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Specifications of the Sony BRAVIA KD55XH8196BU
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We offer 30-day hassle-free returns and personalised service from real live people. If an item doesn't meet your expectations, simply return your item to us in its original condition and packaging within 30 days for a full refund or exchange. (please note, for hygiene reasons we are unable to give refunds on in-ear headphones if used)
Want to return a faulty or damaged product? Don’t worry Smart Home sounds will arrange a collection or exchange should this be necessary.
SHS The Score - XH81 4K LED TV
Recommended for: Sports fans and movie watchers looking to maximise their budget.
Following an award-winning 2019, Sony are back with a brand new TV range for 2020 featuring exceptional processing power and motion clarity. The XH81 offers the great features we’ve come to expect from large-screen Sony TVs at a more affordable price point, including both a 4K HDR X1 Processor and Motionflow 400Hz technology for smoother motion and clear, contrasting colour. With the same spec as the XH80, the XH81 has been refined to offer premium features such as a sleek Metal Blade Stand and Premium TV Remote to make the TV a real centrepiece in the home.
Choose between a 43”, 49”, 55” or 65” screen to suit the size & layout of your room. Read our handy blog on choosing the right screen size for your room here.
SHS Top Sony XH81 Features (Explained)
Similar TV Comparison
Model Below: Sony BRAVIA XH80 - The XH80 offers the same great features as the XH81 but without the Metal Blade Stand and premium remote supplied with this model. The XH80 is available in the larger sizes of 75” or 85”.
Model Above: Sony BRAVIA XH85 - Offering a 100Hz native panel and 800Hz MotionFlow XR, the XH85 will offer cleaner motion with lower levels of blur. This is great for watching sport or gaming, as the XH85 won’t miss a piece of the action.
Even Better: Sony BRAVIA XH90 - Acoustic Multi-Audio positions the TV’s tweeters on the side of the screen for a more immersive, 3D listening experience. The XH90’s Full Array LED screen will also improve contrast and colour.
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Best Matched Soundbars
Sonos Beam - The compact yet powerful Sonos Beam will add great surround sound functionality to your XH81. Pair this with a Sonos Sub and 2x Sonos One SLs for a full 5.1 system.
Sonos Arc - HDMI-ARC on the Sony XH81 will pass on Dolby Atmos sound content to your sound bar, allowing Arc to play in Dolby Atmos and use its upward firing speaker drivers for a more immersive home-cinema experience.
Sony HT-X8500 - 2.1 channel soundbar with built-in dual subwoofer offers an all-in-one upgrade for your TV with support for Dolby Atmos and Bluetooth.
Sony HT-G700 - 3.1 channel soundbar and subwoofer package with support for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Bluetooth 5.0 for hassle-free connection. Designed to enhance your TV audio with cinematic surround sound and impressive vocals.
Lens To Living Room
Sony is used across a vast array of film production houses, meaning it’s very likely that Sony equipment was used to shoot and develop many of your favourite films and TV shows. As a product of this, Sony TVs are expertly calibrated to match the filming and audio equipment used to create the content you watch, ensuring that what you see is exactly what the director or producer intended.
All of Sony’s Android TVs including the XH81 are recommended by Netflix due to their better performance, easier app access and new features that ensure a better TV watching experience.
The Smart Home Sounds 6 Year Guarantee
Get true peace of mind with our FREE extended 6 year warranty on every Sonos product bought from us
We endeavour to provide the best service possible & go the extra mile. We are so impressed with the build quality of all Sonos products, we offer an automatic 6-year extended warranty on all Sonos products at no extra cost, giving you complete peace of mind.
If your product becomes faulty in the first 6 years from purchase, we will repair or replace your unit with a brand new item. If the product is unrepairable and the model purchased is no longer available, you will be issued with a store credit for the full value paid of the failed product.
The good news is you don't need to follow any additional steps to activate your extended 6-year warranty. No paperwork is required as this process is done digitally.
Please read the full terms & conditions on our 6-year warranty.