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Sony KD49X8005CBU

£649.99
49" 4K Ultra HD Direct-LED Flat Sep 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £149.02 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has good reviews for its TVs
Supports Wi-Fi
Not 3D
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Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,295 expert and user reviews (including 163 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its TVs. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a Sony TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the KD-49X8005 is typical compared to the other 460 televisions that were released more than a year ago that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the KD-49X8005 is £150.


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Released Over a Year Ago

This TV was released in September 2015.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. 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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Not 3D

The KD-49X8005 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Sony KD-55XD9305 (£699.99).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The KD-49X8005 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions that were launched more than a year ago have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz. At only 200 hertz, the KD-49X8005 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-50DX700 (£499.96) (50" and cheaper), or the LG 50UH635 (£489) (50" and cheaper).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The KD-49X8005 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year.

Alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper televisions such as the Changhong UHD55D5000 (£647.89), or the LG 55UH650 (£629).

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung UE55KU6670 (£550).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The KD-49X8005 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Supports Bluetooth

The KD-49X8005 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Sony KD-49X8005 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Sony KD-49X8005 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Parental Controls

The KD-49X8005 supports parental controls. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago also support parental controls.

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Features Voice Control

The KD-49X8005 features voice control, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Supports 24p

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports 24p, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has a Game Mode

The KD-49X8005 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The KD-49X8005 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The KD-49X8005 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Supports Internet TV

The Sony KD-49X8005 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The KD-49X8005 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The KD-49X8005 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

With a depth of only 44 millimeters, the Sony KD-49X8005 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. Televisions that are a similar age to this television have depths of between 17mm and 100mm.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to consider the Sony KD-43X8307 (£599) (60mm) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers kd49x8005c
Barcodes 04548736008151, 04548736008168

Sony KD-49X8005 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony KD-49X8005 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

Other TVs to Consider

Samsung UE48J5100 vs Sony KD-49X8005

Samsung UE48J5100 vs Sony KD-49X8005
Samsung UE48J5100 Sony KD-49X8005
£ 369.00 £649.99
£281 Cheaper
44% Cheaper to Run
Lower Annual Energy Consumption
One More RF Port
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Only One Composite Video in Port

Panasonic TX-50CX700 vs Sony KD-49X8005

Panasonic TX-50CX700 vs Sony KD-49X8005
Panasonic TX-50CX700 Sony KD-49X8005
£ 479.99 £649.99
£170 Cheaper
Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Better Energy Efficiency Rating
3% Lower Annual Energy Consumption
Only One Composite Video in
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

LG 55UF950 vs Sony KD-49X8005

LG 55UF950 vs Sony KD-49X8005
LG 55UF950 Sony KD-49X8005
£ 929.00 £649.99
Two More RF Ports Quantitys
A Lot Higher RMS Rated Power
Four Number of Loudspeakerss
Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
£279 More Expensive
Only One Composite Video in
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