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Sony KD-49X8005
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49" Direct-LED Flat Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Sony has good average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other brands.

Supports Smart TV

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports smart TV, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the KD-49X8005.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV to this TV and we think the LG 43UF770[plb_2840075_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV to this television and we think the UE40JU6400[pl_2804977_price], or the UN48JU6400[pl_3191327_price] both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The KD-49X8005 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the KD-49X8005.

We compared all the other televisions with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think cheaper televisions such as the LG 43UF770[plb_2840075_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the UE40JU6400[pl_2804977_price], or the UN48JU6400[pl_3191327_price] both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Two Composite Video Ins

The Sony KD-49X8005 has more composite video ins than most of the televisions of a similar age and spec to the KD-49X8005. This television is a two composite video in TV compared to most of the TVs that have been available for around the same time as the KD-49X8005 which only have one composite video in.

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3 MHL Version

The KD-49X8005 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than the 1.3 MHL version supported by most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago.

This TV's MHL version (3) is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

The worst supported MHL version across similar types of TV is 1.3.

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Has Three Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the KD-49X8005 is more than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. This Sony TV has a Music sound modes, which is the most commonly found sound modes found on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the KD-49X8005. The sound modess "Standard" and "Movie" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Ten Video Formats Supporteds

supports ten video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the KD-49X8005 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. This Sony television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by TVs of a similar age and spec to the KD-49X8005. The video formats supporteds "3GPP", "H.265", "MKV", "MOV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "WEBM", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The KD-49X8005 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by televisions that came out more than a year ago. The audio formats supporteds "FLAC", "LPCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this Sony TV.

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Has Eight Smart Modess

The KD-49X8005 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago. The smart modess "Animation", "Photo", "Cinema", "Sports", "Vivid", "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the Sony KD-49X8005 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the KD-49X8005 do not have a built-in camera. The KD-49X8005 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the KD-49X8005 is more than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the KD-49X8005.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a comparable age and type to the KD-49X8005 do not feature OLED technology. The KD-49X8005 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions of a comparable age and spec to the KD-49X8005 have motion interpolation frequencys of between 100Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 770Hz. The KD-49X8005 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencys (only 200 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

Most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the KD-49X8005 have between one and three RF ports quantitys, including the Sony KD-49X8005 which has one RF ports quantity.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony KD-49X8005

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 TVs of this type and age. 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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Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A. The average running cost of the KD-49X8005 is £150 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 465 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

This 4K and 8K TV has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Operating System Installed
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Game Mode
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Voice Control
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Technical Details
Subwoofer Out

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £149.02
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Total running cost over 5 years £149.02
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Energy Rating
0.74T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kd49x8005, kd49x8005c
Barcodes 04548736008151, 04548736008168

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