Sony X75CH and X90CH are introduced as two 4K LED TV models introduced by Sony in their 2020 TV lineup. They come as an exclusive model that offered only by club retailers. From their model number, we can easily notice that Sony X90CH is the model that positioned higher than Sony X75CH. Sony X75CH comes with 3 screen size options : 75-Inch (KD75X75CH), 65-Inch (KD65X75CH) and 55-Inch (KD55X75CH) while Sony X90CH also has 3 screen size options : 75-Inch (XBR75X90CH), 65-Inch (XBR65X90CH) and 55-Inch (XBR55X90CH). Why should you choose Sony X90CH that positioned as the higher model? It’s a good idea to discuss the similarities and differences of Sony X75CH and X90CH before we can see why Sony X90CH is the model that should be chosen.
Sony X75CH and X90CH Similarities
There are number of similarities between Sony X75CH and X90CH as they are both introduced as 4K LED TV model from Sony’s 2020 TV lineup. Before we talk more about their similarities, let’s take a look at their similar specs and features in the table of similarities below.
|Sony X75CH||Sony X90CH|
|Resolution||4K UHD||4K UHD|
|Clarity Technology||4K X-Reality Pro||4K X-Reality Pro|
|Contrast Technology||Dynamic Contrast Enhancer||Dynamic Contrast Enhancer|
|Smart TV Platform||Sony Android TV||Sony Android TV|
|Remote Control||Voice Remote Control||Voice Remote Control|
|Speaker Power Output||10W + 10W||10W + 10W|
Let’s talk more about similarities of Sony X75CH and X90CH based on their similarities that we can find in the table above.
1. 4K UHD Resolution with 4K X-Reality Pro
Both of Sony X75CH and X90CH come with 4K UHD resolution that completed with 4K X-Reality Pro. 4K X-Reality Pro that integrated with 4K UHD resolution of those two TVs is able to deliver excellent picture clarity not only from original 4K content sources but also from non 4K contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality.
2. Triluminos Display with Live Color Technology
Triluminos display is integrated with both Sony X75CH and X90CH as their color technology. Triluminos display allow us to enjoy rich and accurate color details on the screen of those two TVs. We can also find Live Color Technology integrated with those two TVs to bring more lively color details on their screen.
3. Dynamic Contrast Enhancer with HDR10 & HLG Support
Dynamic Contrast Enhancer is the contrast technology that we can find in both Sony X75CH and X90CH. Dynamic Contrast Enhancer can optimize the range of brightness according to what’s happening on the TV screen. We can also find that both of Sony X75CH and X90CH already support HDR10 and HLG to bring enhanced details and expanded contrast from wide range of HDR content sources.
4. Smart TV Platform and Remote Control
The smart TV platform integrated with Sony X75CH and X90CH are similar. They both come with Sony Android TV. Sony Android TV allow us to enjoy wide range of premium entertainment from our favorite content providers while also can run wide collection of smart apps with the access to PlayStore. We can also find that both of Sony X75CH and X90CH already come with Voice remote control that allow us to control those two TVs conveniently with our voice. Google Assistant also can be used to control Sony X75CH and X90CH since it’s already compatible.
Sony X75CH and X90CH Differences
Sony X75CH and X90CH are introduced as the lower-higher model so it’s easy to guess that there are a number of differences between those two TVs. Let’s take a look at their different specs and features in the table below before we talk more about their differences.
|Sony X75CH||Sony X90CH|
|Backlight Technology||Direct LED||Full Array LED|
|Dimming Technology||Frame Dimming||Local Dimming|
|X-tended Dynamic Range||NO||YES|
|Object-based HDR Remaster||NO||YES|
|Precision Color Mapping||NO||YES|
|Dolby Vision Support||NO||YES|
|Motion Technology||Motionflow XR 240 (60Hz Native)||X-Motion Clarity (120Hz Native)|
|Picture Processor||4K Processor X1||4K HDR processor X1|
|Speaker Type||Bass Reflex Speaker||Acoustic Multi Audio (except 55-Inch)|
|Audio Return Channel||ARC||eARC (Enhanced ARC)|
|Price||Less Expensive||More Expensive|
We can find that there are several differences between Sony X75CH and X90CH after we look at the table above. Let’s discuss more about those differences together.
1. Backlight and Dimming Technology
We can find that the backlight technology integrated with Sony X75CH and X90CH are different. Sony X75CH comes with only standard Direct LED while Sony X90CH comes with Full Array LED backlight. Full Array LED Backlight of Sony X90CH is completed with local dimming while the standard Direct LED of Sony X75CH only comes with Frame Dimming. Full Array LED backlight that completed with Local Dimming of Sony X90CH is able to bring superior light uniformity and better contrast vibrancy than Direct LED with frame Dimming of Sony X75CH.
2. X-Tended Dynamic Range and Object-Based HDR Remaster
Dynamic Contrast Enhancer is installed in both of Sony X75CH and X90CH as their contrast technology. But we can find that the contrast of Sony X90CH is also improved by X-Tended Dynamic Range and Object-Based HDR Remaster. X-Tended Dynamic Range is able to deliver higher peak brightness so that we can enjoy wider range of brightness between the darkest and brightest part of Sony X90CH screen. Object-based HDR Remaster is another contrast technology that can reproduces greater depth and textures on the screen of Sony X90Ch.
3. Precision Color Mapping
Both of Sony X75CH and X90CH already come with Triluminos display that completed with Live Color Technology. Additionally, we can also find that Sony X90CH is completed with Precision Color Mapping. Precision Color Mapping is able to optimizes colors individually in real time for more natural color details.
4. Picture Processor and Dolby Vision Support
The picture processor of Sony X75CH and X90CH are slightly different. Sony X75CH comes with 4K Processor X1 while Sony X90CH comes with 4K HDR Processor X1. We can also find that Sony X90CH with 4K HDR Processor X1 already supports Dolby Vision so that we can enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from Dolby Vision content sources.
5. Motion Technology
Sony X75CH and X90CH come with different motion technology. Sony X75CH comes with Motionflow XR 240 while Sony X90CH comes with X-Motion Clarity. X-Motion Clarity is based on 120Hz native refresh rate that can delivers better gaming experience with better input lag than Motionflow XR that based on 60Hz native refresh rate.
6. Speaker Type and Audio Return Channel (ARC) Support
While they come with similar 10W + 10W Audio power output, we can find that the speaker integrated with Sony X75CH and X90CH are different in type. Sony X75CH comes with Bass Reflex Speaker while Sony X90CH comes with Acoustic Multi Audio (except 55-Inch). Acoustic Multi Audio is able to bring more immersive sound than Bass Reflex Speaker. We can also find that Sony X75CH and X90CH come with different version of Audio Return Channel. Sony X75CH only comes with standard ARC while Sony X90CH already supports eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel). With eARC support, we can enjoy higher quality audio from more advanced audio format such as DTS:X and Dolby Atmos.
As the model that positioned higher, Sony X90CH is usually offered at the higher price than Sony X75CH. What about their price difference? It’s recommended for us to check the price of Sony X90CH and X75CH before we can find their latest price difference since TV prices often change from time to time.
Why Should You Choose Sony X90CH?
Sony X75CH and X90CH are both introduced as part of Sony’s 2020 TV lineup. Sony X90CH is the model that positioned higher than Sony X75CH. Why should you choose Sony X90CH? From our discussion about their similarities and differences, we can find that Sony X90CH comes with better picture quality (backlight, dimming, color, contrast), more immersive gaming experience (X-Motion Clarity), Dolby Vision Support, better speaker type (Acoustic Multi Audio) and eARC support that give you reasons to choose Sony X90CH. If you are interested in better picture quality, more immersive gaming, Dolby Vision support, more immersive sound and eARC support while you don’t mind to spend higher, then Sony X90CH is the model that you should choose.
|Sony X90CH Prices|
|75-Inch (XBR75X90CH)||Check Today’s Price (SamsClub.com)…|
|65-Inch (XBR65X90CH)||Check Today’s Price (SamsClub.com)…|
|55-Inch (XBR55X90CH)||Check Today’s Price…|
Sony X75CH can be called as the basic version of Sony X90CH. It indeed comes with less advanced picture technology, but basically still can deliver good picture quality with its 4K UHD resolution completed with 4K X-Reality Pro. Sony X75CH also already supports HDR10 and HLG although It indeed doesn’t support Dolby Vision. Motionflow XR 240 of this Sony X75CH is indeed quite basic motion technology but still can deliver fluid motion images for our favorite action movies and sports. We can also easily attach additional soundbar to Sony X75CH to enjoy more powerful sound quality although it indeed still doesn’t support eARC. If you have more limited budget, Sony X75CH is a good choice for you.
|Sony X75CH Prices|
|75-Inch (KD75X75CH)||Check Today’s Price (SamsClub.com)…|
|65-Inch (KD65X75CH)||Check Today’s Price (SamsClub.com)…|
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