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Sony KD-49X8005 Review
|Value for Money||
|1 Year Old|
|£150 Over 5 Years|
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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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:
Does not feature OLED technology
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.
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.
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Sony KD-49X8005 In-Depth Analysis
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Sony KD-49X8005 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
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.
The Sony KD-49X8005 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
The KD-49X8005 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The KD-49X8005 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.
Has a 2D-3D Converter
The Sony KD-49X8005 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The Sony KD-49X8005 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Features Voice Control
The KD-49X8005 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The KD-49X8005 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
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.
Supports Parental Controls
The Sony KD-49X8005 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
The Sony KD-49X8005 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.
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).
The Sony KD-49X8005 supports Picture-In-Picture, unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Released Over a Year Ago
This TV was released in September 2015.
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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