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The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 480p|576p|720p|1080p|2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it.
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With a weight of only 12.3 kilograms, the KD-49XD8088 is quite light compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KD-49XD8088. The lightest latest television is 7.5kg heavy, the heaviest is 59kg, and the average weight is 20kg.
The thicknesses of recently released comparable spec televisions range from 30mm to 99mm. With a thickness of only 44 millimeters, the KD-49XD8088 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.
We compared all the other 44mm thick televisions to this TV and we think cheaper TVs such as the Sony KD-49XD8077[plb_3769237_price] is also worth considering.
If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the Sony KD-49XD8005[plb_3758730_price] (44mm).
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Not 3D Compatible
The Sony KD-49XD8088 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other latest televisions are also not 3D compatible.
If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the LG 49UH850[plb_3348276_price], or the Panasonic TX-50DX750[plb_3392161_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-49XD8088 do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KD-49XD8088 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The KD-49XD8088 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as 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.
Running Costs Are Average
This television is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the KD-49XD8088 will cost £132 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 388 latest 4K and 8K TVs.
Released Nine Months Ago
This 4K and 8K TV has been on the market for nine months.
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4K Ultra HD
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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 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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