Sony XBR75X850E vs XBR75X850D Comparison : Differences between the New XBR75X850E and the Older XBR75X850D

Sony XBR75X850E is the successor of Sony XBR75X850D. It’s part of the Sony’s 2017 X850D and currently the basic model for 75-Inch Smart 4K UHD TV from Sony’s 2017 TV lineup. As the successor model, you can find there are similarities between Sony XBR75X850E and its predecessor XBR75X850D. Is there any difference between them? Yes for sure, there are also differences between the new Sony XBR75X850E and the old XBR75X850D. What are their differences? Let’s talk about that on this article.

Sony XBR75X850E (XBR-75X850E) Short Introduction

Sony XBR75X850E

Sony XBR75X850E

Sony XBR75X850E is introduced as one of two screen size variants of Sony X850E. It’s also currently the largest screen size options for X850E model. Sony XBR75X850E comes with 4K UHD resolution with Triluminos display. You can enjoy richer color details with Triluminos display. Sony XBR75X850E comes with improved 4K HDR technology. You can find Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR and Object-based HDR remaster that powered the 4K HDR technology of Sony XBR75X850E. Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR is able to create more natural and smoother color details by minimizing color banding. While Object-based HDR remaster is the technology that analyze the object on the scenes to improve the color and contrast so that It can achieve HDR-alike quality. The 4K HDR technology is also powered with 4K HDR X1 Processor for optimized HDR picture quality. The Smart TV platform of Sony XBR75X850E is Sony Android TV that help you to enjoy your favorite contents while also running the apps that you need on the TV’s big screen. The remote control of Sony XBR75X850E is voice remote control that help you to control the TV more conveniently with your voice.

We can find that most customers are satisfied with this TV model. They said that this TV is able to deliver great picture quality with beautiful colors and fairly deep black although it’s not as black as Sony’s higher model and OLED panel TV. Setup is simple and quick as reported by the customers, while the apps and smart functions are easy to use as reported by other customer. There are few customers talking about slow Android platform although it still works fine. For most customers, this TV model is able to deliver good sound quality. But a number of customers indeed attach their soundbar to this TV that can for sure can deliver more powerful sound output. Are you interested to know more about this TV from the customers’ perspective? You should read more Sony XBR75X850E customers’ reviews on this page…

Sony XBR75X850D (XBR-75X850D) Short Introduction

Sony XBR75X850D

Sony XBR75X850D

Sony XBR75X850D is part of Sony’s 2016 X850D model. It’s one of the bestselling larger 4K UHD TV in 2016. Sony XBR75X850D is indeed not the largest screen size option for X850D model since you can find 85-Inch Sony XBR85X850D. Sony XBR75X850D comes with 4K UHD picture resolution that powered by 4K X-Reality Pro picture engine. With 4K X-Reality Pro picture engine, you can enjoy brilliant picture quality in 4K UHD screen from both original 4K content sources or HD contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality. Sony XBR75X850D is also completed with Triluminos display on its screen. Triluminos display is able to deliver wider color spectrum in 4K screen so It can bring richer color details for your eyes. The Smart TV platform of Sony XBR75X850D is Sony Android TV that use Voice remote control. Voice Remote control make it easier to control the TV and its Smart TV platform with its voice search technology powered by Android. Sony XBR75X850D is already completed with the latest 802.11ac wireless that deliver faster internet connection to your TV.

As one of the bestselling large-screen 4K UHD TV, you can find that most of the customers who own Sony XBR75X850D are satisfied with their purchase. They said that this TV can deliver amazing picture with vivid color and great upscaling result. The initial setup is easy and simple as reported by the customers. The Android based Smart TV platform comes with intuitive user interface and flexible setting adjustment. Some of the customers said that the sound is great, while few customers are not satisfied with the sound and attach additional soundbar for more powerful sound experience. Do you want to know more about Sony XBR75X850D from the customers’ perspective? You can find out more Sony XBR75X850D customers’ reviews on this page…

Sony XBR75X850E and XBR75X850D Table of Comparison

We need to know the specs of Sony XBR75X850E and XBR75X850D before We can talk more about their differences. The key specs of Sony XBR75X850E and XBR75X850D can be found on the table below.

Sony XBR75X850E Sony XBR75X850D
Introduced 1st quarter of 2017 1st quarter of 2016
Screen Size 75-Inch 75-Inch
Resolution 4K UHD 4K UHD
Backlight Edge LED Edge LED
Triluminos Display YES YES
Picture Engine 4K X-Reality Pro 4K X-Reality Pro
Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR YES NO
Object-based HDR remaster YES NO
Processor 4K HDR Processor X1 4K Processor X1
Refresh Rate Motionflow XR 960 Motionflow XR 960
Smart Platform Sony Android TV Sony Android TV
3D Feature NO NO
Remote Control Voice Remote Control Voice Remote Control
Built-in Wi-fi 802.11ac 802.11ac
Speaker System 2Ch 20W 2.2Ch 30W
HDMI/ USB Inputs 4/3 4/3
Price More Expensive

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Differences of Sony XBR75X850E and XBR75X850D.

From the table above, We can find that Most of the aspects of Sony XBR75X850E and XBR75X850E are similar. What are their differences? Let’s talk more about that together.

1. Super bit Mapping 4K HDR

As HDR contents become more important, most of the improvements that you can find on Sony XBR75X850E are related to their HDR technology. Sony XBR75X850E comes with the new Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR that help to deliver smoother more natural picture. It can be done by minimizing color banding so that It can bring subtle color gradation.

2. Object-Based HDR Remaster

Sony XBR75X850E also comes with the new object-based HDR remaster. This technology is introduced to enhance color and contrast by analyze and optimize the objects on each scene. With this technology, the picture delivered on the TV screen will near the quality of 4K HDR picture. Object-Based HDR Remaster can’t be found on the older Sony XBR75X850D model.

3. Speaker System

The speaker system that comes with Sony XBR75X850E is more basic than the speaker of Sony XBR75X850D. The older Sony XBR75X850D comes with 2.2Ch 30W speaker system, while Sony XBR75X850E comes with only 2Ch 20W speaker system. With 2.2Ch 30W speaker system, the older Sony XBR75X850D is basically can deliver slightly more powerful sound details than 2Ch 20W speaker system of the new Sony XBR75X850E. But We all know that internal speaker system is easily upgraded with external speaker system or soundbar.

4. Price

Sony XBR75X850E as the new model is introduced at significantly higher price than the older Sony XBR75X850D. Sony XBR75X850D as the older model is usually offered at discount price as It’s the older model that should be taken out from the warehouse of the retailers.


Sony XBR75X850E is the successor of Sony XBR75X850D and the key improvement that We can find on Sony XBR75X850E is the improved HDR technology. Sony XBR75X850E comes with the new Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR that deliver more natural yet smoother and Object-based HDR remaster that help you improve the color and contrast into near HDR quality. With those improvement, Sony XBR75X850E is offered at significantly higher price. If you don’t mind to pay higher for better picture quality then I’m sure that you should consider to order Sony XBR75X850E. Where should you order Sony XBR75X850E? You should order Sony XBR75X850E here…

In the other hand, Sony XBR75X850D is the older model that now offered at significantly lower price. It indeed doesn’t come with Super Bit Mapping 4K HDR and Object-based HDR remaster, but It certainly still can deliver great picture quality as reported by the customers. So if you only have more limited budget but looking for large 75-Inch 4K UHD TV, don’t hesitate to consider Sony XBR75X850D as your choice. Where’s recommended place to order one? You can order Sony XBR75X850D here…

One Response to Sony XBR75X850E vs XBR75X850D Comparison : Differences between the New XBR75X850E and the Older XBR75X850D
  1. DragonDagger says:

    There is a $1000 price difference between these two at Best Buy. So is the HDR features on the E worth a grand more? Owning a D, I say no.

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