Based on 1,704 expert and owner reviews, Sony has good reviews for its televisions. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range.
Only Released Five Months Ago
This TV is one of the latest televisions to be released.
Like most of the other new televisions, the Sony KDL-49WD758 is Smart TV.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Sony KDL-49WD758 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other recently released televisions.
Has One Sound Mode
The number of sound modes found on the KDL-49WD758 is more than most new similar spec televisions. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this television. The sound modes Game|Movie|Music|Sports|Standard are also found on this TV.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
At 20 Watts, the Sony KDL-49WD758 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other recently released mid-size TVs. The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the KDL-49WD758 is 18W.
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1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 480i|480p|576i|576p|720p|1080i|1080p video mode, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The KDL-49WD758 is a two USB 2.0 port television.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
At 400 hertz, the KDL-49WD758 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year. Newly released mid-size TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 300Hz.
The thicknesses of televisions that were released in the last year range from 7.1mm to 99mm. At only 56 millimeters, the KDL-49WD758 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KDL-49WD758.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the LG 43LX341 (£358.15) (55.88mm), or the Sony KDL-49WD757 (£689.20) (56mm).
Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The number of screen format adjustments found on the KDL-49WD758 is more than most TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this TV. The screen format adjustments Zoom are also found on this television.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Sony KDL-49WD758 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other new mid-size TVs are also not 3D compatible.
Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE40JU6640.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months, the Sony KDL-49WD758 does not have a built-in camera.
Very Slow Refresh Rate
The average refresh rate of recently released mid-size TVs is 200Hz. At only 50 hertz, the KDL-49WD758 has a quite slow refresh rate compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KDL-49WD758.
If you would prefer a faster refresh rate then you might want to consider the Hisense LTDN32D50 (£159.97) (60Hz) which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Sony KDL-49WD758 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other new mid-size TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the LG 32LX300, or the Philips 43PUH4900 (£459.00).
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Only Has One Smart Mode
The number of smart modes found on the Sony KDL-49WD758 is more than most TVs that have been available for the last year. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema|Custom|Game|Graphics|Photo|Sports|Standard|Vivid are also found on this Sony television.
Only One RF Port
The Sony KDL-49WD758 is a one RF port television. Most of the other new mid-size TVs have one RF port.
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Average Running Costs
This mid-size TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the KDL-49WD758 has an average running cost of £101 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 332 new mid-size TVs.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 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.
If the display resolution of this mid-size TV is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the LG 49UH610 (£499.00) (4K Ultra HD) which also has a higher Rating.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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