The Best OLED on the Market?! - Sony A9G Review

  • Published: 10 August 2019
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    Sony’s Master Series of TVs launched in 2018 with the A9F and Z9F. Now, the company has updated the lineup with new flagships including the OLED Bravia A9G. It’s got the Google Assistant and a quicker Android Oreo interface… but can it compete with cheaper offerings like LG's C9?

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  • Good Sound
    Good Sound  2 days back

    Due to favorable reviews I’ve bought an A9G and I’m disappointed. The picture is nervous and seems to be only 60 Hz, so it’s not yet flickering but let’s say „pulsating“ and due to this headache inducing. Earlier TVs had 100Hz, 200 Hz or even more Hz for a smooth picture. I can’t believe this is Sony’s best picture, what a bummer. No reviewer seems to criticise this...

    • Furious Phoenix
      Furious Phoenix  2 weeks back

      Why no lights on these Sony tv controller. I hate that shit that I have to turn on my lights to see the fucking functions on the buttons. Such an expensive tv .....lights on the remote should be at least considered.

      • Furious Phoenix
        Furious Phoenix  2 weeks back

        It better be fucking loud for $3800 plus tax

        • Tweadle AO
          Tweadle AO  3 weeks back

          I got this tv about a month ago the 55 inch version and that speaker it’s terrible compared to my center speaker on my home cinema.. sounded like everything was being played in to a tin can... but apart from that the tv is pretty awesome

          • Joe Maldonado
            Joe Maldonado  3 weeks back

            3 deal breakers with this TV: 1) The sound is OK for casual listening but no way good for watching movies. 2) You can actually SEE the vibration, which blurs the image finest details especially in 4K material . 3) Light output is only about 650 nits. Oh... and price of course is the result of LG's profit on top of Sony's profit on the panel.

            • Chris Christoforos
              Chris Christoforos  3 weeks back

              I see your Shuri reference, James, and I hit "like".

              • Zach Michaelis
                Zach Michaelis  3 weeks back

                i had a tv in the 90s that had speaker jacks like that that's nothing new

                • Tommy BRO
                  Tommy BRO  3 weeks back

                  No one fucking cares where you had a tv in the 90s. This is 2019.

              • Bits of Pulp
                Bits of Pulp  3 weeks back

                I'm sitting here like, "All this shit sounds the same."

                • pleappleappleap
                  pleappleappleap  4 weeks back

                  They make a 77" version of this too.

                  • Dohregard
                    Dohregard  4 weeks back

                    "yeah just don't buy this" XD

                    • Mccninja
                      Mccninja  4 weeks back

                      Sony wtf clam this video now

                      • SevenDeMagnus
                        SevenDeMagnus  4 weeks back


                        • Brad Miller
                          Brad Miller  4 weeks back

                          did you calibrate the tv as a center channel with the reciever? it will cross the bass over to the sub and equal the volume levels.

                          • pulchrat
                            pulchrat  4 weeks back

                            With user consent it will recognize voice commands and record your private conversations!
                            Without user consent it will record your private conversations anyway!

                          • Derek Hague
                            Derek Hague  4 weeks back


                            • Chris W
                              Chris W  4 weeks back

                              I'm concerned (and surprised you didn't mention it) about the longevity of the screen when you vibrate it long term at audio frequencies, peaks and resonances and all. And it pretty much has to have at least two frequencies it resonates at in the 20-20 kHz range. They'd need notch filters to keep it from sounding 'peaky'.. I'd like to see the audio response graph.

                              • DatBoi786
                                DatBoi786  4 weeks back

                                Fuckin scared me with the LTT underwear ad 😂

                                • jezusmylord
                                  jezusmylord  4 weeks back

                                  almost naked Linus is something i never wanted to see.

                                  • RiU_XD
                                    RiU_XD  4 weeks back

                                    jon is back. Lol

                                    • Dustin Rodriguez
                                      Dustin Rodriguez  4 weeks back

                                      Interesting idea, but I like the approach of my LG set more. Instead of putting speakers in the screen, it just causes me to vibrate and produce the sound.

                                      • Zwiemon :D
                                        Zwiemon :D  4 weeks back

                                        I love the design of the a9f

                                        • WB
                                          WB  4 weeks back

                                          Show me *any* transducer that doesn't vibrate in order to make sound and color me impressed. . .

                                          • Sc0ttishGamer88
                                            Sc0ttishGamer88  4 weeks back

                                            oled and google! that's a big nope from me, what a way to unsell a tv sony.

                                            • Chris Romberg
                                              Chris Romberg  4 weeks back

                                              I buy the 77 AG9 for a really good price. Its a beast...i love it.

                                              • Omar F. Rodriguez Morales

                                                Would you review the JBL Link Bar? It has AndroidTV built-in

                                                • Scooters Videos
                                                  Scooters Videos  1 months back

                                                  Who else is here in 2020?

                                                  • Zain Alabdly
                                                    Zain Alabdly  1 months back

                                                    you guys are getting weirder and weirder ... i love it

                                                    • Haldrie
                                                      Haldrie  1 months back

                                                      You lost me when you started "bragging" about all the "Smart" TV features which is one of the main reasons I do not want to buy a new TV because I HATE that stuff. If a TV has the ability to connect to the internet (or many other devices in the IoT range these days especially if they require a phone app to use) I want no part of it and I hate that there is no option not to have those features so it leaves people like me looking for old, used devices instead because people like me are not being catered to at all in the current market and have to miss out on some of this awesome tech because we value our privacy (and not making us easy to hack because IoT security is a joke) more then just having cool stuff. Without the IoT nature of the TV you had me sold but seeing as how ALL 4K TVs are "Smart" TVs I guess I should have seen that coming. I really miss the days when a TV was just a box you plugged stuff in to and you just had to choose what input you wanted to use.

                                                      • OG KingFox
                                                        OG KingFox  1 months back

                                                        would it shatter if you played a specific sound and a specific volume using the TV's "speaker"? (resonance frequency?)

                                                        • SheLovesItWhenYouPullOutThatPhenomenalDissertation
                                                          SheLovesItWhenYouPullOutThatPhenomenalDissertation  3 weeks back

                                                          plastic and other materials absorb any resonance before it gets dangerous for the relatively flexible thin panel, but if you mod it to crank it up and put the speakers at the anti-nodes, who knows. there might be a life expectancy change for the panel if you play a lot of music with the center channel tech.

                                                      • Tony Solar
                                                        Tony Solar  1 months back

                                                        Having Alexa built-in killed the deal for me.

                                                        • Good Sound
                                                          Good Sound  2 days back

                                                          You can deactivate that, but there are other things that are deal breaking.

                                                      • parallax
                                                        parallax  1 months back

                                                        Fuck Sony, give us spiderman

                                                        • Junaid Arif
                                                          Junaid Arif  1 months back

                                                          Poor dumb title 😕

                                                          • Pye Ltd.
                                                            Pye Ltd.  1 months back

                                                            they should have them screen speakers in the Apple Mac Pro Monitor

                                                            • George Perakis
                                                              George Perakis  1 months back

                                                              Don't let this distract you from the fact that Sony is pulling Spiderman out of the MCU.

                                                              • Retro Plus
                                                                Retro Plus  1 months back

                                                                So the TV is the speaker basically?

                                                                • Darth Memeious
                                                                  Darth Memeious  1 months back

                                                                  ...yeah the vibration totally wont destroy the mounts on your wall

                                                                  • Ayyy
                                                                    Ayyy  4 weeks back

                                                                    There are different kinds? They only give me the one with the spicy red disks on it

                                                                  • Darth Memeious
                                                                    Darth Memeious  4 weeks back

                                                                    what kind do you want?

                                                                  • Ayyy
                                                                    Ayyy  4 weeks back

                                                                    Pls bring þą 👽

                                                                  • Darth Memeious
                                                                    Darth Memeious  4 weeks back

                                                                    oh, right... you're an alien, see you at the raid (i'll be the guy with the kukri)

                                                                  • Ayyy
                                                                    Ayyy  1 months back

                                                                    Yes, just like every normal speaker VIBRATES to make sound. The diaphragm is just made of a different material (glass), it's otherwise fundamentally the same.

                                                                • SMthegamer1
                                                                  SMthegamer1  1 months back

                                                                  I might have a look at OLED when it's down to £200

                                                                  • TheSpector
                                                                    TheSpector  1 months back

                                                                    $50 for a 3-pack of underwear? Holy Guacamole.

                                                                    • TheSpector
                                                                      TheSpector  1 months back

                                                                      @sp1tt1n_f1r3 LOL. Well nobody's gonna see it, so I find it kinda pointless to overpay for standard underwear.

                                                                    • sp1tt1n_f1r3
                                                                      sp1tt1n_f1r3  1 months back

                                                                      TheSpector correction, its designer underwear

                                                                  • AdventureCake
                                                                    AdventureCake  1 months back

                                                                    Next up: MAKING AN IPHONE RUN CRYSIS

                                                                    • Gati Akbar Wibisono
                                                                      Gati Akbar Wibisono  1 months back

                                                                      5:55 damn Linus you're so sexy

                                                                      • hyou zan ren
                                                                        hyou zan ren  1 months back

                                                                        Next! An implant for your brain to watch TV directly in your brain!... No eyes needed!

                                                                        • Marco Gruebler
                                                                          Marco Gruebler  1 months back

                                                                          fun fact, over here in central europe, the model code is not "A9G" but "AG9" #themoreyouknow

                                                                          • - Jesus
                                                                            - Jesus  1 months back

                                                                            *I can already see what will be done in the [email protected]&n industry with this*

                                                                            • sexydanny21awesome
                                                                              sexydanny21awesome  1 months back

                                                                              No HDMI 2.1 = EPIC FAIL! SONY FAILS!

                                                                              • Razzle Dazzle
                                                                                Razzle Dazzle  1 months back

                                                                                1:32 great boobs

                                                                                • Yusuf Vr
                                                                                  Yusuf Vr  1 months back

                                                                                  what if you listen to a really high note, will the glass break ?

                                                                                  • Harley Heitmann
                                                                                    Harley Heitmann  1 months back

                                                                                    Hold the fuck up you guys have Brooklyn nine nine on Netflix in Canada

                                                                                    • Bobby Brady
                                                                                      Bobby Brady  1 months back

                                                                                      Doesn’t the vibration blur the picture? Stupid idea.