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Sony KD-49XD8005
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Sony KD-49XD8005

49" 50Hz Edge-LED Jun 2016
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
For the ultimate in picture quality, this TV pairs the brilliance of 4K clarity with the brightness, colour and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR).2 Previously hidden areas of dark shadow and... More
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6 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 1,507 user and expert reviews for Sony TVs and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Just Released Six Months Ago

This television has only been on the market for six months.

Supports Smart TV Features

The KD-49XD8005 supports smart TV features. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the UE55KU6500[pl_3346959_price], or the UE43KS7500[pl_3349247_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also support smart TV features including the Philips 55PUS6561[plb_3323882_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the KD-49XD8005, the Sony KD-49XD8005 has a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the UE55KU6500[pl_3346959_price], and the UE43KS7500[pl_3349247_price] both from Samsung is also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Philips 55PUS6561[plb_3323882_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Light

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the KD-49XD8005 the weights range from 7.5kg to 59kg. At only 13.2 kilograms, the KD-49XD8005 is fairly light compared to most of the other latest TVs.

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Very Thin

4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the KD-49XD8005 have thicknesses of between 30mm and 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. With a thickness of only 44 millimeters, the KD-49XD8005 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

Other 44mm thick televisions currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony KD-55XD8599[plb_3301859_price].

If you are not worried about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE55KS700[plb_3498260_price] (44.3mm), or the Sony KD-55XD8577[plb_3323804_price] (44mm).

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs that are a similar age to the KD-49XD8005 are not 3D compatible. The KD-49XD8005 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the LG 55UH850[plb_3339540_price] or the LG 49UH850[plb_3348276_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other new TVs, the KD-49XD8005 does not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Slow Refresh Rate

The KD-49XD8005 has one of the slower refresh rates (only 50 hertz) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KD-49XD8005 have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz.

If you want a TV with a faster refresh rate then you might also want to look at the Sony KD-49XD8305[plb_3779914_price] (100Hz) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months, the KD-49XD8005 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

The KD-49XD8005 is a one RF port television. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs have between one and two RF ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-49XD8005

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A. The KD-49XD8005 is typical compared to the other 388 recently released 4K and 8K TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the KD-49XD8005 will cost £132 over 5 years to run.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Operating System
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Audio Out Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Parental Controls
24p Playback
Ambient Light Sensor
Picture Processing Technology
Luminance
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Design
Colour
Heavy Metals Free
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Subwoofer Out Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £128.19
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £131.23
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Energy Rating
0.65T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony kd49xd8005, sony kd49xd8005b, sony kd49xd8005ba, sony kd49xd8005bae, sony kd49xd8005baep
Barcodes 04548736023390

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