- BRAVIA KD55X81JU (2021) 55 inch 4K HDR LED TV with Google TV
BRAVIA KD55X81JU (2021) 55 inch 4K HDR LED TV with Google TV
The KD55X81JU is part of the 2021 X81J series TVs that brings Sony's great image processing technologies to the mid-range series of televisions supporting all HDR formats including HDR10, HLG and Dolby Vision which are comparable to the HDR1000 and HDR1500 Standards.
Driven by Sony's Triluminous PRO display and their 4K HDR X1 image processor the X89J delivers a stunning image. Combine this with the all new Google TV platform and you have a wide range of entertainment sources to match.
Overview of Sony KD55X81JU
Sony BRAVIA with 4K HDR X1 Processor
The Sony 4K HDR X1 Processor is a fundamental component in the Sony Bravia range. It's what takes all hardware of the TV such as Sonys Triluminos PRO panel and 4K X-Reality‚ PRO technology and combines it all together to produce an exceptional television experience.
In all circumstances the 4K HDR X1 Processor and 4K X-Reality‚ PRO technology aim to make the best use of the 4K resolutions possible and offers brilliant upscaling capabilities. This is done by analysing what is on screen and comparing the information gathered against a database of high resolution reference images and enhances the detail of what you see on screen in real time. This is all done automatically with no configuration, simply tune into what you want to watch and the image is automatically enhanced.
The all new Sony Triluminos PRO panel widens the range of colours that are able to be displayed on screen allowing for a more accurate and true to life colour reproduction. This results in subtle details being easier to replicate on screen for an impressive, natural looking image.
In addition to this the 4K HDR X1 Processor includes Sony's Object-based HDR Remaster technology which analyses the objects on screen and adjusts the contrast to produce greater depth and realism.
Super Bitmapping HDR is yet another benefit to the 4K HDR X1 Processor. It looks at gradients of colour on the screen such as the orange glow of a sunset and ensures that the transition between colours is not only smooth but accurate. This eliminates the 'colour banding' effect seen on some other TVs.
New for 2021 is the inclusion of the Google TV operating system this is the successor to the popular Android TV used by Sony in the past. You will still see the same applications available that you know and love such as BBC iPlayer and other catch-up services and popular streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. You will also have access to the Google play store with 1000's of additional apps available. What is new however is the home screen experience. When you press the home button you are greeted with suggestions for content from the apps you have installed, these suggestions are based on shows and films you have recently watched and continues to learn, Just one click is needed and you are taken straight to the shows you want to watch.
This TV also includes Apple AirPlay and Apple HomeKit so now you are not limited to only using Google Home to integrate this TV in your smart home system.
Specifications of the Sony KD55X81JU
|Colour||Black / Silver Slate|
|Screen Size Diagonal||140cm / 55" Inch|
|Technology||3840 x 2160 50/60Hz, LED Backlight, Motionflow XR, 4K HDR, 10Bit Colour Space, Ultra HD, Hi-Res Audio, 4K HDR processor X1, 4K Upscaling, Dolby Vision & HLG Support, HDMI eARC|
|Smart TV Platform||Google TV, Google Assistant with Built-In Microphone, YouView, Freesat, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Chromecast, Apple AirPlay, Apple HomeKit, Voice Remote Control|
|Interface||4 x HDMI, 2 x USB, 1 x Optical out, 1 x Ethernet, 1 x RF Terrestrial, 1 x Satellite|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||Without Stand: 124.3x 71.9x 7.1 cm|
With Stand: 124.3x 78.7x 33.8 cm
Stand Width: 98.3 / 45.8 cm
VESA Size: 300 x 300 mm
Package Size: 134.8 x 83.3x 16.0 cm
|Product Weight & Accessories||Without Stand: 15.7 Kg|
With Stand: 16.6 Kg
|Manufacturer Guarantee||5 Years Guarantee|
More information about Sony Bravia TVs
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Our installation service overs the whole of Greater Manchester and also many parts of Lancashire. Our prices are constantly monitored to ensure that we are as competitive as national retailers. This Sony KD55X81JU 4K TV is also available with a bespoke white glove delivery and installation service. Ask in store for further details.
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