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A8H OLED 4K Ultra HD High Dynamic Range (HDR) Smart TV (Android TV)

Sony XBR55A8H

Features

  • Reproduces a wider, more precise range of colors
  • Supreme resolution, whatever you're watching
  • Boosting color and contrast for extra depth and realism
  • Beautiful colors from any angle

Quick Specs

  • Type: OLED TV
  • Width: 48 3/8"
  • Height: 28 7/8"
  • Depth: 12 7/8"
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Screen Size: 55"
  • WiFi Connected: Yes

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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.

Supreme resolution, whatever you're watching Any kind of content can be upconverted to lifelike 4K resolution with Sony's unique features. Our X1 Ultimate, twice as fast as the X1 Extreme, precisely analyzes and processes data to enrich 4K pictures with real-world detail and texture. Even images filmed in 2K and Full HD are upscaled close to 4K by 4K X-Reality PRO using a unique 4K database. Resolution of each subject is then optimized by Object-based Super Resolution to reproduce virtually real-world textures.

Boosting color and contrast for extra depth and realism See real-world colors, discover the detail in deep shadow and bright highlights. With Pixel Contrast Booster, color and contrast are enhanced in bright areas so you can enjoy scenes full of lifelike shades and hues, more depth, fine texture, and the pure black contrast that only OLED can deliver.

Beautiful colors from any angle Watching TV from the sides is now as satisfying as from the center. Our self-illuminating OLED panel keeps colors consistent and true, wherever you're watching.

Making fast-moving scenes bright and clear With pictures created by millions of individually controlled pixels, everything is sharp and clear on OLED. And with our X-Motion Clarity technology, even fast action stays smooth and clear. Moving images are precisely controlled to minimize blur so that pictures remain true with less loss in brightness during high-speed scenes.

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 4K TV picture quality as you watch, without the "banding" that can occur on other TVs.

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 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.

Sound from the screen, incredibly immersive Sound on conventional TVs with a speaker located below the screen is often out of sync with the picture. With our Acoustic Surface Audio, the screen is the speaker. An innovative actuator vibrates discreetly to create sound so what you hear comes from the place in the scene where the action is happening-dialogue from characters, engine noise from a car-rather than from speakers at the sides.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Flexible metal blade stand, soundbar-ready The direction of this versatile stand can be adjusted so your TV display won't disturb your viewing, even when used with a soundbar.

Cable clutter minimized Cable holders keep wires neatly hidden so your television stays free of clutter and looks good from the front, the sides, and the back.

Say what you want to watch Find your favorite content faster than ever using the power of your voice. With Voice Search, there's no more complicated navigation or tiresome typing-you just have to ask.

Just talk, a fun way to explore new worlds Find all the entertainment you can dream of, as fast as you can talk. With advanced voice control, this Android smart TV lets you enjoy movies and shows from apps or broadcast in an instant.

Over 5,000 apps, more than any other smart TV Sony's Android Smart TV has an unbeatable number of apps. Choose the ones that make your life more fun and entertaining.

No more waiting Apps start fast and there's no more waiting when you switch between apps-Netflix starts 3x faster than before.

Our Android TVs are recommended by Netflix Netflix have created an easy way for you to identify TVs with better performance, easier app access and new features that make for a better smart TV. Netflix-recommended TVs help you enjoy popular shows and movies with a dedicated button and voice control.

Connect with your Alexa Connect your Alexa-enabled devices for seamless hands-free control of a Sony TV. With Alexa, you can power up your TV, change channels, control volume, and more.

Works with Google Home Connect Google Home for seamless hands-free control of a Sony TV. With Google Home, you can find and cast your favorite videos to your Sony TV, without lifting a finger.

Works with Apple AirPlay / Apple HomeKit With Apple AirPlay, you can stream video and audio to your television right from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Watch movies and shows from Apple TV app, your favorite apps, or even Safari. Share your photos with everyone in the room.

Send to a bigger, better screen with Chromecast Chromecast lets you cast your favorite videos, games, and apps from your mobile device, in full quality, to your TV. Just one tap of the Cast button on your Android or iOS screen is all you need to supersize the things you love. Cast your content then continue browsing on your phone or tablet.

Easy control with smart remote Connect set top boxes and other devices via HDMI to your TV and control them all using one smart commander. A slimmer, more rounded design with built-in voice control microphone and enhanced button layout makes it really easy to use, too.

Google Play : a world of content and apps Discover movies and TV shows, games, and much more from Google Play . Enjoy a huge and ever-growing choice of apps on your TV in a brand new way.

Clear Phase for smooth, balanced frequencies BRAVIA® uses a powerful computer model to analyze and compensate for inaccuracies in speaker response. It does this by "sampling" the speaker frequency with higher precision. This information is fed back to cancel out any peaks or dips in the speaker's natural response - resulting in pure, natural audio with smooth, even reproduction of all frequencies.

Bluetooth connectivity Connect BLUETOOTH® compatible devices to your TV for easy wireless entertainment. Pair your Bluetooth headphones or earphones with BRAVIA and enjoy TV shows and music in your favorite place-without any disturbances or interruptions.

Enjoy studio quality with Netflix Calibrated Mode This mode was specially developed to enjoy Netflix originals and reproduce the same picture quality on a TV as on a studio evaluation master. With Netflix Calibrated Mode, the creator's vision and intent is faithfully preserved.

IMAX Enhanced This Sony 4K Smart TV is an IMAX Enhanced product, ready to meet high-quality color, contrast, clarity, and sound. Take comfort in knowing you'll be enjoying a fully immersive at-home entertainment experience on this TV that takes full advantage of IMAX Enhanced content.

Embrace the thrills of the theater Enjoy cinematic thrills at home. Dolby Vision brings scenes vividly to life for authentic viewing, while Dolby Atmos fills the room with immersive surround sound.

Preserving the passion of the creators To address color variations from the production process, this TV is ready to use Portrait Displays' high-performance Calman auto-calibration software. This allows an unprecedented level of calibration, and the ability to fine-tune adjustments simply not possible through conventional picture settings. It delivers high-fidelity color reproduction that's true to the original TV signal, and can even adapt to the subtlest changes in color that may occur over time. This TV is Calman Ready, allowing customers to benefit from software used by visual creators in post-production quality-control workflows, further demonstrating our commitment to deliver pictures with professional-grade-color-calibrated accuracy in the home.

Watch what you love, control it with your voice You can ask your TV with the Google Assistant to connect and communicate with your smart devices, including security cameras and appliances. It's truly effortless and offers the ultimate experience.

Features

  • Reproduces a wider, more precise range of colors
  • Supreme resolution, whatever you're watching
  • Boosting color and contrast for extra depth and realism
  • Beautiful colors from any angle
  • Making fast-moving scenes bright and clear
  • Super Bit Mapping HDR
  • Object-based HDR remaster
  • Dual database processing
  • Sound from the screen, incredibly immersive
  • Enjoy multidimensional sound with S-Force Front Surround
  • Clearly hear voices
  • Power your soundtracks
  • Supreme pictures and sound, whatever the environment
  • One slate design concept
  • Narrow metal bezel
  • Flexible metal blade stand, soundbar-ready
  • Cable clutter minimized
  • Say what you want to watch
  • Just talk, a fun way to explore new worlds
  • Over 5,000 apps, more than any other smart TV
  • No more waiting
  • Our Android TVs are recommended by Netflix
  • Connect with your Alexa
  • Works with Google Home
  • Works with Apple AirPlay / Apple HomeKit
  • Send to a bigger, better screen with Chromecast
  • Easy control with smart remote
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Model year
Model year 2020
Dimensions and Weight
Screen Size (inch, measured diagonally) 55" (54.6")
SCREEN SIZE (CM, MEASURED DIAGONALLY) 139 cm
Dimension of TV without Stand (W x H x D) Approx. 48 3/8 x 28 1/8 x 2 1/8 inch (1,227 x 712 x 52 mm)
Dimension of TV with Stand (W x H x D) Approx. 48 3/8 x 28 7/8 x 12 7/8 inch (1,227 x 733 x 326 mm)
Dimension of TV with Floor Stand (W x H x D) -
Dimension of Package Carton (W x H x D) Approx. 55 3/4 x 32 7/8 x 7 1/4 inch (1,416 x 832 x 184 mm)
Stand Width Approx. 39 5/8 inch (1,004 mm)
VESA® Hole Pitch(W x H) 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 inch / 300 x 300 mm
Weight of TV without Stand Approx. 37.1 lb (16.8 kg)
Weight of TV with Stand Approx. 41 lb (18.6 kg)
Weight of TV with floor stand -
Weight of Package Carton (Gross) Approx. 55.1 lb (25 kg)
Connectivity
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) /AVRCP (AV remote control)
CHROMECAST BUILT-IN Yes
APPLE AIRPLAY Yes
APPLE HOMEKIT Yes
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 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)
Picture (Panel)
Display type OLED
Display resolution (H x V, pixels) 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle (X-Wide Angle) -
Backlight type -
Backlight dimming type -
Picture (processing)
HDR (High Dynamic Range) compatibility Yes (HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision)
Picture processor Picture Processor X1 Ultimate
Clarity enhancement 4K 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 Dynamic Contrast Enhancer Object-based HDR remaster Pixel Contrast Booster
Motion enhancer (Native Hz) X-Motion Clarity, Auto mode
Video signal support HDMI signal: 4096 x 2160p (24, 60 Hz), 3840 x 2160p (24, 30, 60 Hz), 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 Yes
Sound (Speakers and Amplifier)
Audio Power Output 10 W + 10 W + 5 W + 5 W
Speaker Type Acoustic Surface Audio
Speaker Configuration Actuator x2, Subwoofer x2
Sound (Processing)
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 -
Software
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 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® Yes
Closed Captions (Analog/Digital) (Analog) Closed Caption (Digital)Closed Caption
Power and Energy saving
Energy Level Rating -
SCREEN SIZE (CM, MEASURED DIAGONALLY) 139 cm
Screen Size (inch, measured diagonally) 55" (54.6")
Annual Energy Consumption* 227 kWh/year
Power Consumption (in Standby) 0.5 W
Power Consumption (Networked Standby Mode) - Terminals -
PEAK LUMINANCE RATIO -
Presence of lead -
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
Design
BEZEL DESIGN Flush Surface
BEZEL COLOR Black
Stand design Metal Blade Stand
STAND COLOR Dark Silver
STAND POSITION 2-way position (soundbar position)
REMOTE CONTROL Standard Remote
Built-in Tuner
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+ -
Accessibility
Screen Reader Yes
Audio Description (Audio key) Yes
Closed Caption Closed Caption
Text Magnification Yes
Accessibility Shortcut Yes
Voice Search Yes
Accessories
Optional accessories Wallmount Bracket (SU-WL855 [Refer to Country/Area Handling Chart]). Depends on country selection

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: OLED TV

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 48 3/8"
  • Height: 28 7/8"
  • Depth: 12 7/8"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

  • Size

  • Screen Size: 55"
  • WiFi Connected: Yes

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