Sony OLED XR-55A80J


Experience the latest in OLED TV technology with the Sony XR-55A80J; the perfect blend of superb visuals and advanced audio for an immersive home entertainment experience.


Sony has been renowned for producing cutting-edge, high-quality electronics for over a century. They have successfully introduced OLED technology to the market with their latest offering, the Sony OLED XR-55A80JTV. The Sony OLED XR-55A80JTV is a 55-inch OLED television that has been garnering attention for its innovative features and exceptional picture quality.

One of the most significant aspects of the Sony OLED XR-55A80JTV is its XR Cognitive Processor. The processor analyzes individual elements of a picture, allowing the TV to upscales output to 4K resolution, with better processing speeds and accuracy. This technology allows for true-to-life colors and incredible brightness that make images appear even more vibrant and vivid than before.

One of the most prominent improvements from its predecessors is the XR Triluminous Pro display, giving users an immersive viewing experience to see more colors than ever before on a TV. Simply put, there is no comparable TV in the market that could deliver the XR Triluminous Pro display’s color and pixel performance.

Additionally, the Sony OLED XR-55A80JTV has a sleek, minimalist design with an ultra-slim bezel, making it look more modern and stylish. The TV also features an Acoustic Surface Audio system, allowing sound to be directly emitted from the screen, resulting in immersive and realistic sound quality.

The operating system platform is one of the most user-friendly we have seen to date as the Android TV from Google is a simple and convenient platform that offers smooth access to various applications.

The Sony OLED XR-55A80JTV also features compatibility with various smart home products and services, including Amazon Alexa and Apple Airplay, making it even more convenient for users.

Finally, the TV’s input-output and connectivity options with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and HDMI fulfill the modern-day users’ all entertainment needs. Its HDMI 2.1 makes it suitable for next-gen gaming consoles, including the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

In conclusion, the Sony OLED XR-55A80J TV is a stunning creation from Sony with an incredibly advanced technological package. It is one of the best OLED TVs available in the market, delivering a picture quality and gaming experience that is unmatched in the television market. While its price point of around $2,000 is not cheap, its quality justifies the investment for users seeking the ultimate viewing experience.

Sony OLED XR-55A80J properties

Product nameSony OLED XR-55A80J
VESA mountingYes
VESA mounting type300 x 300 mm
Operating SystemAndroid TV
Highest resolution3840×2160 (4K Ultra HD)
Screen size55 “
HDR typeDolby Vision, HDR10, HLG
Local dimmingNo
Aspect ratio16:9
Refresh rate60 Hz
Supported video files3GP/3GPP, AVC/H.264, AVCHD, AVI, HEVC/H.265, MOV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, Matroska (MKV), TS, VP9, WMV, WMV9 HD (VC-1), Xvid
Image enhancementYes
Supported picture filesJPEG/JPG
Smart TVYes
FeaturesVoice Control
Type of voice controlAlexa, Google Assistant
ConnectionsComposite In, Digital Optical Out, Ethernet (RJ45), HDMI, Headphone Out, USB
HDMI Version2.1
USB ports2
Screen designFlat
Built-in speakersMulti Channel
Speaker output (total)30 W
Supported audio filesAAC, FLAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WAV (PCM), WMA
Supported audio formatsDTS Digital Surround, Dolby Atmos
ReceiverAnalog, Digital
Power consumption (standby)0.5 W
Wireless & StreamingAirPlay, Bluetooth, Chromecast, DLNA
Wi-Fi StandardWi-Fi 2 (802.11a), Wi-Fi 3 (802.11g), Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Energy efficiency class (2022)G
Energy efficiency class HDRG
Height (without legs)71.2 cm
Height (including legs)73.5 cm
Depth (without legs)5.3 cm
Depth (including legs)33.0 cm
Weight (without legs)17.8 kg
Weight (including legs)19.0 kg
Width122.7 cm
Release Year2021

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1 review for Sony OLED XR-55A80J

  1. Autumn

    I recently purchased the Sony OLED XR-55A80J and I am absolutely blown away by its performance. As a resident of Fort Worth and a waitress by profession, I always desired a high-quality entertainment experience to relax after a long day. This TV has been worth every penny.

    One of the most notable features of this television is the 4 HDMI In ports, which allow me to connect all my devices without having to constantly switch them out. It also has a reliable 60 Hz Refresh rate, ensuring smooth and consistent motion on the screen.

    When comparing it to other well-known TVs in the market, the Sony OLED XR-55A80J performs exceptionally well in terms of picture quality and sound. The OLED technology in this TV provides stunningly vivid colors and deep blacks, making the viewing experience as close to real-life as possible. The sound quality is also impressive, providing a full and immersive experience.

    I was pleasantly surprised by the quick delivery of the TV to my Fort Worth home. It arrived in perfect condition and was very easy to set up. Overall, I highly recommend the Sony OLED XR-55A80J for anyone looking to upgrade their entertainment experience.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I connect my external speakers to the Sony OLED XR-55A80J TV?

There are a few different ways you can connect your external speakers to the Sony OLED XR-55A80J TV. Here's how:
1. HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel): This is the easiest and most common method. All you need to do is connect one end of an HDMI cable to the "ARC" port on your TV, and the other end to your external speaker or soundbar with an HDMI input.
2. Optical Audio Out: If your TV doesn't have an HDMI ARC port, you can use the optical audio output on your TV. Connect one end of a TOSLINK cable (optical) to the "Digital Audio Out" port on your TV, and the other end to your external speaker or soundbar with an optical input.
3. Coaxial Digital Output: If none of the above options work, you can use the coaxial digital output on your TV. Connect one end of a RCA cable (coaxial) to the "Digital Audio Out" port on your TV, and the other end to your external speaker or soundbar with a coaxial input.
4. Analog Stereo Output: If you have really old speakers that don't support digital audio inputs, you can use the analog stereo output on your TV. Connect one end of a RCA cable (stereo) to the "Audio Out" port on your TV, and the other ends to your external speaker or soundbar with stereo inputs.
Remember to turn up the volume on both your TV and your speakers/soundbar so that you can hear everything clearly.

How do I connect my laptop to the Sony OLED XR-55A80J using an HDMI cable?

Ensure that your Sony OLED TV (model number XR-55A80J) and laptop are both powered off. Locate an available HDMI input on your Sony OLED TV. You can find this by pressing the 'HOME' button on your remote control and navigating to 'Source Input'. The available inputs will be displayed here. Connect one end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI output on your laptop and the other end into the HDMI input on your Sony OLED TV. Make sure you connect it securely. Turn on both your Sony OLED TV and laptop. Your TV should automatically detect the connection from your laptop, and display a message asking if you want to 'Input Source'. Use the arrow keys on your remote control to select 'Yes', then press the 'Enter' key. If prompted by your laptop, select the HDMI output as your preferred display. This may vary based on your laptop model and operating system. Once your laptop is successfully connected to your Sony OLED TV, you can start using it as an external display. You can use the 'Input Source' option on your remote control to switch back to other input sources if needed. Adjust the settings for optimal viewing experience, such as adjusting the brightness and contrast of your TV or enabling/disabling features like HDR and HDMI CEC. If you encounter any issues with connectivity, make sure the HDMI cable is properly plugged in at both ends, and check that your laptop's display settings are configured correctly for extended display use. You may also need to update the drivers for your graphics card or HDMI device to ensure compatibility with your TV. Finally, refer to the user manual provided by Sony for detailed information on connectivity options, settings adjustments, and troubleshooting steps in case any issues arise during the setup process.

How do I connect my gaming console to the Sony OLED XR-55A80J television using an HDMI cable?

Locate the HDMI input on your Sony OLED XR-55A80J TV. This can usually be found on the side or back of the TV. Connect one end of an HDMI cable to the HDMI output port on your gaming console (such as a PlayStation, Xbox, or Nintendo Switch). Insert the other end of the same HDMI cable into the corresponding HDMI input port on your Sony OLED XR-55A80J TV. Turn on both the gaming console and the TV using their respective power buttons. Navigate to the "Input" or "Source" menu on your Sony OLED XR-55A80J TV (this may vary depending on your TV's specific user interface). Select the HDMI input that corresponds to the port you just connected your gaming console to. Your gaming console should now be displaying on your Sony OLED XR-55A80J TV, and you can begin playing games as usual.

What are the features of Sony OLED XR-55A80J?

Modern TVs have long ceased to be used only for watching TV.Currently, we can also play our own movies, play games with them and even browse the internet. This tv has few connection possibilities: Composite In, Digital Optical Out, Ethernet (RJ45), HDMI, Headphone Out, USB. Do you need something with composite in? Here you can find other devices with composite in. Sony OLED XR-55A80J has voice control. You can find more information on devices with voice control here.

Can I control my Sony OLED XR-55A80J with my voice?

Yes, you can control this TV with your voice. You can control it by: Alexa, Google Assistant. For more information on voice control, check out this article on Alexa and what it can do.

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