This TV supports a 480i|480p|576i|576p|720p|1080p|2160p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on televisions of a comparable spec and age to it.
Two Composite Video Ins
The Sony KD-49X8305 has more composite video ins than most of the televisions of this age and spec. Most of the TVs that were released one year ago only have one composite video in, however this Sony TV has two composite video ins.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The KD-49X8305 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.
3 MHL Version
The KD-49X8305 supports a 3 MHL version which is newer than the 1.3 MHL version supported by most televisions of a similar age and type to it.
A 3 MHL version is in fact the best supported MHL version amongst all TVs of a comparable age and spec to the KD-49X8305.
Amongst comparable types of television the worst supported MHL version is 1.3.
Two Audio (L,R) Ins
The KD-49X8305 has more audio (L,R) ins than most of the TVs of this age and spec. This television is a two audio (L,R) in TV compared to most of the TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the KD-49X8305 which only have one audio (L,R) in.
Has Four Sound Modess
The KD-49X8305 has a greater number of sound modes than most TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV has a Music sound modes, which is the most commonly found sound modes found on televisions of this spec and age. The sound modess "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.
3 Reasons Against
The KD-49X8305 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D.
Televisions which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Cello C42250[plb_2943621_price], or the Panasonic TX-40CX400[plb_2955146_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The KD-49X8305 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most TVs of this age and spec do not feature OLED technology. The KD-49X8305 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Running Costs Are Average
The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A. The KD-49X8305 has an average running cost of £138 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 474 TVs of this type and age.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Sony released the KD-49X8305 over two years ago.
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Average High Frequency Rate
At 800 hertz, the KD-49X8305 has a relatively standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the KD-49X8305.
TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the Sony KD-49X8309[plb_2805016_price] (1,000Hz) which is also cheaper.
At 60 millimeters, the Sony KD-49X8305 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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