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13 Reasons For
A Top Selling TV
The KD-49XD7005 is one the fastest selling television currently available.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on large TVs that are a similar age to it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4K Ultra HD TVs currently available including the Samsung UE55HU7500[plb_2233904_price] which has a better Rating.
Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
Sony large TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions Sony is one of the superior manufacturers.
Only Released Five Months Ago
As one of the newer TVs, this television is likely to have more advanced features.
£68.96 Price Drop
In the last 6 days the price of the KD-49XD7005 has dropped by £68.96.
The Sony KD-49XD7005 is Smart TV. Most of the other large TVs that came out in the last year also are Smart TV.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative Smart TV televisions currently available including cheaper televisions such as the Samsung UE58J5200[plb_3094073_price].
TVs which are Smart TV that might also be worth considering include the LTDN65K700[pl_3044955_price], or the LTDN55K720[pl_3118119_price] both from Hisense.
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Has a WiFi Connection
The KD-49XD7005 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other latest large TVs.
Other televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to look at include the LTDN65K700[pl_3044955_price], or the LTDN55K720[pl_3118119_price] both from Hisense or the Sony KD-55X8005[plb_3021812_price].
LED Display Technology
The display technology of the this television are LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as it.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Sony KD-49XD7005 is a three USB 2.0 port television.
Features One App
The number of lifestyle apps featured on the KD-49XD7005 is more than most large TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. This TV features a Google Apps app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on similar spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
The lightest TV that has been available for around the same time as the KD-49XD7005 is 1.2kg heavy, the heaviest is 44kg, and the average weight is 21kg. With a weight of only 13.2 kilograms, the Sony KD-49XD7005 is fairly light compared to most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-49XD7005.
Has Six Sound Modes
The KD-49XD7005 has a greater number of sound modes than most TVs that have been available for the last year. The most commonly found sound mode is Custom, but this sound mode is not found on this Sony TV. The sound modes Movie, Music and Standard are also found on this television.
Supports Nine Video Formats
The number of video formats supported by the KD-49XD7005 is more than most televisions that have been available for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported video format is SVAF, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, WEBM, WMV9 and XVID are also supported by this television.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
7 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The Sony KD-49XD7005 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-49XD7005 are also not 3D compatible.
TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-50DX750[plb_3392161_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-49XD7005, the Sony KD-49XD7005 does not have a built-in camera.
Only Features Four Video Apps
The number of video apps featured on the Sony KD-49XD7005 is more than most televisions that were released around the same time as it. This TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the KD-49XD7005. The video apps "NetFlix", "TV SideView" and "maxdome" are also featured on this Sony TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other new TVs, the KD-49XD7005 does not feature OLED technology.
We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55UF8509[plb_3537337_price].
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Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The KD-49XD7005 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most new televisions. This television has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on TVs that came out in the last 12 months.
Only One RF Port
The KD-49XD7005 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs that were released in the last year have between one and two RF ports.
The thicknesses of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-49XD7005 range from 17mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. With a thickness of 78 millimeters, the KD-49XD7005 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst large TVs of this age.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the Philips 55PUS6401[plb_3314326_price] (85mm and cheaper).
1 Other reason to consider the Sony KD-49XD7005
Average Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this television is A. The KD-49XD7005 is typical compared to the other 236 large TVs that came out in the last year that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the KD-49XD7005 will cost £148 over 5 years to run.
4K Ultra HD
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Motion Interpolation Technology
Motionflow, Motionflow XR
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 3840 x 2160
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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