What's included in the box
Enhance the quality of everything you watch with a picture that's four times clearer than regular HD, plus more depth and shades of color than you've ever seen on a TV before. Add in Wi-Fi connectivity and it's the highest resolution, most immersive experience Sony have ever created. See the world in 4K Ultra HD and never look back.
- Touchpad Remote Control (RMF-YD003)
- Remote Control (RM-YD102)
- 3D Glasses x 2 (TDG-500P)
- Table Top Stand (separate, assembly required)
- Batteries x 2 (R03)
- AC Power Cord (Pigtail)
- IR Blaster
- Operating Instructions
- Warranty Card
Four times clearer than HD
That's right—four times clearer than Full HD 1080p1. Get acquainted with the highest resolution picture Sony has ever produced on a TV. With four times more resolution than Full HD, the 4K Ultra HD screen contains over 8 million individual pixels (3,840 x 2,160). Advanced picture processing ensures that every one of those pixels displays images with superb brightness and authentic detail.
The difference is dynamic.
It's all about perfecting a natural look. Dynamic Edge LED backlighting with local dimming delivers pitch-black night scenes and illuminates bright scenes. Rather than illuminating the entire screen, contrast is boosted in just the right areas for a more realistic picture.
Your smartphone, now on TV
Movies, music and apps from your smartphone can now be viewed big on your TV. With three ways to connect Android phones and tablets to the X850, Sony is helping you add value to the entertainment you already own.
1. Using a Mobile High Definition Link cable, you can connect your smartphone to the TV to literally "mirror" what's seen on the smartphone screen. Video, photos and apps are re-sized and scaled to fit the larger TV screen. You can then use the TV remote to navigate the phone, while it's charging from the TV.
2. Using screen mirroring technology, you can connect phones that are Miracast enabled to the TV.
3. Using One-Touch Mirroring with NFC technology, briefly place your compatible Xperia smartphone to the one-touch remote. You'll instantly be able to view exactly what is on your smartphone's screen on the TV.
There's 3D, then there's 3D with 4K (3,840 x 2,160). Life-like 3D images emerge from the 4K screen screen with realism that makes your heart race. The level of detail is absolutely stunning—it's the closest thing to a 3D theater in your living room. Just slide on the comfortable 3D active glasses and enter a whole new dimension. Four pairs included.
Photos are better with 4K.
See more details in your DSLR photos (8MP+) with 4K resolution (3,840 x 2,160). View, share and edit photo memories with PlayMemories Studio software and your PlayStation system on the TV screen. Scroll effortlessly through your image collection. Pinpoint images by date and time, smiles or location. Everything’s smooth and speedy, thanks to the immense processing power of the PlayStation system.
HD enhanced to 4K Ultra HD quality
Suddenly, everything looks better. All of your existing HD sports, TV shows and movies are up-scaled to super clear 4K quality. The new 4K X-Reality PRO chip enhances HD (or lower resolution) images by analyzing and refining images with beautifully natural detail and astounding color. The latest Reality Creation database and Super Resolution processing breathes new life into everything you see with phenomenal 4K (3,840 x 2,160) resolution.
Movies in 4K Ultra HD
Introducing the world's first in-home media player to bring you 4K Hollywood hit movies (sold separately). Four times clearer than HD, Sony's Video Unlimited 4K service allows you to rent or purchase feature films, TV shows, documentaries and more. The 4K Ultra HD Media Player comes preloaded with 10 bonus feature films plus a collection of other free video shorts.
Go way beyond cable with built-in Wi-Fi
Wirelessly stream beautiful, HD entertainment straight from the internet or your home network using built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and open the door to the endless entertainment of the Sony Entertainment Network, where thousands of movies, TV shows, online videos, games and music are always at your fingertips. By connecting to the Internet you can access Full HD 1080p entertainment, 3D content and made-for-TV apps like Netflix, Pandora, YouTube, Facebook and more.5
Twice the fun: 2-player games with no split screen
Say goodbye to split screen. Now you and a friend can both experience your own big-screen view of the action as you play nail-biting games on your PlayStation system. SimulView gaming presents two separate full screen pictures: each player watches independently through Simulview mode on the included 3D active glasses.6 There’s already a growing choice of SimulView game titles available.
Life-sized video calls.
It's like they're in the room with you. Skype video calls bring your family and friends closer than ever as they appear as large as life on your big screen. Just connect the easy-to-use Skype camera (sold separately) for a face-to-face look at the caller on the beauty of your Sony HDTV.
See colors never seen on a TV before
Spoil yourself with the widest color spectrum we've ever offered on a television. Unique to Sony, TRILUMINOS Display technology creates incredibly true, natural shades of colors—just the way you want them. Hard-to-reproduce reds, aqua blues and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, so landscapes and seascapes look more vivid. Faces look better, too, with natural skin tones. It’s all thanks to a new TRILUMINOS display that gives images a heightened sense of depth.
Watch the sprinter break off the blocks and race smoothly as the camera follows him from left to right. Even quick motion seen in action movies appears amazingly realistic as Motionflow XR 960 technology, which takes motion clarity beyond refresh rates, smoothes out the picture where the camera can't for clearer and more natural movement.
Custom control installations.
RS-232C and IR-in for custom control installations.
Control your TV with your smartphone or tablet
Get more from watching television with TV SideView. Control the TV or browse the channel guide with your smartphone, Xperia Tablet or other tablet device (Android or iOS), all without interfering with what you're watching on the TV. Learn more about the show you’re watching right now, like cast and episode details. Search what’s available to watch on TV, internet videos and apps like Netflix. Once you find what you want to watch, you can select to view it on the TV. Make TV viewing more social by Tweeting about the show from your mobile device.
You will never lose your TV manual again. The iManual is available through the menu system on the TV – always there if you need it.