Dimming
Dolby Vision vs
Higher Frame Interpolation Frequency 120 Hz vs 960 Hz
Dolby Atmos vs
Bluetooth vs
Chromecast vs
Google Home vs
Virtual Assistant vs Google Assistant
Works with Alexa vs
More HDMI Inputs 3 vs 4
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) vs eARC
HDCP Version 2.2 vs 2.3
More USB Inputs 1 vs 3
USB 3.0 Ports vs 1
Component Inputs vs
RS-232C Remote vs
DivX vs
M2TS vs
MP4 vs
Xvid vs
LPCM vs
M4A vs
MPO vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
👍   High Resolution
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   Wi-Fi
WEAKNESSES
👎   No Full-Array Local Dimming
👎   Limited Viewing Angle
👎   No HDR10+
👎   No IMAX Enhanced
👎   No AMD Freesync™
👎   No NVidia G-Sync
👎   No 4K HFR
👎   No 2K HFR
👎   No VRR
👎   No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)

Specifications

And in the end we display all the specifications which are present for both models.

Note: The following table shows only those details which are applicable for both models and excludes the ones that are applicable for only one model. If you want to see a full list of specs for each model please visit their individual pages here - Hisense 55R6090E and here - Sony XBR-55X850G.

BASICS Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
BrandHisenseSony
CountryUSAUSA
SeriesR6EX850G
Model55R6090EXBR-55X850G
Release Year20182019
Size55"55"
Smart TV
DISPLAY Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
Display TypeLEDLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeVAIPS
LED TypeDirect LEDEdge LED
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
ColorTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Frame Interploation TechniqueUltra Smooth MotionMotionflow™ XR 960
Frame Interpolation Frequency120 Hz960 Hz
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
Speaker Poer Rating10W x 210 W + 10 W
Dolby Atmos
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
Ethernet Input (gigabit)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11 a/b/g/[a]c802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Chromecast
Google Home
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs34
HDMI Version2.0a2.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC
HDCP Version2.22.3
HDMI-CEC BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs13
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
IF (Satellite) Inputs
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
OTHER Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
Operating SystemRokuAndroid
Internet BrowserVewd
Teletext
Closed Captions(Analog) Closed Caption
(Digital) Closed Caption
VIDEO FORMATS Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSCNTSC-M
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCATSC
GENERAL Hisense 55R6090E Sony XBR-55X850G
Power SupplyAC 110V, 60HzAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)48.9" x 28.6" x 2.9"48 1/2" x 28 1/8" x 2 1/8"
1231 mm x 713 mm x 52 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.9" x 30.7" x 9.6"48 1/2" x 30 5/8" x 12 1/2"
1231 mm x 776 mm x 316 mm
Stand Size40.1" x 9.6"Width: 39 1/4" (996 mm)
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)54.1" x 33.3" x 5.6"52 1/2" x 32 1/4" x 6 1/4"
1332 mm x 817 mm x 158 mm
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 200 mm300 mm x 200 mm (11 7/8" x 7 7/8")
Weight Without Stand30.9 lbs18.7 kg / 41.2 lb
Weight With Stand31.5 lbs19.7 kg / 43.4 lb
Weight of Package (Gross)41.9 lbs26 kg / 57.3 lb

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