Sony KD-49X8305 vs Sony KD-49X8309

Sony KD-49X8305
Sony KD-49X8309

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Available from 21 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-49X8305 is "A", however the rating of the Sony KD-49X8309 is "A".
4 Reasons For
Faster high frequency rate Edit
Sony KD-49X8309 is 1,000Hz refresh rate. That's 200Hz faster than the Sony KD-49X8305 (1,000Hz). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

200Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-49X8309 is a 1,000Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz faster than the Sony KD-49X8305 (1,000Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

£31 cheaper
The Sony KD-49X8309 costs £449.00, whereas the Sony KD-49X8305 is £480.00.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-49X8309 is "A", but the rating of the Sony KD-49X8305 is "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
25% slower high frequency rate Edit
The Sony KD-49X8305 has a high frequency rate of 800Hz. That's 200Hz slower than the Sony KD-49X8309 (1,000Hz). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-49X8305 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz slower than the Sony KD-49X8309 (1,000Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

£31 more expensive
The Sony KD-49X8305 is more expensive than the Sony KD-49X8309 by £31.
One month older
The Sony KD-49X8305 is older than the Sony KD-49X8309 by one month.
1 Reason Against
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Sony KD-49X8309, however 22 shops sell the Sony KD-49X8305. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Average Expert Rating

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Date Released

24 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 480.00
Total cost of ownership £ 617.64
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 449.00
Total cost of ownership £ 586.64
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
High Frequency Rate
800Hz 1,000Hz
BEST
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz 1,000Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
123cm 123cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Number of Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
Operating System Version
5.0 5.0
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
2 2
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4 4
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
 Picture-and-Picture
 Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
Number of OSD Languages
32 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Parental Control
 Parental control
 Parental control
24p Support
 24p support
 24p support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
86% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W 84W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh 117kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
177W 177W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
60mm 60mm
Weight
14.4kg 14.4kg
Weight With Stand
15.4kg 15.4kg
Depth (with Stand)
201mm 201mm
Height (with Stand)
679mm 679mm
Width (with Stand)
1,093mm 1,093mm
Height
643mm 643mm
Width
1,093mm 1,093mm
Package Height
792mm 792mm
Package Width
1,191mm 1,191mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out
Clear Phase Technology
1 1
Auto Wide Mode
1 1

Other Features

HDD Recording
 HDD recording
 HDD recording
I-Manual
 I-Manual
 I-Manual
Presence of Lead
 Presence of lead
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Playback
 USB playback
 USB playback
Advanced Contrast Enhancer
 Advanced contrast enhancer
 Advanced contrast enhancer
BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
On-Screen Display for External Input
1 1
Illumination LED
 Illumination LED
 Illumination LED
Apps
1 1
Bluetooth Profiles
 A2DP
 AVRCP
 HFP
 HSP
 SPP
 FP
 A2DP
 AVRCP
 HFP
 HSP
 SPP
 FP
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