Sony XBR75X940D Review

Sony XBR75X940D Review

In a market with endless brands and models, Sony and its series of UHD 4K TVs is undoubtedly at the top of its game. As you will see as we dive into features of the Sony XBR75X940D, their extensive range of contrast, color, light, and HD based technologies all contribute to a state of the art. This article will provide an overview of this 75 inches backlit TV, exploring everything from its design to its connectivity, audio and video specs.

If your a particular fan of Sony TVs also check out this Sony XBR65X900E vs XBR65X750D Review.


The Sony XBR75X940D is a large TV coming in just the one size; 75 inches. It has been built to be physically compact and slim, although it has a robust feel and a heavy total weight. Sitting on a compact steel stand, the TV itself is black.

Sony XBR75X940D


2.Dimensions & Weight

As mentioned, this is an exclusively huge TV which measures 75 inches diagonally . This is a collective list of the dimensions of the TV in packaging, without a stand and with a stand (W x H x D):

  • Without the stand: 65 7/8 x 37 7/8 x 2 1/8 inch
  • With the stand: 65 7/8 x 40 1/8 x 12 7/8 inch
  • Packaging: 74 5/8 x 44 7/8 x 9 1/2 inch
  • Stand width: 21 3/4 inch

This is a heavy TV which reflects the size and quality of internal hardware:

  • Without the stand: 85.3 lb or 38.7 kg
  • Without the stand: 95.2 lb or 43.2 kg
  • Stand weight: 9.9 lb or 4.5 kg
  • Packaging: 126.6 lb / 57 kg

Another smart TV that also has large sizes available is the UJ7700 by LG.

Sony XBR75X940 angle


The connectivity options of your TV is critical. Whether the options include wireless or wired ports for cables, these enable or limit functions, quality and ease of use. The options of connectivity for the Sony XBR75X940D include:

Connectivity & Control

  • Ethernet
  • WI-FI (802.11a/b/n/ac)
  • Bluetooth version 4.1 (HID for mouse and keyboard connectivity and 3D glasses)
  • Smartphone connectivity (screen mirroring)
  • Inbuilt Chromecast
  • RF Connection input
  • HDCP

Video & Audio

  • 4 HDMI
  • Component HD
  • Composite video
  • Several Digital audio outputs
  • AUX
  • Subwoofer input
  • 3 USB ports

4.Light and Contrast Technology


Sony has been one of the best producers of visual technology that are inbuilt into their TVs. Given that the Sony XBR75X940D is a premium and modern TV, it is guaranteed that it provides some of the best light and contrast technology. The complexity of the picture results from various pieces of hardware interacting for incredible results.

Sony XBR75X940D is supported with a 4K HDR for better results in ultra high definition.

The 4K processor X1 acts as an engine to provide the ultimate contrast, color, and clarity, which comes from the Dynamic Contrast Enhancer.

X-tended Dynamic Range Pro technology makes the TV three times the brightness of a conventional backlit TV. This works synergistically with the HDR video to maximize the quality of the HDR.

TRILUMINOS color technology is mastered with the HDR video for even greater depth, brightness and realism.

5.Color Technology and Black Level


The colors and black shades emitted by the Sony XBR75X940D are of premium quality. Vibrant, rich, beautiful and saturated, the gamut of colors are pristine. Multiple technologies are used to achieve this standard.

Precision Color Mapping, from the 4K processor X1, works in real time to intelligently bring out the best of each color.

TRILUMINOS color technology is a slightly newer technology that work to increase the number of red, blues and greens on your screen.

Achieving perfect black levels is one of the harder technological goals in TVs. Sony is commended with doing an astounding job of optimizing the darkest scenes in visual entertainment.

The technology already mentioned in this and the previous section all work towards giving the best black level possible, namely the HDR and other contrasting technologies.

6. 4K Resolution

Resolution is one of the most important features when it comes to the video quality of a TV. Sony XBR75X940 supports many resolutions, namely 4K, 1080p, 1080i and 720p. Realistically, any buyer will use 4K as much as possible, so here is a summary of the technology that is pivotal to the 4K UHD.

  • 4K X1 processor
  • Clarity enhancement of 4K X-reality PRO
  • Picture modes include Vivid, Cinema pro, custom, Home Sports and more
  • 4K supported a 3D playback.
  • Android TV options 4K Netflix & Amazon Video
  • 120 HZ Refresh rate
  • Motionflow XR 960

7. Audio

The Sony XBR75X940D has an inbuilt bass reflex speaker with audio output of 7.5 W+ 7.5 W+ 7.5 w + 7.5 W. For the ultimate cinematic experience you will be sure to want to utilize dedicated speakers.

For audio mastering, there is Dolby Audio format support which includes Dolby, Dolby Digital, Digital Plus, and Dolby Pulse. There are also a variety of sound modes for different circumstances, which includes Cinema and Music as examples.

8. 3D 

Sony XBR75X940 would not be a complete premium and modern TV if it did not have 3D capabilities. Sony Active 3D is their own technology and glasses which do a respectable job of maximizing the depth of the image.

Final Word

The TV market has become so saturated that it is often difficult to know which brands to even consider let alone their models available. Fitting into the top end of the market, the Sony XBR75X940 is a top quality product with few faults. Although it was released in 2016 and there have been newer Sony TVs, this is still one of the best choices of huge screens as it will have a smaller price tag,

Another two hugely popular choices of TV can be found here; Samsung MU6300 & MU2900 Comparison.

Rupert Pople

Rupert is the founder of this website and a smart home tech enthusiast fascinated by the power of connected devices. Within his Business Management (BSc) degree at the University of Nottingham, he studied the technological impact of the Internet of Things.

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