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7 Reasons For
Sony TVs Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Sony TVs and specifically for Sony mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Sony had good reviews.
Just Released Five Months Ago
This mid-size TV has only been on the market for five months. Newer televisions like this one are likely to have more advanced features.
Has a WiFi Connection
The KDL-49WD751 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other latest TVs also have a WiFi connection.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the 49PFS5501[pl_3387511_price], or the 49PUS6401[pl_3331997_price] both from Philips or the LG 49UH620[plb_3406077_price] is also worth considering.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of the this television are LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on recently released similar spec TVs.
Has One Sound Mode
The KDL-49WD751 has a greater number of sound modes than most mid-size TVs that came out in the last year. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this TV. The sound modes Game|Movie|Music|Sports|Standard are also found on this television.
1080p Video Mode
This television supports a 480p|576p|720p|1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on similar spec TVs that came out in the last year.
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At only 56 millimeters, the KDL-49WD751 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other latest comparable spec TVs. The thinnest thickness of mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KDL-49WD751 is 7.1mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average thickness is 69mm.
There are a number of alternative 56mm thick televisions currently available which you might also want to consider including the Sony KDL-43WD751[plb_3772198_price] which is cheaper.
Alternative TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the KDL-43WD755[pl_3670679_price] (56mm), or the KDL-49WD755[pl_3492670_price] (56mm) both from Sony.
5 Reasons Against
Not Smart TV
The KDL-49WD751 is not Smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for the last year do are Smart TV.
Televisions which are Smart TV that might also be worth considering include the 43UH668[pl_3349687_price], or the 49UH620[pl_3406077_price] both from LG or the Philips 49PUS6401[plb_3331997_price].
Not 3D Compatible
The Sony KDL-49WD751 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the KDL-49WD751 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KDL-49WD751 do not have a built-in camera. The Sony KDL-49WD751 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The number of screen format adjustments found on the Sony KDL-49WD751 is more than most TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on televisions that were launched around the same time as the KDL-49WD751.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months, the KDL-49WD751 does not feature OLED technology.
Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the Philips 43PUH4900[plb_3151181_price].
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Running Costs Are Average
The KDL-49WD751 is typical compared to the other 332 TVs that were released in the last year that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KDL-49WD751 is £101.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative Full HD TVs currently available including a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE49K5500[plb_3418550_price] or you might consider a higher Rating TV such as the LG 49LH541[plb_3425852_price].
If the display resolution of this television is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Philips 43PUS6101[plb_3409438_price] (4K Ultra HD), the LG 43UH610[plb_3414057_price] (4K Ultra HD), or the Samsung UE40KU6000[plb_3406777_price] (4K Ultra HD) which is also cheaper.
The major fault with this TV is the sound quality. It is far far far worse than the sound from my existing 8 year old Sony TV. Even worse is that if you connect a sound bar to it, you have no... Read more…
Absoloutly adore this tv,had it for a couple of weeks now after repacing my old Panasonic which was a fantastic tv but now 11 years old,so thought it was about tme for an up to date tv
could not... Read more…
Sadly no option for zero stars! Panel quality is utterly terrible! I have a 2015 32" Bravia, and its awesome - great black levels and backlight uniformity, 4 hdmi ports etc. This new one is like... Read more…
Despite the negative reviews, I have encountered very few problems. The reception is excellent in both HD and Standard format; it is possible to watch from different angles without light leakage... Read more…
The problem with this TV is the cost - it is too expensive for what you get / you can get equivalent TVs much cheaper. I don't have any particular complaints about the TV, but it wasn't a... Read more…
Exactly the same as the other gentleman who reviewed. Excellent in parts but no amazon video and I can't register it online to get the updates - can't even find it on the sony site and is playing... Read more…
When it comes to handing out stars I have to choose between two ("I don't like it") and three ("it's okay"). Well, maybe if I force myself I could consider this Sony Smart TV 'okay', but 'okay' is... Read more…
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