Sony has begun rolling out its Sony 2020 TV range, and it
The Sony 2020 TV range identifier is ‘H’ – 2019 was ‘G’. We won’t
see these for a while, but it helps to know what is coming.
In some respects Sony is going its own way – not a Quantum Dot
screen in sight, instead using full-array backlit VA-LED panels in premium
models and of course LG sourced OLED Panels. But it rightly says that its what’s
inside that counts.
Features (on most Sony 2020 TV models)
X1 Ultimate Chipset or X1
Pixel Contrast Booster
Dolby Atmos decoding
Dolby Vision HDR, HDR10, HLG
Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit
Android 9 TV OS (unsure of an update to Android 10 for AV1 decoding to be used by Netflix, YouTube and others
LCD – Side frame speaker
OLED – Acoustic surface speaker
OLED – Auto-calibration via the CalMAN software but you will need the right equipment.
Netflix Calibrated Mode
120Hz Black Frame Insertion (for 120Hz models)
Ambient light optimisation (for premium models)
8K HDMI eARC 2.1 for 8K@60fps or 4K@120fps
4K – HDMI 2.0b
New stand feet on 75/85” to allow for flat or soundbar under
Wi-Fi AC and BT 4.2
ATSC 3.0 tuner/HDMI 2.1 on X900H only
You can find some basic information on each model at Sony Asia website here.