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Sony KD49X8005CBU

£599.99
A cheap 49" 4K television with not bad features
49" 4K No No Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Sony KD-49X8005 Review

Representing very good value for money and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony KD-49X8005 number 16 in best selling TVs, number 97 in 50 inch TVs and number 227 in 4K TVs.
73
Good
62
Good Features
70
1 Year Old
46
£150 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £150 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for watching sport, ranking number 427 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for playing games, ranking number 298 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 473 in TVs for films.
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How Big is the Sony KD-49X8005?

The Sony KD-49X8005 is 1,093mm wide and 639mm tall. It is 44mm thick and weighs 13.2kg.

Sony KD-49X8005 front dimensions

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Sony KD-49X8005 size in context

Sony KD-49X8005 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,185 expert and user reviews (including 1,171 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its TVs. 90% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has average features but at £599.99 it is cheaper than 51% of TVs.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The KD-49X8005's display diagonal of 49" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 56% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The KD-49X8005 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Sony KD-49X8005 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Sony KD-49X8005 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the KD-49X8005 of only 44mm is in the thinnest 20% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The KD-49X8005 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The KD-49X8005 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Sony KD-49X8005 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Voice Control

The KD-49X8005 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The KD-49X8005 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The KD-49X8005 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. The best resolution of all televisions is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-49X8005 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV was released in September 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this television is A, and the KD-49X8005 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices, we estimate the KD-49X8005 will cost £150 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

summer kd49x8005c, sony kd49x8005cbu

Barcodes:

04548736008151, 04548736008168

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